Posts Tagged ‘developed’

Sphere Fluidics: biotherapeutics device attracts $7m investment

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

A Cambridge life sciences company that has developed a revolutionary system for single-cell analysis in the biopharmaceutical market, with support from Innovate UK, has secured private investment totalling $7 million.
Sphere Fluidics Ltd’s Cyto-Mine® device promises to transform the discovery and development of biotherapeutics for treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases and vaccine generation.
The company, based

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Dearman: clean and cold power firm wins £16 million investment

Comments Off | 01-9-2016

A business that has developed a zero emission transport refrigeration unit will be able to take its technology to market in the UK and abroad after a £16 million investment from Park Vale Capital.
Dearman was set up three years ago to develop technologies to harness the engine invented by Peter Dearman and has grown to employ

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£2 billion support for Hinkley Point C

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has insisted new nuclear power stations are essential to make sure the lights stay on, as he gave the green light to the initial government guarantee for the first such plant in Britain for 20 years.
While on a five day tour of China, the Chancellor announced the new government

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European Court of Justice ruling on SVHCs in articles

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

The European Court of Justice has, in a landmark ruling, said the 0.1 % threshold for notifying Substances of Very High Concern in articles applies to “each of the articles incorporated as a component of a complex product” rather than to the entire article. An article is generally understood to be an object composed of one

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Strengthening security with secure encryption keys

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Metrarc has developed a novel technology called ICMetrics™ for creating secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems, without the need to store any of the encryption data.
Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) funding has enabled Metrarc to investigate whether ICMetrics™ can be used for deriving encryption keys from the operating characteristics of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)

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Smart-home business bought by British Gas for £65 million

Comments Off | 06-9-2015

AlertMe was founded in 2006 and has developed a market-leading Internet of Things platform that connects devices in UK and US homes and allows corporate partners to offer remote monitoring and control.
It has won support from Innovate UK for several projects, including a Smart award for market analysis at an early stage of the company’s

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£2.7 million boost for cycling in national parks

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

Five national parks are set to benefit from more than £2.7 million to help develop new cycling facilities, Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced today (5 February 2015).
The funding will create additional cycling routes, improving links between national parks and nearby areas.
Robert Goodwill said:
I want to get more people on their bikes and this funding will

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£17.5 million for skills in Leeds City Region

Comments Off | 02-5-2015

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) secured this funding from the government’s Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot (EOP). The funding will be awarded to small and medium-sized businesses in the Leeds City Region to invest in the skills of their workforces, enabling them to develop and grow their business. This is supported by more than £20

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Schools win funds to develop and share new ways of assessing pupils

Comments Off | 08-13-2014

A new package of pupil assessment methods, developed by teachers for teachers, was today (1 May 2014) unveiled by the government.
The new methods, one of which will use in-class apps, will help schools easily and accurately chart pupils’ attainment and progress so they can provide effective, targeted support where it is needed, and will give

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