$1m to fund new Ebola test

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Point-of-care device set to overcome many of today’s Ebola diagnosis challenges Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is working with non-profit enterprise Diagnostics For All to develop a low-cost point-of-care device for testing patients for the Ebola virus. The project is being funded with a $1m challenge grant from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, which …

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8 simple marketing tips for SMEs


Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most effective Good marketing is a crucial part of any company’s business strategy. However, when competing against major players small businesses often struggle to establish themselves in the market without spending vast amounts of money on marketing and PR. Justine Smith, Managing Director of KISS PR offers SMEs …

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New website represents the Babraham Institute’s world class status

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KISS Communications, the creative agency, is delighted to announce the launch of a new digital presence for the Babraham Institute, a world-leading life sciences research centre focused on lifelong health and wellbeing. The launch includes a fully responsive, mobile first website (http://www.babraham.ac.uk/) which highlights the strengths of the Institute and enables it to stand out …

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Innovation in wearable tech

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A novel smart textile that turns garments into active motion sensors Breakthrough optical technology from product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has led to the creation of a new generation of wearable technology. XelfleX is a novel type of ‘smart’ textile that turns garments into active motion sensors. It can be used to make …

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Bidwells launches new on-line tenant support service


Trinity College and managing agent, Bidwells is today launching an on-line tenant support service which is designed to assist the Cambridge Science Park’s tenants with matters relating to their property occupation. In conjunction with TAP (Tenant Assistance Program) they have assembled a portal which hosts a range of relevant Science Park-related data as well as providing …

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ZoBio and Domainex Join Forces to Deliver Crucial Drug Target Information to support FORMA Therapeutics’ Drug Discovery Programs

Today ZoBio (Leiden, The Netherlands) and Domainex Ltd. (Cambridge, UK) announce a collaboration with FORMA Therapeutics (Watertown, MA, USA) to provide NMR-based structural biology services for a substantial panel of FORMA drug targets. The goal of the collaboration is to use ZoBio’s expertise in protein nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to elucidate the molecular basis for …

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Science Park tenants encouraged to apply for MacRobert Award


Applications for the 2015 MacRobert Award are now open! The Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award has become synonymous with spotting the ‘next big thing’ in technology, having been established 45 years ago to identify outstanding innovation with proven commercial promise and tangible societal benefit. The very first award in 1969 recognised the extraordinary Rolls-Royce …

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