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Saudi calibration centre creates opportunity for Endress+Hauser

Added: 27 Nov 2018

Endress+Hauser has opened a calibration and training centre in Saudi Arabia’s industrial heartland …

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Measurement science goes back to nature for landmark change

Added: 14 Nov 2018

As expected, more than 60 leading scientists attending the General Conference on Weights and Measur…

Brexit a growing influence on UK firms’ decision to delay investment increases

Added: 1 Oct 2018

The UK’s low productivity performance is likely to dip further as British businesses withhold inves…

Connect scoops best cleanroom of the year award

Added: 29 May 2018

Connnect 2 Cleanrooms has won the 2018 Cleanroom Technology Conference’s Best Cleanroom Facility aw…

Construction starts on Queen Mary University's 'Neuron Pod'

Added: 16 May 2018

Construction has begun on ‘Neuron Pod’ – a 23-metre long free-standing structure which will be used…

Multi-million refurb for Parker Bioscience UK site

Added: 16 May 2018

Parker Bioscience’s UK site in Birtley is set for a multi-million dollar phased investment programm…

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EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Engineering body funding for Liverpool University research tops £3 million

Added: 27 Mar 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded the University of Liverp…

UK pharma and biotech patent applications soar

Added: 13 Mar 2018

UK applications for pharmaceutical and biotech patents recorded the second highest rise in percenta…

Bacteria used to block dengue and Zika

Added: 8 Mar 2018

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have found a bacterial strain which blocks dengue and Zika …

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Wood handed contract to bring space tech to nuclear decommissioning

Added: 20 Feb 2018

The Government has awarded energy services firm Wood Group funding worth around £1.5 million to mak…

EPSRC awards Huddersfield University £1.5m to expand materials research

Added: 20 Feb 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded the University of Hudder…

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Chemistry failing in battle for STEM recruits warns industry survey

Added: 15 Feb 2018

Shortcomings in academic teaching are making it harder to recruit STEM students as professional che…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Engineering and science bodies create joint benchmark on diversity

Added: 8 Feb 2018

More than 40 engineering scientific bodies have combined to pool data on their performances in prom…

Boom year for UK life science investment

Added: 8 Feb 2018

An analysis of investment in life sciences in European capital cities has shown London raised the m…

HEFCE money to enable Southampton to share UK photonics skills

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Southampton university has received £0.2 million from the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) …

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

China assumes lead in science and tech research paper output

Added: 25 Jan 2018

China has overtaken the USA as the world’s leading producer of scientific and technological researc…

Laboratories need to be safe, whilst enabling researcher to achieve their potential

The value of medical research is: 25 pence (for every pound, for ever)

Added: 17 Jan 2018

A decade-long study by Brunel University claims to have an answer to the question that has taxed ac…

BBI’s purchase of Maine Biotechnology Services adds 80 antibodies to portfolio

Added: 17 Jan 2018

Cardiff-based BBI Solutions has added more than 80 antibodies to its product portfolio following th…

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Pfizer cuts neuroscience research into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

Added: 11 Jan 2018

Drug giant Pfizer’s announcement that it will withdraw from neuroscience research into products aim…