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Element bolsters European medical technologies team with duo

Added: 9 Jun 2022

Global testing provider Element Materials Technology Group has boosted its European medical technol…

Pandemic a ‘missed opportunity’ to recruit specialists of the future

Added: 3 May 2022

Careers in laboratories must be “made more visible” to encourage more young people into the field a…

Chemical compliance for the medtech industry: new whitepaper

Added: 27 Apr 2022

Chemical compounds are used both within the constituent materials used to make medical devices and …

Sustainable savings: 4 ways labs can reduce water use

Added: 3 Feb 2022

In times when sustainability and waste reduction remain high on the agenda of laboratory managers d…

Electrical pulses identify live bacteria 

Added: 20 Jun 2019

A new bioelectrical device that can differentiate dead or alive bacteria within minutes could offer…

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

Lab-grown insect meat 'alternative to livestock sources'

Added: 13 Jun 2019

Researchers have outlined proposals for lab-grown insect meat as an alternative to harmful livestoc…

China hub boost for UK diagnostic leader

Added: 10 Jun 2019

The world’s largest research centre for diagnostic engineering – the UK’s Centre for Efficiency and…

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 …


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…