Science & Technology

Kathryn Hipkins and Lee Williams at new laboratory

Hosokawa Micron opens new state-of-the-art laboratory at Sci-Tech Daresbury

25th March 2019

International process technology company Hosokawa Micron Ltd has launched a new state-of-the-art Technical Innovation Centre and laboratory at leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury. Hosokawa Micron is a specialist in development, manufacture and installation of machines for powder and particle processing. The company has relocated its Hosokawa Technical Innovation Centre to a new laboratory… Read more »

Aptus clinical founders valued medicines

Rapid growth at Aptus Clinical continues to drive development of valued medicines

22nd March 2019

Founded by three former-AstraZeneca colleagues, Aptus Clinical has grown to a team of 48 people in four years. Based at Alderley Park in North West England, once the global research site for AstraZeneca’s oncology franchise, Aptus Clinical specialises in providing biotech companies with seasoned drug development expertise, insight and infrastructure, to support clients in transforming… Read more »

Kerry Jones CEO of surveillance company

Northwest surveillance company save business park

13th March 2019

Wigan based Professional Surveillance Management Ltd (PSM) are the first remote monitoring CCTV company in the country to have achieved Secured By Design (SBD) Police Preferred Specification. SBD is a police-owned organisation that works throughout the UK on behalf of the Police Service to deliver a range of crime prevention and reduction initiatives. The Crime… Read more »

meeting at MIPIM discussing zero carbon future

Cheshire & Warrington outline ambition to create world’s first zero carbon industry cluster

12th March 2019

Cheshire and Warrington can be the global leader in clean energy production setting a blueprint for how decarbonisation can be linked to regional prosperity across the world, according to the chair of Cheshire and Warrington LEP.  At the Cheshire and Warrington Energy breakfast on the first morning of MIPIM 2019, Christine Gaskell CBE said that… Read more »

Ian Rippin and Sarah howard renewable

National Renewable Certification Scheme relocates to Sci-Tech Daresbury

7th February 2019

A national certification scheme is set to relocate from London to a new headquarters based at The Innovation Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Liverpool City Region. MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) is a nationally recognised quality assurance scheme, supported by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). They certify the microgeneration technologies used to… Read more »

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Sci-Tech Daresbury reports strong finish to 2018

30th January 2019

Campus welcomed 26 new companies in 2018 Tender process launched for next phase of development, Project Violet Leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury has reported another strong year of growth, having welcomed 26 new tenants on site in 2018. Sci-Tech Daresbury continues to attract leading science and technology companies to the campus and the… Read more »

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Businesses offered the chance to learn from world-class digital innovators

23rd January 2019

Two of Cheshire East’s most digitally advanced businesses are opening their doors to help smaller businesses learn from their expertise. Siemens, in Congleton, and RedEye, in Crewe, are taking part in the Adoption of Digital Automation Processes and Technology (Adapt) programme set up by Cheshire East Council’s arms-length Skills and Growth Company. Siemens has developed… Read more »

Craig Phillips has pulse tested innovations

AHSNs to help accelerate healthcare innovations

17th January 2019

The Innovation Agency and fellow Academic Health Science Networks have been highlighted as key players in speeding up the adoption of innovations in the NHS. They are named in the NHS Long Term Plan as partners in spreading innovations in their regions and supporting service improvement, with a vote of confidence underlined by a guarantee… Read more »

John Leake to science park board

UK Science Park Association elects Sci-Tech Daresbury’s John Leake to Board

7th November 2018

The UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) has elected Sci-Tech Daresbury’s Business Development Manager, John Leake, as a director of its Board. John has been at Sci-Tech Daresbury since 2006 with responsibility for attracting and supporting companies on-site, and developing strategic partnerships. The campus is now one of the UK’s leading national research and innovation hubs… Read more »

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North West science centres get millions to inspire new scientists

10th August 2018

North West-based science centres have received millions in funding through the Inspiring Science Fund, a joint initiative by Wellcome and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to help attract new visitors and inspire the next generation of science enthusiasts. The centres, Eureka! Mersey and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, succeeded in their applications for funding by… Read more »