Stublach plant contributing to hydrogen economy

Hydrogen economy needed or net zero carbon emissions are impossible

15th August 2019

The North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) is calling for Government investment in improving the hydrogen economy and hydrogen projects to meet ambitious carbon reductions targets in the UK. A legacy of Theresa May, the commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 was enshrined in law earlier this year. The North West is one… Read more »

Mike Cowin, CEO of Touch Biometrix fingerprint sensors

Touch Biometrix secures £2 million funding from Deepbridge Capital

16th April 2019

Touch Biometrix, the disruptive fingerprint technology company, has received a £2million investment from Deepbridge Capital. The Series A funding through the Chester based Deepbridge Technology Growth Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund follows initial seed funding of £150,000 last year. Touch Biometrix is developing a new class of fingerprint sensors for application to consumer electronics such… Read more »

Victor Vescovo, manufacturing

Space components manufacturing firm invests in Crewe

21st March 2019

U.S. headquartered Micross Components Ltd have expanded their specialised UK manufacturing operation in Crewe to make way for new bespoke clean-rooms and an increase in business. The high-reliability semi-conductor supplier has moved from its historic base on Weston Road, to a new unit at Orion Park, doubling their floor space to 14,000 sq. ft. and… Read more »

Thomas Greaves the new commercial director of NP

NP announces the appointment of Thomas Greaves as Commercial Director

20th March 2019

NP today announces the appointment of Thomas Greaves as Commercial Director, following the retirement of co-founder Brian Cosgrove. Tom has over 14 years of wide-ranging experience in the technology industry in the public and private sectors and has been with NP for 3 years, formerly as Sales and Consultancy Manager. Tom has been instrumental in… Read more »

business man and director paul williams

Interview with Paul Williams director of Highstream Solutions

18th March 2019

Paul Williams founded Deeside and Chester-based IT firm Highstream two years ago, with triple digit growth achieved in just its second year of operation. Paul and the team at Highstream now provide IT solutions and support to more than 50 businesses across the North West and North Wales.  What’s the secret to your success? Working… Read more »

physical health in divers workforce

Employee demographic generalisations and physical health

15th March 2019

Organisations that make assumptions about staff, based on generational demographics risk driving talent away, warns The Health Insurance Group. Businesses need to re-evaluate how they reward and communicate with staff, to ensure no unconscious bias is seeping into the workplace and disengaging talent. As businesses look to engage their staff, there’s been increasing awareness of… Read more »

John lead science and technology

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 »

digital innovators pose in front of technology

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 »

The Sci-Tech Daresbury networking group

Sci-Tech Daresbury Business Networking

14th December 2018

The Sci-Tech Daresbury Business network (BBN) event is an opportunity to connect with the North’s most dynamic hi-tech entrepreneurs, corporates, universities, support organisations and funding and professional communities. Once a month, a group of over 100 such individuals meets in The Innovation Centre to start their Friday with an hour or two of high-value networking.  No heavy… Read more »

Orientation Marketing

New hires, office and website just what the doctor ordered for Chester-based marketing agency

10th December 2018

Orientation Marketing, a local marketing and media agency, has turned three years old and following considerable growth in 2018 has relaunched its website to celebrate. The company helps specialist drug, healthcare and cosmetics companies, located around the world, promote their service offering within the global supply chain via targeted media and inbound marketing. 2018 saw… Read more »