Diamond BioPharm win TOPRA Award


The 2015 TOPRA Awards for Regulatory Excellence TOPRA Awards for Regulatory Excellence were established in 2010, in order to recognise excellence in regulatory affairs and the achievement of individuals, teams and organisations both within TOPRA and in the wider Regulatory Affairs community. The Awards are judged by a panel of respected figures in the regulatory …




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The heat is on


Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has been appointed by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to lead a £4.9 million home energy management system (HEMS) project. The aim of the two-year UK project is to accelerate the deployment of an advanced customer-orientated HEMS with mass-market appeal. Current HEMS, incorporating smart meters, can be installed …




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Xaar wins prestigious NMI manufacturing site of the year award once more


Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has been awarded “Manufacturing Site of the Year” for the second time in three years by the NMI (National Microelectronics Institute). The NMI Awards ceremony, held last Thursday in London, celebrated this year’s key electronics innovations, people and companies from across the UK and Ireland.  It …




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Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate


Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate to apply smart formulation approaches in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals under a grant awarded by Innovate UK Arecor, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have entered into a consortium to collaborate on a two-year R&D project entitled Improved Downstream Operation through Formulation Innovation, supported …




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Innovating for emerging markets


A low-cost, portable surgical system the size of a small suitcase could transform the treatment of patients in emerging markets. The Ekano concept, created by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons in mid-tier and rural hospitals in countries such as India and China. Laparoscopy systems enable surgeons to perform …




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Xaar and Lawter collaborate to deliver silver nanoink printing for consumer electronics


Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, and Lawter, along with its parent company Harima Chemicals Group (HCG), are pleased to announce a collaboration to optimise the performance of a line of nanosilver conductive inks in the Xaar 1002 industrial inkjet printhead. The combined solution will be of particular interest to manufacturers of …




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Setting the pace


Breakthrough smart implant design to treat heart failure receives CE mark approval   The world’s first wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure has achieved European CE mark approval. The WiSE™ (wireless stimulation endocardially) technology has been developed by EBR Systems, in collaboration with product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants. The groundbreaking technology could …




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