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Lab Innovations 2023 opens for visitor registration

Added: 10 Jul 2023

Lab Innovations has officially opened visitor registration for its upcoming event on November 1 and…

Breakthrough recognition for science publishing’s invisible co-reviewers

Added: 25 Jun 2023

One of the science world’s leading publishers is taking a stand on behalf of hundreds of young rese…

Lucky 13 for expanded Lab Awards 2023

Added: 11 Jun 2023

One of the leading events to honour laboratory science, The Lab Awards, returns to Lab Innovations …

Sponge enables robot to crack the egg challenge

Added: 11 Jun 2023

Robots have demonstrated their efficiency over the human and manual approach in many areas but stil…

Firm plans to scale up insect farming with ‘Mealworm on a chip’

Added: 11 Jun 2023

French company Ÿnsect has announced the creation of the first genotyping chip for insect farming, a…

CHEMUK 2023 sees 41% attendance rise

Added: 23 May 2023

CHEMUK 2023 saw a year on year rise of 41% in visitor attendance to the recent show at the NEC in B…

Lab Innovations reports majority of exhibition space sold for 2023

Added: 14 May 2023

Trade show Lab Innovations says it has sold more than 84% of its exhibition space for this year, de…

UKRI minimum stipend to rise to £18.6k for academic year

Added: 6 May 2023

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has said its minimum stipend for funded doctoral students’ living…

Royal Assent opens door to gene edited food in UK 

Added: 29 Mar 2023

The granting of Royal Assent for the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act has finally opened…

Treasury opts for stealth to ‘announce’ takeback of £1.6 bill EU Horizon funds

Added: 23 Feb 2023

Some £1.6 billion in funds allocated for scientific research has been taken back by the Treasury.

Government aid for healthcare innovation trio welcomed

Added: 22 Jan 2023

InnoScot Health, the private body working with NHS Scotland to drive commercial innovation in the s…

UK poised to be world-leading lab-grown meat producer, claims patent firm

Added: 17 Dec 2022

The United Kingdom is on course to play a major international role in the development of lab-grown …

Microscope

AI-enhanced chromatography aims to boost analysis accuracy and speed

Added: 30 Sep 2022

Fujitsu has signed a deal with the French firm Phytocontrol to integrate artificial intellegence to…

Sustainability may impact water security more than economics alone

Added: 20 Aug 2022

Equality of access among households to water supplies that are clean and plentiful may owe as much …

Polymers

Synthetic polymers offer means to bypass gene editing for biocatalysis

Added: 20 Aug 2022

Scientists believe they have found a way to improve the efficiency of biocatalysis by avoiding the …

Fera Science launches £1million laboratory for insect bioconversion in York

Added: 5 Aug 2022

Agri-food and environmental science services Fera Science Ltd has opened a £1 million specialist in…

Cambridge’s ninth fund underlines place as UK uni spin-outs investment leader

Added: 26 Jun 2022

Cambridge University has cemented its standing as the UK leader for university spin-outs with the f…

REF results hammer home the importance of UK university-business collaboration

Added: 1 Jun 2022

The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) identify ‘world-leading’ and ‘interna…

DOE support for scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine presents incredible, heartbreaking challenges to both the country and it…

UK Space Agency SPRINT funding to support business collaborations with devolved nations universities

Added: 5 Apr 2022

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support program…