Small is beautiful
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Small is beautiful

Researchers have developed the world’s thinnest metallic nanowire, which could be used to miniaturise many of the electronic components we use every day. The researchers, from the Universities…

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Company signs up
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Company signs up

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, a world leading developer and manufacturer of biologics-based medicines, has taken 15,000 sq ft of space at The Wilton Centre on Teesside on a new…

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New structure is created
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New structure is created

A team of scientists from the University of Bristol have designed a new protein structure. The chemists and biochemists from the Bristol BioDesign Institute say the new research…

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Chemist’s work offers hope for people suffering sight problems.
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Chemist’s work offers hope for people suffering sight problems.

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people.

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Internet of Things is focus for new project
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Internet of Things is focus for new project

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is leading a new collaboration with thirteen partner organisations designed to take advantage of the opportunites presented by the the Internet of…

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Companies move in
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Companies move in

Two companies founded at the University of Bristol, including a chemistry start-up, have become the first tenants to move into new scientific innovation centre, Unit DX.

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Former MP becomes chief executive of industry organisation
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Former MP becomes chief executive of industry organisation

NEPIC, the North East Process Industry Cluster, has named former MP Iain Wright as its new Chief Executive.

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Ship goes into service
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Ship goes into service

A new liquefied ethylene gas carrier (LEG) that will transport ethane to a SABIC cracker has been brought into service. Operated by German shipping company Hartmann Reederei and…

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Step forward for technology
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Step forward for technology

The Centre for Process Innovation has announced that it is collaborating with PragmatIC, a world leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, to develop its FlexLogIC system. FlexLogIC is a…

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Honour for professor
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Honour for professor

Professor Tony James, from the Department of Chemistry at Bath University, has been awarded a 2017 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. The award recognises scientists of outstanding…

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Taking a new look at innovation
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Taking a new look at innovation

A former Government minister has called for a shake up in the way the UK promotes innovation and research in a speech to a major chemical industry audience.

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CBA elects new chairman
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CBA elects new chairman

The Chemical Business Association has elected Mottie Kessler MBE, Chairman and Chief Executive of the 2M Group as its new Chairman for a two-year term.

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