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MICRA Showcase

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The UK's most successful university technology transfer partnership will be hosting a free event on September 12th to showcase some of its latest cutting edge developments and investment opportunities to businesses and R&D (Research & Development) organisations.

ERA IAB

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The anthropologist, author and TV presenter - Alice Roberts, has been announced as the first keynote speaker for the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS) 2019, the UK's biggest conference for university and research institute technicians.

Achievements of university technicians recognised in the Papin Prizes

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Technicians from across the UK were recognised for their achievements at the Papin Prize a prestigious Papin Prize at the HETS 2019 conference in Birmingham earlier this week.

Midlands Innovation launches training fund for Flow Cytometry

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A new fund has been set up by Midlands Innovation to support the training of both staff and students in flow cytometry - the identification of cellular and subcellular characteristics within complex samples.

Midlands to benefit from £4.5m investment

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The Midlands region is set to benefit from strategic investment by the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) of £4.5 million to support collaborative projects between academics at the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick and their regional partners, including businesses, government bodies, charities, and social enterprises.

MICRA Grants Programme Opens for Applications

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The MICRA programme is pleased to announce that it has opened its grant awards scheme for applications.

Midlands Innovation launches new programme to develop technician skills

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Midlands Innovation has selected 24 technicians to take part in a pilot Technical Skills Placement Programme (TSPP) designed to help them learn new skills and develop their careers.

New clues about why non-smokers, as well as smokers, develop chronic lung disease revealed

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A group of researchers led by the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham has discovered genetic differences that put some people at higher risk than others of developing chronic lung disease.

Alice Roberts announced as keynote speaker at UK's largest university technicians' summit

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The anthropologist, author and TV presenter - Alice Roberts, has been announced as the first keynote speaker for the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS) 2019, the UK's biggest conference for university and research institute technicians.

HETS 2019

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Registration for HETS 2019 is now open

Midlands ICURE Ev­ents To Showcase University Spin-out Companies

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Eleven new university spin-out companies are gearing up to present their ideas later this month at two showcase events in London and Birmingham. They will be going all out to convince an invited audience of funders and investors to support their businesses in the next stage of their development.

Placement programme launches for Midlands' university technicians

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A new placement programme has launched for university technicians to enable them to exchange skills, share experience and best practice.
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