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A new £235m science research centre has been given the go-ahead for Manchester in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

The centre, based at the University of Manchester, will build on advances made in developing materials like graphene. The UK Government’s Chancellor, George Osborne called it a “massive investment” in science in the North West of England. Focusing on the rapidly growing field of materials science, the new centre will investigate developments across a wide range of disciplines including nanotechnology, engineering and chemistry. This is separate from the £100m already announced for...

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Micronarc Alpine Meeting (mAm 2015) – The Microproducts Annual Meeting, 6th edition

Following in the success of the first FIVE editions, The Micronarc Alpine Meeting 2015 will continue its focus on Microproducts. The mAm 2015 program is on-line. The final speaker slots will be confirmed shortly. 5 reasons why you should not miss mAm 2015 : Excellent speakers and program Single track format Ideal conference size for quality networking Superb venue ! Day passes available. [hr] In order to benefit from a reduced price, you should register on or before January 9, 2015. Please go here for more information and to register [hr] Website:...

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COMS 2015

MANCEF is pleased to announce that COMS 2015 will be held September 13-16 in Krakow, Poland. Please visit the official COMS 2015 website for more details as they become available....

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UK News Update

Innovate UK is the new name for the Technology Strategy Board and the Knowledge Transfer Network referred to in an earlier blog. Innovate is the UK’s innovation agency, accelerating economic growth. It works with business, research and policymakers. (Website https://www.innovateuk.org/) Innovate UK funds, supports and connects innovative businesses through a unique mix of people and programmes to accelerate sustainable economic growth. It offers support to business to develop new products and services – and bring them closer to market. It brings people together to share ideas, tackle challenges and make new technological advances Innovate UK has currently 101,182 members...

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