Monday, 27 June 2011

NanoKTN’s NanoRegen Focus Group to Champion Successes in Tissue Engineering

‘Celebration of Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine: Success Stories and Collaborations’ - 7th July 2011, University of Leeds

The Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN), one of the UK’s primary knowledge-based networks for Micro and Nanotechnologies, is pleased to announce the date of its next NanoRegen focus group, hosted in collaboration with regeNer8 and the Chemistry Innovation and HealthTech and Medicines KTN. The event will look at the advances in nano-structured materials and scaffolds for use in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine and will provide a platform for delegates to learn about funding opportunities.

Thursday, 23 June 2011

NanoKTN Announces Success of UK Nanotechnology Mission to Russia

The Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN), one of the UK’s primary knowledge-based networks for Micro and Nanotechnologies, and the Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN), a professional membership organisation for the nanotechnology industry, are pleased to announce the success of the 2010 International NanoMicroClub (INMC) NanoMission to Russia. The mission, supported by Technology Strategy Board funding, was established to support UK nanotechnology SMEs in international business development.

The mission team had a total of 64 meetings, with 32 opportunities being followed-up and discussed further, and two of the companies are in the process of applying for investment funding from the Russian Nanotechnology Corporation (RUSNANO). RUSNANO is a Russian government organisation established to support the commercialisation of nanotechnology.

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Surrey economy is rightsizing to stay profitable

Survey results suggest local businesses are leading the economic recovery

A survey of Surrey businesses and the local economy, commissioned by leading IT solutions consultancy ramsac and its partners chartered accountants PKF and law firm Hart Brown, has given a fascinating insight into the performance of the county’s businesses. In the survey of the top 250 companies in Surrey, the results show a 9.3% fall in the number of average sales, but an impressive 57% rise in pre-tax profits - suggesting businesses are concentrating on streamlining their performance.

TDSi launches new improved Channel Partner Programme

Improved benefits include greater flexibility, strong margins, direct access to specialist technical support and a new web portal

Poole, 22nd June 2011 – TDSi, a global leader in access control systems for all sizes of businesses and organisations has launched its new worldwide Channel Partner Programme, which offers partners even greater assistance in achieving strong margins and fully capitalise on the growing market for access control and integrated security systems. Highlights of the new programme include special project-pricing, qualified sales leads and high quality technical and sales training, which are designed to help installation partners and their customers fully benefit from TDSi’s market-leading technology and customer service.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

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From our office in Kings Worthy (just outside of Winchester) our dynamic team are responsible for managing the domestic and international media profiles for innovative and exciting new ventures, government bodies and large public and private organisations around the world. Many of our clients are household names and market leader in their respective fields.

Ideally, you will have upwards of 12 months experience working in a B2B and/or B2C environment with a focus on technology. So if you can demonstrate a skill for delivering engaging and faultless copy, a flair for building relationships with the online, print and broadcast media then we would like to hear from you.

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Monday, 6 June 2011

dhc Improves Equine Passport Application Process With Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Single View’ Of Equine Records Gives Defra Approved Pet ID Equine Efficiency And Productivity Gains

dhc, a business software integration and financial management specialist, today announces that it has helped the equine passport division of Pet Works, to achieve efficiency and productivity gains through the introduction of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The software provides the Defra approved Pet ID Equine team with ‘single view’ access to its equine files, making the search and retrieval of an equine’s history far more streamlined.

For further information on dhc and Microsoft Dynamics CRM or comment from Managing Director, Matt Garman please contact dhc's press office on