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Picture includes Tim Fell CEO at Synthace Oliver Sexton, Investment Director, and Pablo Lubroth, Investment Manager, UKI2S, share their thoughts on the recent SynbiTECH2019 conference in London. The global synthetic biology sector is growing rapidly; 2018 saw 98 synthetic biology companies raise a record $3.8 billion in venture capital, new IPOs, post-equity investments, and secondary market […]

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Engineering technology innovators Oxford Flow and Utonomy are testing new products to improve the gas distribution network. The Stephenson Fund is an investor in both companies and has also helped them to secure funding from Innovate UK. Stephenson Fund Investment Director, Mark White,  recognised the potential of the two companies to collaborate and after introducing […]

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The UK is good at research, but poor at innovation. That’s a common view among policymakers, but an out-dated one, argues Andy Muir from the UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund who recently judged the BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award 2019. The UK is world class at producing scientific research, but poor at commercialising […]

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