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Small companies are better than big businesses at maintaining a culture of innovation. David Lawrence from the UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund explores the secrets to their success and discusses how venture capitalists identify start-ups with potential.  Big business tends to struggle with innovation. That’s the view of Dr David Lawrence, an independent member […]

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After a busy year so far, the summer lull is the time for a much-needed holiday, as well as offering the chance to get on top of the growing pile of admin on my desk. It also provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on the progress of our diverse portfolio of companies outside the day-to-day […]

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SynbiCITE, the UK’s national centre for the commercialisation of synthetic biology, is powering the synthetic biology industry, applying lab-based R&D excellence to fuel the development of tools, products, processes and services for high-value manufacturing industries. SynbiCITE’s four-day MBA course exemplifies this, helping develop the entrepreneurial and management skills in scientists required to run a biotechnology […]

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