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IGS raises record £22.5m to revolutionise vertical farming

Published 3 months ago

Edinburgh-based Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) has successfully raised £22.5 million in a Series C funding round to support significant global expansion as the business deploys its vertical farming technology to customers worldwide.

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N4 Partners boosts investment in neurological researcher NeuroClin

Published 3 months ago

N4 Partners has recently concluded an additional seven-figure investment in NeuroClin, an innovative neurological research organisation based at the Eurocentral business hub.

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InnoScot Health urges partnerships to apply for share of £7.5m regulatory innovation funding

Published 3 months ago

InnoScot Health is urging Scottish innovation and science collaborators to take advantage of a £7.5 million pot of grant funding available from Innovate UK.

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IBioIC secures funding to continue growth of Scotland’s bioeconomy

Published 3 months ago

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has been awarded long-term investment from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), securing its position at the forefront of Scotland’s emerging bioeconomy.

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Cumulus Oncology receives £9m to further cancer treatment innovations

Published 3 months ago

Edinburgh-based cancer therapeutics development specialist Cumulus Oncology has successfully secured a £9 million funding package, including a significant contribution of £6m from the Scottish National Investment Bank.

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SAIC to deliver £300,000 funding boost for aquaculture research in 2024

Published 4 months ago

The Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced it will support further research into fish health and wellbeing initiatives in 2024, with seven successful projects set to benefit from its most recent funding call.

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Kelso Pharma announces strategic partnerships with PharmaPath and Valpharma

Published 4 months ago

Kelso Pharma, the growing Edinburgh-based specialty pharma business, has concluded two new collaboration agreements with pharmaceuticals companies, PharmaPath and Valpharma.

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Cardonald Dental Clinic to welcome 500 new NHS patients after reopening

Published 4 months ago

Major expansion works have been completed at a long-established Glasgow dental clinic in a bid to meet the rising demand for dental services in the area.

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Ross-shire Engineering acquires Chem Resist for undisclosed sum

Published 4 months ago

Inverness-headquartered engineering services company Ross-shire Engineering (RSE) has acquired Shrewsbury-based Chem Resist for an undisclosed sum.

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Novosound expands healthcare and wireless ultrasound operations in the US

Published 5 months ago

Scottish startup Novosound has expanded its healthcare and wireless ultrasound operations in the US.

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UWS spinout secures £339k funding for sensory study

Published 5 months ago

University of the West of Scotland’s spinout company AlbaSense has secured £339,269 in funding from the Digital Dairy Chain’s Collaborative R&D Funding Competition, awarded by Innovate UK.

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Kelso Pharma broadens reach with dermatology product acquisition

Published 6 months ago

Edinburgh-headquartered pharmaceutical firm Kelso Pharma has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of two UK approved dermatological products, marking its debut in the treatment of actinic keratoses and plaque psoriasis.

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Scottish professional services firms to support tech conference delegation with funding for families

Published 6 months ago

Two professional services firms have signalled their support for female founders by providing funding for their families to travel to one of the world’s biggest tech conferences.

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Dundee contraception research bolstered by $4.4m funding award

Published 6 months ago

Researchers at the University of Dundee’s Schools of Medicine and Life Sciences have received $4.4 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help discover potential contraceptives that work by affecting the sperm once they have entered the female reproductive system.

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Entrepreneurs welcomed to final iteration of Pathfinder Accelerator

Published 7 months ago

Twenty-six entrepreneurs from the Highlands and Islands have embarked on the final edition of the Pathfinder Accelerator, a four-month programme led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), aimed at expediting their journey to business success.

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