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CRUK earmarks £123m for Scots cancer researchers

Published 7 months ago

Cancer Research UK has announced that it will award up to £123 million over a seven-year funding commitment to Glasgow’s Beatson Institute for Cancer Research.

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Orbex rockets into Glasgow spotlighting Scotland’s space industry

Published 7 months ago

Scotland-based rocket firm, Orbex, has announced it will feature at the UK Space Agency’s ‘Space for Everyone’ event in Glasgow’s George Square on the 21 to 22 September.

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Edinburgh’s Old College Capital backs AlveoGene in pioneering respiratory gene therapy

Published 7 months ago

AlveoGene, a biotech start-up specialising in inhaled gene therapy for rare respiratory diseases, has officially launched.

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Emblation settles into new £4m Stirling HQ

Published 7 months ago

Scottish health tech firm Emblation has officially commenced its move into a new £4 million headquarters in Stirling, ushering in the start of a new era.

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Inward investment support boosted by £50,000 for business-academic collaborations

Published 7 months ago

Research into the relationship between financial vulnerability and mental health, and the development of a portable system for monitoring hormonal fluctuations, are among the latest projects to have been backed by a national inward investment fund.

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Scottish space-tech scaleup Krucial secures $3.7m funding to accelerate growth

Published 7 months ago

Scottish scaleup Krucial, which utilises space technology to provide digital solutions, has secured further funding of more than $3.7mn as it continues to expand into international markets.

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Glasgow’s Microplate Dx secures £2.5m to fight antibiotic resistance

Published 7 months ago

Glasgow-based medical start-up Microplate Dx has successfully closed a £2.5 million seed funding round to accelerate the development of its point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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Scottish Enterprise backs Össur with £400,000 for prosthetic innovations

Published 7 months ago

Livingston-based prosthetic technology specialist, Össur, has secured a £400,000 research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise, as part of a £2 million project aimed at advancing upper limb prosthetic technologies.

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Scottish aquaculture mission to Norway aims for global growth

Published 8 months ago

A Scottish Government-backed delegation is travelling to Norway this week to showcase the strength of the country’s aquaculture supply chain and boost international trade opportunities for SMEs.

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BDD secures £2m to accelerate drug trials and innovations

Published 8 months ago

Glasgow-based integrated drug formulation and clinical trials specialist BDD has secured a fresh £2 million investment to fuel its expansion, responding to a surge in demand for its proprietary drug delivery technology and its niche clinical trial services.

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Edinburgh’s Cytomos gears up for 2024 launch with £4m funding

Published 8 months ago

Edinburgh-based life science firm, Cytomos, has successfully raised £4 million in a recent investment round for the development and market-testing of its Cytomos Dielectric Spectroscopy (CDS) technology.

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Scottish tech firm Chemify raises £36m for digital chemistry revolution

Published 8 months ago

Chemify, a company specialising in digital chemical technologies, today announced the completion of a funding round worth £36 million.

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Emblation reveals new £4m state-of-the-art Stirling headquarters

Published 8 months ago

Scottish health tech firm Emblation has unveiled its new £4 million state-of-the-art headquarters located in Stirling, marking a significant milestone in the firm’s global expansion journey.

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Scottish health tech innovator launches $2m clinical trial

Published 9 months ago

Emblation, the Alloa-based health-tech innovator is undertaking a rigorous clinical trial which could transform the fortunes of its microwave treatments in the US.

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Sir Tom Hunter’s West Coast Capital invests millions in Ellipses Pharma

Published 9 months ago

Sir Tom Hunter, through West Coast Capital (WCC), the investment arm of the Hunter family, has made a multi-million-pound contribution to Ellipses Pharma, an innovative cancer drug venture.

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