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This week we’re announcing our most recent investment – we are funding Mirico, an innovative spinout from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory that is focused on developing state-of-the-art laser spectroscopy instrumentation. Mirico is based at Harwell, a 700 acre site housing one of the UK’s leading science, innovation, technology and business campuses, nestled in an area […]

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Much of the focus in the recent Budget has been around George Osborne’s one liners at the expense of the leader of the Opposition. But look beyond the to and fro of the Westminster Bubble and there were some potentially interesting announcements in there for smaller businesses with growth ambitions – although there wasn’t seemingly […]

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Synthetic biology is arguably the enabling technology of the post-silicon age, and is opening up new markets with novel products and services, and revolutionising the economics of existing markets. However, even with innovative business models and brilliant science, projects can flounder because of the difficulty in getting funding. This is particularly true in the early […]

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