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Coalesce opens its new development centre, and announces management changes to support its Concept to Clinic™ service

Coalesce Product Development Limited, a technology company focused on design and development of drug delivery devices and products, announced the opening of its new drug delivery development centre in Cambridge. The company also revealed the appointments of several well-known drug delivery experts to the management team to support increased demand…  Read more

SJIC Monthly Mingle: PwC to discuss Tax Incentives & Funding Options for Start-Ups

Philip Melia and Samantha Cunnell of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) will be dropping in on Wednesday, 19th October to St John's Innovation Centre to meet businesses who are looking at different ways to help fund growth and support their business as they grow. They will discuss many aspects of growing your business…  Read more

Consolidating the East of England as the driving force in technology entrepreneurship in the UK

Having a great relationship with and supporting the Centres of Excellence in the region is something that Nicky Daniels, Head of Innovation Martlesham, Ipswich, and David Gill, Managing Director of St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge are both passionate about. Sharing ideas, best practices and looking at ways of driving…  Read more

Strong Line-Up of Start-Ups at Pitchfest 2016

St John’s Innovation Centre held the first training session for Pitchfest 2016, delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN). [caption id="attachment_8203" align="alignnone" width="350"]Kirsten Masson discusses the Enterprise Europe Network programme and available business support for SMEs Kirsten Masson…  Read more

Argon Design licenses Argon Streams HEVC to Socionext

Award winning Argon Streams ensures full conformance testing of HEVC/H.265 video decoders. Argon Design Ltd, a leading supplier of advanced video verification solutions, has signed licensing and support agreements for Argon Streams with leading Japanese semiconductor company Socionext. Socionext is a new, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip products…  Read more

Crowdsurfer Pro: The next generation of crowd finance intelligence

Crowdsurfer, the global data intelligence service for crowd finance, today announces the release of its next-generation, online intelligence dashboard, Crowdsurfer Pro. The new version of the dashboard offers the most advanced way to analyse the crowd finance industry with on¬-demand intelligence, enabling users to make informed decisions quickly. With intelligence generated…  Read more

Animated Series Carries Empowering Message for Children

Azoomee, the company behind a safe and creative app made to inspire and empower kids aged 5-11, have released a new episode of their successful internet safety series Search It Up* along with a quiz inviting children to engage and interact in a fun way. With British summer in full…  Read more

Visual -Thinking Template for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) - the world's largest business support network and programme helping ambitious business innovate and grow internationally, delivered by Kirsten Masson, Penny Lord and Claire Johnsen at St John’s Innovation Centre - brings a new event this Autumn. INNOVATION PROJECT CANVAS is a visual-thinking template which helps…  Read more

Crowdsurfer announces new investment

Quickly following the recent news of incoming Chairman, Richard Baker, Crowdsurfer, the data intelligence service for crowd finance, announces today that it has secured more investment, bringing the total raised to date to £1.2M. The round (of an undisclosed amount) was led by Mustard Seed Venture Fund and included new and…  Read more

Bilingual from Birth: A New Kickstarter Project to Teach Babies English

Skylark Learning, the early childhood education company delivering innovative resources to help children learn through meaningful play, has launched a Kickstarter project . They hope to raise £20,000 to produce a new resource for introducing English to children from birth. Skylark English for Babies is a multi-sensory toolkit providing a…  Read more

Call for Start-Ups: Pitchfest

Are you an ambitious business looking to secure funding to drive innovation? Pitchfest East is a highly-focused training and investor showcase delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted at St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge. Save the dates! Pitchfest East comprises of four interactive…  Read more

Cambridge Marketing Specialists, Stanton Shallcross wins contract to redesign the Golden Wonder website

Golden Wonder is the UK’s oldest brand of crisps and has been a favourite with snackers since 1947. Following its recent acquisition by Irish snack manufacturer, Tayto, the company is relaunching the Golden Wonder range with a comprehensive marketing campaign including TV advertising. They chose Cambridge marketing agency Stanton Shallcross to deliver…  Read more

Ed-Tech Radar – The Ones to Watch: One Third Stories

Alex Somervell, CEO & Co-Founder, One Third Stories talks about his bilingual background and vision to inspire language learning in the UK and beyond, by making it as simple and fun as reading a story. Their first hardback book is now available on Kickstarter. What is unique about your…  Read more

David Gill Announced the East of England Corporate Responsibility Director of the Year

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in the East of England has announced the results of the East of England Director of the Year Awards 2016 and recognised David Gill, MD of St John’s Innovation Centre, as the Director of the Year in the Leadership in Corporate Responsibility category. Read more

AMIHO Technology launches combined LoRa and Wireless M-Bus module at 868 MHz for the IoT, Smart Meter and Smart City markets

Get ahead in the IoT and Smart Metering with AMIHO’s AM094 production-ready compact radio modules, including fully-featured protocol stacks. AMIHO Technology, “Connecting Every Thing” with their wireless communications expertise, announce the launch of their latest module, the AM094 with LoRa® wireless. The AM094 combines LoRa and Wireless Meter-Bus capability at 868…  Read more

ALVIOL WINS £1,000 PRIZE AT VENTUREFEST EAST

Cambridge based technology firm Alviol has won the 1,000 Guineas fast and furious pitch off prize at the East of England’s inaugural Venturefest East event, held at Newmarket Racecourse. Alviol was first past the post out of eleven finalists from the East of England’s most innovative tech businesses. The firm is…  Read more

Cambridge marketing agency Stanton Shallcross acquires digital specialist Provoke Me

Cambridge advertising, marketing and digital agency, Stanton Shallcross has acquired local digital marketing and social media experts, Provoke Me in a move to grow and expand their reach throughout the region. The partnership will add resources and expertise to the existing team at Stanton Shallcross and bolster their service offering, adding…  Read more

Argon Design wins Queen’s Award for Innovation for Argon Streams

Argon Design Ltd is delighted to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The award is in recognition of their innovative and industry leading Argon Streams product. The growth in demand for high definition video for both TV transmissions and internet streaming has driven the development of ever…  Read more

SJIC announces Alviol and Directed Systems as finalists for Venturefest East Fast and Furious Pitch-Off

VFE Image St John’s Innovation Centre has announced Alviol and Directed Systems as the shortlisted finalists for the Venturefest East Fast and Furious Pitch-Off competition that will take place on 24th May 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse. The competition aims to discover and…  Read more

AMIHO Technology and ROHM Semiconductor launch New Wireless M-Bus Evaluation Kit for IoT applications and Smart Metering

AMIHO Technology, experts in wireless communications, and ROHM Semiconductor announce the launch of their latest Evaluation Kit, designed to get customers up and running rapidly with sub-GHz radio design. The kit contains two nodes based on AMIHO’s AM060 868 MHz Wireless M-Bus radio modem module. This design features the ROHM…  Read more