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BBC acknowledges Azotic in World news broadcast BioCity Nottingham based Azotic Technologies, the UK-based global ag-tech company, is launching its Envita™ natural-nitrogen fixing technology commercially across North America in autumn 2018 following extensive trials, under the Envita™ Growing Programme, across approximately 3,000 acres involving 58 farmers growing either corn or...

Biomedical research company Alderley Analytical has received £300k funding from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The Macclesfield-based company, which currently employs 21 people, is expecting to create at least six jobs in the coming months. Alderley Analytical secured the six-figure boost through NPIF - FW Capital...

Accelerator programme graduate, BioCity, Glasgow based novosound has raised £1.5m in a seed investment round. The winner of last year's Converge Challenge competition, novosound will use the money to expand its team and bring its ultrasound sensors to the market. The bulk of the cash has been supplied...

The Antibody Company has received IBioIC investment to look at production of a food safety test using gold nanoparticles and antibodies.   The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) awarded funding of £57,500 (€66k) to the microenterprise based at BioCity, Glasgow. The Antibody Company and the University of Strathclyde...

Award-winning MiAlgae considers move into products for human consumption Algae produced from the “co-products” of Scotland’s whisky industry could be used in health products for human consumption, the MediCity, Glasgow based MiAlgae has predicted. Douglas Martin - whose company MiAlgae was crowned Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the year...

Nottingham-based drug discovery company XenoGesis is set to move into BioCity Nottingham’s new Discovery Building, after receiving grant funding from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund and the University of Derby Invest to Grow Programme. XenoGesis will be taking 5,500 sq ft on the first floor of...