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CPI and the University of Oxford partner to deliver sustainable catalysts to the fine chemicals industry

CPI and the University of Oxford partner to deliver sustainable catalysts to the fine chemicals industry

Friday, 13 December 2019

CPI has collaborated with Professor Kylie Vincent and Dr Holly Reeve at the University of Oxford to support the scale-up of a technology named HydRegen, a novel means of recycling NADH, a critical but very expensive component of many biocatalytic reactions. 

 

 

 

 

North East based CPI will showcase improved manufacturing of internet of things (IoT) devices at industry event

North East based CPI will showcase improved manufacturing of internet of things (IoT) devices at industry event

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

CPI have announced that an event will take place on 22-23 October, 2019, to showcase the outcomes of project Necomada (Nano-Enabled Conducting Materials Accelerating Device Applicability).

County Durham entrepreneurs on track for success

County Durham entrepreneurs on track for success

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Entrepreneurs are set to boost their businesses by taking part in a six-month accelerator programme designed to help new County Durham companies flourish in the region and beyond.

Entrepreneurs launch 'innovative' app aiming to switch up UK car insurance industry forever

Entrepreneurs launch 'innovative' app aiming to switch up UK car insurance industry forever

Friday, 30 August 2019

A new app developed in the region has officially launched aiming to change the way UK drivers buy car insurance.

Durham-based honcho - the first reverse-auction marketplace app in the UK - requires insurers to bid against each other for customers, competing for their custom in real-time.

UK advanced manufacturing gets boost with new investment in digital tech competition

UK advanced manufacturing gets boost with new investment in digital tech competition

Thursday, 25 July 2019

UK manufacturers wanting to adopt the latest digital technologies will be able to bid for a new £30 million R&D competition.

 
Sedgefield's CPI to help firms across continent

Sedgefield's CPI to help firms across continent

Monday, 22 July 2019

A NORTH-EAST firm is contributing its expertise to a project focused on creating an open-innovation test bed for the development and production of lightweight embedded electronics.

STEPHANIE shines a light on North East space opportunities

STEPHANIE shines a light on North East space opportunities

Friday, 28 June 2019

AN INNOVATIVE programme in the North East is looking to help more businesses take advantage of the growing space technology sector.

Kromek to bolster North East workforce at NETPark base after milestone year

Kromek to bolster North East workforce at NETPark base after milestone year

Thursday, 27 June 2019

A technology firm behind apparatus used to foil terror attacks is creating jobs in a multi-million-pound investment at its North-East headquarters.

CPI Supports GlycoSeLect to Develop High Throughput Glycan Analysis Platform for Biotherapeutics

CPI Supports GlycoSeLect to Develop High Throughput Glycan Analysis Platform for Biotherapeutics

Wednesday, 05 June 2019

CPI has contributed its expertise in biotherapeutics to support an Innovate UK funded project focused on developing and integrating novel recombinant prokaryotic lectins (RPLs) into a biosensor-based platform. The platform will enable simplified, rapid, high throughput and cost-effective characterisation and monitoring of the glycosylation of biotherapeutic products. 

Entrepreneurs celebrate success with Durham City Incubator support

Entrepreneurs celebrate success with Durham City Incubator support

Thursday, 30 May 2019

A business incubator is looking for its next cohort of ambitious entrepreneurs after helping its first eight small businesses achieve national recognition and investment funding.

Entrepreneurs invited to space-tech event in Sedgefield

Entrepreneurs invited to space-tech event in Sedgefield

Friday, 17 May 2019

ENTREPRENEURS are being invited to an event to learn about starting and growing their own space-tech business.

CPI Collaborates on Cutting-Edge Testing Facility to Advance Formulated Liquid Manufacturing

CPI Collaborates on Cutting-Edge Testing Facility to Advance Formulated Liquid Manufacturing

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

CPI has collaborated on a project to develop new research and testing capabilities to drive further scale-up and manufacture of next generation liquid formulated products.

NETPark based Kromek wins £2.1m order expansion

NETPark based Kromek wins £2.1m order expansion

Wednesday, 01 May 2019

County Durham-based detection technology manufacturer Kromek has won an order expansion on a contract in the security screening market worth an additional $2.7m (£2.1m).

Entrepreneurs invited to top space-tech event in the North East

Entrepreneurs invited to top space-tech event in the North East

Monday, 29 April 2019

Innovative businesses and entrepreneurs using satellite-derived data or space-related technology are being invited to a Satellite Data and Space Tech programme at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) from 6th-7th June to learn the fundamentals of starting and growing their space-tech business. 

County Durham firm raises £1m to aid breast cancer detection

County Durham firm raises £1m to aid breast cancer detection

Monday, 29 April 2019

An innovative North East business which has developed new X-ray technology has secured a further £1m of funding to help it develop a new product for use in detecting breast cancer.

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