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Xylem chief takes over as BPMA head

Added: 4 Dec 2017

Xylem Water Solutions managing director Duncan Lewis has officially taken over as the president of …

Scuoler to chair key UK export body

Added: 13 Nov 2017

Retiring chief executive of manufacturers’ organisation the EEF, Terry Scuoler is the new chair of …

Microorganisms adhere to surfaces, grow, and multiply to form a colony of cells

Life sciences in Scotland warns of increasing uncertainty for sector

Added: 10 Nov 2017

Life science companies in Scotland are facing increasing uncertainty because of lack of clarity abo…

EEF issues pre-Budget challenge to Hammond

Added: 7 Nov 2017

EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to agree a fiscal package…

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‘Human-robot collaboration needed to counter 0.6 million job threat’

Added: 1 Nov 2017

An estimated 0.6 million UK jobs will disappear in one industrial sector alone over the next 20 yea…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

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Anti-ageing ‘mathematically impossible’, researchers say

Added: 30 Oct 2017

It is “mathematically impossible” to stop ageing in multicellular organisms like humans, according …

Business dissatisfaction with UK infrastructure reaches record levels

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Record numbers of UK companies are dissatisfied with the rate of improvement to the country’s infra…

BEIS secretary Clarke to headline EEF manufacturing conference

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Greg Clarke, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been confirmed as …

Three firms fined over £1.5m as worker suffers life-changing injuries

Added: 17 Oct 2017

Three companies have been fined in excess of £1.5 million after a worker suffered life-changing inj…

Chemicals giant Bayer sells seeds business to BASF for €5.9bn

Added: 13 Oct 2017

German chemicals manufacturer Bayer has sold a number of its crop seeds business units to BASF for …

Antibiotics

Quantum dots trigger antibiotic treatment boost, research finds

Added: 5 Oct 2017

Research by the University of Colorado at Boulder suggests light-activated nanoparticles could be u…

EEF picks top defence and trade civil servant to succeed Scuoler

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Manufacturers’ association the EEF has appointed a top civil servant at the Department for Internat…

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Government customs union plan draws mixed reaction from industry

Added: 15 Aug 2017

The government’s plan for an interim customs union with the EU has drawn a mixed reaction from memb…

Eurofins’ new £4 million laboratory brings testing under one roof

Added: 4 Aug 2017

Work has finished on Eurofins’ new high-tech laboratory site for testing water and pharmaceutical p…

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GSK pulls out of Ulverston biopharma plans amid major manufacturing shake-up

Added: 19 Jul 2017

Pharmaceutical giant GSK has announced plans to overhaul its manufacturing network in the UK, but s…

EngineeringUK announces new chief executive

Added: 5 Jul 2017

EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.

Consortium wins £1million to develop new family of antibiotics

Added: 5 Jul 2017

Innovate UK has awarded nearly £1million in funding to a consortium developing a platform for the p…

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Process leaders demand Brexit scrutiny and safeguards after Queen's Speech

Added: 21 Jun 2017

Early responses from process industry leaders to the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s appr…

Election analysis: What’s the effect for Brexit and the process industries?

Added: 9 Jun 2017

The hung parliament that has resulted from the general election has increased uncertainty over the …