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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…

GSK Ware

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…

Sellafield nuclear facility

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 …

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Former Labour MP Iain Wright replaces Stan Higgins as NEPIC chief

Added: 1 Jun 2017

Former Labour MP Iain Wright has been named as the new chief executive officer of the North East Pr…

More than £0.3 mill in R&D on offer to engineering innovators

Added: 30 May 2017

Seven engineering innovators will have the chance to share £350,000 of R&D support in a competition…

Pumps for pharma: it’s a delicate balance

Added: 30 May 2017

A great deal of specialist knowledge comes into play when choosing pumps for challenging pharmaceut…

Research

Academies: Brexit will see multi-million pound gap in STEM research support

Added: 24 May 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union will leave a significant gap in support for the country…

BPE chief Shott wins top UK engineering prize

Added: 24 May 2017

Ian Shott, chairman of pharmaceutical and fine chemical sector consultancy BPE, has been awarded on…

Antibiotics

Reduced profit margins hampering antibiotics production

Added: 15 May 2017

Antibiotics used to treat common infections are becoming more difficult to access because they are …

National Apprenticeship Week

Engineers challenge Westminster with their own manifesto

Added: 8 May 2017

Greater use of engineering skills can solve a host of the UK’s most pressing social issues, includi…

Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Added: 8 May 2017

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggest…

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New ABPI chief Anson names organisation's priorities for sector

Added: 8 May 2017

Lisa Anson, the newly appointed president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry…

Compact pumps for sensitive ingredients

Added: 6 Dec 2016

CSF MAE progressive cavity self-priming pumps are suited to transferring low viscosity products, sa…

HBM weighing solutions target counterfeit pharmaceuticals

Added: 6 Dec 2016

The European Union is providing measures designed to prevent counterfeit pharmaceuticals from enter…

Downing Street promise of £2bn R&D increase applauded by sector

Added: 21 Nov 2016

Science and engineering leaders have been quick to welcome Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcemen…

Biomass polymer

‘Nuisance’ polymer becomes biomass breakthrough

Added: 23 Oct 2016

A team of scientists at Swiss research institution École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) …