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Wed 18 Apr 2018
PROFESSIONALS and business leaders from across York celebrated the official opening of Handelsbanken’s new office in the city. Read more...
Wed 18 Apr 2018
York Press latest appointments.  Read more...
Wed 18 Apr 2018
A NEW programme aimed at supporting York graduates to set up their own business has got of the ground with assistance from one of the city’s law firms.  Read more...
Wed 4 Apr 2018
Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors Read more...
Tue 3 Apr 2018
The University of York is to lead on a £5 million project to develop the bioeconomy across Yorkshire, the Humber region and the Tees Valley. Read more...
Tue 3 Apr 2018
Companies, universities and organisations across the North will join forces with counterparts across the UK on the new £40m Institute of Coding, which it is hoped will plug the UK digital skills shortage. Read more...
Tue 3 Apr 2018
£33 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund will support immersive technologies, with opportunities for businesses and researchers to work together Read more...
Wed 28 Mar 2018
A funding scheme managed by the University of York has awarded grants totalling more than half a million pounds - resulting in the creation of 18 jobs.  Read more...
Tue 27 Mar 2018
The government has announced the launch of a new strategy to support the export of cyber security technology. On Monday (26th March) International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox unveiled the new Cyber Security Export Strategy, which aims to promote the “UK’s world-leading expertise and strengthen defence capabilities in the UK and allied countries.” Read more...
Tue 27 Mar 2018
Will we ever find life on planets around other stars? STEPHEN LEWIS spoke to a York astrophysicist who thinks we will - and quite soon Read more...
Mon 19 Mar 2018
Search marketing agency Epiphany will again be running Code in the Dark - a competition pitting the best front-end developers against one another in front of a live audience - as part of the Leeds Digital Festival. Read more...
Fri 16 Mar 2018
TAKING on the Nimbys and unpeeling the procurement onion are on the agenda for Liz Truss after visiting business leaders in York. Read more...
Tue 13 Mar 2018
York Science Park CEO, Tracey Smith, has been recognised as one of the North’s most influential business leaders at the Northern Power Women’s third annual awards ceremony this week. Read more...
Mon 12 Mar 2018
Janet Jay has been appointed as the new business development manager at York Science Park Limited, responsible for supporting existing residents and attracting new businesses to the 21-acre science and technology park facilities in York.  Read more...
Mon 12 Mar 2018
Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP has today announced the appointment of Mark Davies. Mark will be a key addition to the firm, further strengthening its existing banking and finance team. His appointment follows on from a successful year that saw the firm, which has an office in York, complete several high-profile deals and transactions.  Read more...
Wed 7 Mar 2018
A FORMER MI6 spy has been lined up to speak at this year’s York Professionals Annual Dinner. The event, which is being held on May 24 at York Racecourse, will see Julian Fisher speak about the secretive world of espionage, secret dealings and illicit liaisons as he talks about his former life as a MI6 operational officer. Read more...
Wed 7 Mar 2018
THE body representing the professional services sector in York has welcomed two new directors to its board. The new directors at York Professionals have been appointed in a bit to further strengthen the group’s vision to grow and showcase the community of professionals in York that are recognised as leaders in their field. The appointments of Elliot Rich of The Alternative Board and Susie Mortonson of Harrowells ensures “greater representation of the professional services industry in the business support and legal sectors” according to chairwoman Anne Taylor. Read more...
Wed 7 Mar 2018
A YORK company that develops compounds to tackle health issues including obesity has granted an exclusive licence for use of its products to an Italian food supplement specialist. Read more...
Thu 22 Feb 2018
A PILOT event in York provided businesses with an insight into potential future talent and students with an opportunity to learn about local employers. The 'Challenge-a-thon’, held in the Innovation Centre Conference Suite at York Science Park, brought together a cross-section of the city’s students and three local businesses. Such was its success, a plan is now in progress to develop the initiative further. Delivered in response to feedback from bioscience companies, Science City York organised the event to instigate professional interaction with students from Askham Bryan, York College and York St John University. Read more...
Tue 20 Feb 2018
On Thursday 15th March, Make It York will hold their third Stand & Deliver event. Taking place from 6pm at the Ron Cooke Hub, University of York; four businesses will each have ten minutes to pitch to a panel of investors and convince them that they have the potential to grow and succeed. Read more...
Sun 18 Feb 2018
SCIENTISTS from the University of York are part of a team of researchers which has discovered enzymes in fungi capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood. Read more...
Tue 13 Feb 2018
A TECHNOLOGY and media company in York has launched a new smartphone app that developers believe will rival the likes of SnapChat and WhatsApp. Read more...
Fri 9 Feb 2018
THE prestigious York Design Awards will celebrate and promote good design across the city for a 12th year after being launched this week. Read more...
Wed 7 Feb 2018
A START-UP soap maker is reporting threefold monthly increases in turnover after moving to new laboratory facilities in York. Read more...
Thu 25 Jan 2018
BRE is looking for SMEs with innovative products or services which could lower carbon emissions in the built environment. The open challenge is part of the Hertfordshire Low Carbon Innovation Network project, run by BRE in partnership with us and the Green Triangle and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Eligible SMEs will have the opportunity to participate in an innovation showcase, as well as other meet the buyer events, and receive 12 hours of free innovation support.  Read more...
Tue 23 Jan 2018
Meridian Line Films are thrilled to receive an award at the 7th China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF), for their recent documentary series, China: Time of Xi, broadcast on Discovery Asia-Pacific, CCTV-4 and CCTV-9 from October 2017. Hosted by Danny Forster, Dr. Jordan Nguyen and Mary-Ann Ochota, the series reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The series itself focuses on what drives Xi Jinping, who must maintain the growth of the world’s second largest economy, and what China can offer the world. A panel of leading experts including former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, economist Dambisa Moyo and author Martin Jacques also feature across the series.  Read more...
Tue 23 Jan 2018
To mark its 30th anniversary, a York PR agency is offering 30 free hours of its time and expertise to a local charity in 2018. The Partners Group, which employs a team of eight at its offices on The Mount is urging local charities and community groups to nominate themselves to take up the 30 hours on offer. Read more...
Wed 17 Jan 2018
ANDREW JACKSON SUPPORTS FAMILY MEDIATION WEEK WITH FREE CLINICS Award-winning family team bucks national trend with increase in mediation work  Read more...
Wed 17 Jan 2018
YORK researchers say they have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent. A team from the University of York conducted a series of experiments with more than 3,000 participants who were asked to play games. They found that video game concepts did not ‘prime’ players to behave in certain ways and that increasing the realism of violent video games did not necessarily increase aggression in game players. Read more...
Mon 15 Jan 2018
More than 700 people attended a day of inspirational short talks outlining some of the world-leading research taking place at the University of York. Members of the public, academics and students attended a day of free, 15-minute talks showcasing the University’s innovative research.  Read more...
Wed 10 Jan 2018
A MONTHLY event for technology businesses in York is returning in 2018 with a relaunch to encourage growth in the city’s digital economy. Initially started last year to bring together York-based and regional technology business, Tech Scene York has gone from strength to strength and is now back for 2018 under the new banner of Tech York. Organised by Science City York, which forms part of part of Make It York, and the University of York, Tech York will take place next week on Thursday 18 from 5.30pm to 8pm. Read more...
Wed 10 Jan 2018
Over recent years much has been written about big-data and how it’s going to change almost everything. The continuous development in chip technology, the speed of the internet, cloud computing, and our ability to costeffectively store and analyse vast quantities of data mean that big-data is rapidly becoming a reality. Here’s a mind-boggling fact – more data has been created in the past two years than in the entire previous history of the human race, and this growth trend will continue. Read more...
Sat 30 Dec 2017
UNIVERSITY of York professor Pratibha Gai has been appointed a Dame (DBE)for services to chemical sciences and technology. Read more...
Mon 18 Dec 2017
Robotics and artificial intelligence (RAI) businesses are being invited to participate in a programme that could help them put forward a strong proposition when seeking investment. Read more...
Mon 11 Dec 2017
Companies in Yorkshire and the Humber created jobs at one of the fastest paces in the UK in November, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional PMI report.  Read more...
Tue 5 Dec 2017
Tech startup RotaCloud has relocated to York city centre after outgrowing two offices at York Science Park in Heslington. Read more...
Mon 4 Dec 2017
York‘s Guild of Media Arts has a new Master from December 4th 2017: Ideas Group marketing director, Ann Gurnell takes up the reigns to lead this 21st century Guild into it’s 3rd year. – Just another 657 years to catch up with York’s oldest Guild The Company of Merchant Adventurers. Read more...
Fri 1 Dec 2017
Catalyst IT a York-based, IT solutions business, romped over the finish line at the 2017 Press Business Awards on Thursday 23 November, winning The Employer of the Year Award. Read more...
Fri 1 Dec 2017
BUSINESSES in the region are being urged to take advantage of free training offered to help upskill staff, raise productivity and boost business growth. Read more...
Fri 24 Nov 2017
HUNDREDS of business people from across the region gathered in York last night for the 27th annual Press Business Awards which saw a global innovator from Rillington take the top crown. Read more...
Thu 23 Nov 2017
The Universities of York and Maastricht have agreed a major partnership in which they will establish joint research projects, teaching collaborations, knowledge exchange, student exchanges and sharing best practice among their staff.  Read more...
Tue 21 Nov 2017
Businesses across Yorkshire are being urged not to miss out on an extra £30m of funding being made available as part of Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme.  Read more...
Wed 15 Nov 2017
A FIRM of York scientists developing food ingredients to boost weight loss is to launch a new product range in the new year featuring muesli pots and coffee and tea blends. Read more...
Wed 15 Nov 2017
YORK business week is returning for its seventh year next week with more than 35 events being staged across the city. Read more...
Mon 6 Nov 2017
YORK is to become the UK’s first Ultra Fibre Optic city as communications giant TalkTalk starts work on the second phase of a new network in the city. Read more...
Fri 3 Nov 2017
Work has now started in the village of Dringhouses marking the start of the second phase of York’s ultra-fibre optic network from TalkTalk. Read more...
Fri 3 Nov 2017
Andrew Jackson is delighted to announce that it remains a top ranked law firm in the York, Hull & surrounds region, according to Chambers & Partners, a leading guide to the UK's top law firms. Read more...
Wed 1 Nov 2017
TICKETS for the 2017 Press Business Awards are now on sale.  Read more...
Wed 18 Oct 2017
YORK based virtual reality game designer New Moon Studios saw its latest creation tested out by a host of celebrities after being appointed to deliver a project for CoppaFeel. Read more...
Tue 17 Oct 2017
Tancream has been named winner of the Outstanding New Product/Service (less than 2 years) category at the 2017 Global Business Excellence Awards.  Read more...
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