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Enter the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science and Technology Awards

Frank Stannard - Friday, May 26, 2017
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The World Nano Foundation's Nano Index Highlights Growth For Nano Companies

Frank Stannard - Friday, February 24, 2017

Over 2016, The World Nano Foundation collected data from nanotechnology businesses from across the world through the Nano Index. Respondents of 2016's Index have produced some enlightening data that both confirms and denies some global industry perceptions and trends in a quite startling set of results. Read More


Nanotechnology's fact, fiction or fake news?

Frank Stannard - Monday, January 09, 2017

For many years, we have read numerous reports about the commercialisation of nanotechnology, or lack of, from sources ranging academic research papers to the commercial and consumer media.

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Smart Money Meets Smart Ideas At Global Summit

Frank Stannard - Friday, May 06, 2016

It's just over a fortnight since the World Nano Summit took place at Business Rocks 2016. The entire event was a resounding success, with a wide variety of engaging speakers, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. We are already looking forward to Business Rocks 2017 for another 48 hours of networking, pitching, learning, partying, a global life-changing Hackathon and awesome live music from big and undiscovered stars! Read More


Where Innovative Ideas Meet Smart Investors

Frank Stannard - Friday, January 29, 2016
We are happy to announce that we will be joining forces with Business Rocks to host the World Nano Summit 2016. Business Rocks takes place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex this April, and will be headlined by Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, who will be joined by a number of world-class speakers. Read More

Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak, Headlines Our Partner's Tech Summit In 2016

Frank Stannard - Tuesday, December 08, 2015

We are proud to announce a partnership with Business Rocks, a Tech Summit which will  be providing a platform for entrepreneurs to meet, learn and gain investment. Business Rocks will be headlined by Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, who will be joined by a number of world-class speakers in Manchester, UK, next April.  Read More


6 Things You Need To Know About R&D tax credits

Frank Stannard - Monday, December 07, 2015

We are currently working with UK R&D tax experts, who can help innovative companies claim tax relief on money they've spent developing their products, services or processes. Putting together a really strong R&D Tax Credits claim is like sifting diamonds out of rough coal. It takes a keen eye for detail and a thorough knowledge of the regulations.  Read More


7 Ways Nanotechnology Could Provide The Solutions To Combat Climate Change

Frank Stannard - Thursday, December 03, 2015

This week we saw global leaders come together in Paris, with the goal of reaching a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is aiming to keep global temperature rises comparable to pre-industrial levels and adapt our societies to existing disruption, and nanotechnology will be one of the key sciences in order to enable and disrupt to make this goal a reality.  Read More


Access Horizon 2020 Funding With 4 Hours Free Expert Coaching

Frank Stannard - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. We are offering 4 hours free coaching for companies wishing to access Horizon 2020 funding. Read More


6 Beautiful Websites In The Nanotechnology Community That You Can Learn From

Frank Stannard - Thursday, November 12, 2015

We've spent many an hour scrolling through websites for nanotechnology organisations, and its always makes us happy when we see a brilliantly made website that you can learn a thing or two about marketing or design from. So we decided to celebrate some of the best sites we had seen, and look at what has been done right in each of them. Read More


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