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Oxford scientists develop rapid virus testing technology

Scientists from the University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department and the Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advance Research (OSCAR) have developed a rapid testing technology for COVID-19. The team have been working to improve test capabilities as the virus spreads internationally. The new test gives results in...

AND Digital secures £11 million equity investment

AND Digital, one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies, has secured an £11 million equity investment from the British Growth Fund (BGF) to support its continued growth and global expansion. The company, now employing over 600 people and generating an annual turnover of £42 million, was...

Work starts on largest industrial development in Didcot for 20 years

Didcot Quarter, the largest industrial development in South Oxfordshire for over 20 years, has begun construction which speculatively will provide a total of 310,000 sqft of distribution and logistics space. The construction of the first industrial unit, known at DQ 190 which will cover 190,000 sqft...

Segro commits to £600 million investments in 2020

Slough-based property giant, Segro, has posted strong results in its centenary anniversary year, revealing an impressive 8.9% increase in net asset value per share and a commitment to a capital expenditure programme in excess of £600 million. Segro, the UK’s largest listed property company by market...

Oxford VR secures record £10 million investment

Oxford VR, a virtual reality University of Oxford spin-out, have secured £10 million investment to advance its real-world impact in mental health and accelerate clinical leadership in the United States (US). The company have been developing evidence-based automated psychological treatments using immersive virtual reality, treating...

University in talks to bring Hollywood to Reading

The University of Reading is in discussions to lease space at its Thames Valley Science Park for a major new film studios complex. The proposals for studios and associated creative and digital hub would take up most of the remaining land allocated in the original outline...