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University of Birmingham spinout company ChromaTwist named 'one to watch'

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University of Birmingham spinout company ChromaTwist has been named 'one to watch' in a competition recognising University-bred entrepreneurs.

Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer

Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer
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A new type of test that uses complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Chemical recycling makes useful product from waste bioplastic

Chemical recycling makes useful product from waste bioplastic
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A faster, more efficient way of recycling plant-based "bioplastics" has been developed by a team of scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Bath.

Birmingham's future research and innovation leaders awarded flagship fellowships

Birmingham's future research and innovation leaders awarded flagship fellowships
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Three Birmingham scientists have been awarded prestigious research grants through the latest round of UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Fellowships.

Scientists working to improve facemasks used by COVID-19 frontline NHS staff

Scientists working to improve facemasks used by COVID-19 frontline NHS staff
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Scientists at the Healthcare Technologies Institute, University of Birmingham and King's College London are working on a solution to improve the seal and fit of facemasks used in hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis.

Scientists create 'Chemical gardens' that can be used as bone substitute materials

Scientists create 'Chemical gardens' that can be used as bone substitute materials
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A new way of making bone-replacement materials that allows for cells to grow around and inside them has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Metal mimicry: Healthcare Technologies Institute exhibit at Thinktank Lates

Metal mimicry: Healthcare Technologies Institute exhibit at Thinktank Lates
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The University of Birmingham Public Engagement with Research Team recently organised the Thinktank Lates event at the Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum.

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge
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Developed by University of Birmingham academics, liquid air energy storage could play a part in helping to crack the global challenge faced by electricity providers of balancing power supply and demand.

Dr Sophie Cox shortlisted for West Midlands Tech Award

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Dr Sophie Cox, a lecturer in Healthcare Technologies has been shortlisted for the Woman in Tech award at the West Midlands Tech Awards 2019.

lifETIME CDT rotational training course

lifETIME CDT rotational training course
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The lifETIME CDT rotational training course was held on 14th – 18th October 2019 at the University of Birmingham and Aston University respectively.

Method for 3D printing of soft materials in fine detail

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University of Birmingham's Healthcare Technologies Institute scientists have developed an innovative approach to the 3D printing of soft materials with additive manufacturing.

New Multi-partner £6.5M grant will help scientists, engineers, and clinicians train algorithms to solve energy, manufacturing, and healthcare problems

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University of Birmingham experts have recently won funding from the UK Government's EPSRC, to enhance productivity and efficiency across the healthcare and manufacturing sectors.
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