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South: SEEDA names new chairman

The South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) has named Rob Douglas as the organisation’s new chairman.Economic development minister Rosie Winterton announced the three-year appointment....

Oxford: OI to lead £9m high-growth projects

Oxford Innovation has been appointed to manage two major new programmes worth nearly £9 million that have been launched to support the development of...

Oxford: Spin-out gets £1m from Hong Kong

Isis Innovation, the University of Oxford’s technology transfer company, announced that Zyoxel, a new spin-out company commercialising microbioreactor technology to improve drug discovery and...

Bucks: University launches help in downturn

Buckinghamshire New University is offering assistance for local people and businesses affected by the economic downturn following the launch of its Open 4 Business...

Wycombe: Deal to save club from administration

The deal to save Wycombe Wanderers from plunging into administration was brokered by an ardent supporter who was asked to get involved by other...

Fareham: BTG helps sell Talana Plastics

The successful sale of Fareham manufacturing business Talana Plastics has been secured by Rosemary Penn-Newman and Peter Grinyer of BTG McInnes Corporate Finance. Talana...

Harwell: Orbital Optics in £3.5m deal

Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire is set to become the European centre of a major international organisation, and with it bring investment...

Farnham: Facilitas Brade goes into administration

Ian Corfield and David Crawshaw of KPMG have been appointed joint administrators of Facilitas Brade.The company, based in Farnham, Surrey, specialised in building services,...

Oxford: Manches welcomes new £150m fund

The recent announcement by the Government of its proposed investment of £150 million into a new UK Innovation Investment Fund is to be welcomed...

South: Insolvency totals point to temporary calm

Monthly corporate insolvency figures from KPMG show a substantial drop in the number of companies going into administration. However, London and the South...