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Vicky Ford MEP visits Norwich Research Park

Vicky Ford, Member of the European Parliament for the East of England, visited Norwich Research Park on Friday 18th November to see for herself the latest developments in science and innovation coming from the institutes and companies based on the park. Vicky is a full member of the Industry, Research and Energy committee and her [...]

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Norwich Research Park attracts angels

Norwich Research Park attracts angels

Now is an exciting time for angel investment: there are many interesting opportunities emerging from the research community and tax incentives from Government for those that support early-stage businesses. The Norwich Research Park is hosting an angel event on 16th November to launch its new Venta programme. The Venta programme is designed to bring early-stage [...]

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British research leads to UK launch of Beneforté broccoli

A new variety of broccoli with higher levels of a key phytonutrient is now available in UK shops thanks to experts working on both the biology of plants and the link between human nutrition and health. The new broccoli, which will be known as Beneforté, was developed from publicly-funded research at two of the UK’s [...]

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Budding young scientists get ‘Inside Science’

Sixteen of Norfolk’s most talented budding scientists recently took the opportunity of getting inside the science on the Norwich Research Park by attending a series of talks and activities with some of the leading researchers working on the park.  The ‘Inside Science’ scheme, now in its 5th year, invited applications from the most gifted and [...]

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Support for budding scientists

Support for budding scientists

Over 200 pupils from fifteen Norfolk schools came to the Norwich Research Park recently to find out what it’s really like to work in science. “We have a good take-up of science, but many students don’t know where it could lead them,” says science teacher Caroline Nair from Wymondham High School. “We were certainly not [...]

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Beer Today, Champagne Tomorrow?

Beer Today, Champagne Tomorrow?

We are all aware that climate change is happening, but how will it affect us in East Anglia? Norfolk currently has the ideal climate and soil conditions for growing malting barley, the major ingredient of beer and whisky, but climate change could be bad news for barley growers and good news for wine producers. Plant [...]

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