SETsquared Surrey member lookred® to win a competition run by Skolkovo, Russia's Silicon Valley

11thSep 2012

lookred® has recently become a winner of a competition launched by the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, to design the ‘new school’ concept. Skolkovo is the Russian Silicon Valley project where most of the world’s major technology companies are involved.

Acupuncture is of benefit for some types of chronic pain

11thSep 2012

An international research collaboration, involving the University of Southampton, has shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for chronic pain in patients with chronic back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, and chronic headache.

Micrima closes on £1.5m finance round for breast cancer screening technology

10thSep 2012

Micrima, the Bristol-based company developing a safe, low-cost system to improve the detection of breast cancer, has secured a further £600,000 of investment taking the now closed finance round to its maximum £1.5m raise.

The company, originally a spin-out from the University of Bristol, has secured additional funding from both existing and new angel investors together with matched funding from the Government backed Angel CoFund.