Month: February 2016

February 25, 2016

EU referendum: the impact on Horizon 2020 participation for the UK

With the Prime Minister announcing that the referendum on Britain’s EU membership will be held on 23 June, attention has now turned to the impact so-called Brexit might have on UK business and the economy.

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SwiftKey acquisition puts spotlight on UK innovation grants

Following the recent acquisition of smartphone keyboard app maker SwiftKey by Microsoft for a reported $250m, government innovation agency Innovate UK was quick to trumpet the fact that it had supported the then fledgling start-up back in 2008 with two grants.

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February 22, 2016

BVE 2016 event to showcase the best of UK broadcast and production technology

Taking place at the London Excel from 23-25 February, BVE is the UK’s largest event covering the UK Television and film industry.  The event is expected to attract over 15,000 visitors from more than 60 countries and features 250 of the leading manufacturers and distributors of professional production and broadcast equipment and systems.

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February 18, 2016

MSC R&D achieves ISO 9001

MSC R&D has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification for its integrated fast-track client services for  grants and R&D tax relief.

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February 3, 2016

Smart applications soar by a third as companies rush to beat deadline

The number of companies applying for Smart awards has jumped by over 30% in the latest figures seen by MSC R&D.

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