Innovative technology designed by researchers in York to convert biomass into energy has been shortlisted in a national chemistry competition.


Scientists at the University of York are playing a key role in the quest for a better understanding of how a recently discovered family of enzymes can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars.


Student filmmakers from the University of York will showcase their innovative work at the LUMA Film Festival this weekend.


What if you could finally replace those old expensive servers and move to the cloud? Ditch costly old phone bills and discover VOIP? Send and receive large files without resigning yourself to ages of waiting? All whilst making huge efficiency savings?


York Science Park is reporting a surge in demand for start up space as eight new businesses move into its Springboard facility.

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Thirteen small businesses are creating 130 jobs in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding thanks to the support of the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Business Grant Programme. And, with only five months left until the fund ends, now is the time for ambitious businesses to present their plans and seize success.


An international line-up of experts will debate whether the global response to events in the Middle East and Ukraine are appropriate or effective at the launch night of 2014’s York Festival of Ideas on 12 June.


Could the world face another global financial crash?  Will banks ever regain public trust and what kind of banking reform is necessary to kickstart economic growth and enable credit and other forms of support for new businesses and SME's? What are the consequences of un-elected bodies taking control of major economic policy decisions?

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