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17 June 2019
£55 million investment raised by ESA BIC UK companies in the last 8 years
£55 million investment raised by ESA BIC UK companies in the last 8 years

New research has shown that the companies that have taken part in the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK) have collectively raised over £55 million in equity investment in the last eight years.

13 June 2019
International team of scientists explore the secrets of Saturn's rings
International team of scientists explore the secrets of Saturn's rings

An international team of scientists have studied the intricate characteristics of Saturn’s mysterious rings in never-before-seen detail, it has been revealed in a paper published today. 

13 June 2019
15,000 free books for UK schools to celebrate global space mission
15,000 free books for UK schools to celebrate global space mission

To celebrate the UK’s involvement with one of the most globally-anticipated space missions, the James Webb Space Telescope, STFC is launching a new project to encourage thousands of British students to realise their inner space scientist by offering them new teaching resources that include 15,000 free books.

11 June 2019
Greener energy, safer roads and improved flood protection
Greener energy, safer roads and improved flood protection

Protecting and improving the nation’s vital infrastructure – such as energy, transport and digital communications – is about to become easier, as the first successful results of a world-leading computing project are being showcased.

10 June 2019
New Delivery Plan outlines our vision for research and innovation in the UK
New Delivery Plan outlines our vision for research and innovation in the UK

Ambitious delivery plans published today outline how UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which includes STFC, will work with its partners to ensure that world-leading research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK. 

08 June 2019
Scientists honoured in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours list
Scientists honoured in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours list

STFC congratulates our colleagues Dr Paul Collier, Professor David Southwood, Dr Jessica Wade and STFC partner David Parr on being honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2019.

07 June 2019
STFC seeks new Council members
STFC seeks new Council members

STFC is currently seeking new members to sit on its Council.

06 June 2019
Could computers be the next tool to help tackle hospital superbugs?
Could computers be the next tool to help tackle hospital superbugs?

Hospital superbugs such as MRSA or E.coli could soon be under attack from a new generation of drugs designed with the help of advanced computing technologies from STFC and IBM Research.

05 June 2019
New project will ignite a passion for science in underserved communities
New project will ignite a passion for science in underserved communities

A ground-breaking new initiative aims to spark a passion for science in communities across the UK by inviting them to develop tailor-made activities in partnership with their local science centres.

04 June 2019
STFC spin-out secures £1.5m in new funding
STFC spin-out secures £1.5m in new funding

STFC spin-out, The Electrospinning Company, has secured £1.5M in Series A funding which it intends to use to grow sales of existing product and develop new biomaterials.

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