What's Happening?

09 October 2018
The Ocean Cleanup gets a little help from an ESA BIC UK start-up
The Ocean Cleanup gets a little help from an ESA BIC UK start-up

A space tech start-up company from the ESA BIC UK has joined The Ocean Cleanup in its mission to rid the world’s oceans of plastics and litter.

08 October 2018
Space technology builds the 'daddy' of travel cots
Space technology builds the 'daddy' of travel cots

A travel cot designed using space technology has struck gold with dads.

05 October 2018
Celebrate all things computing this half term
Celebrate all things computing this half term

Members of the public are invited to take a peek behind the scenes at some of our facilities as we celebrate computing at Daresbury Laboratory and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory later this month.

04 October 2018
Brit on 'cloud nine' after global photo win
Brit on 'cloud nine' after global photo win

A British photographer has wowed even himself by winning a global photo competition.

01 October 2018
STFC's Daresbury Laboratory gears up to test next generation of cancer treatment
STFC's Daresbury Laboratory gears up to test next generation of cancer treatment

In May, STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory signed a major agreement with British company Advanced Oncotherapy, to build a mass assembly and testing centre for the world’s next generation of proton therapy to treat cancer.

27 September 2018
A step closer to unlocking the mysteries of the universe
A step closer to unlocking the mysteries of the universe

There’s still a long way to go in answering some of the Universe’s most thought-provoking questions: gravity makes stones roll down a hill and not up, but what actually is gravity? Are there extra dimensions of space? What is dark energy? Why do we even exist?

26 September 2018
Testing what could be the world's most powerful 'green' magnet at Daresbury Lab
Testing what could be the world's most powerful 'green' magnet at Daresbury Lab

Future particle accelerators could be based on super-magnets designed at STFC.

26 September 2018
Rocketing its way to business success – Open Cosmos graduates from the ESA BIC UK
Rocketing its way to business success – Open Cosmos graduates from the ESA BIC UK

Space tech start-up Open Cosmos has graduated from the ESA Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK), having celebrated a series of significant business milestones during its incubation period.

26 September 2018
Start-up company drives technology for safer, more reliable autonomous vehicles – at the STFC CERN BIC
Start-up company drives technology for safer, more reliable autonomous vehicles – at the STFC CERN BIC

The autonomous vehicle industry is innovating fast, with UK production of autonomous cars expected to grow significantly by 2030.

21 September 2018
SCARF Annual Report now available
SCARF Annual Report now available

SCARF, the high performance computing cluster for STFC facilities and users, has published an annual report for 2016-2017.

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