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Clinical Trial Launches to Develop Breath Test for Multiple Cancers

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.

This is the first test of its kind to investigate multiple cancer types.

A cancer breath test has huge potential to provide a non-invasive look into what’s happening in the body and could help to find cancer early, when treatment is more likely to be effective.  

NASA uses antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham to assess the impact of space flight on the immune system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham have been used by NASA to assess how long duration space flight affects the immune system.

Improving productivity for businesses: apply for funding

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has up to £2 million to invest in trials of innovative ways to improve productivity for micro, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

The funding is part of the government’s Business Basics Programme, announced as part of the modern Industrial Strategy.

The aim of the programme is to identify and test ideas that encourage SMEs to adopt existing technology and management practices that would improve their productivity.

LifeArc-AUTM technology transfer career training fellowships

Is this you?

  • An academic scientist at the graduate or post-doctoral level in life sciences
  • with little (less than a year) or no direct work experience in technology transfer
  • who has a passion for innovation and would like to train to become a technology transfer professional

If so, please consider applying for one of our training fellowship to get a fast track training route into the world of technology transfer - where you’ll be helping to ensure the great science can make a real difference to patients