Composeher launch photo

GSA Choir announces Composeher – an ambitious project to create new choral music composed by women

Mark McIntyre blog

Kickstarter campaign launched to raise vital £4,000 The Glasgow School of Art Choir (GSA Choir) has announced its most ambitious project to date to commission, perform and promote seven new pieces of choral music created by leading contemporary composers. Entitled “Composeher”, the initiative aims to address the under-representation of female composers that is evident across the music industry. With backing …

Venues confirmed for NnG offshore wind farm supply chain events

Mark McIntyre blog

EDF Renewables and ESB, joint owners of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, today confirm the four venues for the project’s series of supply chain events next month. Scottish businesses interested in being part of the NnG supply chain are invited to register for the events where the project team and Tier 1 contractors will showcase how more …

Stagecoach new bus design

Stagecoach unveils people-powered new look buses as it marks 40 years of connecting communities

Mark McIntyre blog

Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, has unveiled a brand new look for its iconic buses, shaped by the needs of customers it proudly serves across the UK, every day. The new bus design is part of a wider commitment from Stagecoach to simplify, modernise and enhance its customer experience, whilst reaffirming the customer-first approach that runs through …

Constellation Cold Logistics

Arcus Infrastructure Partners establishes European cold chain infrastructure platform with creation of Constellation Cold Logistics

Mark McIntyre blog

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”), an independent fund manager focused on mid-market, value-add infrastructure investments in Europe, announced today the creation of, and a significant investment in, Constellation Cold Logistics (“Constellation” or the “Company”), which is a platform comprising market-leading European cold storage and logistics businesses.  Constellation’s platform companies are essential infrastructure partners to a large and diversified group of food …

Maritime Minister visits new port to see progress

Dylan Macdonald Port of Tilbury

Nusrat Ghani MP, Maritime Minister, visited the Port of Tilbury – London’s major port – today for an overview of the Forth Ports Group’s flagship investment – the new 160 acre port terminal, Tilbury2 – alongside the community outreach, employment and re-training programmes to support former armed forces personnel and their families get back-to-work, utilising the Tilbury on the Thames Trust’s high-tech simulator suite.

Fios Genomics team

Strategic Partnership seen as a gamechanger for Edinburgh-based Fios Genomics

Mark McIntyre blog

Edinburgh-based bioinformatics company, Fios Genomics (“Fios”), which helps pharmaceutical and biotech companies to analyse the large amounts of data generated during drug development, has announced a strategic partnership with one of the world’s largest contract research organisations, Charles River Laboratories, (“Charles River”). Through this partnership, Charles River clients worldwide will have access to Fios’s expertise in bioinformatics, statistics and biology …

Macfarlane truck

Macfarlane Group Acquires Business of Armagrip

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Group

In line with its strategy of building the business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth, Macfarlane Group PLC, (“Macfarlane”) the UK’s largest distributor of protective packaging, announces the acquisition of the business of Teesside-based Armagrip Limited (“Armagrip”). Armagrip is a well-established protective packaging distribution business that focuses on customers primarily in the industrials sector across the North of …

Kyowa Kirin Announces Marketing Authorisation Application for Istradefylline Validated by European Medicines Agency

Mark McIntyre blog

Tokyo, Japan, January 6th , 2020 — Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4151 President and CEO: Masashi Miyamoto, “Kyowa Kirin”) today announces that its marketing authorisation application (MAA) for istradefylline (KW-6002) as an adjunctive treatment to levodopa-based regimens in adult patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) experiencing “OFF” time, has been validated by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and is now under …