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New Centre To Bring Benefits Of Electron Microscopy To North West SMEs

The new Nano Investigation Centre at Liverpool (NICaL) provides regional SMEs with FREE access to the latest state-of-the-art microscopy instrumentation, together with experienced analysts and material scientists The facility, supported by the Northwest European Regional Development Fund, aims to help SMEs improve their productivity and competitiveness by linking them to technology and expertise that will […]

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The Queens Award for Enterprise 2014

Does your business deserve to be recognised for its achievements? Register for the 2014 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise today. Recognised as the most prestigious awards for UK business, they are highly prized and the benefits of winning are enormous. As a winner, you’ll join an elite group of UK businesses who can display the prestigious […]

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NAA Update: This is a bumper edition of your newsletter containing lots of important information that may offer significant benefits for your business – please take a few minutes to review the stories

There have recently been many important automotive announcements, such as the launch of the Automotive Sector Strategy and the associated Advanced Propulsion Centre and the Automotive Investment Organisation (AIO), which are summarised below in this newsletter, along with the latest news that the new Bentley SUV is to be manufactured at Crewe with £800m investment […]

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NAA Business Excellence Programme Update: Opportunities for Additional Business Excellence Members

I’m delighted to welcome seven new members to the Business Excellence Programme, all of these companies have joined since June. Last month I reported that we had been successful in securing a £1.1 million extension to the Business Excellence Programme to June 2015 from the European Regional Development Fund. Prior to the extension we had […]

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In the Driving Seat: Andrew Lyons, University of Liverpool

Andrew Lyons, Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management, University of Liverpool, is a member of various institutions and has a number of other responsibilities, but we think that ‘visiting lecturer at the Universities of Grenoble & Valencia’ sounds like one of the more appealing duties… Read more Name Andrew Lyons Company University of Liverpool […]

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Investing in England's North West - European Regional Development Fund
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