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Tech in the East: The January 2019 Roundup

Tim Robinson, COO of TechEast, shares his monthly roundup of the biggest tech news stories from the East of England.

January 2019 was defined by one word: opportunity. From initiatives fuelled by Industrial Strategy, to investments and acquisitions by UK giants with global reach, the funds are in place for ambitious businesses in the East of England.

Funding and expert support from £4.7m EIRA project – universities to boost business success

Seven universities and colleges have banded together to provide expert support to businesses across the East of England. The EIRA project – the acronym stands for Enabling Innovation: Research to Application – was awarded £4.7m from Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund and is now open for applications from businesses looking to innovate by working with academics....