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The plastics age

It’s been over 160 years since Alexander Parkes created what many people regard to be the first thermoplastic, Parkesine, in Birmingham (that’s right – plastic is a UK innovation). Though Parkes himself never really achieved commercial success with his wonder …

What are Venturefests?

Venturefest York March 2015, Bruce Colley

Bringing together the tribes of innovation Each Venturefest event aims to bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and local service providers to promote innovation-based activity in a particular region. Each event has its own unique local flavour and sector specialisms, but …