Nuclear research facility gets multi-million pound boost
Plans to develop a new nuclear manufacturing research and development facility in Derby have received a £9 million funding boost. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has awarded Derby City Council £6.875 million from its Getting Building Fund and £2.2 million from its Growing Places Fund – to support the development of a Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing […]
Derby Property Summit: How the city is building confidence in its future
Derby Market Place (July 15 2021, Derby News) Growing investor confidence is fuelling the regeneration of Derby – that was the message delivered to delegates at this year’s Derby Property Summit. Held as a hybrid event at Derby Market Place and QUAD yesterday, the property showcase saw around 60 people attend in person, with hundreds […]
Rolls-Royce teams up with JLR for all-electric plane record bid
(July 13 2021, Derby News) Rolls-Royce has announced it has teamed up with Jaguar Land Rover for an attempt to break the record for the fastest all-electric plane. The 300mph ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft completed its first runway taxiing tests earlier this year. Now, according to the engineering giant, which has its civil aerospace division […]
University toasts awards double
(July 7 2021, Derby News) The University of Derby is celebrating after securing a double success in awards which recognise innovation and excellence. The university has scooped two 2021 Blackboard Catalyst Awards – one for Optimising Student Experience and the other for Training & Professional Development. The awards recognise and honour innovation and excellence in […]