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Friday, 20 April 2018 09:07

Race Team on Track for New Race Season

180419 UWR Group Shot New LiveryUniversity of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students have unveiled their 2018 MSVR Formula 3 Cup racing car at the £10 million Telford Innovation Campus.

The launch event saw team sponsors, students and staff gather together to see the new livery for the very first time ahead of the first race of the 2018 season.

For the past two years, UWR has taken second place in the national F3 Cup Driver’s Championship.

A programme to help regional businesses to tap into potential contracts for HS2 and other public sector contracts is being rolled out after a successful pilot scheme.
Get on Track was launched by the West Midlands Manufacturing Club (WMMC), part of the University of Wolverhampton’s Business Solutions Centre, to help companies improve the way they bid for tenders.
The scheme aims to help businesses capitalise on the bid and tender opportunities arising from HS2 and other public procurement.

The University of Wolverhampton is to play a central role in a £600k project to develop an anti-cancer therapy as part of an international research and development collaboration.

The Jiangsu-UK Industrial Challenge Programme, co-funded by Innovate UK and Jiangsu Science and Technology Department in China, includes £90k of laboratory-based research to be carried out by the Cancer Research Group in the University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Kevin Rogers CEO of PaycareA Wolverhampton-based Health Cash Plan provider is celebrating after being shortlisted in not one, but two, categories in the Express & Star Business Awards 2018.

Paycare has been selected as a finalist in both the Growth & Innovation and Community Champion categories, with judges recognising its positive development strategy to enhance Policyholder services, its ability to develop, design and implement new ideas, products and services, as well as its continued drive to give back to the communities it serves.

SLIME TIME intu Merry HillChildren will get to doodle on a giant slime colouring wall, capture and share photos in a slime photo booth and even customise their own slime at intu Merry Hill this month, when the shopping centre launches a ‘Slime Time’ event in partnership with kids brand (and Slime experts!) Nickelodeon.

The free event on Tuesday 10th April will also see children who have already registered online be slimed within a specially created 'Slimeulator' that is touring 13 of intu’s UK shopping destinations.

IMG 20180327 WA0028SSP UK, a leading operator of food and drink concessions in travel locations, has partnered with Italian drinks brand Bottega to open a new Bottega Prosecco Bar at Birmingham Airport later this week. The new outlet brings the atmosphere and ambiance of a typical Venetian Bacaro bar to the international traveller.

Deeply rooted in the Italian tradition of fine wine and food, Bottega Prosecco Bar offers a broad selection of wines, along with traditional finger food and specialties, that can be enjoyed all day in a relaxed environment. The bar at Birmingham features a selection of dishes popular with airport passengers, given an Italian twist. It also features an Italian breakfast menu to meet the needs of travellers at all times of the day.

Millennium Stadium MemoriesWolves fans are being encouraged to relive one of the best days in the club’s modern-day history and raise money for Cure Leukaemia and the National Autistic Society in the process.

The ‘Millennium Stadium Memories’ event, which is being sponsored by In-Comm Training, will celebrate the famous 3-0 Play-Off final victory against Sheffield United by holding a special dinner - exactly 15 years to the day.

TUI UK’s first programme launch after last year’s re-brand reveals ambitious growth plans with an additional aircraft positioned out of Birmingham Airport, an 11% increase in seat numbers and four new routes for summer 2019.

Recognising that not everyone wants to holiday for 7 or 14 nights, customers can find more 10 and 11 night stays thanks to an additional aircraft based in Birmingham. Customers flying from Birmingham Airport will see an increase of almost 120,000 seats offering holidaymakers more choice and flexibility than ever before.

In Comm Opening PR LThe West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.

In-Comm Training unveiled the 24,000 sq ft training space in Aldridge today, which has been a true employer-led collaboration with no fewer than 12 manufacturers contributing investment, expertise and input into its creation.

EntrustThe University of Wolverhampton has signed a new partnership with one of the largest providers of school improvement service in the country.

The University and Entrust are now working together to help support teachers and teaching staff in Staffordshire.

The University’s Institute of Education will accredit a range of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses to Master’s Level.

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