New television studio opens at MediaCityUK

Television company dock10 has launched a new studio called HQ8 at MediaCityUK in Manchester.The facility offers 750 sq ft of space which is suitable for small sets and has green screen capabilities as well as post production infrastructure.HQ8 promises to provide "affordable but professional studio hire" for creative agencies and digital content ... Read More...

Edge Hill University delivering £400,000 research project

Edge Hill University is working on a high-profile new project involving Europe’s biggest research and innovation programme.The institution's Department of Computer Science is delivering a £400,000 work package for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 initiative which explores the quality of open-source computer software.The ‘Crossminer’ project will assess freely available open-source software, ... Read More...

Cinema chain Vue appoints Wirral digital firm to provide interactive kiosks

A Wirral-based firm has been appointed by cinema chain Vue to provide new state-of-the-art ticketing machines.The kiosks will be installed at the entertainment specialist’s iconic Leicester Square branch in London’s West End as part of a £6.6 million investment.Interactive kiosk and digital technology design manufacturer Evoke Creative successfully trialled its ... Read More...

Citylabs £60m campus expansion given the go-ahead

Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has received the go-ahead for the £60 million expansion of its Citylabs biomedical campus.Bruntwood will deliver the Citylabs 2.0 and 3.0 development on behalf of the joint venture between MSP and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after Manchester City Council approved the project.Designed by architects Sheppard ... Read More...

Techspace One facility launches in Cheshire

A new development aimed at businesses in the biomedical and technology sectors has launched in Cheshire.Sci-Tech Daresbury held a breakfast event to showcase Techspace One's facilities, which include 46,000 sq ft of laboratory space, Grade A office accommodation, meeting hubs and breakout areas.Attendees were given demonstrations in virtual reality, 3D printing, ... Read More...

Businesses ‘must be transparent’ on use of workplace technology

Transparency is “vital” in balancing new data-gathering workplace technology with employee rights, according to a North West human resources expert.According to Lee Jefcott, employment partner at Brabners, companies are increasingly seeking advice on the use of innovations which monitor staff performance and use of facilities and locations within office buildings.Speaking ... Read More...