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Yorkshire and Humber business support safeguarded

Regional Development Agency Yorkshire Forward is in negotiations to extend the Business Link Yorkshire contract after securing approval from the Department of Business Innovation and Skills to provide continued funding beyond March 2011.

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Tissuemed announces collaboration with Medtronic for exclusive distribution of innovative neurosurgical film

Leeds based Tissuemed - a leading company in the research, development, design and manufacture of medical products based on adhesive polymer technology - has today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with US based Medtronic – one of the largest medical technology companies in the world.

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Yorkshire Forward continues to support CenFRA

Europe’s leading centre of robotic and automation excellence, CenFRA Ltd, has announced that it has secured firm funding from Yorkshire Forward until at least March 2011.

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Outlook for Yorkshire and Humber’s Jobs Market Remains Positive

The number of people employed in Yorkshire and Humber has increased by 9,000 in the last quarter, according to new Labour Market Statistics from the Office of National Statistics, released this week.

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Investment to spark new Sheffield start-up

A new Sheffield start-up, named after a 19th century scientist, is ready to spark into life after becoming one of the first companies to receive an investment from Finance Yorkshire.