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  • Report on UK Jobs – November 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK Jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for November are: Permanent placements fall again in November The number of […]

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    EMBL and Leica Announce Collaboration

    The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and Leica Microsystems have announced an agreement regarding the development of new imaging technologies based on the principles of Open Innovation. The collaboration is expected to bridge the gap between technology development and commercialisation. The new imaging center at the EMBL, scheduled to open in mid-2021, will provide a […]

  • Zeiss Acquires Saxonia Systems

    Zeiss have today announced that they will be moving from a 25% stake in Saxonia Systems to a complete takeover of the company with completion expected in February 2020. The companies have collaborated on software projects for over 10 years and Zeiss has had a 25% stake since 2018 but the full acquisition, the company […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – October 2019

    Candidate Availability Still Plagues UK Jobs Market The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for October are: Quicker fall […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – June 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for June are: Permanent placements continue to fall modestly Latest data rounded […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – May 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for May are: Permanent placements fall again in May The number of […]

  • Thorlabs

    Thorlabs to Acquire Cirtemo

    Thorlabs has announced their intention to acquire Columbia-based Cirtemo, LLC. Founded in 2012, Cirtemo designs and manufactures patented optical filters, called Multivariate Optical Elements, which are encoded to detect complex chemical compounds. The acquisition includes this technology plus Nanopatterning Tools known as MagAssemble, which are used to “3D print” photolithography masks using nanoparticles. The Cirtemo […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – Feb 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for February are: Permanent placements stagnate in February After a marginal drop […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – Jan 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for January are: Renewed fall in permanent placements… Recruitment consultants registered the […]

  • Horiba Acquires Manta Instruments

    HORIBA, Ltd. (Japan) has announced that HORIBA Instruments Inc (USA) has acquired all shares of MANTA Instruments, Inc. (USA) on January 24, 2019. MANTA has earned a high reputation for its nanoparticle characterisation technology by using a breakthrough multispectral nanoparticle tracking technique that was developed and patented by the University of California, San Diego. This […]

  • UK Report on Jobs – Dec 2018

    Latest Report on UK Jobs The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for December are: Candidate availability continues to […]

  • Bruker

    Bruker Acquires Alicona Imaging

    Bruker Corporation has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares of Alicona Imaging GmbH, a leading provider of optical-based metrology products based in Graz, Austria. The Company said that Alicona’s optical 3D metrology products are a perfect complement to Bruker’s microCT, stylus profiler, white-light interferometry and atomic force microscope (AFM) product suite. The combined […]