Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Campaign launched for a new flying classroom and laboratory


Cranfield University has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its ageing Jetstream 31, part of the National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC), with a new Saab 340B aircraft.
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SME businesses encouraged to take advantage of final stages of grant scheme

Businesses across the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership region are being encouraged to take advantage of the final stages of a grant programme run by Cranfield University, in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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Aviation industry’s digital future gets underway

Cranfield University marked the official start of construction of the new £67m Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) to be built at the Cranfield campus, with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday 15 March.

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Barclays Chairman opens new aviation technology hub at Cranfield University

The Chairman of Barclays, John Mcfarlane, has officially opened the new aviation technology hub at Cranfield University.

The hub is a partnership between Cranfield University and Barclays, establishing the first Eagle Labdedicated to aviation technology,

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Former F1 World Champion inspires Cranfield Motorsport MSc students

Damon Hill OBE, former Formula 1 world champion, recently visited students at Cranfield University studying towards their Advanced Motorsport Engineering MSc and Advanced Motorsport Mechatronics MSc courses.
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New bursary will open up world-class management education to the third sector

A new bursary will open doors for employees working within charities and not-for-profit organisations to allow them to gain a world-class management education qualification.
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Barclays & Cranfield University back entrepreneurs with aviation tech hub

Innovation centre for ‘AvTech’ to open in December, with advice and mentoring for SMEs to accelerate their business and access to world-class experts and facilities
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Metro Bank & Cranfield launch banking master’s-level apprenticeship

Cranfield School of Management has partnered with Metro Bank to launch an MSc in Retail and Digital Banking.

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Cranfield to support Defence Enterprise Export Programme (DEEP)

Cranfield University has been chosen by the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) to be the education provider for the Defence Enterprise Export Programme (DEEP) launched yesterday at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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