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Sumo Digital agrees Disney gaming partnership

Sheffield-based video game development studio Sumo Digital has agreed a partnership with Disney on its Infinity 3.0 game.

Disney Infinity 3.0 is the latest instalment in the action-adventure video game series, which allows players to bring Disney Pixar’s characters to life, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Toy Story and Frozen.
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Masterplan submitted for Olympic Legacy Park

A joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council, the Olympic Legacy Park has already received the backing of Lord Sebastian Coe and Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams.

The planning application for the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) in the east end of Sheffield includes the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, which will be run by Sheffield Hallam University pioneering technologies for healthcare companies including Toshiba to help people move more.
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Cutlery ‘must be Made in Sheffield’

Commons catering chiefs claim it costs too much to maintain silver cutlery and insist a new £17,000 stainless steel set – made in Vietnam or Taiwan – will not ‘compromise class or elegance’.

A report accepted by the Commons Administration Committee says the move will save £50,000 in costs including sharpening, burnishing, repair and replacement over the next five years.

But any switch to stainless steel should be to cutlery that is Made in Sheffield, angry manufacturers say. Continue reading

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Meet and Build – The Overseas Business Network – South East Asia

You are invited once again this time to our 5th in the series of the Meet & Build Overseas Business Network Initiative events hosting here in Sheffield. Continue reading

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How next generation Silicon Valley will boost South Yorkshire

The advanced manufacturing innovation district will grow from the existing University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, and the wider Advanced Manufacturing Park at Waverley. Continue reading

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Discover the Entrepreneur Within

This free event provides a drinks reception and the opportunity to meet some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs, speak to innovation experts and hear about the wealth of resources available at your fingertips in the Business & IP Centre Sheffield.
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The Russian Market and You

Attendees are welcome at this free event and will find out about the new Russia Eurasian Economic Union which came into force on 1st January 2015 and how it could open doors for your business. Continue reading

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Devolution to help Sheffield finally punch its weight

Sheffield Council says it is proud to have agreed this deal with the Government. It says it is on Sheffield’s terms and the content has been driven by the needs of the local economy. It says the deal is not about Sheffield giving powers away to higher authorities, but about the city getting more control over powers currently the responsibility of central Government.
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Indonesia – Your Next Business Opportunity

Indonesia is seen as a big business opportunity, it is the 4th most populous country in the world and the largest in South-East Asia with 240 million inhabitants. Continue reading

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Focus on South Africa

The UK is in South Africa’s ‘Premier League’ of trading partners, with an annual bilateral relationship over £9.6bn and is set to double following challenging targets set by ministers. Continue reading

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