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Loxham Precision Limited span out from 亚博IM电竞’s Precision Engineering Institute in July of 2011. It provides precision engineering machines and services, based on research performed at 克兰菲尔德 in the EPSRC funded Ultra Precision Centres. The company manufactures next generation ultra-precision machines and motion systems. Its products are compact, low energy demanding, fully recyclable and easily automated.
Lead academics: Paul Shore and Paul Morantz are both now at the National Physical Laboratory; Pat McKeown OBE FREng who established the 克兰菲尔德 Unit for Precision Engineering and Euspen.
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Halo X-Ray Technologies Ltd (HXT)
HXT was established in 2012 by 亚博IM电竞 and Nottingham Trent University to commercialise patented X-ray diffraction technology, based on ground-breaking research carried out by Professor Keith Rogers, Director of the 克兰菲尔德 Forensic Institute and Professor Paul Evans, Head of the Imaging Science Group at Nottingham Trent University. The company’s initial product, the HXT264 screening system for air passenger bags, has been successfully trialled at airports and will achieve full certification in the next 12 months. The company is based in dedicated premises at Castle Park, Nottingham, currently with 12 employees.
To date, HXT has secured over £1.5m in investment from venture capital firm Midven, supported by the UK Government Futures Fund.
In April 2019 the US Department of 首页land Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)获得1美元,656,206 to HXT to develop and implement an automatic threat resolution system for use with X-ray imaging of carry-on and checked baggage.
Academic contact: Professor Keith Rogers.
Bedfordshire-based MIP诊断有限公司 develops and markets in-vitro diagnostic devices based on molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs). The business has developed a novel, proprietary design and development process to make nanoMIPs; nanostructured polymer particles typically containing a single binding site for the target of choice. NanoMIPs could be a viable alternative to antibodies within the IVD sector, offering high performance, robust characteristics and a reliable, 道德的供应.
The company was originally founded in 2015 as a spin-out from both the University of Leicester and 克兰菲尔德 to commercialise the ground-breaking advancements in nanoMIP technology from Professor Sergei Piletsky’s research team, including Antonio Guerreiro.
Since its establishment in 2015, MIP Diagnostics has raised over £7m of investment, including a £5m round in July 2020, to expand commercial operations and production, accelerating growth within the IVD sector. The co-investment has come from Mercia Asset Management, a founding investor and the largest shareholder in the company and was led by Downing Ventures (£1.4m), BGF (£2m) and Calculus Capital.
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Spun out by 亚博IM电竞 PhD student Siobhan Gardiner and MSc students Edward Anastassacos and Robin Gojon in 2016, HEROTECH8 delivers connected drone-in-a-box technology to support round-the-clock automated drone operations. The solution enables industry to automatically deploy, recover and recharge drones without the need for an operator on site. The company has successfully raised funds from Australian fund Artesian Capital, 荷兰VC达芬奇, and participated in the Brinc and Berkeley Skydeck accelerators. It is currently in a revenue stage and is raising a large Series A injection. HEROTECH8 has six full-time staff and is poised for rapid growth in the next two years.
The company is based in 克兰菲尔德’s incubator, 克兰菲尔德鹰实验室.
CorrosionRADAR (CR) designs and supplies long-range corrosion under insulation (CUI) monitoring technology for pipelines, 炼油厂和更多. The patented system enables the move away from manual inspections to automated monitoring, and from reactive to predictive corrosion management.
The business was spun out in 2017 from 亚博IM电竞 by an international team of scientists and business professionals, including Dr Prafull Sharma (克兰菲尔德 PhD student) and Professor Hoi Yeung (克兰菲尔德 academic), who developed the original technology, COO Dr Mehrdad Silatani, and CEO Dr Chiraz Ennaceur. The company has offices in Future 业务 Centre, Cambridge and 亚博IM电竞’s incubation facilities.
CR has secured four rounds of investment, 总计将近£4 m, raised from Mercia Fund Managers, 使用 MEIF概念证明 & 早期基金, the company Founders and Series A investment in 2021 from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), secured in December 2020. The funding will enable CR to strengthen its operations and widen efforts to address corrosion under insulation (CUI) and other operational challenges through digitalisation. CR currently employs 12 people and is recruiting for growth.
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Centillion Technology Ltd
Centillion Technology Ltd was established in 2017 to commercialise its patented platform technology that combines flow chemistry with the power of computing and precision engineering to develop and manufacture flow chemical production systems. Since then they have secured commercial development funding from an angel investor, and has developed initial solutions for production of algae, speciality chemicals and is exploring RNA synthesis.
The company is based in dedicated premises at 亚博IM电竞, with development labs and a pilot production line.
CEO: Professor Harris Makatsoris
WAAM3D有限公司 was incorporated in 2018 to commercialise metal additive manufacturing technology WAAM (Wire bAsed Additive 制造业), developed at 亚博IM电竞 by a team led by Professor Stewart Williams (CTO), including Dr Filomeno Martina (CEO) and Dr Jialuo Ding (CPO). The company is now located at Integra Park, Linford Wood in Milton Keynes, having moved on from the 克兰菲尔德鹰实验室 incubator, 有15个员工. The company achieved first year sales of several million pounds, and will launch its initial product to the wider market in mid-2021, 与生产, research and demonstration systems based in Milton Keynes.
In December 2019 Series A investment was received from Accuron Technologies Ltd, an international engineering and technology group headquartered in Singapore.
Academic contacts: Professor Stewart Williams and Dr Jialuo Ding.
Nova Scientia有限公司 was incorporated in March 2020. Founded as a high-tech and innovative company by Mr Clive Candler, an ex-Mercedes Grand Prix executive, it has secured substantial initial investment and licensed a technology portfolio from 克兰菲尔德 based on laser and range resolved interferometry and pushes fibre optic measurements to sub-nanostrain performances at MHz bandwidth. The company is based at Harwell Campus, south of Oxford with a technical team of 18 staff and its initial product will be ready for market launch in mid 2021, building on proprietary and fully patented interferometric technology.
Lead academics: Professor Ralph Tatam, Dr Thomas Kissinger, Dr Steve James.