Hub Media Round up: December 2020

06 Jan 2021


  • Congratulations to CCm Technologies - they have successfully secured Series A funding to scale up their award winning clean tech startup. Their tech converts captured carbon dioxide into value-added materials with uses across global priority sectors. Learn more.

  • Well done to AirEx - the impact of their energy saving smart air brick has been validated under a new government initiative placing legal obligations on large energy suppliers to deliver energy efficiency and heating measures to homes. See their blog here.
  • Fantastic achievement from Loowatt - they have launched a project in the Philippines to supply their hygienic waterless flush toilets to the City of Manila. The Kubeta Ko project will bring safe sanitation to hundreds of households to support the city's rehabilitation. See pictures from the event here.
  • Congratulations to Dr Youmna Mouhamad for making it in the Wales Online 35 under 35 Top Professional Women in Wales list. Such a great accomplishment!
  • Great to see that Vector Photonics has joined the European Photonics Industry Consortium, the largest, active network of photonics-related companies in Europe. It currently has 644 company members, spanning several industry sectors. Learn more.

  • Porotech have triumphed at the “Win the Future” Venture Contest Finals in China, where 10 exceptional projects from 483 global entries were presented to expert judges. Porotech's CEO Tongtong Zhu came away in first place with his pitch. Learn more about the event here.
  • Check this out - Oxford Heartbeat features in this #EvaluateDigiHealth series piece by CEO of MedCityNeelam Patel. CEO Katerina Spranger discusses why innovating and designing with clinicians is integral to their ethos here.
  • How cool is this? Axial 3D used their 3D printing technology to help a spinal surgeon communicate the potential risks of surgery to a patient. Find out how here.
  • The much-loved combination of beer and crisps is being harnessed for the first time to tackle climate change. Find out how CCm Technologies are helping to close the carbon loop for Walker's crisps here.
  • Congratulations to Jelly Drops - their sugar free sweets, made from 95% water, were originally designed to help people with dementia or suffering with dehydration to boost their water intake. Over 7,000 customers, and counting, have now been served. See the letter from Founder Lewis Hornby here.
  • The first prosthetic socket using Radii Devices' platform has been fitted! It is great to see they are making such great progress with their software, improving the fit and production of prosthetics. See their blog here.
  • Congratulations to Hexigone for beating off stiff competition to be selected as one of 16 @TechTourHQ Energy in Transition award winners. They will have the chance to pitch to global investors next March - well done!


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