Hub Media Round Up: December 2021

10 Jan 2022


  • Hub Member Aceleron have received support from TU Darmstadt and UGhent to further developed their sustainable energy storage innovation. Learn more.
  • Three people from Hub Member Tribosonics have been shortlisted for the Enginuity Skills Awards - recognising the brilliant minds tackling challenges through engineering and manufacturing. The winners will be announced 17 March 2022. We have our fingers crossed! See the full shortlist.
  • What great news! Hub Members Circuit Mind and RoboK Vision have been named as one of six startups that VC firm Deeptech Labs is backing - see the full list, learn what they specialise in, where they're based and who the founders are here.
  • Congratulations to Hub Member Crover - they have won Wevolver App's 'High-Temperature Carbon-Fiber 3D Printing Challenge' with their subterranean swimming robot that is able to swim through bulk solids to help tackle food security. Learn more about the challenge and Crover here
  • One in 10 babies born around the world are premature, and one million of them die every year. Hub Member mOm Incubators, an accessible, neonatal incubator designed, developed and manufactured in Britain, saw its first ever clinical use in a UK hospital. Learn how it went here
  • Making Bill Gates smile with SMILE: Hub Member Kitty Liao, CEO and founder of Ideabatic, exhibited her smart vaccine carrier at the The Expo Live, resulting in questions from the fourth richest man in the world! Learn more about SMILE and Kitty: https://t.co/mwtkLsyF3P https://t.co/6kRlwSKvH8
  • Hub Member Aceleron have received £116 million of investment from the government - congratulations to co-founders Amrit Chandan and Carlton Cummins. Learn more
  • "Loo What? The Story of an Entrepreneur Tackling the Global Sanitation Challenge" Hub Member Loowatt have been featured in Impact Money Blog, showcasing their mission to provide hygienic, waterless flush toilets to communities who lack access.
  • Exciting to see Hub Member and AI engineering software and machine learning company Monolith AI in Forbes - founder and CEO Dr Richard Ahlfeld is interviewed on why brands are utilising digital twin technology to revolutionize their product design. Read it here
  • Hub Member Youmna Mouhamad, CEO of Nyfasi was featured in Hashtag Our Story - watch it here, or watch the full version on Instagram! 
  • Huge congratulations to Hub Member and sustainable bioplastic packaging company Notpla - they have managed to raise £10m of series A funding. Read on for more details.
  • Delighted to see Hub Member CCm Technologies and Severn Trent Water have partnered to use CCm's carbon capture technology to recycle waste into a super fertiliser at treatment works near Birmingham. Learn more about the partnership.
  • Congratulations to Hub Member Sixfold Bio they have secured $10.5m (£7.8m) of seed funding to further develop and scale up their Sixfold's Mergo RNA therapeutics delivery platform. Learn more.
  • Congratulations to Hub Member Breathe Battery Technologies, a startup that develops intelligent battery management algorithms to extend the durability of batteries for electric vehicles and smartphones. They've raised £1.5 million in a funding round led by Speed Invest. Learn more

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