Hub Media Round up: January 2021

02 Feb 2021

etee controller

(Image of Tangi0'S etee controllers)

  • Aceleron Energy have been named as one of the most promising startups 2021 has to offer in the Times article named "Sir Richard Branson and friends reveal most promising start-ups for 2021". Check it out here.
  • Exciting news - Tangi0 are one of five nominated for a CES 2021 'Last Gadget Standing' award with their product, the etee multiplatform immersive controllers. You can learn more about them here.
  • Huge congratulations to MediSieve - they have received a £1.6 million COVID-19 grant from UK Research and Innovation to carry out clinical trials of their product in COVID-19 patients. What a great way to start the year. To learn more.
  • Slingshot Simulations and Dynamon  have won funding from the Geospatial Commission and Innovate UK's transport innovation competition. Learn more.
  • O Widgets have received a European Research Commisson Proof of Concept grant to explore the commercial potential of their technology. O Widgets enables you to use smell to augment your content, service, or product to create novel experiences. To see the full awardee list, you can check it out here
  • Bella Ngo, CEO and Founder of Brarista, chats to Women of Wearables about her journey from her native Vietnam to founding a UK based AI enabled Fem Tech startup. Her technology helps women to shop for correct fitting bras. Find out how here
  • BBCSounds' "People Fixing The World podcast" featured Lewis Hornby, founder of Jelly Drops, talking about the development of their hydrating sweets for the elderly and how they managed to navigate the challenges 2020 brought. Listen here.
  • As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative (which Hub Member CCm Technologies are a part of) HRH The Prince of Wales has unveiled the Terra Carta, a charter that provides a roadmap to 2030 for businesses to move towards an ambitious and sustainable future. Learn more.
  • H2Go will be launching a crowdfunding campaign to accelerate the development of their hydrogen energy storage innovation, to help society move towards a clean hydrogen energy future. Check out their pre-launch teaser here.
  • What's space archaeology? Iris Kramer talks to The Times about ARCHAI, an AI tool that looks for historical sites that are hidden to the human eye. It scans satellite images of an area for hints of ancient features buried under the ground. Learn more here.
  • Hypervision Surgical have launched their website. Founded by clinicians, medical imaging and AI experts, their goal is to equip clinicians with advanced computer-assisted tissue analysis for surgical precision and safety. Check it out here.
  • As an Academy one of our goals is to create a sustainable society and economy, which is why it's great to see Vivacity Labs featuring in this Sifted article. Their AI traffic control innovation to ensure efficient movement of traffic. See the full list here.
  • Iris Kramer was on BBC Womans Hour chatting about how she turned her research into a spinout. Her innovation uses AI as a tool for archaeology. Listen to her here.
  • Arctoris have made it on the 'The 21 European #biotech companies to watch in 2021' on Labiotech EU. See the full list here.
  • Vector Photonics will be leading a £1.5 million BLOODLINE consortium project, funded by Innovate UK to develop lasers for next generation metal printers, a market set to quadruple to $10bn by 2025. Learn more here.
  • Vivacity Labs are expanding their reach across the UK with their AI transport technology - they have partnered with Sutton and Kingston Councils to help improve active travel insight and the safety of high footfall areas. Learn more about the partnership here.
  • Melissa Berthelot, founder of Warner Patch, a med tech startup that uses sensor technology to predict disease degradation in patients, is part of digital health accelerator Propel YH's 2020 cohort. Check out her interview with them here.


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