Hub media round up: June 2020

02 Jun 2020
Hub Media Round up 3


  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we organised a online pitch event to support and provide a select number of Hub Members with the opportunity to pitch to panel of investors virtually. Watch how it went here!


  • Metix Medical and Vivacity Labs have both received funding from the recent Innovate UK call for business-led innovation in response Covid-19. Metix Medical are using the grant for their product 'Coremed' which is a portable high acuity patient monitor that can continuously measure and transmit data in real time at intensive care unit level specificity. Read more about it here.
    Vivacity Labs are using the grant for their AI traffic sensor product, which is helping to inform government decisions on the Covid-19 response. Read more about it here.
  • Cambridge Gan Device, Agile Analog and Kalium Health have been shortlisted to pitch at the Cofinitive #21toWatch awards! They will be doing an elevator pitch in front of a virtual audience at 9am on 9 June 2020. Register to attend the event here and to find out more about the award, see here.

  • Human behaviour analytics startup Humanising Autonomy feature in Tech UK on the role of edge and AI technology in building an exit strategy for the lockdown in the least disruptive way for society. Read it here.
  • Notpla have been featured in The New York times on businesses with products using alternatives to single use plastic. Read it here.
  • Skin Analytics and Oxford Heartbeat have blogs on DigitalHealth.London. Read about Skin Analytics aiming to reduce delays in skin cancer detection through Covid-19 here and how Oxford Heartbeat acquired CE marking here.
  • Great opinion piece by Enass Abo-Hamed, CEO and co-founder of H2Go. She talks about the important role scientists play in times of crisis via the World Economic Forum here.
  • Virginia Gardiner has a blog piece in The Conduit on her move from journalist to CEO of startup Loowatt, an innovative waterless flush toilet.
  • David McKee, CTO and Founder of Slingshot Simulations talks about how he and his team are getting on through Covid-19 in a blog piece via Nexus Leeds.

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