It's our first Spotlight Series blog for 2021! For January, we spoke to Sheana Yu, CEO of Aergo, who tells us about her unique automated postural management system for wheelchair users. Learn about the impact of her innovation here.
A nationwide search has been launched to find the next generation of engineering stars in the UK. The ‘Future of Engineering’ competition is being run by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Entrepreneur First, and aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s up and coming leaders in engineering.
As part of our policy work on IP and commercialisation, we are currently looking to gather evidence through our call for evidence to inform our Entrepreneurs Handbook, a guide for academic entrepreneurs who wish to commercialise their research through spinning out.
Flexypix is a startup developing flexible plastic displays that can be integrated into glass windows. Using a liquid-crystal-based technology, these ultra-thin plastic panels can be switched on demand and rapidly change from transparent to opaque. The result is more privacy or reflection of unwanted heat.