Sheana Yu

Spotlight Series: Interview with Sheana Yu, CEO of Aergo

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.

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Soo-Min (Lucy) Jung

Spotlight Series: Interview with Lucy Jung, CEO and co-founder of Charco Neurotech

For June, we spoke to Lucy Jung, CEO and co-founder of Charco Neurotech, a medical technology startup that aims to help alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's with their wearable technology. Find out how.

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Nationwide competition launched to find the future stars of UK engineering

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.

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Call for evidence images

Call for evidence – Spinning out

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.

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marketing blog

How to market your tech startup

Through our startup and scaleup programmes, we know that marketing can often be a weak spot for technical founders, so we've put together an easy introduction to marketing for any startup founder.

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The panellists discuss the top barriers to scaling up.

Startup to scaleup: overcoming growth pains - Part 3

As part of London Tech Week 2019, we invited a panel of established entrepreneurs and investors to discuss the top five barriers to scaling up a startup. Our final blog post will share more of the panel’s experiences of how to overcome growth pains as you’re scaling up:

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Chris Williamson

Dr Chris Williamson

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.

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Felicity de Cogan

Dr Felicity de Cogan

Dr Felicity de Cogan, Co-Founder of NitroPep, has developed a novel protective coating with the ability to kill bacteria on contact.

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Enass Abo-Hamed

Dr Enass Abo-Hamed

Dr Enass Abo-Hamed has developed a new hydrogen-based energy storage technology that has potential to accelerate a transition to reliable, sustainable power in developing countries.

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