Biomaterials startup Zentraxa announce seed investment

Our member company and University of Bristol spin-out, Zentraxa, has raised capital investment from Future Planet Capital, BPEC and Science Angel Syndicate to develop their innovative Zentide platform for engineering bespoke biomaterials. With generous support of their recently awarded Innovate UK grant, Zentraxa is rapidly moving towards contracted commercial concept development in both medical adhesives…

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GenomeKey raise Innovate UK funding to drive life-saving next-gen sepsis diagnostic

Our member GenomeKey, has secured an Innovate UK Biomedical Catalyst research award of £950,000 towards faster diagnosis and treatment of sepsis, one of the world’s most deadly diseases. The funding will enable the Bristol-based research and development company to provide rapid bacterial species identification and antimicrobial profiling in the hospital, which will save lives, save money,…

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Stornaway.io wins Audience of the Future Award to automate Unity game creation for multiple platforms

Our member, interactive filmmaking platform, Stornaway.io, have been awarded an Audience of the Future award by Innovate UK to let creators easily author interactive video stories for multiple platforms including major game, mobile, desktop, film, TV and video on demand platforms, via a simple automated integration with Unity. The first interactive feature film created in…

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Airway Medical complete first working prototype

Our member, Airway Medical, in collaboration with the University of Portsmouth and Versarien PLC have announced the conclusion of their project to further the development of The AMSU™ – a novel airway suction device that will soon be helping to save the lives of patients with blocked airways and improving the well-being of people with…

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CARB-X is funding UK-biotech GenomeKey to develop a rapid diagnostic for sepsis, a leading cause of death in hospitals

(BOSTON) – CARB-X is awarding SETsquared Bristol member, GenomeKey (Genomics Labs Ltd.) in Bristol, UK, up to $9.5 million in grant funding to develop an innovative rapid diagnostic for sepsis. The new diagnostic would significantly reduce the time it takes to determine what bacteria are causing an infection and which antibiotics would be most effective…

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Tethir and Pyreos consortium wins £0.5m UK grant for IOT sensor networks for faster forest fire detection

Innovate UK is backing a technology breakthrough that puts Pyreos and SETsquared Bristol members, Tethir, along with their academic partners, Imperial College London and King’s College London, at the forefront of the fight against one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters; wildfires. The grant of £500k from Innovate UK supports the development of the first…

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Bristol Medtech company wins Innovate UK grant for clearing blocked airways in emergency and chronic conditions

SETsquared Bristol member, Airway Medical, based at the Engine Shed near Temple Meads station in Bristol, today announced that they have been awarded funding from The Sustainable Innovation Fund from UK Government funding agency Innovate UK. Innovate UK as part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £191 million to fund both single…

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