Quantum Monitoring for Greenhouse Gas Emissions – The SBT Episode 14 with QLM

QLM technology are developing quantum optical sensors for monitoring industrial gas leaks, which could help to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. CTO and co-founder Dr Xiao Ai Technology sat down with Adam from Unit DX to discuss their prototype methane detector, its advantages over current competitors and his background researching methane detection in space. What [...]

By | 2019-05-14T14:50:54+00:00 May 13th, 2019|The Science Behind the Technology|

Developing Better Radiation Sensors – The SBT Episode 13 with GM Scientific

GM Scientific hopes to develop the next generation of radiation-sensing polymers. Founder and Director Dr Maria Dugdale joined Anna Fleming to discuss their applications, the market, and how GM Scientific is hoping to gain a leading position in the manufacture of solid-state nuclear track detectors. What does GM Scientific do?   There are two sides [...]

By | 2019-04-10T11:58:45+00:00 April 10th, 2019|The Science Behind the Technology|

Quantum Sensing for Bacterial Identification – The SBT Episode 12 with FluoretiQ

FluoretiQ have paired carbohydrate chemistry with quantum sensing to create a new method of bacterial identification that could speed up diagnosis. Co-founder and CEO Neciah Dorh joined Anna Fleming to discuss the importance of identifying infection-causing bacteria and what FluoretiQ’s quick-turnaround system could mean for healthcare. What does FluoretiQ do? In the broadest sense, we’re [...]

By | 2019-03-12T10:52:15+00:00 March 6th, 2019|The Science Behind the Technology|

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture – The SBT Episode 11 with Folium Science

Folium Science are a biotechnology-based company with a novel system (called Guided Biotics™) set to be an alternative to antibiotics. Chief Executive and Co-founder Ed Fuchs and Chief Scientific Officer Martin Woodward joined Anna Fleming to discuss their entirely new approach to tackling the challenge of antibiotic resistance. So what is Folium’s technology? Martin: One [...]

By | 2019-02-08T10:16:29+00:00 February 5th, 2019|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 10 – Anaphite’s Graphene Composites

Graphene, when combined with other materials, could revolutionise technologies from batteries to heat exchangers and air filters. Anaphite co-founder and CEO Sam Burrow developed a process for making these composites while studying for his undergraduate degree at the University of Bristol. After meeting co-founder Alex Hewitt, the pair dropped out of their respective courses to [...]

By | 2019-01-09T15:41:45+00:00 January 9th, 2019|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 9 – Wireless, Battery-free Sensing with Inductosense

Inductosense is a scale-up company specialising in novel battery-free wireless sensors, systems and analytics for industry. CEO Dr. Matt Butcher joined Anna Fleming to discuss the science behind their sensors, the shift towards automation and what makes their technologies stand out from the crowd. Can you give me some background on Inductosense? What’s your key [...]

By | 2018-11-26T12:10:14+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 8 – The Ziylo/Carbometrics Glucose-binding Platform

University of Bristol spin-out Ziylo made headlines recently after the company was sold to Novo Nordisk in a staged acquisition with a potential value of up to US$800M. Novo Nordisk plans to use the glucose binding molecules developed by Ziylo to enable glucose responsive insulins (GRIs). The former Ziylo team have now formed a new [...]

By | 2018-11-05T11:02:11+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 7 – Reliable Nanoscale Imaging with NuNano

Dr James Vicary is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of NuNano, a company using innovative manufacturing techniques to produce high quality probes for atomic force microscopy (AFM). NuNano was one of the first companies to move into Unit DX. James joins Anna Fleming to discuss what makes AFM so useful, and what sets NuNano’s products [...]

By | 2018-09-26T12:13:26+00:00 September 26th, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 6 – Cytoseek’s Cell-targeting Technology

Dr Adam Perriman is the founder of Cytoseek, a University of Bristol spin-out developing an innovative new cell-targeting technique which could revolutionise cell therapies. He joins Anna Fleming to discuss their technology and what makes it stand out in a fast-growing field.  What’s Cytoseek’s work based on? What problem are you trying to solve? Cell [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:23:45+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 5 – KETS Quantum Security

Dr Philip Sibson is the CTO and co-founder of KETS, a quantum security-based start-up from the University of Bristol. He joins Anna Fleming to discuss their technology and the importance of quantum-secured communications in a fast-developing and internet-reliant world. What does KETS do? We’re developing optical devices that allow people to communicate incredibly securely. They [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:24:01+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|