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|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 4 – Peptide Synthesis with Zentraxa

Martin Challand is the CTO and co-founder of Zentraxa, a synthetic biology-based spin-out from BrisSynBio at the University of Bristol. He joined Anna Fleming to discuss the science behind their peptide synthesis platform, and the wide range of unusual applications it might have. Can you give me some background on your work? What is Zentraxa’s [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:24:26+00:00 June 21st, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 3 – Vitamica’s Antibiotic Screening Tool

Charlotte Bermingham is CTO at Vitamica, a newly incorporated University of Bristol spin-out. The company is based on work pioneered by CSO, Dr Massimo Antognozzi, at the University of Bristol and was set up together with Innova Partnerships. She joins Anna Fleming to discuss their innovative technology and its applications in the fight against antibiotic [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:24:54+00:00 May 21st, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 2 – Innaxon’s Immunomodulation Platform

Dr Frank Neumann acts as the current head of Business Development & Alliances at Innaxon Therapeutics, a self-funded early-stage development company focussed upon a range of immunomodulating molecules. Through combining natural, synthetic and semi-synthetic components, Innaxon develops and manufactures a wide range of compounds, some of which have shown promise in pre-clinical trials against a [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:25:09+00:00 April 6th, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|

The Science Behind the Technology – Episode 1 – Imophoron’s Vaccine Platform

Frederic Garzoni is the Director and Co-founder of Imophoron, an innovative vaccine technology start-up that joined Unit DX in December. He moved to the UK only a month before via a Future Talent and Mobility Award from the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council), having co-founded the business with Imre Berger, a professor at [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:25:22+00:00 March 6th, 2018|The Science Behind the Technology|