Anakata Wind Power Resources Founder Ben Wood and Innovate UK EDGE Specialist Craig Gordon discuss how funded innovation and growth support has helped the business to grow. Among the results of the programme, Anakata was able to form a joint venture in China with suitable partners to develop their technology and produce a lot more power from existing wind turbines in the UK and EU.
Change My Face
Change My Face build AI powered face ageing technology that encourages individuals towards better physical, mental and financial wellbeing. Founder & CEO Auriole Prince talks about her growing business and our support in winning the Innovate UK’s Inclusive Innovation Award & Women in Innovation award.
Deep Planet CEO & Co-Founder Sushma Shankar, Co-Founder David Carter, Commercial Director Christopher Pang, and Innovate UK EDGE Specialist Eileen Modral discuss how funded innovation and growth support has helped the business increase turnover and headcount. Deep Planet have also grown internationally through initiatives such as the Australia Agri-tech focused Global Business Innovation Programme.
Akrivia Health Chief Executive Office Mike Denis, Chief Operation Officer David Newton, and Innovate UK EDGE Specialist Craig Gordon explain how funded innovation and growth support has helped the business to high growth turnover and headcount. Akrivia have also grown internationally through initiatives such as the China Precision Medicine Global Business Innovation Programme.
The Electrospinning Company
Working with The Electrospinning Company since 2018, we have seen them move from an incubation facility into their own building and having different support needs as they grew.
Ecomar Propulsion Managing Director Eugene Bari and Innovate UK EDGE Specialist Lukasz Liebersbach explain how funded innovation and growth support has helped the business to exponential growth in turnover with the headcount more than quadrupling in the last year. In less than three years, Ecomar has gone from building prototypes in a shipping container to having its own, fully fledged 5,000-square-foot workshop.
Pixsellar CEO Dr Sepi Chakaveh and Innovate UK EDGE Specialist Bita Najafi explain how funded innovation and growth support has helped the business to develop and expand internationally
Innovate UK EDGE assisted in grant applications which was successful in winning €3.4million of funding to help with international adoption of the LiverMultiScan.
In order to scale production, the company needed more cash, a winning strategy and help with managing its Intellectual Property.
As a result of coaching, Oxford nanoSystems has seen an increased headcount from 3 to 16 employees, with a structure in place to actively manage its intellectual property. Overall there has been a remarkable shift from a ‘state of owning technology’ to a scaling business with customers.
The Land App
Coaching recommended that the senior management team attends a ‘Design Thinking Workshop’. Innovation & growth specialist, Lukasz Liebersbach facilitated the workshop which introduced the company to the principles of human centred design.
Coaching outcomes from Innovate UK EDGE have resulted in winning two grant bids from Innovate UK and EU H2020 totalling £500k.