Complementing the birth and childhood stages of a business, the Innovation Showcase welcomed the most innovative and exciting business innovations from across the region, companies looking for funding, partners or new customers. Hosted by the InnovateUK.
City Farm Systems
CFS was set up to complete the R&D and commercialise IP of Jonathan Lodge. We sought to create a new business model. At the peak of "food miles" producers found high mileages were often cheaper and had a smaller carbon footprint than heating UK glasshouses.
I Can Make
I Can Make helps children and adults get to grips with 3D printing – a technology that is already transforming manufacturing in industries such as architecture, medical prosthetics and fashion.
ImageCat are innovators in disaster risk management for insurance and disaster risk management sectors.
Labstep is a software tool that helps scientists manage and share their library of protocols, run these on a mobile and then record their progress.
MyLi is an online dreading portal that help reduce the barriers to quality reading material in school and at home via web browser ebook streaming.
NAQTS is a social company, with the intention of improving awareness of indoor air pollution through widespread public and commercial monitoring.
Oxford Flow has developed an innovative flow control device. The novel design was developed at the Osney Thermo-Fluids Lab by Professor Tom Povey to meet a specific requirement in his research work for Rolls-Royce.
RE Hydrogen is seeking investors to commercialise their novel biomethane upgrading system unlocking stranded biogas thus enabling smart energy storage and production of transport fuel.
Upside Down Energy
Upside pays people to not use energy. We enable households and small business sites to participate in schemes for demand response, where the grid pays people to shift electricity usage from peak to off-peak times.
z360i is the developer of a child's wearable learning band designed to help children in slums and refugee communities gain access to education via the friendly Beginning Early Education (BEE) Learning Band.