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Case Studies

Please browse these pages to find out more about successful spin-out companies and licensing deals negotiated by Warwick Ventures on behalf of the University of Warwick.

Science City Research Alliance Case Study: UVDyne

The Science Cities Research Alliance has seen a number of spinout companies formed to commercialise successful Warwick research findings from the three associated SCRA technology programmes – Advanced Materials, Energy Futures and Translational Medicine. Particle physicist Dr Yorck Ramachers and condensed matter physicist Dr Gavin Bell are both founding directors of spin-out company UVdyne Ltd, developing state-of-the-art ultra-violet light detectors. UVdyne Ltd brings together scientific and technical expertise from two very diverse disciplines: particle physics and materials science.

Wed 16 September 2015, 14:06 | Tags: Physics

Science City Research Alliance Case Study: Medherant

Medherant was founded in 2014 to commercialise research into polymeric bioadhesives, and in 2015 the company signed an exclusive license agreement with Bostik, which supplements Medherant's capabilities to develop a new generation of medicinal patch technologies.

Wed 16 September 2015, 13:56 | Tags: Chemistry

Next generation, high temperature semiconductors improve power conversion

Technologies developed at the University of Warwick frequently have commercial potential but occasionally those technologies also promise to transform an entire industry. Anvil Semiconductors promises cheaper, more efficient power conversion – and an end to our reliance on silicon-based devices.

Mon 15 September 2014, 11:11

Ultrathin, lightweight speakers are a sound success

Lightweight speakers that are hardly thicker than a sheet of paper and can be moulded to fit any shape are being commercialised by university spin-out company, Warwick Audio Technologies.

Mon 15 September 2014, 11:04 | Tags: Engineering

Producing high energy fuel from mixed plastic waste

Recycling Technologies is one of the newer companies to be spun out of the University of Warwick, but it is already engaged in some exciting partnerships that look set to establish the technology as a major UK recycling solution.

Mon 15 September 2014, 10:42 | Tags: Engineering

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