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Warwick Ventures news 2012

19 December 2012

 

WMG and goHDR announce new breakthrough in video technology
Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick, in partnership with spin-out company goHDR, have announced a new breakthrough that will allow High Dynamic Range (HDR) video to be streamed directly to monitors and mobile devices. Warwick Ventures has been working with goHDR since the company was spun out in 2009.

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13 December 2012

 

Alternative to fullerenes in organic solar cells - just as exciting
A breakthrough in work to replace fullerene in organic solar cells has been announced by chemists at the University of Warwick. The technology is being commercialised with assistance from Dr Shum Prakash at Warwick Ventures.

Contact: S.Prakash@warwick.ac.uk for details or view the press release

13 December 2012

 

Warwick pioneers new system for tumour grading
Warwick Ventures is looking for suitable industrial partners to help commercialise a new system for grading breast cancer tumours. The technology was developed by researchers in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick.

Contact: S.Prakash@warwick.ac.uk for details or view the press release

27 November 2012

 

Anvil logoAnvil Semiconductors a Discovering Start-Ups 2012 winner
Warwick University spin out company, Anvil Semiconductors Ltd, is one of five winners in the Discovering Start-Ups 2012 competition, run by Cambridge Wireless.

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27 November 2012

 

Uniscan LogoThe University of Warwick Licenses unique Scanning Probe Electrochemistry IP to Uniscan Instruments
Uniscan Instruments Ltd and the University of Warwick have signed an Exclusive Agreement licensing new technology for multifunctional, high resolution chemical imaging.

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26 November 2012

 

CCMOSSCambridge CMOS Sensors looking for Vice President of Business Development
Cambridge CMOS Sensors, a spinout from the University of Cambridge exploiting novel gas sensor technology developed in collaboration with the University of Warwick, is looking for a business development specialist to join its team.

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14 November 2012

 

Allinea logoAllinea MAPs out new performance tool
University of Warwick spinout company Allinea Software has launched a new performance analysis tool, called Allinea MAP.

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22 October 2012

 

University signIdeas of the future get a chance to blossom with multi million pound investment fund
Bright ideas emerging from universities in the West Midlands now have the chance to become reality with the continued support of the vital Mercia Fund 1.

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16 October 2012

 

Recycling Technologies logoPeter Jones OBE points to the future of mixed plastic waste
A company set up to develop recycling technologies for plastic waste has secured the advisory services of one of the UK’s foremost waste recycling experts.

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15 October 2012

 

Tim JonesOrganic solar cells with high electric potential for portable electronics
Scientists from the University of Warwick, in collaboration with spin-out company Molecular Solar, have created an organic solar cell that could soon be capable of recharging electronic devices such as e-book readers and other consumer electronic devices, even in partially shaded conditions.

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8 October 2012

 

Graeme Staniforth and Laura LaneWarwick Ventures expands its team

Warwick Ventures has welcomed two new members of staff to its business development team.

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4 October 2012

 

Sarissa LogoWarwick biosensing technologies lead the field Biosensing technologies developed by University of Warwick spin-out company Sarissa Biomedical are emerging as a cornerstone of research into how the chemical signals produced by our bodies control the function of major organs.

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27 September 2012  

Alan ChalmersRoyal Society Industry Fellowship brings HDR imaging to interior design
A partnership between WMG at the University of Warwick and Johnson Tiles will develop pioneering techniques for customers to visualise their tiles in the actual setting for which they are designed.

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17 September 2012
 
Polytherics logoPro Bono Bio obtains exclusive licence from PolyTherics
International healthcare group, Pro Bono Bio Group plc, has licensed PolyTherics' TheraPEG technology to help develop a treatment for Haemophilia A. PolyTherics recently acquired Warwick spinout company Warwick Effect Polymers.
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13 September 2012
 
Allinea Software to supply Swiss supercomputer
University of Warwick spinout company Allinea Software has announced a new partnership with the Swiss National Computing Centre. The company, which Warwick Ventures helped found in 2009, will be supplying CSCS with its unique debugging software, Allinea DDT.
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11 September 2012

Polytherics logoWarwick technologies boost the development of better protein drugs
Technologies developed and patented by the University of Warwick and its spinout, Warwick Effect Polymers (WEP), are being developed for commercial use, supporting the effective delivery of a new range of biopharmaceutical drugs.

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5 September 2012
 
Mark PaytonTalking university spin-outs: University of Warwick
Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Fund Management, talks university spin- outs and looks at successful companies from the University of Warwick.
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6 August 2012
 
Nick ChaterDecision Technology’s founder elected as a Fellow of the British Academy
The co-founder of a successful University of Warwick spin out company has been elected to the British Academy.
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19 June 2012
 
Kevin MarksWarwick Ventures' COO runner up in PraxisUnico Impact Awards
Warwick Ventures’ Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Marks, was a runner up in this year’s PraxisUnico Impact Awards, which recognises achievement in knowledge transfer activities.
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30 May 2012
 
Allinea Software - Educating parallel programmers of the future
University of Warwick spinout Allinea Software has announced the launch of a new education pack aimed at computer science lecturers that will enable students to use its debugging software.

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24 May 2012
 
Warwick Ventures delivers expert advice at the European Patent Office

Warwick Ventures’ Business Development Manager Dr Sam Gallagher delivered a workshop on Open Innovation to European business advisers at the European Patent Office (EPO) in the Hague.

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21 May 2012
 
Allinea software used in US flagship supercomputer project

Debugging software produced by University of Warwick spinout Allinea Software is being used by scientists working on the world’s most powerful supercomputer.

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2 May 2012
 
Cambridge CMOS Sensors joins major EU project to develop high temperature gas sensors
Spin out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCS) has joined a major European project to develop innovative high-temperature gas sensors that will help reduce energy consumption and waste.


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24 April 2012
 
Warwick Ventures at Biotrinity 2012
Warwick Ventures will be representing the University of Warwick’s latest licensing and partnering opportunities at one of Europe’s largest investment conferences this week.

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04 April 2012
 
goHDR unveils world first in television technology
Innovative television technology that's as clever as the human eye is to be showcased by University of Warwick spinout company goHDR at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, later this month.

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29 March 2012
 
Sarissa demonstrates pioneering biosensor technology
Leading biosensor device manufacturer, Sarissa Biomedical, will be demonstrating its world-leading technologies at an event at the University of Warwick on 2 April 2012.

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15 February 2012
 
Warwick leader in High Dynamic Range video to demo at world’s biggest media tradeshow

WMG at the University of Warwick and spin out company, goHDR, will be exhibiting their cutting-edge video imaging technology at the world’s largest electronic media show in April.

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10 February 2012
 
Warwick Spinout looking for CEO to build on recent success.

Warwick Ventures CEO, Quentin Compton-Bishop, presented the University’s spinout company, Sonemat, at Birmingham Pitching for ManagementTM on Monday evening (6th February), hosted by AngelNews.

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31 January 2012
 
logo-sorption-energy.pngSorption Energy launches £1.5 million funding round for gas-fired heat pumps
Sorption Energy Ltd, a spin out from the University of Warwick, is currently seeking to raise £1.5 million in equity funding to develop a compact gas-fired air-source heat-pump for domestic heating and hot water which is 30% more efficient than a condensing boiler.
19 January 2012
 
Connect Midlands announces training events
Two events designed to help fledgling businesses get funding have been announced by Connect Midlands. The first, on 23 February 2012, invites business owners to “Be a VC” for an afternoon and view some business proposals from the other side of the table. The second event, Right Funds for You, is organised in partnership with Birmingham Science City and signposts businesses towards finance options and resources available in the West Midlands area.
Connect Midlands is a not-for-profit network, that supports technology and high growth companies to gain investment through training and mentoring, investment showcasing, and networking between businesses, investors and the professional services community in the Midlands. The University of Warwick is a prime partner in this network.

For more information go to Connect Midlands Events.
16 January 2012
 
Warwick high performance computing spinout wins Red Herring Global 100 award
Allinea Software (www.allinea.com) - the world leader in tools for parallel software – has been recognized by Red Herring as a Global 100 winner – the award that honors the fastest growing private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia.