The cellular level – eNAMPT stimulation
The University of Manchester spinout, Apini, have developed a new series of small molecule compounds, specifically designed to inhibit the pro-inflammatory activity of eNAMPT
Health and Biotech
A vision of success - Complement Therapeutics Ltd
Taking on two devastating immune system diseases, AMD and GA, Complement Therapeutics Ltd is developing new strategies to enhance one of the most promising areas in patient care.
Energy and EnvironmentHealth and BiotechLife Sciences
EvoPlant: A rapid transgene-free technology used to improve plant traits
EvoPlant has developed a targeted technique which has the potential to improve photosynthesis, drought tolerance and herbicide resistance.
Health and BiotechLife SciencesPharma
TaBriX- Innovative solutions for anti-infective therapies
TaBriX is developing innovative solutions to create anti-infectives for the future.
Advanced MaterialsEngineering and Manufacturing
High Performance Metal Organic Frameworks
High surface area materials with the potential for gas storage, separation and catalysis. The range of potential applications for metal organic frameworks is vast, covering areas such as cosmetics, medicine and clean tech.
Chemistry and Physics
Bringing light to NMR spectroscopy
In situ, illumination of liquid-state samples makes it possible for a wide range of light-dependent chemical and biological phenomena to be studied by one of the most powerful analytical techniques – nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.
Chemistry and PhysicsEngineering and Manufacturing
Novel transfer chute
A new design of transfer chute, with a low cost-to-benefit ratio, to solve a problem so intrinsic with chutes designed before it
Ravan Bio - Live longer and healthier
Ravan Bio is identifing and re-purposing combinations of existing drugs and nutraceuticals to treat age-related conditions by targeting senescent cells.
Crystal clear - CrystalGrower
CrystalGrower is a tool to develop a greater understanding of how crystals grow at the nanoscale through simulation of crystal habit and surface topography that, in turn, helps predict and control functionality.
Interactions brought to life on any surface... Atomic Mechanics sensors enable any surface to sense human-like touch interactions.
In the genes - Gene-cell therapies
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy can devastate a person’s life, resulting in mobility limitation and heart failure. Now, the latest in gene technology is being used to offer targeted therapies to patients in order to bring expertise to this vital area.
Energy and EnvironmentEngineering and Manufacturing
A virtuous circle - NovaCrack
NovaCrack is a rapid depolymerisation process that transforms mixed plastic waste into high-value hydrocarbons which can be converted back to virgin polymers, thereby closing the loop for a truly circular economy.
Health and BiotechLife SciencesMedtech
Dysphagia treatment - Phagenesis
Invaluable treatment to transform the lives of patients who have difficulty swallowing.
Breathe easy - Clin-e-cal Ltd
Clin-e-cal is a spinout digital health company from The University of Manchester aiming to transform respiratory care.
A novel biologic for blood-clotting diseases
caADAMTS13 is a preclinical-stage biologic therapy that dissolves blood clots in acute ischemic stroke. The therapy could also be applied in other blood clotting diseases.
Whirlwind development - TornadoVM
TornadoVM: A practical and efficient framework for accelerating managed programming languages on heterogeneous hardware accelerators
Dental development - Manchester Imaging Ltd
Manchester Imaging Ltd is a successful spinout from The University of Manchester using software solutions to capture cavities and train the next generation of dentists.
Robotics for everyone - Puzzlebot
Manchester Robotics have a mission to globalise access to learning and development tools for robotics. In doing so, they intend to close the £96bn/year STEM skills gap in the manufacturing workforce and democratise educational resources for society’s most disruptive technologies: robotics, automation and AI.
University robotics technologies
The University of Manchester are developing innovative robotic solutions to carry out inspections and maintenance underground, underwater, and in confined spaces.
Chemistry and PhysicsPhysical Sciences
Ruthenium Catalysts for Late Stage Functionalisation of Complex Molecules
AbBind: A novel virus-like particle platform
AbBind is an antibody compatible, plug-and-play virus-like particle platform with applications in vaccinology and tissue-specific gene therapy.
Advanced MaterialsEngineering and Manufacturing
A vacuum-compatible, dry, adhesive-free process for pristine bonding & de-bonding of atomically thin films.
Pharmakure: Revolutionising Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment. Precision Medicines for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
Helping older adults improve strength, balance and optimise healthy ageing
Based on scientific research from clinical trials, Keep on Keep up (KOKU) provides tailored exercises and evidence-based games which can be easily completed independently at home, by older adults, ensuring they improve their strength and balance.