This year, on World IP Day, we celebrate Women and IP. Here are some of our female-led projects which are set to change the world through their innovation and creativity.
But first, a word from our Head of Asset Portfolio, Sakura Holloway:
World IP Day is a wonderful occasion to acknowledge all of our brilliant and passionate female leaders in STEM. Profiled below are just some of our technologies and companies founded by leading scientists at the University of Manchester.
Working with each of these leaders are numerous other female researchers paving their own innovative paths, generating valuable IP and technology assets. The key to growing this network of women in IP is more female leaders.
In my early days in the IP profession I was fortunate to have been mentored by one of the leading female IP attorneys in Australia. Working alongside an individual who is hugely dedicated and passionate about the sector created many great opportunities for me, particularly in helping me understand the role of IP as a commercial tool in early stage businesses and building my professional network. It also emphasised the critical role all women play in supporting, encouraging, challenging and developing our female peers, a role that I try to carry with me through my professional life.
If you’re a female leader in the innovation, business, investment sectors and interested in supporting our companies, please get in touch…
Just some of the female-led projects in our portfolio
Their proprietary platform technology, SkinBiotix® can improve the barrier effect of skin models, improve repair and reduce bacterial load
TaBriX is developing innovative solutions to create anti-infectives for the future.
Helping older adults improve strength, balance and optimise healthy ageing
ManTRa Diagnostics has developed tumour-site-specific gene expression signatures to assess hypoxia which has the potential to deliver major advances in personalised cancer medicine
Grafine Ltd are maximising the performance of elastomers using a range of 2D materials, including Graphene
Harnessing An Intrinsic Protective Protein: The Missing Link For Healthy Ageing
SmartIR’s innovative tiles have ability to control visible colour and infrared light creating limitless applications
A non-invasive test for Parkinson’s Disease, potentially offering rapid, non-invasive diagnosis before the onset of symptoms
Digital therapeutics (DTx) for severe mental illness
Clin-e-Cal is a spinout digital health company transforming respiratory care
To find out more about the above projects, click on the link to their page and contact their dedicated Project Manager.
There are many more female projects in the pipeline that will be added to the website shortly.