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Previous Venture Prize Winners

The Venture Prize was established in 2007 and has produced a growing portfolio of start up companies in the Materials Science & Technology sectors.  They cover a broad range of Materials Science,from medical materials to water purification technologies.

 

  • CustoMem Logo

    Year: 2017

    Project: CustoMem

    Project Summary: Industrial Wastewater treatment to remove micro pollutants. Awarded £1.2m Horizon 2020 SME Instrument grant, February 2018

  • Hexigone logo

    Year: 2016

    Project: Hexigone Inhibitors

    Project Summary: Smart release, self healing, chrome free corrosion inhibitor for galvanised steel.

  • Pertinax Pharma Ltd logo

    Year: 2015

    Project: Pertinax Pharma Ltd.

    Project Summary: New formulation of an established antimicrobial agent to provide slow release over a controlled period of time, and increase protection against antibacterial and antifungal infection for weeks, months or years.

  • Sirakoss Limited logo

    Year: 2014

    Project: Sirakoss Limited.

    Project Summary: A purely synthetic bone graft substitute designed for use in spinal fusion surgery for back pain, or repairs for bone injuries.

  • BioMin Technologies Ltd. logo

    Year: 2013

    Project: BioMin Technologies Ltd.

    Project Summary: Bioglass ingredient for toothpaste to remineralise tooth surfaces and treat dental sensitivity

  • Oxacs logo

    Year: 2012

    Project: OxAcs Limited

    Project Summary: Low cost & abundant transparent conducting oxide films and coatings for touch screens.

  • Xeracarb Logo

    Year: 2011

    Project: Xeracarb Limited

    XeraCarb is a division of Capital Refractories Limited manufacturing high performance silicon carbide composite ceramics for kiln furniture and other demanding technical applications.

  • Atocap logo

    Year: 2010

    Project: Atocap Limited

    Drug encapsulation technology to enable targeted delivery of therapies.