"As inventors we always believed that our microfluidic picodroplet technique was revolutionary, and that it could have a wide range of applications. We wanted to work with i-Teams to help us identify commercial uses outside of our own sphere of knowledge. The i-Team delivered excellent results for … [Read more...] about Micro-droplets i-teams update – now a funded start-up company!
Contacts: Christoforos Moutafis, Physics Mentors: Marc Bax, Panchromos Limited The Thin Film Magnetism group at the Cavendish, led by Dr Crispin Barnes, has developed a number of small-scale memory storage and biotagging technologies in recent years. The new technology for this i-Team project … [Read more...] about Magnetic memory elements
Contacts: Professor Wilhelm Huck, Chemistry Mentors: Dr. Julian White, MDS Analytical Technologies The research team led by Professor Huck have developed a high-throughput assay technology platform that allows a number of experiments to be conducted in parallel. Each experiment is confined to a … [Read more...] about Microdroplet microfluidic reactors
Contact: Dr. Cyril Picard, Biological and Soft Systems Mentors: Marc Bax, Panchromos Limited Dr. Cyril Picard originally developed a self-contained miniature environmental chamber to allow him to observe biological cells over a period of a few days. Previously this was done by building a sealed … [Read more...] about A miniature cell-cultivator
Contact: Yuandong Lin, Institute for Manufacturing & Dr. Kai Yu, Machine Intelligence Group, Engineering Mentors: Adrian Swinburne AI Speech were finalists in the 2008 CUE £5k business creation competition. The team has developed a new software product for teaching spoken Chinese to … [Read more...] about A Chinese speech recognition system