• Exploring the need for low-cost cell testing and second-life applications

    Inventors : Eleni Papafilippou, Melissa Watt and Robert Petrie, Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Cambridge Website : LiFETIME The global market for electric vehicles (EVs) is growing exponentially. While this will reduce CO2 emissions and help address climate change,…

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  • Investigating the potential for novel fetal ECG monitoring to enhance

    Inventors : Huy-Dung Han and Loan Pham-Nguyen, Hanoi University of Science and Technology Globally there are estimated to be over three million perinatal deaths a year, almost all in low- and middle-income countries. In fact, perinatal mortality is one of the key indicators of a country’s socio-economic status and level of development. In high-income countries…

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  • Identifying the market need for translating Braille to print

    Inventor : Gregory Hargraves, Paige Demonstration : Video Paige was founded by five engineers from Imperial College London, whose goals are to make braille affordable for everyone, and to enable communication and collaboration with sighted peers, parents and teachers. In the UK, 64% of children who are blind or partially-sighted are educated in mainstream schools.…

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  • Using AI to give industrial robots a sense of feeling

    Inventors : Dr. Leo Jiang,  Dr. Brian Sheil & Dr. Geyang Song, Construction Engineering & JS2 Innovation The inventors have developed AI-powered fibre optic sensors to measure forces in a wide variety of contexts. Due to the flexibility and small size of fibre optics, this technique opens up applications outside of the scope of traditional force…

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  • Sharing agricultural expertise to address the impact of climate change

    Inventors: Dr. Inanna Hamati-Ataya and Mr. Hemelkart Ataya, CRASSH, Sociology and Cambridge Sustainability Initiative One of the observable impacts of climate change is the effect on which agricultural crops and products can be produced in different regions. In some cases this opens up the opportunity for farmers to grow new types of crops for their…

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  • Identifying senescent cells in vivo 

    Inventor: Dr. Ljiljana Fruk, Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology The inventors have developed a material made of organic dyes which moves selectively in the body to areas of aged (senescent) cells, allowing in vivo imaging of the location and number of these cells.  The material is formulated as a nanocapsule which can fluoresce but also has…

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