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Success Story

Munchy Play hoovers up Innovate UK EDGE support and thrives

16 May 2022 Written by Emma Edmonds

Supported by Innovate UK EDGE, a London-based start-up has created a successful business based around novel children’s plates with in-built train tracks. 

Sophia Procter, founder of Munchy Play, said: “the idea for the plates came to me because I struggled to get my toddler to sit down at the table at mealtimes.” 

Brain shaped puzzle

Success Story

Unforgettable Experiences: improving brain health through the Arts

10 May 2022 Written by Georgia Riley

Supported by Innovate UK EDGE, a Darlington-based company is making a commercial success of its creative approaches to helping people with dementia, mild cognitive impairment, neurological conditions and mental health issues.

Vinyard image

Success Story

Innovate UK EDGE fortifies wine agri-tech's commercial strategy

25 April 2022 Written by Hannah Scorey

A UK agri-tech company that benefited from participation in Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme is now expanding in South Australia, a development welcomed by the State Government and Pernod Ricard Winemakers

Laundry drying

News Article

Design for Growth gives Wendy Goes Green a natural advantage

11 April 2022 Written by James Cortis

Eco cleaning innovator Wendy Goes Green adapts its marketing strategy and finds new routes to market with Innovate UK EDGE's Design for Growth scheme.

Whilst the pandemic has compelled us to clean our homes more regularly and thoroughly, researchers are increasingly concerned about the impact that cleaning products can have on our health and the environment. 

Tom Robot - Small Robot Company

Success Story

How we helped robots Tom, Dick & Harry tend the big fields of Canada

8 April 2022 Written by Hannah Scorey

Are we about to see a robot revolution in agriculture? Even before Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, problems of labour supply were nothing new in farming (and use of pesticides is increasingly problematic). We need to produce more food for a growing world population, but without taking up more land or further contributing to climate change.