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Prosthetic brown eye

News Article

IP audit for firm behind world's first 3D-printed prosthetic eye

10 June 2022 Written by Kelly Hunter

The standard method of manufacturing prosthetic eyes is a decades-old, artisanal process: it is invasive and can be uncomfortable for the patient, as well as time-consuming. But new technology, developed by UK SME Ocupeye, looks set to change all that.

2 men at laptop

Success Story

Med-tech's search for investment is over with our support

19 May 2022 Written by Kirsten Masson is a search engine designed specifically for medical staff to help them find answers to clinical questions, at the point of need. Supported by Innovate UK EDGE, was first developed as a tool to help doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals access up-to-date information on Covid-19.

Child eating

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.”