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Clean tech firm prepares ground for investor outreach

30 June 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

Innovate UK EDGE prepares Bristol clean tech company for financial investment, while helping to consolidate IP and drive sales growth. 


For those living in Wiltshire, Bristol or East Anglia – areas with hard water – the build-up of limescale around taps and showerheads will be all too familiar.  

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© Paranimo

Success Story

Mental health tech firm flourishes with Innovate UK backing

2 June 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

Innovate UK EDGE has helped a Bristol-based mental health technology company to revamp its leadership and marketing strategies and to secure two Innovate UK grants worth £135,000.

The support will provide much-needed solutions to mental health challenges, says Matthew Vamplew, co-founder of Paranimo.

Exterior of Versarien's Graphene Lab facility with signage

© Versarien

Success Story

Graphene pioneer goes global with £1.9m South Korean investment

1 June 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

A Gloucestershire-based graphene developer has secured £1.93m in investment from a South Korean advanced materials company, following international support from Innovate UK EDGE and funding from Innovate UK.

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G7 Series ¦ Med-tech innovator's prognosis improves after COVID hit

28 May 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

A medical technology innovator is seeing significant growth following support from Innovate UK EDGE to overcome challenges posed by the pandemic. 

A Dorset-based med-tech innovator, who partners with clinicians, SMEs and universities from across the UK to solve unmet clinical needs, saw its business decline by 80% due to the impact of COVID.

Offshore renewable energy

Success Story

Offshore renewable energy to isolated coastal communities

28 May 2021 Written by Leigh Jenkins

Renewable energy innovator finds UK and overseas partners and prepares to launch Canadian subsidiary following international support from Innovate UK EDGE.

A Devon-based micro-SME is developing near-offshore wind technology that will generate renewable energy for small islands and coastal communities with a focus on developing countries.