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Clean marine propulsion firm Ecomar grows at full throttle

3 February 2022 Written by Graeme Owen

The race is on to make the shipping sector more environmentally friendly, and at the forefront is an innovative marine propulsion engineering SME. It has achieved spectacular growth over the last year, having begun to work with Innovate UK EDGE. 


Success Story

Innovators flushed with success after Innovate UK EDGE input

27 January 2022 Written by James Cortis

The innovators behind PEEQUAL have revamped their business strategy, secured grant funding and redeveloped their investor pitch, all with help from Innovate UK EDGE.

The Bristol University spin-out has completed its trials of the UK’s first stand-alone, touch-free women’s urinal at British festivals including the Shambala Festival, Valley Fest and The Bristol Comedy Garden. 

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News Article

Artesia makes big splash in water conservation with our growth support

26 January 2022 Written by James Cortis

Gloucestershire-based Artesia has developed a pioneering AI-based analysis system to help water companies identify leaks and predict demand more effectively. Innovate UK EDGE has helped it to establish new processes, secure its IP and find suitable funding to underpin its growth.

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News Article

Sustainable innovator hits headlines with Innovate UK EDGE help

24 January 2022 Written by James Cortis

Naked Sprout's unbleached bamboo-based toilet roll is a sustainable alternative to conventional and recycled products. The toilet roll innovator revamped its business strategy, found its financial footing and secured national media coverage, all with support from Innovate UK EDGE.

Innovate UK CEO Indro Mukerjee

Blog Post

Innovation Without Limits

21 January 2022 Written by Indro Mukerjee

Innovate UK conference on supporting innovators who are disabled

by Indro Mukerjee, CEO Innovate UK

The Innovate UK team is committed to help build the skills and talent pipeline necessary to drive successful innovation by better enabling opportunities for diverse talent which is often overlooked or not made to feel included. 

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Success Story

Growth in store for stem cell innovator after Innovate UK EDGE support

6 January 2022 Written by James Cortis

Innovate UK EDGE has helped a stem cell bank to streamline its operations with lean processes and achieve a 30% sales uplift, following support with sales and marketing.

Devon-based MedTech innovator, Biovault Family, is helping families access advanced medical treatments by collecting and storing stem cell samples taken from placentas, umbilical cords and cord blood at birth.

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News Article

Announcing Innovate UK KTN

24 November 2021 Written by Simon Ward

Innovate UK is changing its relationship with its Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) to create Innovate UK KTN.