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Renovos: revolutionary nanoclays for bone repair

Trauma, disease and advancing years can all result in bone deterioration. There is a bone fracture every three seconds around the globe, ranging from aging family members living with joint disease to younger sports-playing relatives. Fracture treatments cost the NHS more than £2bn per year in the UK, with 10%...

Aaron Wheeldon

Aaron Wheeldon is helping new University audiences profit from Future Worlds’ entrepreneurial activities and advice in an ever growing role within the incubator’s core team. He is building experience at the platform while undertaking a BSc in International Relations at the University of Southampton. Aaron enjoys finding creative solutions to...

Rise: the dawn of a good day

Research has revealed that gently waking to increasing light levels rather than a shrill alarm can improve mood and well-being. Entrepreneurial engineers from Southampton and Coventry have teamed up with a world-renowned designer to devise a product based on this so-called dawn simulation approach. “Let’s face it, sometimes we all...

Sarah Rogers

Sarah Rogers is helping students discover opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally during their higher education journey at the University of Southampton. She coordinates innovative enterprise-related learning and development activity as Head of the Student Enterprise team within the Careers and Employability Service. Sarah has benefited from over a...

Highfield Diagnostics: multipurpose portable medical tests

Disposable pregnancy tests have become a familiar and trusted product for an instant diagnosis in the home environment. They are cheap, easy to use and provide a quick answer to an important question: are you pregnant, or not? There are situations however where patients would value knowing more than one...

Premier League picks: Machine learning for fantasy football

Millions of players in the UK compete in fantasy football leagues, tinkering with their squads to generate maximum points from their teams. Shrewd dealings in the transfer market can make or break team’s seasons and entrants scramble week on week to strengthen their sides as Premier Leagues stars go on and...

Dynamon: Driving savings through big data

Transportation companies could be significantly reducing their expenses through the use of fuel saving products. Although technologies exist which can make vehicles run more efficiently, without compelling evidence of the results, uptake has been limited. The average heavy goods vehicle burns through about £43,000 of fuel every year in the UK. Companies...

SharkStream: Innovation in motion

Motion capture technology has accelerated in recent years to develop exciting applications for the entertainment, sports and medical sectors. Advanced systems have captured the drama of King Kong scaling the mighty Empire State Building and added a dynamic level of realism to characters in the booming video games sector. Tech...

Geoff Baker

Geoff Baker has co-founded and sold two successful companies in a pioneering example of mechanical engineering’s entrepreneurial spirit. His professional journey has taken him from the initial stages of the Concorde jet’s supersonic development to the intricacies of the industrial, defence, oil and gas markets. Geoff learned from his early business...

AccelerComm: introducing supercharged wireless

The introduction of fifth generation wireless systems (5G) will allow us to download and view data 10 times faster than we can on our current mobile devices. The cutting-edge technology could be at our fingertips in five years’ time if superfast hardware is advanced to meet the high-tech demands. Research...