Holoxica, the specialist holographic 3D visualisation company, has secured €1.28million from the European Commission’s Horizon2020 SME Instrument. The fund will assist the development of pioneering medical imaging technology using motion holographic video displays for faster interpretation of 3D scan images which will lead to better quality surgical procedures.
Edinburgh, Scotland; Thursday 24th April 2014: The University of Edinburgh has made a £1.2 million investment in some of the world’s most advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Mass Spectroscopy instrumentation to further consolidate its position as a ‘centre of excellence’ for its acclaimed research in cutting-edge molecular science.
Here’s some coverage from The Scotsman for our client Converge Challenge – the biggest academic entrepreneurial showcase competition in Scotland. Director, Olga Kozlova, explains how Academics can effectively commercialise their research.
Acumen has been working with an academic start-up business at the University of Edinburgh which is looking to find a cure for the debilitating hearing condition of Tinnitus, which affects millions of people, globally.
The University of Edinburgh is to invest in a venture capital fund focusing on early stage life sciences companies. The new fund, which will be managed by US-based Rock Spring Ventures, will engage closely with the University’s company formation teams at Edinburgh Research and Innovation and Edinburgh BioQuarter. Spin-out and start-up companies from the University’s research labs will make up a substantial proportion of the fund’s deal-flow.
The company behind ‘Deep Heat’, one of the UK’s iconic healthcare brands, has embarked on a collaboration with the Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (ECFP) based at the University of Edinburgh, to research ways that further improve the production processes and operational efficiencies across its range of topically applied products.
Acumen director Kevin Dorrian, and associate Devin Scobie, recently ran a media training day for Liverpool Community College.