Startups

Diamond Winners
2016 Diamond Winner
Health and Wellness

Sensio AIR is for people with airborne allergies and asthma, who want to prevent their outbreaks. The device, that can be fitted at home, the office or in healthcare and commercial facilities, is the only allergen tracker with state-of-the-art patented technology. Connected trough your smartphone, it shows you in detail what is in the air you breathe: it detects allergens and irritants then informs you on possible actions to reduce your exposure and improve the quality of the air.

2015 Diamond Winner
Manufacturing + Social Impact

Smarter, Faster, Safer. Sinclair Fire develops and manufactures products leveraging its unique portfolio of fire detection and response intellectual property. The company’s primary innovation is the Sinclair Kitchen Fire Detector, an infrared fire detection device, designed to respond to fires rapidly and without false alarms, saving lives and reducing the cost of fire damage. The product is targeted at the Residential Construction and Social Housing sectors.

2015 Diamond Winner
Internet & Web

Shoot is a unique website for amateur and professional gardeners to design, manage, care for and share their gardens online. Shoot enables its 90,000 members to get the most from their gardens with Shoot’s award-winning design planner, personal plant lists, bespoke care calendar, email advice and plant identifier forums. Shoot also boasts the largest online plant encyclopaedia with horticulturally expert information on 20,000+ plants.

Shoot just raised £500,000 on Crowdcube.

2015 Diamond Winner
Generation + Energy / Clean Tech

Renovagen have developed the "Roll-Array" transportable solar power system. It's a solar farm which unrolls from a container or trailer in a few minutes - to power mobile hospitals, desalination plants, mine sites, military bases and more. Batteries and inverters are built-in for 24/7 power - it can be used just like a genset. Our air-pallet container can be flown anywhere in the world on normal aircraft and packs up to 18kW of PV - 10x more power and much faster setup than existing solutions.

2015 Diamond Winner
Gaming & Consumer

Combine maps and game tech and you get Mantle, a toolset for prototyping rapid 3D environments. Stop wasting your team’s effort recreating the basics for every 3D spatial project. Mantle is the perfect solution for creative prototyping and discovery doing the heavy lifting for map import, styling and geolocated positioning. It's fast, ready to drop in content, place cameras and tweak lighting in seconds. Start environment projects faster for gaming, built environment and info visualisation.

2015 Diamond Winner
Medical Devices + Manufacturing

Did you know that 1 million children die needlessly every single year due to being born prematurely? What if I told you that according to the WHO 75% of these deaths could be prevented with simple treatments such as incubation. Current incubators are incredibly large, needlessly complicated and expensive. MOM is an inflatable incubator, created to dramatically decrease the size of traditional incubators whilst being available at 1/30th of the cost and retaining all the necessary features.

2015 Diamond Winner
Medical Devices + Medical Devices

As bionics become increasingly advanced we see sophisticated technologies attached to limbs by an old fashioned and not fit for purpose stump and socket model. We are developing an implanted device to interface with the limb and provide an open standard connector to allow plug & play prosthetic attachment. This will allow a higher patient quality of life, cheaper care delivery for healthcare providers and allow prosthetic manufacturers to form a new relationship with the consumer.

Platinum Winners
2016 Platinum Winner
Enterprise Software

WeTrack provides a new way to manage projects. Born out of the London 2012 Olympic Games, WeTrack is a project management software built specifically around client needs. It covers the key principles in project management by combining all the best parts of an objective/tasking system with a full risk and issues register without the red tape. With a key focus on UI/UX, WeTrack is the easiest way to manage any large scale event, boasting clients such as The FA, Ryder Cup and The Jockey Club.

2016 Platinum Winner
Agriculture + Environment

We produce animal feed the way nature intended.

Entocycle, is an innovative feed company that is developing one the most advanced, efficient and sustainable systems to feed the world.

We are utilising the power of Hermetia illucens (Black Soldier Fly) to 'up-cycle' organic food waste into a sustainable protein feed alternative for aquaculture and livestock.

"Nature does not believe in waste, and neither do we"

Gold Winners
2016 Gold Winner
Healthcare + Healthcare Delivery

Donor breast milk (DBM) is used to enhance the chances of survival and long-term health of sick and premature babies who have no access to maternal milk. There is currently a lack of equitable access to DBM across the UK. The HMB will also establish a first-of-its-kind research biobank to enable novel studies, collaborating with scientists across nutritional analysis, cancer research, microbiomics, and optimal donor milk usage. Surplus revenue will support local perinatal services.

2016 Gold Winner
Medical Devices

We make cardiovascular surgeries more accurate and safe. Our technology helps clinicians accurately plan and rehearse stent placements inside blood vessels. Using predictive computations and AI, we make maximum use of available patient data and previous cases to accurately predict the behaviour of devices inside each patient’s configuration. This allows clinicians to optimise device selection, thereby reducing complications and associated cost of stenting surgeries for hospitals and society.

2016 Gold Winner
Agriculture + Efficiency + Design

As the world population rises and our natural resources become ever more depleted, the pressures on world agriculture have never been greater. Precision agricultural technologies are key to achieving maximum efficiency from our land, natural and manufactured resources. The onTrak precision guidance system developed by Agricision aims to provide access to some high impact technologies for the many producers for whom the large investment currently required is a major barrier to adoption.

2015 Gold Winner
Internet & Web

You can book a car, a plane, even book plastic surgery online, but you cannot book a meeting room. It takes assistants 92 minutes to find and book a meeting, meanwhile companies are tied into 2-10 year leases on their office space, leaving rooms sat empty at huge expense.

Zipcube.com is an online marketplace that allows you to search, filter and book meeting rooms, without having to trawl the internet. Offices can list their space and unlock the value in their redundant rooms.

2015 Gold Winner
Entertainment & Media

At Vidsy we’ve developed a game-changing tech platform enabling brands to create fresh micro content & ideas from a unique community of digital natives & creators. Brands can tap into our creative network to quickly produce micro video for mobile viewing and digital channels. Were proud of the service we provide to brands and agencies, the opportunities we give new creative talent & the exciting way we are driving collaborative creation to produce engaging brand content people will want to watch

2015 Gold Winner
Other - Services

twosigmas is a Cambridge-based company that specializes in global education solutions. We connect learners from around the world to educators and educational opportunities in the UK, focusing mainly on using our proprietary videochat whiteboard technology to deliver live English lessons from UK tutors to Chinese learners. Our sales and marketing team uses strong personal relationships to partner with companies in China interested in corporate English education programs for their employees.

2015 Gold Winner
Healthcare + Retail

'Live Better With...' will be a one-stop online store of the latest healthcare, home aid and wellness products, for patients with long-term conditions (cancer, Alzheimers, stroke, diabetes) and their caregivers. It will be a curated range, with visible product ratings from other patients/carers. It will be complemented by an comprehensive information portal and community platform for patients/families, addressing how to manage side effects and symptoms, and live better with the disease.

2015 Gold Winner
Entertainment & Media

Great Little Place (GLP) is a mobile app for discovering and sharing “great little places” around you - from quirky bars to extraordinary restaurants, the places that make a city special.

Very simply, we're weaving everyone’s little black book of places together, asking members across the world to say ‘I know this great little place…’ and share their favourite discoveries with one another. So it's just the good stuff.

Our mission is to become the last city guide you'll ever need.

2015 Gold Winner
Enterprise Software

Glisser makes presentations interactive – it takes regular PowerPoint or Keynote slide decks and pushes them out live to audience mobile devices, slide-by-slide, as they are presented. It then enables members of the audience to interact with the presenter or each other, participate in polls integrated seamlessly within the original deck, and provide valuable feedback. Attendees can also electronically mark-up the slides with notes, and keep them for future reference, or tweet slides.

2015 Gold Winner
Telecommunications & Mobile

Converge is an end-to-end solution for IoT in industry. We connect existing sensors across industries such as construction or manufacturing with our hardware nodes and provide automated, accurate real time monitoring through our software platform. Our hardware runs a low frequency mesh network and reports data back to our servers for analysis. We've started with construction, and are implementing our technology with one of the largest construction companies in Europe.

2015 Gold Winner
Enterprise Software

More important to buyers than product features or cost is the buying experience. Sales reps who deliver relevant information in buyer-friendly, unique ways achieve a significant advantage by making the buying experience easy and straightforward. Aberdeen Research reports that by using buyer portals B2B sales companies attain 28% higher revenue compared to those still using email to collaborate with buyers. BuyerDeck is a unique way for B2B Buyers and sellers to collaborate from lead to close.

Silver Winners
2016 Silver Winner
Education + Consumer Products

Up Learn uses AI and neuroscience to ensure every student can achieve an A*. We detect each student’s strengths and weaknesses to construct a personalised learning experience.

Our beta course in A Level Economics attracted over 1,700 students. On average, students completed 52 lessons each. 95% of those who completed it achieved the highest possible grade in their exams.

It costs only £18 per week, and for every student who pays, we give a course free to a student who can't.

2016 Silver Winner
Education Technology

Communication is key to the learning experience, yet there's currently no effective and easy-to-use communication platform dedicated to education. That's the problem Ublend solves. Like Slack for education.

Ublend allows instructors to save time by empowering collaborative learning, structure classroom communication and easily get the attention of all students.

Students benefit from having a dedicated platform where they can discuss and share questions and content with classmates.

2016 Silver Winner
Consumer Products + Design

Founded by Harvard Business School alum and former start-up executive, Sahar Meghani, Trunkaroo is a monthly subscription box for kids. Every month we design and deliver smart, delightful hands-on projects for 3-8 year olds. By providing all the necessary materials, instructions and inspiration in a “trunk”, Trunkaroo makes the process of creating, discovering and experimenting magical for kids and super convenient for grown-ups. Each trunk encourages “STEAM-based” exploration, is gender-neutra

2016 Silver Winner
Telecommunications & Mobile

Half of prisoners lose touch with their families while inside, increasing their chances of reoffending upon release. Prison Voicemail is a social venture using technology to improve communication between prisoners and their families. Our service enables them to exchange regular voicemails, making it the fastest and most convenient way to stay in touch. Launched in October 2015, the service is rapidly expanding across prisons in England and Wales.

2016 Silver Winner
Retail & Advertising Technology

By clicking on the Pouch icon in their browser as they shop, our users are presented the best valid Voucher codes and discounts for the specific website they are on, without them ever having the leave the site.

This in turn helps Merchants to significantly reduce their website abandonment rates and monetise their existing traffic without rescinding control of the user journey.

Pouch is paid a commission every time one of our users makes a successful purchase. We work with 3000 Merchants.

2016 Silver Winner
Online Commerce & Marketplaces

Poppins App enables parents to search for fully-vetted childcarers in their area, even at short notice – perfect for last minute theatre tickets and emergencies. They can save their favourite sitters, allowing them to rebook at the touch of a button, and eventually providing them with a trusted network in their area.

The App allows bookings in advance, for a few hours, a few days or on an ad-hoc basis. Parents can pay babysitters within the App, avoiding the awkward money talk.

2016 Silver Winner
Generation + Environment

Oorja aims to provide clean energy access to 450 million un/underelectrified people in rural Indian communities. We deploy smart micro-grids powered by biomass gasification and solar PV systems to generate, store and transmit reliable and affordable electricity to SMEs as anchor load and low-income households. We use a scaleable community-owned business model to leverage energy provision as a catalyst for socio-economic development to alleviate poverty, empower women and tackle climate change.

2016 Silver Winner
Education + Education Technology

Naturebytes uses technology to re-connect you with wildlife in new and exciting ways. The Naturebytes kits make new technology and sensors accessible for everybody and provide activities that develop digital skills that enable you to see the natural world in ways that weren't possible before. We are a growing community of makers, engineers, scientists, schools and individuals all transforming digital making to help people to re-connect with wildlife.

2016 Silver Winner
Education + Education

Our mission is to make history every student's favourite subject! We create highly engaging and effective short-form history videos and tailored written resources under the guidance of a former OFSTED inspector. History Bombs' Teachers Resources are now available on our website. Since our launch in October 2016, we have made sales to school customers in the UK, USA, Australia and France. Our focus is now to develop our sales and marketing approach and achieve strong market penetration.

2016 Silver Winner
Agriculture + Energy / Clean Tech

DryGro is an Oxford-based AgTech venture that grows food in the desert. Using proprietary technology, DryGro can grow food in high-temperature environments using 99% less water than conventional agriculture. DryGro has the potential to significantly disrupt food markets globally. At scale, this technology could open up unproductive desert land to economic food production, making a significant impact on global food security and water conservation. Lets make the deserts bloom.

2016 Silver Winner
Internet & Web + Healthcare IT

Clustermarket is an online sharing platform for life scientists to list, discover and book lab- space, equipment, expertise and tissues within their institution or cluster. The resources can be rented out to external counterparties and can also be shared internally to allow a simple integration in the lab manager ‘s daily tasks. Clustermarket's goal is to make R&D in life sciences more affordable and less time consuming, thereby every idea has the chance to become a breakthrough innovation.

2016 Silver Winner
Diagnostics + Diagnostics

Prostate cancer is a global socio-economic problem. A novel diagnostic approach will help to distinguish between Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, the most common non-cancer prostatic condition in ageing men with symptoms similar or overlapping with those of prostate cancer. The test can be regularly performed by men using a self-monitoring tool or by a GP using a bench top device. The test will monitor the wellness of the prostate, which is typically affected in cancer patients.

2016 Silver Winner
Financial Technology

AID:Tech brings transparency and efficient to the distribution of funds and social services by governments & NGOs. We use blockchain technology to create a fully traceable flow of information. Our solution works offline and in environments with interrupted power supplies.

2016 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

Our online marketplace solves the frustration of finding, calling and emailing dozens of event suppliers only to find that many aren’t available, out of your price range or can’t provide what you need.

Simply tell us your requirements and we do all of the hard work. We reach out to the relevant suppliers in your area and provide you with personalised quotes from those that are available and well suited to your event.

2015 Silver Winner
Telecommunications & Mobile

World Around Me (WAM) is local discovery app (available on Android and iOS) to help people worldwide, find services to eat, drink, shop, stay, pray, stay healthy, move, refuel and access money along with helping them visually orient towards a place using augmented reality.
Winner of official Google Play award. Recognised as one of the best apps in the world (among 2.3 million apps) by Google. Available in 25 languages and in 200+ countries.
Adopted as city app for tourists in Genova, Italy.

2015 Silver Winner
Medical Devices

About a million ear tube surgeries costing 2.7 billion dollars are performed on children every year in North America alone. That means cutting a child’s healthy eardrum. We aim to replace these surgeries with a simple device, called a stent, like a heart stent which keeps arteries open. Our eStent drains fluid from the middle ear without surgery - no cutting!
The Doya eStent is an active stent that can be open and closed upon the body mechanism, and allows fluids to drain through the ET.

2015 Silver Winner
Education

Every student who drops out of university costs that institution £9,000 in lost tuition fee revenue per year the student misses. This equates to millions per university and is a growing problem.

We use predictive analytical softwares to identify students who are most likely to drop out, allowing the university to use a proactive approach to intervening and giving these students the support they need to keep going.

2015 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

Talent Rank is an app environment for ambitious candidates to prove and improve their raw business skills. Users are immersed into an interactive game, dealing with real markets and real people; each a stream of fresh situations for their judgement to be tested, quantified and ranked. This pioneering apparatus trains young talent and delivers objective, differential data to assessors.

TR's exhaust data offers a forward-looking sentiment stream for market trading/risk insights.

2015 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

A company’s reputation is one of its biggest assets, and the hardest to manage and protect. Resonance is applying the latest Cognitive Computing and Big Data techniques to the problem of finding, quantifying and analysing key reputational data.

2015 Silver Winner
Financial Technology

People across the world are faced with a multitude of problems: lack of access to clean water, poor nutrition - and they spend years waiting on external bodies to secure funding, come in and save the day. Unfortunately over 50% of fundraising campaigns addressing these problems fail on the major CF platforms.

We’re changing this. HelpingB currently has a 100% success rate and intends to maintain a 80-90% success rate through investment in its due diligence and vetting process.

2015 Silver Winner
Other - Services + Retail

Gormley & Gamble is here to empower women by disrupting the tailoring industry to create a modern-classic; custom-made, feminine, elegant suits. With appointment-only service in the City, on Savile Row, or from the comfort of your home or office, made in Europe with Italian, Scottish, and British fabrics, (absolutely no polyester), and a made-to-measure fit, back with you in 3 weeks and prices starting at just£400, & all monogramming and macaroons included, now is every woman's time to upgade.

2015 Silver Winner
Medical Devices

GiveVision is a sophisticated software suite that powers smart glasses to be used as eyes for blind people. Developed by an experienced team of 3 Software Engineers, two of whom are completely Blind; it is designed to increase the independence and mobility of Blind and Visually Impaired by converting visual information to audio cues.

We have built and tested the proof of concept that can recognize banknotes, identify colors, scan product barcodes, at a press of a button. Currently raising seed

2015 Silver Winner
Environment

In FoPo, we collect ugly fruits & vegetables before expiry from groceries & farms, freeze dry them, & turn them into food powder to preserve their nutrients, prolong shelf life, & maximize logistics. It can be used for smoothies, soups, fruit shakes, & more. The product will be sold via online, supermarkets, humanitarian mission agencies & food companies. With low price, reduced food waste & support for local businesses & farmers, FoPo creates value from the inefficiency in the food system.

2015 Silver Winner
Internet & Web + Other - Services

Compare and Share is the world’s first comparison marketplace of the Sharing Economy, aggregating a $15 billion market growing faster than Facebook, Google & Yahoo. We act as a gateway to the Sharing Economy, helping consumers & companies access & exploit the world’s £3.5 trillion worth of spare goods without having to trawl through 8000 individual sites. Our vision is to open up the Sharing Economy just as eBay opened up the second-hand goods market & build the go-to global brand for Sharing.

2015 Silver Winner
Environment + Energy / Clean Tech

Small businesses in the UK account for nearly 50% of the entire economy, yet historically their environmental impact has largely been ignored. This is despite many business owners expressing a genuine interest in managing their emissions.

As time, knowledge and capital are the largest barriers to action, Carbon Analytics has developed an automated, user friendly and cost effective platform to not only measure, but also reduce carbon, water and energy impacts, empowering action over reporting

2015 Silver Winner
Therapeutics (Pharma / Biotech)

RE-VANA is working on new drug delivery systems that can provide significant long-term benefits for patients who are suffering from severe eye diseases that can lead to blindness. The new systems that we are developing will enhance patient comfort and improve their vision, which will eventually reduce the burden on healthcare services, patients and care givers.

Startups
2016 Diamond Winner
Health and Wellness

Sensio AIR is for people with airborne allergies and asthma, who want to prevent their outbreaks. The device, that can be fitted at home, the office or in healthcare and commercial facilities, is the only allergen tracker with state-of-the-art patented technology. Connected trough your smartphone, it shows you in detail what is in the air you breathe: it detects allergens and irritants then informs you on possible actions to reduce your exposure and improve the quality of the air.

2016 Platinum Winner
Enterprise Software

WeTrack provides a new way to manage projects. Born out of the London 2012 Olympic Games, WeTrack is a project management software built specifically around client needs. It covers the key principles in project management by combining all the best parts of an objective/tasking system with a full risk and issues register without the red tape. With a key focus on UI/UX, WeTrack is the easiest way to manage any large scale event, boasting clients such as The FA, Ryder Cup and The Jockey Club.

2016 Silver Winner
Education + Consumer Products

Up Learn uses AI and neuroscience to ensure every student can achieve an A*. We detect each student’s strengths and weaknesses to construct a personalised learning experience.

Our beta course in A Level Economics attracted over 1,700 students. On average, students completed 52 lessons each. 95% of those who completed it achieved the highest possible grade in their exams.

It costs only £18 per week, and for every student who pays, we give a course free to a student who can't.

2016 Silver Winner
Education Technology

Communication is key to the learning experience, yet there's currently no effective and easy-to-use communication platform dedicated to education. That's the problem Ublend solves. Like Slack for education.

Ublend allows instructors to save time by empowering collaborative learning, structure classroom communication and easily get the attention of all students.

Students benefit from having a dedicated platform where they can discuss and share questions and content with classmates.

2016 Silver Winner
Consumer Products + Design

Founded by Harvard Business School alum and former start-up executive, Sahar Meghani, Trunkaroo is a monthly subscription box for kids. Every month we design and deliver smart, delightful hands-on projects for 3-8 year olds. By providing all the necessary materials, instructions and inspiration in a “trunk”, Trunkaroo makes the process of creating, discovering and experimenting magical for kids and super convenient for grown-ups. Each trunk encourages “STEAM-based” exploration, is gender-neutra

2016 Gold Winner
Healthcare + Healthcare Delivery

Donor breast milk (DBM) is used to enhance the chances of survival and long-term health of sick and premature babies who have no access to maternal milk. There is currently a lack of equitable access to DBM across the UK. The HMB will also establish a first-of-its-kind research biobank to enable novel studies, collaborating with scientists across nutritional analysis, cancer research, microbiomics, and optimal donor milk usage. Surplus revenue will support local perinatal services.

2016 Silver Winner
Telecommunications & Mobile

Half of prisoners lose touch with their families while inside, increasing their chances of reoffending upon release. Prison Voicemail is a social venture using technology to improve communication between prisoners and their families. Our service enables them to exchange regular voicemails, making it the fastest and most convenient way to stay in touch. Launched in October 2015, the service is rapidly expanding across prisons in England and Wales.

2016 Silver Winner
Retail & Advertising Technology

By clicking on the Pouch icon in their browser as they shop, our users are presented the best valid Voucher codes and discounts for the specific website they are on, without them ever having the leave the site.

This in turn helps Merchants to significantly reduce their website abandonment rates and monetise their existing traffic without rescinding control of the user journey.

Pouch is paid a commission every time one of our users makes a successful purchase. We work with 3000 Merchants.

2016 Silver Winner
Online Commerce & Marketplaces

Poppins App enables parents to search for fully-vetted childcarers in their area, even at short notice – perfect for last minute theatre tickets and emergencies. They can save their favourite sitters, allowing them to rebook at the touch of a button, and eventually providing them with a trusted network in their area.

The App allows bookings in advance, for a few hours, a few days or on an ad-hoc basis. Parents can pay babysitters within the App, avoiding the awkward money talk.

2016 Gold Winner
Medical Devices

We make cardiovascular surgeries more accurate and safe. Our technology helps clinicians accurately plan and rehearse stent placements inside blood vessels. Using predictive computations and AI, we make maximum use of available patient data and previous cases to accurately predict the behaviour of devices inside each patient’s configuration. This allows clinicians to optimise device selection, thereby reducing complications and associated cost of stenting surgeries for hospitals and society.

2016 Silver Winner
Generation + Environment

Oorja aims to provide clean energy access to 450 million un/underelectrified people in rural Indian communities. We deploy smart micro-grids powered by biomass gasification and solar PV systems to generate, store and transmit reliable and affordable electricity to SMEs as anchor load and low-income households. We use a scaleable community-owned business model to leverage energy provision as a catalyst for socio-economic development to alleviate poverty, empower women and tackle climate change.

2016 Silver Winner
Education + Education Technology

Naturebytes uses technology to re-connect you with wildlife in new and exciting ways. The Naturebytes kits make new technology and sensors accessible for everybody and provide activities that develop digital skills that enable you to see the natural world in ways that weren't possible before. We are a growing community of makers, engineers, scientists, schools and individuals all transforming digital making to help people to re-connect with wildlife.

2016 Silver Winner
Education + Education

Our mission is to make history every student's favourite subject! We create highly engaging and effective short-form history videos and tailored written resources under the guidance of a former OFSTED inspector. History Bombs' Teachers Resources are now available on our website. Since our launch in October 2016, we have made sales to school customers in the UK, USA, Australia and France. Our focus is now to develop our sales and marketing approach and achieve strong market penetration.

2016 Platinum Winner
Agriculture + Environment

We produce animal feed the way nature intended.

Entocycle, is an innovative feed company that is developing one the most advanced, efficient and sustainable systems to feed the world.

We are utilising the power of Hermetia illucens (Black Soldier Fly) to 'up-cycle' organic food waste into a sustainable protein feed alternative for aquaculture and livestock.

"Nature does not believe in waste, and neither do we"

2016 Silver Winner
Agriculture + Energy / Clean Tech

DryGro is an Oxford-based AgTech venture that grows food in the desert. Using proprietary technology, DryGro can grow food in high-temperature environments using 99% less water than conventional agriculture. DryGro has the potential to significantly disrupt food markets globally. At scale, this technology could open up unproductive desert land to economic food production, making a significant impact on global food security and water conservation. Lets make the deserts bloom.

2016 Silver Winner
Internet & Web + Healthcare IT

Clustermarket is an online sharing platform for life scientists to list, discover and book lab- space, equipment, expertise and tissues within their institution or cluster. The resources can be rented out to external counterparties and can also be shared internally to allow a simple integration in the lab manager ‘s daily tasks. Clustermarket's goal is to make R&D in life sciences more affordable and less time consuming, thereby every idea has the chance to become a breakthrough innovation.

2016 Silver Winner
Diagnostics + Diagnostics

Prostate cancer is a global socio-economic problem. A novel diagnostic approach will help to distinguish between Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, the most common non-cancer prostatic condition in ageing men with symptoms similar or overlapping with those of prostate cancer. The test can be regularly performed by men using a self-monitoring tool or by a GP using a bench top device. The test will monitor the wellness of the prostate, which is typically affected in cancer patients.

2016 Silver Winner
Financial Technology

AID:Tech brings transparency and efficient to the distribution of funds and social services by governments & NGOs. We use blockchain technology to create a fully traceable flow of information. Our solution works offline and in environments with interrupted power supplies.

2016 Gold Winner
Agriculture + Efficiency + Design

As the world population rises and our natural resources become ever more depleted, the pressures on world agriculture have never been greater. Precision agricultural technologies are key to achieving maximum efficiency from our land, natural and manufactured resources. The onTrak precision guidance system developed by Agricision aims to provide access to some high impact technologies for the many producers for whom the large investment currently required is a major barrier to adoption.

2016 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

Our online marketplace solves the frustration of finding, calling and emailing dozens of event suppliers only to find that many aren’t available, out of your price range or can’t provide what you need.

Simply tell us your requirements and we do all of the hard work. We reach out to the relevant suppliers in your area and provide you with personalised quotes from those that are available and well suited to your event.

2015 Silver Winner
Telecommunications & Mobile

World Around Me (WAM) is local discovery app (available on Android and iOS) to help people worldwide, find services to eat, drink, shop, stay, pray, stay healthy, move, refuel and access money along with helping them visually orient towards a place using augmented reality.
Winner of official Google Play award. Recognised as one of the best apps in the world (among 2.3 million apps) by Google. Available in 25 languages and in 200+ countries.
Adopted as city app for tourists in Genova, Italy.

2015 Silver Winner
Medical Devices

About a million ear tube surgeries costing 2.7 billion dollars are performed on children every year in North America alone. That means cutting a child’s healthy eardrum. We aim to replace these surgeries with a simple device, called a stent, like a heart stent which keeps arteries open. Our eStent drains fluid from the middle ear without surgery - no cutting!
The Doya eStent is an active stent that can be open and closed upon the body mechanism, and allows fluids to drain through the ET.

2015 Gold Winner
Internet & Web

You can book a car, a plane, even book plastic surgery online, but you cannot book a meeting room. It takes assistants 92 minutes to find and book a meeting, meanwhile companies are tied into 2-10 year leases on their office space, leaving rooms sat empty at huge expense.

Zipcube.com is an online marketplace that allows you to search, filter and book meeting rooms, without having to trawl the internet. Offices can list their space and unlock the value in their redundant rooms.

2015 Gold Winner
Entertainment & Media

At Vidsy we’ve developed a game-changing tech platform enabling brands to create fresh micro content & ideas from a unique community of digital natives & creators. Brands can tap into our creative network to quickly produce micro video for mobile viewing and digital channels. Were proud of the service we provide to brands and agencies, the opportunities we give new creative talent & the exciting way we are driving collaborative creation to produce engaging brand content people will want to watch

2015 Silver Winner
Education

Every student who drops out of university costs that institution £9,000 in lost tuition fee revenue per year the student misses. This equates to millions per university and is a growing problem.

We use predictive analytical softwares to identify students who are most likely to drop out, allowing the university to use a proactive approach to intervening and giving these students the support they need to keep going.

2015 Gold Winner
Other - Services

twosigmas is a Cambridge-based company that specializes in global education solutions. We connect learners from around the world to educators and educational opportunities in the UK, focusing mainly on using our proprietary videochat whiteboard technology to deliver live English lessons from UK tutors to Chinese learners. Our sales and marketing team uses strong personal relationships to partner with companies in China interested in corporate English education programs for their employees.

2015 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

Talent Rank is an app environment for ambitious candidates to prove and improve their raw business skills. Users are immersed into an interactive game, dealing with real markets and real people; each a stream of fresh situations for their judgement to be tested, quantified and ranked. This pioneering apparatus trains young talent and delivers objective, differential data to assessors.

TR's exhaust data offers a forward-looking sentiment stream for market trading/risk insights.

2015 Diamond Winner
Manufacturing + Social Impact

Smarter, Faster, Safer. Sinclair Fire develops and manufactures products leveraging its unique portfolio of fire detection and response intellectual property. The company’s primary innovation is the Sinclair Kitchen Fire Detector, an infrared fire detection device, designed to respond to fires rapidly and without false alarms, saving lives and reducing the cost of fire damage. The product is targeted at the Residential Construction and Social Housing sectors.

2015 Diamond Winner
Internet & Web

Shoot is a unique website for amateur and professional gardeners to design, manage, care for and share their gardens online. Shoot enables its 90,000 members to get the most from their gardens with Shoot’s award-winning design planner, personal plant lists, bespoke care calendar, email advice and plant identifier forums. Shoot also boasts the largest online plant encyclopaedia with horticulturally expert information on 20,000+ plants.

Shoot just raised £500,000 on Crowdcube.

2015 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

A company’s reputation is one of its biggest assets, and the hardest to manage and protect. Resonance is applying the latest Cognitive Computing and Big Data techniques to the problem of finding, quantifying and analysing key reputational data.