University researchers to tackle drug-resistant disease that jumps from pigs to humans
Dr Michael Jarvis's The Vaccine Group and Professor Mat Upton have received £700,000 funding from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to tackle a disease which can cause meningitis, blood poisoning, or septicaemia.
Water quality testing kits to be deployed in UK and Ireland
The SirenBW system developed by Molendotech, established to commercialise the work of Professor Simon Jackson, can drastically reduce the length of time it takes for local authorities and environmental agencies to assess the quality of recreational water.
University spin-out company to develop new antibiotics
New University of Plymouth spinout company Amprologix has been established to help tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance – by developing new antibiotics and bringing them to market. It is led by Professor Mat Upton in collaboration with Frontier IP
Research grant to develop vaccine for mastitis in cows
University spinout company The Vaccine Group (TVG), led by Dr Michael Jarvis, has received £50,000 from the global Bacterial Vaccine Network (“BactiVac”) and will use the grant to run a proof-of-concept study
University spinout signs agreement to field test harvesting robots
Fieldwork Robotics, created by Lecturer in Robotics Dr Martin Stoelen, has signed an agreement with the Hall Hunter Partnership to prototype and field test a raspberry harvesting robot system
University spinout receives increased support to develop agricultural robots
University of Plymouth news: Fieldwork Robotics, a University of Plymouth spinout company developing robotic solutions for the agriculture and produce industry, is to receive increased support from the University’s commercialisation partners, Frontier IP
University spinout to collaborate on development of water testing products
University spinout company Molendotech has signed an agreement with Palintest Limited, part of FTSE 100 Halma group, to work collaboratively on bringing a new water test to market and develop further products.
Innovative solar power company granted two US patents
University spin out company PulsiV Solar is awarded two US patents to protect its new intellectual property in the fields of solar panel energy generation, and energy storage in electrical devices.
University spin-out company addresses new vaccines
Plymouth University news: The Vaccine Group is a new spin-out company headed by Dr Michael Jarvis, which will develop new vaccines using innovative and ground breaking methods
New investment powers solar start-up company at the University of Plymouth
University of Plymouth news: A University of Plymouth spin out venture - PulsiV Solar - founded on breakthrough research into the efficiency of photovoltaic solar panels has received significant investment following a first round of fundraising