Commercialisation and spin-outs
The University of Leicester’s intellectual property and know-how can be licensed to companies looking to improve their products and servivces using cutting-edge knowledge.
Find out about our latest opportunities - contact Chris Jones, Head of Research Commercialisation and Technology Transfer, on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 223 1054.
We also have a number of spin-out companies based on commercialising research from the University of Leicester:
View BioAstral website
Founded in 2004 to exploit new concepts in biomedical imaging using advanced photon detection and image analysis methods, BioAstral is a spin-out from the Department of Biology.
View Haemostatix website
Based at BioCity in Nottingham, Haemostatix was established in 2003 to commercialise a new scientific approach to enhancing blood clotting and, in particular, to develop a synthetic substitute to donor platelets.
View OCB Media website
An award winning producer of online and optical (CD-ROM/DVD) based learning materials for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals worldwide, OCB Media was set up in 1996.
View Scionix Ltd website
A joint venture between the Department of Chemistry and Genacys Ltd (subsidiary of Whyte Group Ltd), Scionix was set up in 1999 to commercialise the industrial use of ionic liquids, a novel class of solvent systems.
Gamma Technologies Ltd
An East Midlands based company spun out from the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester and Academic Medical Physics at the University of Nottingham. The company develops innovative high resolution imaging systems for use in clinical nuclear medicine.
Spectral ID Ltd
Spectral-ID is a low cost method of non-destructively detecting counterfeit products. The Spectral-ID device can be used throughout the supply chain to discriminate rapidly between genuine and counterfeit product samples.The initial market focus has been on counterfeit medicines, but the device has successfully been used to authenticate other high value goods such as razor blades, high value spirits and batteries.
Open Brain Ltd
Open Brain is a new University spin-out company, arising from research in the Dept of Biology, and is aimed at developing an accessible platform for applying Baysian Statistical models to real world problems.