Established in 1998, ADT is a joint venture company with Ebara Corporation of Japan to commercialise turbo-design software developed by Professor Mehrdad Zangeneh at UCL. The company has become a global leader, with clients representing some of the leading companies in the aerospace, automotive, power generation and marine fields.
As-Built Solutions Ltd was founded in 1993 by academics from the Department of Geomatic Engineering to commercialise the Hazmap system, an automated approach to the compilation of process plant survey information. ABSL delivers solutions that have a proven track record for companies such as BP, BNFL and the Metropolitan Police.
Bloomsbury DSP Ltd is a spinout company founded from UCL’s Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. The company has developed an innovative acoustic based approach to underwater imaging that generates accurately geo-referenced sea-bed images with significantly enhanced range and resolution compared to existing side-scan sonar approaches. With applications for the military as well as for oil and gas markets, the company is currently supplying solutions to clients from major UK and international organisations including NATO.
Endomagnetics Ltd is a medical device company arising from the London Centre for Nanotechnology at UCL and the University of Houston. The company’s first product (SentimagTM) offers a highly sensitive hand-held magnetic sensing device which can accurately detect low concentrations of clinically introduced nanoparticles. The initial application for the device will be as an intra-operative medical device for sentinel node detection in breast cancer. Other potential applications are in cardiovascular disease, melanoma detection and in the non-destructive testing of materials.
EuroTempest Ltd is a venture established by Benfield, Royal & SunAlliance and UCL Business in the area of quantitative weather risk services. The company’s web-based service is recognised as providing the most advanced real-time 5 day forecasts of weather risk across Europe. EuroTempest’s services are targeted at companies who may have financial exposure due to extreme and un-seasonal weather such as the insurance and re-insurance industry.
Founded by Professor Derek Hill and Professor David Hawkes from the Centre for Medical Image Computing in conjunction with colleagues at Imperial College, Ixico provides image analysis services to the pharmaceutical industry. By coupling image analysis technology with expertise in image acquisition, the company is able to provide automated, scalable and authoritative information extraction solutions. Ixico will improve the quality and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, both under development and in clinical use, through an automated service to extract relevant clinical information from images.
Quantemol is the result of collaboration between the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Computer Science. The company has developed a unique software tool that brings full accessibility to the highly sophisticated UK molecular R-matrix code, which is used to model electron polyatomic molecule interactions. The software has found application in academia and industry enabling technologists to calculate electron-molecule interactions more efficiently, safely, reliably, accurately and cost-effectively than through practical experimentation.
Satalia is a spin-out company from UCL’s Department of Computer Science that is changing the way in which complex optimisation problems are solved. Satalia solves problems in industries ranging from Aerospace, Defence, Security, Semiconductors, Internet and Bioinformatics that can today benefit from improved solving power within their existing business tools. Satalia’s core technology is its ‘SolveEngine’ which currently specializes in solving SAT, SMT and CSP optimization problems. The SolveEngine is an automated pipeline that includes state-of-the-art proprietary techniques in problem encoding, preprocessing, algorithms, machine learning and compute management, all running on a public or private cloud.
Senceive Ltd was spun out from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering to commercialise an innovative approach to the problem of monitoring distributed industrial environments such as railway infrastructures and underground mines. By utilising a number of small, intelligent devices that communicate through meshed radio networks, the company offers an autonomous solution that is easy for non-experts to install, maintain and use.
Founded in 1990 from UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture, Space Syntax Limited offers a specialist consulting service in the design and evaluation of urban areas and building interiors, based on the principle that movement and communication are essential to the social and economic success of public and private space. This evidence-based approach to property and design consulting provides clients with clear advice and creative solutions.