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Innovation fund

The winners of the Innovation fund competition, co-founded by Innovate UK and EPSRC, announced on 3 November 2016 are:

Sector Project title Company Other partner
Healthcare Quantum Entanglement Tomography for enhanced medical imaging Kromek Ltd University of Edinburgh
Healthcare Quantum Algorithms for Cognitive Healthcare Siemens Healthcare UK University College London
Construction/geosurvey Reveal - Quantum Gravity Sensor for Civil Engineering e2v technologies (UK) Ltd Gooch & Housego, RSK, University of Birmingham, Dstl
Construction/geosurvey QGMS: Quantum Geonium Mass Sensor. A route to market feasibility Polestar Engineering Ltd Oxford Instruments Nanoscience, Royal Holloway
Construction/geosurvey Qvision - A hybrid QT system for visualisation of buried utility assets Oxford Electromagnetic Solutions Limited University of Birmingham
Space REMOTE - (RuggEd Mirco-ECDL technology for cOld aTom applications in spacE) Optocap Ltd Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics; University of Strathcylde
Space Cold Atom Space Payload (CASPA) e2v technologies (UK) Ltd Gooch & Housego, ClydeSpace, XCAM, Covesion, University of Birmingham, University of Southampton
Finance Commericalisation of Quantum Algorithms for Market Making QxBranch UBS
Timing MINAC Miniature Atomic Clock e2v technologies (UK) Ltd National Physical Laboratory
Timing SCORPIO: Strontium COld atom package foR commercial oPtIcal clOcks M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Birmingham
Sensors QUARTZ: QUAntum TeraheRTZ Detector using Rydberg Atoms M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Durham
Imaging Gas Sight- quantum technologies for gas imaging M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Glasgow
Components QuDOS II: Quantum technologies using Diffractive Optical Structures (Phase II) M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Strathclyde
Components AXEL: Alexandrite Ring Cavity Lasers for Commercial Quantum Technology M Squared Lasers Ltd Imperial College London
Components ALTITUDE: Advanced Low-cost TI:sapphire Lasers for Quantum Technologies M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Durham
Components POLARIS: high POwer, phase-locked LAseRs for atom InterferometerS M Squared Lasers Ltd Imperial College London
Components High-Power Unique-Stability Laser Source For Quantum Applications Coherent Scotland Ltd University College London
Components Compact lightweight high performance magnetic shielding enabling portable & miniaturised quantum technology systems - "QT-Shield" Magnetic Shields Limited University of Birmingham
Components GaSb/GaAs quantum ring single photon LEDs (QR_SPLEDs) Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd University of Lancaster
Components FLAME - Frequency-stabilised LAser Modules with integrated reference cEll       Optocap Ltd Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics
Components PICAS: Photonically Integrated Cold Atom Source ColdQuanta UK, Ltd. M squared lasers
Components Quantum Cooling using Mode Controlled Blue Lasers (CoolBlue) Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd University of Glasgow
Components cCAS: compact Cold Atom Sources M Squared Lasers Ltd University of Oxford
Components Novel compact narrow linewidth laser for gravimetric and quantum applications RedWave Labs Ltd Science and Technology Facilities Council's RAL Space
Components MagGaNet: Magnesium-clock frequency-stabilised GaN-diode lasers TopGaN Quantum Technologies Ltd Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics
Components Praseodymium Laser Architecture Investigation and Demonstrator (PLAID)      UniKLasers Ltd Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics, University of Birmingham
Components DIFFRACT- Integrated Distributed Feedback Lasers for Cold Atom Technologies M Squared Lasers Ltd Optocap, Kelvin Nanotechnology, University of Birmingham, University of Glasgow