Hiden's quadrupole mass spectrometers provide vacuum, plasma and surface analysis in nanotechnology applications, including SIMS depth profiling of nanometre scale thin film structures, plasma characterisation for enhancement of device etch processes, and vacuum diagnostics / temperature programmed desorption analysers in UHV scanning tunnelling microscopes.
Hubron is an independent distributor of technically relevant speciality and functional raw materials to industries that formulate. The industries that they currently serve include rubber & plastics; adhesives & sealants; coatings & inks; structural composites; polyurethane; lubricants and certain parts of the healthcare and cosmetic markets.
Inanovate creates nano-scale surface structures through a unique and proprietary process capable of nano-meter precision in a time and cost effective way. Leveraging this unique platform and expertise, Inanovate is developing nano-structured biochip substrates to facilitate the next generation in biochip technology.
Infinitesima specialises in developing innovative accessories and advanced products based on scanning probe microscopy methods and techniques. These tools enable the visualisation and characterisation surfaces at a nanometre level.
Intelligent Fingerprinting has developed a prototype hand-held device that will allow rapid accurate screening of individuals operationally in the field where testing results are needed most. The device utilizes gold nanoparticles, novel micro-fluidics and optics that enable samples to be analyzed in only a few minutes on disposable cartridges.
Intrinsiq Materials Ltd is a start-up focused on Engineering Materials Solutions at the Nanoscale. Focused primarily on Cleantech and Wellness, the company uses either their patent protected nanomaterials plasma production or nanoporous materials platform technology to develop IP that enhances the performance and improves the competitive position of their clients' products.
Ionscope develops, manufactures and sells systems for scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) - a new SPM technique, able to produce images of living cell membranes at a resolution fifty times better than achievable using a conventional optical microscope.
The company specializes in providing protein engineering to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for the discovery, identification and design of new peptide, polypeptide, protein and antibody compounds using their proprietary technology.
The company provides a wide range of R&D and prototyping services. Core facilities include molecular beam epitaxy wafer growth, electron beam lithography, nano-imprint lithography, reactive ion etching and thin film deposition.
The University of Glasgow, the Science and Technology Facilities Council and Kelvin Nanotechnology Ltd have formed Kelvin-Rutherford, a new venture combining their extensive resources to provide a complete nanotechnology service; delivering seamless support from device concept to realisation. Based at the STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, the company provides businesses with a single point of contact to easily access the partners' vast research and development expertise and world-leading design, computer simulation and nanofabrication facilities.
KP Technology is an award-winning company that designs and manufactures Kelvin Probe systems for work function and surface potential measurements. The company supplies state-of-the-art equipment and consultancy services to innovative companies and research institutes throughout the world.
Linkam develops and manufactures a broad range of heating and freezing stages for both OEM and end users to visualize and explore materials properties. Used in conjunction with light microscopes and other forms of spectroscopy, Linkam stages are found in thousands of laboratories worldwide with the most successful heating/freezing stage, the THMS600, selling over 3000 units alone.