Ardent is a collaboration between Semefab, iSLI and the SMC and has been specifically created to provide the bridge between a biotechnology idea, and a marketable product, helping biotechnology businesses to grow through innovative work in microelectromechanical systems and nanotechnology.
The company provides consultancy services to a variety of high technology companies across the globe in the areas of thin films, semiconductors, photovoltaics, coatings, deposition processes, and matters relating to protection and verification of intellectual property and technology. They also provide a surface analysis and advanced materials characterisation service specialising in metrology of thin films, semiconductors and nano layers.
Cambridge Innovation Consulting Ltd (CamIn) delivers commercialisation solutions for the most cutting edge nano-enabled technologies. Drawing on a broad range of expertise in nanotechnology, CamIn aims to create partnerships with anyone looking to turn their research into real innovation.
CEMMNT provides unique measurement, characterisation, and systems engineering services coupled with unrivalled inter-disciplinary problem solving expertise. CEMMNT enables and accelerates product development of micro and nanotechnology based materials, products, and processes.
The company's mission is to bring research and early-stage technology to market or application where it can be used to save energy, improve operational efficiency in industrial processes, provide environmental benefits through alternative energy or cleanup technology, aid in the provision of healthcare services, or simply where it is genuinely innovative.
Emente has developed an approach to facilitate the transfer of technology out of the laboratory into manufacturing companies to enable the creation of new products and processes, with particular expertise in Microsystems Technology and Nanotechnology (MNT).
Open access for industry to a suite of state-of-the-art fabrication and characterisation equipment at BioCity Nottingham, UK. Focussed around the needs of industry for short-term, applications oriented development and assessment of nanotechnology approaches to improving products and processes.
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.
NanoCentral is an alliance of organizations capable of providing access to a broad range of leading edge technologies, equipment and services.It provides existing and potential manufacturers or users of nanomaterials single point access to an integrated and comprehensive set of nano-related capabilities that encompass: synthesis; dispersion, functionalization & formulation; application development; characterization; safety, health and environmental capabilities.
A service lab offering FIB (focused ion beam) and other microscopy services to NanoResearchers who do not have their own equipment - for the purposes of direct nano-fabrication of devices for test and analysis.