IOP Innovation Awards 2012 winners

The companies chosen to receive the first ever selection of IOP Innovation Awards have developed and commercialised products which have had significant impact across a range of markets.

Their innovations are being used in the biosciences, environmental monitoring, healthcare and retail sectors to improve processes and increase efficiency for their customers.

Aurox Ltd
For developing and commercialising an innovative, structured-illumination system for optical sectioning that enables real-time imaging to be obtained using standard microscope illumination.

Naneum Ltd
For developing and commercialising a portable 'scanning mobility particle sizer' for use in atmospheric physics, occupational health and environmental monitoring.

The Technology Partnership plc
For developing and commercialising a novel micropump based on the physics of non-linear acoustic resonance, piezoelectric materials and fluid dynamics.

ZBD Displays Ltd
For developing and commercialising a novel e-paper display for use in shelf-edge labelling in supermarkets and other retail settings.