Four companies were chosen to receive the first ever selection of IOP Innovation Awards for the successful development and commercialisation of novel technologies which have had significant impact in a range of markets.
Each company was presented with their Award at the prestigious IOP Awards dinner on 3 October 2012.
For developing and commercialising an innovative, structured-illumination system for optical sectioning that enables real-time imaging to be obtained using standard microscope illumination.
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.