Awarded to businesses for outstanding innovative applications of physics that push technological boundaries or develop bespoke solutions to market challenges, opening up new opportunities for discovery or market creation.
|Airbus Defence and Space|
For the development of the LISA Pathfinder satellite and measurement equipment that is sensitive enough to detect gravitational waves.
|Aqua Cooling Solutions|
For the development of their Leak Prevention System, which enables data centres to benefit from water-cooled data cabinets with guaranteed, continuous, leak-free operation.
For the development of novel CCD imaging detectors with enhanced X-rays and near infra-red sensitivity to capture more detail in biological nanostructures and remote astronomical objects.
For the development of the Sentimag System – a minimally-invasive surgical guidance system for the management of cancer.
For the development of compact superconducting magnets for medical applications, enabling the more widespread use of proton-beam therapy for cancer treatment.