IOP Business Awards 2018 winners

This year's impressive set of winners demonstrates the impact of the successful application of physics in a diverse range of sectors including food manufacturing, defence, artificial intelligence, healthcare and life sciences.


Innovation Award Winners



For the development of a Sentimag surgical guidance system.

Innovative Physics

Hot Spot Locators, radiation imaging systems which identify the type and location of radiation, whilst reducing exposure and saving lives in the process.


For the development of an Advanced Directed Infrared Countermeasure System: Miysis DIRCM


For the development of breakthrough snack products through application of soft matter physics.


For the development of an innovative new swimming pool cover that saves energy and reduces chemical consumption


For the development of Low Frequency Industrial Noise Control by Acoustic


Startup Award Winners


Causeway Sensors

For the development of a nanotechnology based point of care solution for the detection of pathogens.

Creavo Medical Technologies

For the development of innovative diagnostics technology for acute medicine.


For the development of Muon imaging systems for the 3D-characterisation of shielded containers and structures.


For the development of the world’s first desktop-sized super-resolution microscope.

Stream Bio

For the development of Nontoxic, fluorescent, magnetic nanoparticles for bioimaging, therapeutics, diagnostics and environmental detection.

York Instruments

For the development of next-generation MEG brain scanners for use in research and healthcare.


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