Finalists 2020

In association with Frazer-Nash Consultancy

2020 Shortlist

Aerospace & Defence

UK Volcanology Field Robotics Team: University of Bristol with University College London, University of Cambridge and University of Manchester

H-ATMP KTP Partnership: SC Group-Global with the University of Exeter

DRAMA: National Centre for Additive Manufacturing / MTC with ATS Global, Autodesk, Ansys Granta
Midlands Aerospace Alliance, National Physical Laboratory, Renishaw and the University of Birmingham

Automotive

i-CoBat (Immersion Cooled Electric Vehicle Battery Packs): M&I Materials Ltd with Ricardo Ltd, Warwick Manufacturing Group at University of Warwick.

ACRIM-Wheel (All Composite Reduced Inertia Modular Wheels): Carbon ThreeSixty Ltd with Far-UK Ltd and Bitrez Ltd

AutoAir: UK 5G Test Bed for Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs): Dense Air with Millbrook, Blu Wireless Technology, McLaren Applied Technologies, University of Surrey, Quortus, Real Wireless, Celestia Technologies, Telefonica (O2) and Atkins.

Composite Hybrid Automotive Suspension System Innovative Structures (CHASSIS): Ford Motor Company with Gestamp, National Composites Centre, University of Nottingham

AMPERE: Equipmake with Hieta, Altair and Ariel

Energy & Environment

Development of In-process Liquid Sampling Device:  Advanced Sampling Process Instruments (ASPI) Ltd with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

A Novel Thermoelectric Heat Pump/Heat Recovery System (EcoPump): University of Nottingham with Environmental Process Systems, EPS Ltd, P.A.K Engineering Ltd, Thermo Electric Devices Ltd  Gaoke Applied Science Research Institute Co. Ltd, China and Southeast University, China 

Alpha Sort and Segregation Active Demonstrator Project: CNSL Ltd with Sellafield Ltd

ERM Dolphyn: ERM with Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), Tractebel Engie, Principle Power Inc (PPI), NEL, and Doosan

Gravitricity's Demonstrator Energy Storage System: Gravitricity with Huisman Equipment

SUNRISE:  Swansea University with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research,
Imperial College London, Brunel University London, and others.  

Aerofoil: Williams Advanced Engineering  and Aerofoil Energy Limited

Healthcare & Medical

Adhesive Drug Eluting Devices for Unmet Clinical Needs in Oral Medicine: University of Sheffield
with AFYX Therapeutics

Quanta SC+Haemodialysis System: Quanta Dialysis Technologies Limited with Smallfry

A distinctive medical technologies research, innovation and translation system, delivering economic and social impact: University of Leeds and UKRI; Medical Technologies IKC (UKRI EPSRC); Grow MedTech (UKRI Research England)  + 27 academic research organisation partners 234 industry/clinical research organisation partners and a wider network of 928 associate members.

TraCer: University of Oxford, King's College London, Aga Khan University, MRC Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Oxford Computer Consultants.

Machine learning for enhanced diabetes care: Quin Technology Ltd, University of Bristol

Healthcare & Medical: COVID response

Zephyr Plus Ventilator: Babcock International with Raytheon, Kohler Mira Limited, Kinneir Dufort, Future Advanced Manufacture, PDD, Amtek Precision, Plexus

CE Imperial Lather: Imperial College London- Department of Chemical Engineering with Sipsmith London

OxVent: Oxvent Ltd with University of Oxford, King's College London and Smith+Nephew

3D printed auxetic nasopharyngeal swabs for COVID-19 sample collection: University of Wolverhampton with 6DME UK

Emergency Ventilator for Covid-19: Jenton International Limited with B&R Industrial Automation Limited, Festo Limited, Dero Fabrication Limited and Shearmans Limited

The InVicto Ventilator: JFD  with Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Angus 3D Solutions, MDU, Narayana Health and Innovhealth

Information, Data & Connectivity

Improving the data quality of low-cost air pollution sensors: South Coast Science with Ricardo

AutoAir: UK 5G Test Bed for Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs): Dense Air with Millbrook, Blu Wireless Technology, McLaren Applied Technologies, University of Surrey, Quortus, Real Wireless, Celestia Technologies, Telefonica (O2) and Atkins.

Radio Frequency Pipeline Communications - Electromagnetic Research: Innerpath Technologies Ltd  with University of Edinburgh, Heriot Watt University, Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC)

Novel vibration-based scour monitoring technique: University of Cambridge (Laing O'Rourke centre, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, and Scofield Centre) with Bradford Metropolitan Council, Gaist Solutions and TMS Maritime Ltd

Machine learning for enhanced diabetes care: Quin Technology Ltd, University of Bristol

Manufacturing Technology

DRAMA:  National Centre Additive Manufacturing - MTC with Ansys, Granta, Autodesk, ATS Global, Midlands Aerospace Alliance, National Physical Laboratory, Renishaw, University of Birmingham

PowderCleanse: Carpenter Technology Corporation with Farleygreene, Malvern Panalytical, Aegleteq, Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).

Topology Optimisation of a heat exchanger with turbulent flow: Baker Hughes with Imperial College London, TOffeeAM LTD.

Concrete Reinforcement of the Future: MTC with MetLase, ParaPy and Leeds Beckett University

PowderBond:  Stalcom Automotive Technologies  with Ariel Motor Co, MacNeillie (Babcock), Innovate UK NVN

Wild Card

UK Volcanology Field Robotics Team: University of Bristol with University College London, University of Cambridge and University of Manchester

Automating an Antarctic Research Station: British Antarctic Survey with Newenco, Landfill systems and Capstone

Tactile Telerobot: Shadow Robot Company with  ANA Holdings,  Tangible Research, HaptX

Platform Construction System: Construction Innovation Hub with Akerlof and 40 industrial partners

FASTBLADE: The University of Edinburgh with Babcock International Group, Artemis Intelligent Power, FOX VPS, NI, MatchID, SIMEC Atlantis Energy, Orbital Marine Power and Applied Measurements

ReDRESS Project: Precision Acoustics Ltd with Ionix Advanced Technologies, TWI Ltd and the University of Sheffield

Young Innovator

Automated Snooker Scoring System:  Jonathan Lim - Nottingham High School / University of Southampton

PPE Cooling Fans:  Toby Weymouth, Kings School, Worcester