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Spin out companies

We turn world-class research into valuable businesses through the creation of spin out companies.

Working together with Fusion IP we build successful, profitable businesses out of our intellectual property.

Spin out company highlights

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Q Chip develops advanced life science and therapeutic products using its proprietary MicroPlant platform for the production of precision loaded polymer microspheres.

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Science made simple

Science made simple brings the brilliance of science to life with amazing, high energy interactive shows.

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QMC Instruments Ltd

QMC Instruments Ltd develops instrumentation for the detection and processing of electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths ranging from microwaves to the near infrared.

Fault Current Limited

Fault Current Ltd aims to develop and produce a series of unique 'fit and forget' magnetic fault current limiter (mFCL) protection products for installation in electrical power distribution networks.


Mesuro Ltd is an early stage company which develops new approaches for the mobile communications industry.

The Regional Impact Prize for 2012 was been awarded to Mesuro for its work with Cardiff University's School of Engineering in commercialising a new generation of measurement systems for the RF wireless communications industry.