Digital Creative Internship with Smart NE
The objective of this internship was to assist SmartNE in the development of marketing materials and capabilities to raise brand awareness.
Fruit to Fuels: Using local fruit waste as a feedstock for biofuel production
Academics from the University of Kent are researching whether locally sourced fruit waste can be used as a sustainable feedstock for the production of butanol.
Graduate start-up business Occumi awarded microfinance grants to expand business reach
Kent start-up, Occumi were awarded EIRA microfinance grants in order to attend industry conferences and increase market reach to gain sales leads.
Assessing Inappropriate Fire Interest Using Virtual Reality Technology
Safe virtual environment technology for assessing dangerous inappropriate interests with fire
Netpark Augmented Reality App
Arts organisation Metal are developing an AR-based artwork to be used in NetPark, the world’s first Digital Art Park based in Chalkwell Park.
Machine learning applied to satellite and weather forecast data
This project investigated the potential of AI techniques, such as machine learning, to improve the forecasting services that could be offered to customers.
A biodegradable food spray that protects fresh salmon and reduces packing costs
A new biodegradable food spray has been developed by UEA researchers and iBoxit that will protect fresh salmon and reduce costs for the packing industry.
EIRA Innovation Internship with Wonderful Creative
Tyler Hamblin was offered a three month EIRA Innovation Internship with Kent-based creative agency, Wonderful, which resulted in him being offered a permanent role within the company.
Academics from the University of Kent have developed a prototype of an in-ear device with wireless connection to a smartphone, which can both collect data and stimulate the brain non-invasively to treat stress and anxiety.
Driving innovation in the property management industry through virtual reality
Bombora are a live streaming agency for brands and large organisations, offering broadcast quality live content for businesses. This project enabled Bombora to explore a completely new work stream, allowing them to diversify their business model from just live streaming to include the creation of VR experiences.
The use of paper crumble for soil enhancement and carbon storage
Researchers discovered the range of benefits that paper crumble (a waste product of the paper industry) could offer arable soils.