University of Kent and iTeams
University of Kent works with local businesses on a six week programme to improve students transferable business skills.
Evaluation of VR Therapy for Sue Ryder
Sue Ryder were awarded an EIRA Innovation Voucher to purchase an experimental VR programme called Immersicare and study the effect it had on supporting people with a range of neurological conditions.
Blank Slate Body, the online course for actors as athletes
Blank Slate Body specialises in helping actors build their fitness using a 6-week body-centric acting course that is delivered solely online.
Seaweed pods for personal care products tackle global plastic crisis
Squiish, a Norwich-based startup are developing a clean and green biodegradable packaging solution for personal care products.
Investigation the feasibility of extracting academic profile information from web sources
TRN and University of Kent academics explored whether it was possible to use data mining techniques to extract accurate profile information of potential academic collaborators.
Innovation Internship with Creative Quills
Essex-based content marketing agency, Creative Quills, hosted two EIRA Innovation Internships via the Essex Interns scheme, enabling the company to complete projects quickly and take on bigger clients. The success of the internships even resulted in one of them being taken on full time in the company.
Real-Time AI-Assisted Voice Reconstruction
University of Kent academics developed a wearable prototype enabling real-time AI-assisted voice reconstruction for the voice impaired.
WYSPR: Graduate Startup Ad Agency
Utilising the power of ‘Friendvertising’ , WYSPR enables anyone to become an influencer, getting paid to advertise, as well as sell and collect, market data at their own discretion in a convenient and ethical manner.
Pressure sensitive insoles tested to detect muscular skeletal disorders
Infi-Tex worked with University of Kent academics to explore how a material developed for ‘smart’, pressure-sensitive insoles, could be used to detect changes in gait caused by injury.
Fire and Iron: Graduate Startup Film Production Company
Fire and Iron Productions Ltd was set up by University of Essex graduate Marcus Wood and Peter Turner in 2017 to provide narrative media services for film companies.
Rejuvenating Soil Carbon to Support Net-Zero Agriculture
UEA Junior Researcher Sam Keenor’s internship at Greenworld led him to successfully apply for a PhD scholarship, enabling him to continue collaborating with the business on research that promotes net-zero agriculture.