TechX

Cohort 3

  • Actuation Lab

    Actuation Lab

    Bristol, UK

    Founder: Simon Bates

    Working with the UK’s National Composites Centre, Actuation Lab is developing high performance, maintenance free, corrosion resistant actuators that are designed to survive in the world’s most extreme environments.

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  • Carnot

    Carnot

    London, UK

    Co-founders: Archie Watts-Farmer, Francis Lempp

    Carnot is developing ceramic engines with double the efficiency and half the fuel consumption/CO2 emissions of current engines. Key target markets are Generators and Marine/Automotive Propulsion. The engine will be developed to run on all fuels including biofuels and hydrogen.

    Find out more about Carnot:

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  • Creid 7

    Creid 7

    Edinburgh, UK

    Founder: Laurie Costello

    This start-up offers Wellhead Installation and Integrity Inspection Tool to validate correct installation of equipment in real time while characterising seal condition. Filed a UK patent and PCT application, Creid 7 was awarded a £100k SE SMART feasibility grant to further develop this technology.

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  • Mellizyme Biotechnology Ltd.

    Mellizyme

    London, UK

    A patent-pending enzyme for the low-energy bio-recycling of plastics into valuable chemicals.

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  • Mission Zero

    Mission Zero

    London, UK

    Mission Zero is developing novel, bio-inspired, and low-energy CO2 capture that is cost-competitive at all scales, works with air and point sources, and integrates into the CO2 value chain to connect with emitters and consumers, from the energy sector to the food & beverage industry. Through this, we are facilitating and accelerating the transition to a carbon-negative future.

    Find out more about Mission Zero:

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  • Nudge Exchange

    Nudge Exchange

    Glasgow/Aberdeen, UK

    Founder: Darren Nicol

    Nudge Exchange provides a platform to connect agile companies with a flexible workforce. It will also be a trusted environment for companies to come to when they have a resourcing requirement for a project which they need to fill efficiently, to the highest standard, at a real market price and in line with current IR-35 legislation.

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  • ENGTECH

    PipelineSentry

    The Hague, Netherlands

    Founder: James Wardrop

    PipelineSentry offer a cloud based platform for digitising data, linking data sets via locations and time and providing context through the introduction of engineering equations. The automation of finite element analysis allows for rapid engineering assessments. As the dataset grows, their customers will benefit from the use of predictive analytics and utilising AI to assist in data driven integrity planning.

    Find out more about PipelineSentry:

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  • Puls8

    Puls8

    Aberdeen, UK

    Co-founders: Bruce Harrold, Paul McMillan

    Puls8 have an alternative solution to traditional verification of piping and tubing which can be time consuming, expensive and unsafe.

    Their non-invasive tooling identifies piping, small bore tubing, hoses and armoured cable and can be used across multi industry.

    Coupled with their survey app there are clear net zero benefits for ongoing and future operations.

    Find out more about Puls8:

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  • QLM

    QLM

    Bristol, UK

    Founder: Xaio Ai

    QLM is developing sensitive and low cost technology to detect emissions of methane at long ranges through the use of lasers. This will enable the oil and gas industry to cost effectively identify and quantify fugitive emissions of methane to cut the carbon footprint of natural gas. The technology has been successfully trialled at the National Physics Laboratory.

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  • sHYp

    sHYp

    Aberdeen, UK

    Storage of surplus energy from off shore wind farms or oil rigs in green hydrogen as the most versatile energy carrier produced from sea water to provide grid stabilisation as well as fuel for the maritime industry.

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  • Steel Space Drilling

    Steel Space Drilling

    Aberdeen, UK

    Founder: Alan Phillips

    A single run, downhole powered, casing drilling tool with a design that uses a simple but revolutionary technique of using multiple slim hole positive displacement motors mounted on the casing string to drive a single casing drilling shoe. To compliment this tool, a steerable design is also being developed which has the potential to revolutionise well construction and challenges the use of drill pipe completely.

    Find out more about Steel Space Drilling:

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  • Supercritical

    Supercritical

    London, UK

    A radical redesign of the electrolyser to reduce electrical consumption using heat which can be sourced from waste or low carbon sources. This makes Supercritical perfectly suited to integrating with heavy industries to utilise their waste and decarbonise their operations as well as delivering low-cost hydrogen wherever it's needed.

    Find out more about Supercritical:

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