Public Engagement

Academic Innovation

Academic Commercial Enterprise – For the Queen Mary spin-out company or commercial agreement with an industrial partner that has generated the most revenues and/or reached a significant commercial milestone, leading to an increase in value of the opportunity.

LandR, Josh Reiss - Academic Commercial EnterpriseWinner:
LANDR
Josh Reiss, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Finalists:
Dragonfly Techonology Solutions Ltd
Hamit Soyel and Peter McOwan, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Kinomica
Pedro Cutillas and David Britton, Barts Cancer Institute

 

Innovation of the Year – This award is for the project which has achieved one or a number of milestones that could lead to significant commercial or non-commercial enterprise in the future.

Early detection of pancreatic cancer in urine specimens - Innovation of the YearWinner:
Early detection of pancreatic cancer in urine specimens
Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic and Silvana Debernardi, Barts Cancer Institute

Finalists:
Accelerating clinical research with social media mining
Maryam Abdollahyan and Conrad Bessant, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Fabrizio Smeraldi, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Nanoscale Biosensors
Matteo Palma, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

 

Bruce Dickinson Entrepreneur of the Year – This award is for an individual that has demonstrated significant in-year entrepreneurial activity.

Sean Gong - Bruce Dickinson Entrepreneur of the YearWinner:
Sean Gong, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Finalists:
Novel Leucite glass-ceramics and drug discovery projects
Mike Cattell, Institute of Dentistry

Davidson Ateh, Blizard Institute