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NaturalMotion Ltd, which combines biology with computer science to create realistic and interactive character animation for games, films and simulations, has been launched as Oxford University's newest spin-out company.
On 17th March 2003, OxLoc Ltd announced the launch of the Asset Alert for monitoring condition and location of goods in transit and advising the customer of any problems by a text or e-mail alert. The autonomous tag is self powered with its own battery and can be located easily on an asset or container without expensive installation.
Project to be funded under the DTI/BBSRC/MRC LINK Programme in Applied Genomics.
Oxford University's latest spin-out is the drug-discovery company InhibOx Ltd, which uses advanced computational methods to carry out in silico screening on a massive scale to discover new leads for drugs quickly and cost-effectively. Initial projects are focused on cancer research, though other indications will be added in due course.