Dr Tiancun Xiao of Oxford’s Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory has received a 2005 Innovation Award from the Carbon Trust for his work turning methane from waste materials into hydrogen which can be used in fuel cells.
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Oxonica Ltd, a leading European technology company, has patented a revolutionary new UV filter called Optisol™. As of this month, Optisol™ sunscreen is available on shelves as an active component of Boots' new Soltan Facial Sun Defence Cream.
EKB Technology Ltd has recently been spun out from the University of Oxford to commercialise a revolutionary Bioprocessing Technology developed in conjunction with C-Tech Innovation Ltd. Bioprocessing technologies involve the use of biological systems such as plant and animal cells and microorganisms to modify, produce or purify chemical intermediates and are a critical part of the chemical industries £1.2tn annual manufacture and sale of almost all commercially important products.
A New Spin-out Company Cytox Limited was spun out from Oxford University Innovation in November 2006, when it received its first round of investment; it is the 63rd company to be created with University of Oxford intellectual property in this way.
Oxford University Innovation (a wholly-owned subsidiary (TLO) of the University of Oxford) and Mitsui (a major global general trading firm) are pleased to announce that they are establishing a general collaborative relationship, directed at the development of business opportunities in Japan.