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The UCL Santander Summer Showcase: celebrating UCL's most promising startups

2022年7月26日

云顶国际官网共有5家初创公司获得了45英镑的分红,000 in funding at this year’s UCL Santander Summer Showcase, 托管在BaseKX, 云顶国际官网在国王十字车站的创业中心.

云顶国际官网桑坦德银行夏季展示冠军

7月20日的创业活动, 由英国桑坦德大学资助, recognised some of the university’s most impactful startups. 企业 were awarded the funding from Santander to help further develop their offerings and ideas.

All the businesses who took part have been supported in the UCL Hatchery, 该大学专门的创业孵化器项目, 由云顶国际官网创新学院管理 & 企业.

The winning businesses were selected to receive the funding in recognition of their entrepreneurial achievements and contribution to the UCL entrepreneurial ecosystem at BaseKX over the past year. 其他八家企业也获得了表彰.

获奖者

最有前途的女性创业奖

期和谐 是一个 妇女健康和健康创业公司 co-founded by siblings Dr Kavitej Samra (UCL Medicine) and Raminder Samra. 该公司 生产 natural alternatives to painkillers to help women manage menstrual pain, such as holistic patches.

最具潜力社会企业奖

公共艺术健康 & Us (PAHUS), 是由Kartik Sharma博士(云顶国际官网健康人文学科)创立的 community interest company that creates films in the UK and India to raise awareness of important and neglected health and social issues, 例如早期教育和环境卫生, 通过艺术和电影.

对可持续发展目标最具影响力奖

BoxxDocks, co-founded by James Della Valle (UCL Architecture) and Alessandro Attanzio, helps transport and logistics companies to lower their environmental impact by developing sustainable and ethically sourced delivery boxes as an alternative to single-use, 维珍塑料制品.

Most impactful enterprise for Equality Diversity and Inclusion award

GatherAid is 一个“技术造福”的创业公司 由现任云顶国际官网学生斯里查兰(Sree)创立 Sanakkayala(云顶国际官网计算机科学). 该公司 provides a digital social community for charities and individuals to collaborate, including donor profiling that matches givers to organisations.

年度孵化创业奖

YourCue, co-founded by Nikhit Anilbhai (UCL Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine) and Sonakshi Senthil (UCL Personalised Medicine and Novel Therapies), has produced a medical device worn on the finger to enable automated remote and in-hospital patient monitoring. The device also features notifications and alarms to alert healthcare professionals when help is needed.

Nikhit Anilbhai and Sonakshi Senthil said: “We're delighted to have won th是一个ward. The funding will go a long way towards helping us develop our product and support our growth activities over the coming months. 我们得到了云顶国际官网创新学院的支持 & 企业 has also been instrumental in guiding us on our journey, 训练有素,人脉广泛, 还有专门的办公空间."

杰伦特里斯教授 云顶国际官网副教务长(研究、创新 & 全球参与), 谁开启了晚会, said: “Events such as this one underline the strong entrepreneurial spirit running through UCL, and shine a light on just what’s possible when students and alumni with bright ideas are supported to grow.

“I would like to thank Santander Universities for their continued support and congratulate all the winners and runners-up from today’s event who’ve impressed us enormously with their enthusiasm and creativity. We look forward to seeing where all of these inspiring businesses go from here and the impact they have on society.”

孵化器嘉奖

已知的源, a multi-vendor marketplace designed for the discovery, buying and selling of slow fashion.

逗号的时期, a femtech start-up that focuses on finding personalised solutions to period symptoms.

你的朱诺, a financial education platform giving women the knowledge and confidence to make smart money decisions.

国际房地产投资解决方案公司, 为中国投资者提供房地产经纪服务.  

MedQ, a digital platform that helps healthcare professionals complete assessments online and manage patients remotely.

一屿定制文化体验, offering bespoke, specialised cultural and informative experiences for Chinese visitors in London.

ZNotes, an education technology and social-impact startup delivering quality education for school students, 不管他们的背景如何, 通过免费复习笔记和其他在线内容.

BoxxDocks, a company that’s helping transport companies cut costs and their environmental impact with sustainable logistics boxes.

雷米分公司, 桑坦德大学关系经理, said: “We’ve been hugely impressed with the quality and drive of all the businesses who’ve taken part this year, particularly as they’ve all had to weather the extra challenging conditions of the last few years.

Santander has worked with UCL to support entrepreneurship for a number of years. We’re delighted that our funding is supporting such promising ventures and helping them to take their impact to the next level.”

云顶国际官网对企业家的支持

In total, over 330 new graduate businesses were started at UCL between 2014 and 2021. Collectively they have raised over £226 million in investment and currently employ more than 1,900 人.

The university’s most promising startups have access to the Hatchery incubator 计划, 它提供了 免费支持和专用办公空间. 企业受益于大师班, 诊所和比赛, to fast-track their success and prepare them for investment.

Other entrepreneurial support for students and recent graduates includes events, workshops and a dedicated doctoral student and early career researchers entrepreneurship 计划, SPERO.  

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  • 云顶国际官网桑坦德银行夏季展示冠军 and shortlisted companies. L-r公司:BoxxDocks, MedQ, 国际房地产投资解决方案公司, 已知的源, Enviroble, Phas3, ElectroVentures, GatherAid, 期和谐, 一屿定制文化体验, PAHUS, YourCue.  信贷:克里斯汀•霍尔斯特

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