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#OnetoWatch The ‘Things’

We’re hunting out the people and companies that deserve a place on their respective #OnetoWatch lists. But for many it’s their invention, product or development – their ‘thing’ – in their field of expertise that has made them a #OnetoWatch.

A leader of innovation, the Cambridge Phenomenon has earned its impressive name. From pacemakers to potatoes, as science and technology has evolved we’ve marvelled at the products that people and companies create.

There are those who push the boundaries of technology and those who identify unique applications for its use. Our region is a melting pot of these two types of innovators, which shows in the vast array of ‘things’ that deserve to be on this #OnetoWatch list.

What ‘things’ do you see as markers of innovation? These are the #OnetoWatch THINGS list (in alphabetical order) so far:

AI:MMO – Ocado Technology (Code for Life)
An alginate gel that ‘hibernates’ cells – Atelerix
• Behavioural analytics to inform semiconductors – Ultrasoc
Cambridge LaunchpadForm the Future
• Cancer screening as an employee benefit – Check4Cancer
• Computer assisted dreaming – Futurizon Ltd
• DNA gene delivery – Avacta Group
• Drone surveillance – University of Cambridge
• Environmental DNA or eDNA – NatureMetrics
• The FAIMS microchip – Owlstone Medical
Fingerprint drug testingIntelligent Fingerprinting
• Flex-grid networking – ROADMap
• Food sharing app – OLIO
• Gene-editing drugs exclusively for cancer cells – Sixfold
• ‘Giving Points’ for Cambridge Street Aid – Cambridge.gov
GO! Water bottleWater-to-Go
Hybrid ventilation systems – Breathing Buildings
MR for remote maintenance and repair of aircrafts – Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group
• Musical AI – Jukedeck
Ooho the edible water bottle – Skipping Rocks Lab
• A unique social enterprise Overstream CleanWintercomfort
Pebal the technology-based intervention that reduces problems during menopause – Cambridge Consultants
A portable device that heals chronic wounds – Inotec AMD ltd
Pyrolysis Process the only method of recycling aluminium laminates – Enval
• Quantum communications – Quantum Communications Hub
Reusable beeswax food wrapsBeeBeeWraps
• Slabs that convert footsteps into electrical power – Pavegen
• Sensors as thin as hair – Sorex Sensors
Speedo On – Cambridge Design Partnership
Solar windowsPolysolar
Strawberry-picking robot – Dogtooth Technologies
• Synthetic biology for dyeing fabric – Colorifix
• Unique self-injectors – Ovalmedical
• Visual agriculture data management – AGRIinsight
• …

Should your ‘thing’ be on this list too?

The deadline for submissions is 8 February 2019 by completing the form or tell u via OnetoWatch@cofinitive.com or @Cofinitive #OnetoWatch