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Crombie Anderson

Crombie AndersonCrombie Anderson provides intelligent, targeted and strategic design and streamlines its creativity through two divisions: Product Design: industrial, mechanical, electronic, and optical design & Graphic Communications: corporate and brand identity, sales and marketing literature, exhibition graphics and web design. Crombie Anderson combines design skills to provide a turnkey solution, or uses particular aspects of its creativity to deliver strategic design to key areas. Crombie Anderson works by establishing the best fit development team from its established network of highly skilled individuals.

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Data Discoveries

Data DiscoveriesData Discoveries supplies businesses easy to use software, which combines access to fourteen databases. This offers the ability to capture names & addresses easily and accurately allowing clients to cleanse and enhance databases; profile new & potential customers and trace individuals. Used by marketeers, financial institutions, government bodies and debt collectors, capabilities can be installed on users' own systems or accessed across the web for low-cost-of-entry and up to date data. Data Discoveries are specialists in both business to consumer and business to business markets.

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Flexitricity Limited

Flexitricity LimitedFlexitricity, is the first open-market system allowing electricity customers to participate directly in balancing supply and demand in the electricity system. Flexitricity uses advanced networking technology linked to a number of existing standby generators and electricity consuming processes. By starting generators and stopping consumption during periods of stress in the electricity system, Flexitricity helps keeps the system secure and reduces carbon dioxide emissions associated with electricity generation. Flexitricity is being rolled out in the UK, the world's most developed electricity market, but is applicable worldwide. Flexitricity was successfully sold to Alpiq, a Swiss energy company, in April 2014.

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Lab901With systems now sold across 5 continents, Lab901's revolutionary ScreenTape product automates a traditional bio-analysis process used by thousands of scientists and clinicians around the world. ScreenTape enables diagnostic and life science research labs to achieve rapid and accurate results effortlessly.

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MpathyMpathy Medical is a rapidly growing medical device company which has developed and brought to market a range of surgical solutions used to restore pelvic health to women. Mpathy Medical’s core product lines - Restorelle®, Omnisure™, and Minitape® - are used by surgeons specializing in urogynecology, gynecology, and urology to treat female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP).

Mpathy Medical supplies the only mesh surgical solutions designed specifically for the female anatomy. The mesh - branded Smartmesh® - is a physiologically compatible, ultra lightweight polypropylene mesh which encourages superior collagen growth and works in concert with the patient’s own natural tissue for optimum safety and results.
The company was sold to Coloplast in November 2010 however the shareholders still have an interest in the company through an earnout arrangement.

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OptosOptos' platform technology is the Panoramic200 Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope device, known as the P200. In a quarter of a second the P200 produces a high resolution image of up to 200 degrees or approximately 82% of the retina in a single capture. The image, branded the optomap Retinal Exam, provides eye care practitioners with clinically useful information that facilitates the early detection of disorders and diseases evidenced in the retina, such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. Retinal imaging can also indicate evidence of non-eye or systemic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and certain cancers. Optos' technology provides an unequalled combination of ultra-widefield retinal imaging, speed and convenience for both practitioner and patient and can help save sight and save lives.

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Stem Cell Sciences PLC

Stem Cell Sciences plc (SCS, AIM:STEM, ASX: STC), the global biotechnology company focused on the commercialisation of stem cells and stem cell technologies in research and cell-based therapies.


VitrologyVitrology is a Biopharmaceutical Contract Research Organisation (CRO). Vitrology assists clients address regulatory concerns around viral safety and other related biosafety issues, allowing them to enter clinical trials or market a licensed biological product.

By working in close collaboration with clients from the early stages of their new drug discovery and development programs, tailoring advice and extending services to meet the precise requirements of each project. Additionally Vitrology develops, conducts and validates custom studies, devising innovative testing procedures, and addressing the unique test specifications required for novel therapeutics. Vitrology was successfully sold to SGS in May 2012

Latest News

Archangels reports exceptional year of investment in Scottish businesses

24 Feb 2015
Archangels, the prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing for over two decades, announces today (Tuesday 24th February) that 2014 represented one of its most active years for investment in Scottish-based early stage and established technology and life sciences businesses and provided strong levels of returns for investors.

Archangels and SIB invest £3.3m in three Scottish companies

15 Feb 2015
Archangels, the prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing in Scotland for more than two decades, announces that, alongside Scottish Enterprise's investment arm, Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), it has completed additional rounds of funding totalling over £3.3m for three growing Scottish businesses.

Powerphotonic - Beam Shaper Optics for Industrial Materials Processing

01 Oct 2014
PowerPhotonic continues to expand its range of beam shaper micro-optics for industrial materials processing. There are options for all laser types including single mode and multi-mode lasers. Designed in UV-fused silica glass, they are ideal for multi kilowatt high power applications. Greater than 95% intensity uniformity can easily be achieved

Airborne Energy in action

20 Sep 2014
Airborne Energy's vertical axis turbines have now been installed on several test sites. Click on the link below to view one in action.

Cable gets to grips with Great British design

25 Jun 2014
Business Secretary, Vince Cable, saw bionic limbs, an airship and a model of a hypersonic aircraft when he launched the ‘Pioneering Great British Products' report at Liverpool's Life Sciences University Technical College.