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Stepping up to global ambitions
Laurence Kemball-Cook, Founder, Pavegen
Staff: 30 (offices in London, Australia, Japan and Korea)
2013 Revenue: £1.2 million
Arthur Kay (bio-bean) - 2013 Finalist and Innovation Award Winner
Entrepreneur: Arthur Kay
Business: bio bean
bio-bean recycles coffee grounds into biodiesel and biomass pellets. The idea is unique in that it is the culmination of three concepts: waste collection, biomass pellet production, and biodiesel...
Laurence Kemball-Cook (Pavegen) - 2011 Finalist
Entrepreneur: Laurence Kemball-Cook
Pavegen Systems produces paving slabs which generate electricity from footsteps. The slab harvests the wasted kinetic energy from each footstep and converts it into useful, off-grid renewable power....
Adam Walker (Surface Skins)
Entrepreneur: Adam Walker
Business: Surface Skins
SurfaceSkins are innovative, patented, compression-activated hand hygiene devices that clip-fit directly to existing door handles and push plates in hospital and clinical environments to reduce the...
Rob Grisdale (ScratchBikes)
Entrepreneurs: Rob Grisdale and Jack Payne
ScratchBikes provides universities with an easy, green self-service bike hire system, as well as a platform for unique cross-campus advertising. Students and staff receive...
Michael Slane (Napa Technology)
Entrepreneurs: Michael Slane and Tim MacLehose
Business: Napa Technology
Napa Technology provides outdoor-specific, full HD LCD TVs that are visible in direct sunlight. These TVs can therefore be used in bars and public spaces and are fully operational...