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Spin out companies from University of Bath research

Companies that have spun-out of the University of Bath as a result of our research commercialisation.


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Spin-out companies which have developed from commercialising University of Bath research


  • Aerogel Core Ltd specialises in ultra-light aerogels that can be used as soundproofing and heat-shielding materials for the aerospace and automotive industries - spun-out in April 2022


  • Ensilicated Technologies Ltd (EnsiliTech) develops ensilication technology to prevent degradation and spoilage of vaccines - spun-out in July 2021

  • Transdermal Diagnostics Ltd develops a wearable technology platform to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and management of chronic conditions such as diabetes- spun-out in July 2021

  • Smartwound Ltd improves human health through early detection and treatment of wound, bladder and skin infection, specialising in burn care, diabetic foot ulcer management and urology - spun-out in March 2021


  • BLOC Laboratories created a suite of software tools to help researchers working with biomolecules to rapidly prediction changes in protein stability - incorporated in September 2019


  • Gen3D provides software and consulting solutions for additively manufactured (3D printed) components - spun-out in May 2018 and acquired by Altair in June 2022

  • Naturbeads produces biodegradable cellulose microparticles to replace plastic microbeads - spun-out in May 2018

  • 3UG Autonomous Systems provides risk minimisation, risk quantification and trajectory planning for drone operators and service providers - spun-out in July 2018 and rebranded as Volant Autonomy Ltd in March 2022


  • Ceryx Medical develops bioelectronics based on chip technology to mimic nerve centres within the body to help control autonomic or rhythmical processes such as heart rate - spun-out in February 2016


  • Bath Social and Development Research Ltd gathers, analyses and presents feedback from beneficiaries for an impact assessment of significant drivers of change in their lives - spun-out in December 2015


  • CiteAb is a leading life science data provider for antibodies and biochemicals - spun-out in May 2013

  • Cellesce is a biotech company that has developed a new patented bioprocessing technology for the growing and expansion of organoids - spun-out in April 2013


  • GLOphotonics SAS commercialises hollow-core photonic crystal fiber (HC-PCF) and their functionalised form Photonic Microcells™ (PMC) - spun-out in December 2008


  • Iksuda Therapeutics creates antibody-drug conjugates to target difficult-to-treat cancers including those resistant or refractory to current therapies - spun-out as Glythera Ltd in November 2007 and rebranded as Iksuda Therapeutics Ltd in May 2018

  • Microsulis Medical Limited develops and manufactures microwave ablation devices for minimally invasive soft tissue ablation - spun-out as Microsulis Medical Ltd in August 2007 and acquired by AngioDynamics in March 2022

  • Nano-Purification Solutions Ltd manufactures state-of-the-art compressed air and gas solutions for industry - spun-out in May 2007 and acquired by IMI Norgren in February 2016

  • NanoGaN Ltd provides Nanocolumn technology to develop free standing gallium nitride substrates which are critical for blue and green laser technology and ultra-high brightness LEDs - spun-out in March 2007 and acquired by IQE plc in 2009


  • Bath ASU manufactures pharmaceutical products under parent company Qualasept Pharmaxo Holdings Ltd - spun-out in May 2006


  • Binx Health (Formerly Atlas Genetics) improves sexual health and wellness through new delivery methods - spun-out as Atlas Genetics in July 2005 and rebranded to Binx Health in October 2018


  • Sterix Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical group improving lives through innovative medicines in oncology, neuroscience and rare diseases - spun-out in March 1997 and acquired by Ipsen in 2004


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