University created companies - directory

A detailed look at the companies created by the University.

Science and Engineering

Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping
Provider of remote electromagnetic sensing services designed to detect the presence of offshore oil and gas.

Plexus Planning
New generation of project management software, to help major companies achieve successful large-scale projects.

Southampton Phototonics Inc
Develops and manufactures high power fibre lasers for a wide variety of marking and micromachining applications.  

Stratophase
Optical solutions via laser wavelength conversion and integrated optical circuit technology, particularly Bragg gratings.

Fibercore
Manufactures and supplies speciality optical fibre.

CHG Southampton
Launched to develop and exploit commercial opportunities of novel glasses, in particular chalcogenide materials.

Ilika
Science-based materials discovery company, which uses high-throughput technologies.

Shellform
Hi-tech composite material for manufacture of inexpensive, high strength construction panels used in the building of houses, factories and offices.

Symetrica
World-leading gamma-ray detector systems.

PMG Perpetuum
Developed the world’s first truly practical vibration harvesting microgenerator capable of generating enough power to enable the reliable transmission of large amounts of data.

Medicine, health and life sciences

ActivotecSPP
Novel methods for the synthesis of peptides and proteins from their constituent parts, amino acids.

Exosect
Innovative solutions for the control of insect pests in agriculture, horticulture, amenity, stored product, animal and public health.

iQur
Diagnostic testing and screening for viral hepatitis and other chronic liver diseases.

Karus Therapeutics
Novel drug treatment of cancer and heart disease through histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors.

Newron (formerly Hunter-Fleming Ltd)
A research and development company focused on novel Central Nervous System (CNS) and pain therapies.

Synairgen
Working to improve the treatment of lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).