Year of investment: 2018

Vertoro is developing a technology to enable the production of high-value applications such as Crude Lignin Oil (CLO) and char, from lignin, a waste bi-product of biofuel and paper production, thereby improving the economics of biofuels and reducing dependence on fossils.

Corporis Medical

Year of investment: 2017

Health Value Creation is developing two surgical devices, a diagnostic tool and a trocar closure device. The first device helps prevent anastomotic leakages after bowel surgery by predicting the quality of the anastomosis during surgery, thereby reducing post-operative complications and lowering healthcare costs. The second device is a trocar closure device for faster, safer and more secure suturing after laparoscopic surgery, resulting in a reduction of the chances of wound herniation.


Year of investment: 2017

TripleMed is developing minimally invasive products against aneurysms, without the need for incisions.  The first product fills the aneurysm and prevents blood from entering, whilst leaving a channel for the blood to flow through to reach the other arteries. This enables a better and longer-lasting solution to the problem of aortic aneurysms.

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Kriya Materials

Year of investment: 2017

Kriya Materials is an innovative coatings company that focuses on high value coating formulations. It develops and manufactures its own tailor-made nanoparticles which form the basis for a wide range of coatings with unique, high-end properties.

Applications include displays, solar panels, window films and glasses.