Technology Opportunities

See our latest technology opportunities listed below. These current technologies, from Scotland’s universities, are available for the commercial market now.

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Latest Opportunities

  • A potential therapeutic approach to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

    The neurodegenerative inherited disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is the leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1:6,000 live births. SMA causes a loss of spinal motor neurons and is characterised by progressive muscular atrophy.

  • Topology specific security holograms

    The most prominent high security holographic anti-counterfeiting techniques include dot-matrix holograms and electron beam defined holograms. Both techniques require laser illumination, and the image can be viewed with a screen, CCD, or directly by the human eye.

  • Novel compound series to treat African trypanosomiasis

    Novel compound series of phosphofructokinase allosteric inhibitors which show excellent efficacy in vitro against the parasite and in mouse models of the disease in vivo. The well characterised inhibitors of this novel trypanosomiasis target have the potential to fill the unmet need for safe, cheap,...

  • Potential treatment for allergic disease including severe steroid resistant asthma

    A novel approach shows promising results as a potential therapeutic for allergic conditions, including severe steroid resistant asthma. A peptide has been identified, HpARI, that inactivates and inhibits release of IL-33 a critical step in the development of allergic disease.

  • Novel and selective inhibitors of SRC family kinases

    Novel compounds displaying high potency and selectivity toward SRC family kinases have been developed. The lead compound eCF506 displays subnanomolar potency against SRC, high selectivity over ABL kinase (1000-fold), optimal pharmacokinetic profile and in vivo target engagement.

  • High throughput imaging of cellular forces

    Our novel micro-interferometer based force sensors provide direct, robust and non-destructive imaging of forces associated with various types of mechanical cell-substrate interaction. The new method requires no zero-force reference image, enables continuous, measurement of multiple cells on one subs...

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