Northern Gritstone makes first three investments as institutional investors pursue economic impact opportunities

Northern Gritstone, the new investment business focused on university spin-outs based in the North of England, has completed its first three investments since announcing a first close of £215m, backing world-class science and innovation-based businesses. The fundraise and transactions position Northern Gritstone as one of the leading investors of its Read more…

Thoughts on the Government’s Levelling up White Paper by our chairman, Lord O’Neill.

The Government’s Levelling up White Paper is a very important step in outlining the Government’s much discussed strategy and after repeated delays, in my view, is one of first times this government has announced something stronger than anticipated. Given the underlying productivity challenges that have faced the country and especially some Read more…

FourJaw Manufacturing Analytics, a spinout company from the The University of Sheffield, has been identified as one of the 5 top industry 4.0 Startups to watch in 2022 by StartupBrite.com.

 FourJaw Manufacturing Analytics provides continuous monitoring for CNC machines. The startup’s device-agnostic, low-cost, the plug-and-play platform allows SME manufacturers to automate machine data collection, whereas traditional machine monitoring systems are expensive and complex to install. Read more