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Converge 2017 Semi-Finalists

In 2017, brain cancer diagnostics, an innovative diabetes management platform and swimming aid products were amongst the 60 shortlisted companies. 43% of semi-finalists were female and nine industry sectors were represented.

Meet our 2017 semi-finalists below:

CompanyParticipantCategoryUniversity
AlegrantCatherine TruelConverge Glasgow Caledonian University
Beyond MedicsDavid Harris-Birtill Converge University of St Andrews
Binaura VR Raimundo Gonzalez Converge University of Edinburgh
ClinSpec DxHolly Butler Converge – Runner upUniversity of Strathclyde
Eggcellent ProteinsLissa Herron Converge Roslin Institute (University of Edinburgh)
Elemental Therapeutics David Foley Converge University of Dundee
HeadSpace DesignGarry BoyleConverge Heriot-Watt University
BiotSptechLuis Acevedo Converge Edinburgh Napier University
IntelliDigest Ifeyinwa Kanu Converge Heriot-Watt University
Invizius Andrew Herbert Converge University of Edinburgh
CarbogenicsJan Mumme Converge University of Edinburgh
LiaUlviyya Rustamova Converge University of St Andrews
lil’POP The Healthy CropSydney Chasin Converge Edinburgh Napier University
MiAlgae LtdDouglas Martin Converge University of Edinburgh
MicroSpray Technologies LtdSalman Malik Converge University of Edinburgh
mycoBiologics Fiona Rudkin Converge University of Aberdeen
MycoNourish Peter Orrell Converge James Hutton Institute
MyWay Digital Health Deborah Wake Converge University of Dundee
Nixvis LtdPaula Fox Converge University of Dundee
novosound Dave Hughes Converge – Winner University of the West of Scotland
Oddity InnovationsJordan Smith Converge Glasgow School of Art
Opinew Tomasz Sadowski Converge University of Glasgow
ParaFormanceChristopher BrownConverge University of St Andrews
RAB-MicrofluidicsRotimi AlabiConvergeUniversity of Aberdeen
Scoop Analytics LtdPhilip McParlane Converge University of Glasgow
SpectralSenseDes Gibson Converge University of the West of Scotland
Staels Design LtdCorien Staels Converge – Runner up University of Glasgow
SUMAC Jos Finer Converge University of St Andrews
Turtle Pack Michael Harkins Converge Heriot-Watt University
uFraction8Brian Miller Converge Heriot-Watt University
CompanyParticipantCategoryUniversity
3cycleCameron HarveyKickStartGlasgow School of Art
Attis Fitness LtdTimothy ElizondoKickStart University of Strathclyde
Birth MirrorFiona DenisonKickStart University of Edinburgh
Braw Power LtdSamuel RogersKickStart University of Strathclyde
Brush BuddyEmily BreenKickStart Glasgow School of Art
ChillPill HealthIeva VasiljevaKickStart Heriot-Watt University
DanderdeeAaron SarginsonKickStart University of the West of Scotland
DYsLexiMeterLeon FranzenKickStart University of Glasgow
Easy Advanced SystemsSaemundur HaraldssonKickStart University of Stirling
InfiNectCarolina Mateo-SeguraKickStart Heriot-Watt University
Adelie HealthLiam McMorrowKickStart – Runner up University of Aberdeen
iRheoMuhammad Arslan KhalidKickStart University of Glasgow
LUCIDRyan MurdochKickStart Glasgow School of Art
McAdam TechnologyRichard McAdamKickStart Edinburgh Napier University
NatantisMaiwenn Kersaudy-KerhoasKickStart Heriot-Watt University
Parasites, Ponies and Plastic ChipsRobert CoultousKickStart University of Glasgow
Power Enable SolutionsJuan Pablo EcheniqueKickStart – WinnerUniversity of Edinburgh
Rachel’s Gluten FreeRachel ParkerKickStart University of the Highlands and Islands
Research JournalVikash KumarKickStart Queen Margaret University
RoomericalBrian HamiltonKickStart University of Edinburgh
Teqnox LimitedCarmen CummiskeyKickStart University of Strathclyde
The Bicycle Security CompanyDavid PorteousKickStart Robert Gordon University
ThermoDroneKen BrooksbankKickStart University of Strathclyde
U-turnRuth McLarenKickStart University of Strathclyde
CompanyParticipantCategoryUniversity
Rana Abu-MounesAl MushkahImpactUniversity of Aberdeen
Barbara MillsAnoch LtdImpactUniversity of Strathclyde
Kirsty DeaconCommunity CafeImpactUniversity of Glasgow
Pam Ramsaycriticalcarerecovery.comImpactEdinburgh Napier University
Callum MacKinnonbOunceTImpact – Runner upGlasgow Caledonian University
Alice HortonOpen EarsImpactUniversity of Dundee
Lily AschReal TalkImpactUniversity of Edinburgh
Johnny WatsonStreetChangeImpactHeriot-Watt University
Lorna PaulGiraffe HealthcareImpact – WinnerGlasgow Caledonian University