Helsing AI Ltd
In July 2023 defence AI specialist Helsing now has 220 employees spread across four offices, in London, Paris, Berlin, and Munich – announced it will invest £100m in London.
Spotify founder Daniel Ek invested $109m into Helsing in 2021, the same year the company launched, many Spotify users expressed outrage that their subscription dollars were being used to fund the arms industry...
Cybake Ltd - RedBlack Software
In 2023 York-based software company Cybake cooked up 25 years in business.
Cybake was founded by tech entrepreneur Jane Tyler in 1998, originally as RedBlack Software.
In June 1998, RedBlack Software shipped its first copies of Cybake, which was designed to help bakeries manage their businesses, to new customers...
Alexander Goodall – electric motors
In 2023 Sheffield University researchers, working with collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, developed a lighter, more efficient 3D printed electric motor.
Using metal PBF 3D printing technology, it may pave the way for future electric motors to increase their power using less material. Demand for electric motors is rapidly growing and these innovations are crucial to pioneering the next phases of transportation electrification, for example for airplanes, where batteries will need to be lighter and motors will need to be more energy efficient...
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