IBLF Awards - Supporting early stage businesses

The 2015 IBLF (Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum) Awards supported early stage businesses working on technologies or processes utilising renewable and sustainable methods.

The prize was a £10K voucher to enable early stage or even pre-revenue UK-based SMEs and spin outs to gain access to business support mechanisms to help springboard their business, including:

*  PR *  Legal advice *  Incubator facilities
*  Web design            *  Market Research          *  Business Mentoring/Coaching
*  App design *  Process Facilities *  IP Protection/Exploitation


Winners of the IBLF Awards 2015

Valueform use their 2015 IBLF Award for analytical services from the Biorenewables Development Centre

Valueform Ltd were provided with analytical services by the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), after winning a 2015 IBLF Award. Valueform makes food packaging from 100% cereal...

Fiberight uses IBLF Award to gain understanding of how to exploit IP with help from Greaves Brewster LLP

A 2015 IBLF Award allowed Fiberight Ltd to access the services of Greaves Brewster LLP , a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. The award was put towards performing a patent...

Bento-Bio provided with essential market research services by Inventya through IBLF Award

Bento Bioworks Ltd (Bento-Bio) were able to access innovation consultancy and market research services from Inventya thanks to a 2015 IBLF Award. Their product, the Bento Lab, is...

Industrial Phycology improves brand identity with help from Research Media thanks to IBLF Award

Industrial Phycology (i-Phyc) were able to work with Research Media Ltd to improve their brand identity and website, thanks to a 2015 IBLF Award. i-Phyc is an award-winning SME that...

Naturiol file patent for their insecticidal soaps with help from Mewburn Ellis and an IBLF Award

Naturiol BANGOR Ltd (Naturiol) received an IBLF Award to work with Intellectual Property experts at Mewburn Ellis Ltd . They were particularly interested in developing and filing a patent...

Chain Biotechnology use IBLF Award to develop their website and brand with help from Starbit

CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd . (CHAIN)  used their IBLF Award to work with Starbit Limited , a design and digital media company. CHAIN is a relatively new company, founded in...

IBLF Award helps CelluComp access help from Ouzman IP to assess their IP environment

CelluComp Ltd was able to access advice on intellectual property and freedom to operate from Ouzman IP Ltd , after winning a 2015 IBLF Award. CelluComp is a dynamic material science...

Phytofutures assisted by IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

An IBLF Award allowed Phytofutures  to access a number of services from Intellectual Property (IP) specialists   Mewburn Ellis . Phytofutures is a start-up company working,...

IBLF Award allows Aragreen to undertake valuable IP research with GreavesBrewster LLP

Aragreen (UK) Ltd used their 2015 IBLF Award to access the expertise of Greaves Brewster LLP's  Intellectual Property specialists. Aragreen wished to make a patent application...

The IBLF Awards 2015 were sponsored by The Scottish Government and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).


Contact us

If you're interested in learning more about what Industrial Biotechnology can do for your business, please contact our sector expert, Yvonne Armitage.

If you would like advice from Innovate UK, please contact Merlin Goldman.


Yvonne Armitage
Email: yvonne.armitage@ktn-uk.org
Mobile: 07850 602680


Merlin Goldman
Phone: 01793 442700
Email: merlin.goldman@innovateuk.gov.uk