Early-stage businesses move into Daresbury

Sci-Tech Daresbury

Five pioneering businesses have moved into Daresbury Laboratory as part of their growth plans.

The companies span a range of sectors from using augmented reality technologies to develop screen-based story-telling experiences, to developing fast, accurate and cost effective Covid-19 testing technologies.

Daresbury Laboratory is part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), and located within the campus at Sci-Tech Daresbury. Early stage businesses can access high-specification laboratories and equipment, as well as support, to aid their research and their own development.

Delyth Edwards, business incubation programmes manager, said: “With our facilities, capabilities and expertise, we are perfectly placed to help start-ups solve their high-tech innovation challenges and enhance their competitiveness.

“It is our mission to provide the correct environment for innovation and success, and it’s fantastic to help businesses located here go from strength to strength.”

The five new companies are augmented reality business Immersive Storylab, location analysis company Envisage Space, Internet of Things specialist IoT Horizon, medical testing business Alphabiolabs, and purification technology company LR Consultancy.