A new company has been spun out of the University of Leeds to develop enabling technologies based on its innovative and world leading analytical science base.
Avacta Ltd has a strong background in the development of novel technologies applicable to the biomedical, materials and nanotechnology sectors and is focused on developing solutions to technology shortfalls in the biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.
Spun out by Techtran Group Ltd – the University’s commercialisation partner, Avacta is supporting these IP generation activities by providing one of the most comprehensive in-house analytical services in the world. Avacta provides industry with access to Leeds and other regional Universities’ state of the art physical and chemical analytical infrastructure and a complete project management package from problem identification through to choice of technical solution and implementation.
Dr Alex Stevenson | alfa
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