Ares Research Technology, a new start-up company which will design and assemble scientific equipment that works at ultra-high vacuum, was launched today at CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory. The company will supply advanced instruments for use on X-ray sources in laboratories and at synchrotron light sources around the world.
Company founder Dr Dave Teehan said, “There’s a rapidly expanding global market for vacuum instruments, which already play a key role in research into the development of better computer memories and more environmentally-friendly chemical processes for industry, and which in future will be the key to helping companies make the most of opportunities in nanotechnology. The instruments that Ares Research Technology is supplying will allow companies and university research groups to carry out cutting-edge experiments on these vital new materials at their home laboratories and at synchrotron light sources.”
The original idea behind the new company came while Dave Teehan was working at CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory’s Synchrotron Radiation Source. “I developed an idea for a new piece of ultra-high vacuum equipment which was later patented”, he said. “From there I worked with CLIK, CCLRC’s innovation and knowledge transfer unit, who encouraged me to develop the new company and they and the NWDA have given me a tremendous amount of support. I couldn’t have done it without them.”
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