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Summer Events Round Up
July 29, 2019

It's been a busy quarter for us, shipping microscopes internationally and attending conferences in the UK, Germany, USA, Canada and Japan...

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LIG Nanowise is part of the Greater Manchester Global Scale-Up Programme
July 24, 2019

We're excited to announce that we are participating in the inaugural Greater Manchester Global Scale-Up Programme.

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£2.6 MILLION SEED ROUND COMPLETED
July 19, 2018

Today LIG Nanowise announced the completion of a £2.6 million seed funding round for our accessible super-resolution imaging technique for advanced materials, semiconductors, metal alloys, and more.

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LIG NANOWISE NAMED AMONGST TOP 100 INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES IN MANCHESTER
February 20, 2018

We are delighted to announce that LIG Nanowise has been named one of the top 100 most innovative businesses in Greater Manchester.

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LIG NANOWISE PRESENTS AT INNOVATION VILLAGE AT SEMICON EUROPA
November 14, 2017

This week our CEO, Alex Sheppard, presented our microsphere imaging in the innovation village at Semicon Europa in Munich. He outlined the numerous advantages that our novel super-resolution optical imaging technique can provide to the offline semiconductor inspection industry.

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LIG NANOWISE AT MMC 2017
November 14, 2017

This week we were at MMC 2017, the microscience microscopy congress, which this year was hosted in Manchester central, a convenient trip just down the road from our labs and offices.

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SECOND PARTICLE LENS ARRAY PROJECT FUNDING WIN
July 1, 2017

We have won a subsequent Innovate UK grant to further our work with a microsphere lens array focused on industrial manufacturing applications. This allows us to bring out particle lens array closer to market, keeping us on target for a 2018 launch.

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MICROSPHERE GLOBAL NEWS COVERAGE
July 1, 2017

Since we announced and launched our NANOPSIS M imaging system the story has travelled around the globe. We have been contacted by a wide range of news organisations across a dozen countries.

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MICROSPHERE NANOSCOPE LAUNCH
July 1, 2017

In front of over a hundred assembled industry leaders, journalists and academics, we launched the world's first microsphere enabled nanoscope, tailored for advanced materials such as graphene and semiconductor R&D: the NANOPSIS M.

Powered by our SMAL objective, and designed from the ground up to provide a simple, accessible, super-resolution option that researchers can access within their standard optical workflow.

The NANOPSIS M allows researchers and scientists to access resolutions below the diffraction limit, down to 50 nm, using nothing but white-light and optics. We are indebted to the Manchester Science Park who helped organise the event, especially to Tom Renn who opened the evening's presentation, and the support CityLabs provided.

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BUSINESS GROWTH HUB CASE STUDY
May 8, 2017

We have worked closely with the Business Growth hub over the last year to help bring our microsphere enabled nanoscope to market. With their support, we have been able to work with academics in the University of Manchester to trial our technology in a number of different markets.

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SECOND INNOVATE WIN FOR MICROSPHERE NANOSCOPE
May 7, 2015

We have won a second Innovate UK grant to further our work with optical microscopy and microspheres. This subsequent win will allows us to speed up our development process, with a view to bringing a product to market by 2017. 

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MAKING MORE EFFICIENT MICROELECTRONICS
March 14, 2015

We have won an Innovate UK grant to apply our microsphere expertise to industrial manufacturing through the production of a particle lens array. This will allows us to generate hundreds of nanoscale patterns simultaneously and in parallel. Our technology will increase the efficiency and precision of microchip, micro fluidic, and microelectronic manufacture.

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INNOVATE UK WIN FOR MICROSPHERE POWERED SUPER-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPE
July 9, 2014

We have won a grant from Innovate UK to further our work with microspheres in the microscopy sector. Our Chairman, Lin Li, demonstrated how a microsphere can amplify evanescent waves and create virtual super-resolution images in 2011.

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