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Vitamica wins Best Elevator Pitch at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo 2019

The Future Space tenant took home the prize after a fantastic pitch from CTO Charlotte Bermingham.

June 26th 2019

We are delighted to see that Vitamica is already getting recognised by industry experts since joining the Future Space community in April.

The medical diagnostics company is changing the way clinicians make decisions around antibiotics. Just over a year old, the spin-out from the University of Bristol is developing the technology to test pathogenic bacteria for susceptibility to antibiotics within just one hour.

Vitamica is working to combat the growing global challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among infectious bacteria using antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) technology to reduce the time it takes for clinicians to accurately assign effective antibiotics.

This month, the company was recognised at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo after the audience were won over by CTO Charlotte Bermingham’s 60-second pitch of Vitamica.

All eight companies that pitched were filmed presenting to a crowd of investors, academics and business leaders, who ultimately decided the winner, and Vitamica took home the award for ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ on the night.

Future Space is proud to have Vitamica as a resident, utilising the laboratories to conduct its revolutionary testing and developing is commercial identity in the Bristol life sciences sector.

We’re excited to see what the future holds for Vitamica!

August 16th 2021

Celebrating five years of Future Space

Five years ago Future Space became one of four university enterprise zones in the UK, co-located with UWE Bristol, as part of a pilot to see how having businesses on campus impacts better outcomes for both students and businesses. Find out more about what makes Future Space so great.

August 16th 2021

Five Years with Future Space: An interview with our Centre Manager, Parm Cory-Jones

Parm Cory-Jones has been with the Future Space team from the beginning. As we celebrate five years of the centre, we meet up with her to find out what makes Future Space so special.

April 27th 2021

Case Studies – Cerberus Security Laboratories

Cerberus Security Laboratories joined Future Space four years ago. We caught up with Director and Co-founder Andy Lindsay to talk about their journey and what they’re working on now.