Wideblue Product Design & Development: News Archive 2008

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News Archive 2008
Wideblue Wins Top Innovation Award

Wideblue Wins Top Innovation Award

22nd September 2008

Wideblue received the “Breakthrough Product Award” for our work developing the BreastLight product – a unique hand-held device which will help women with self-examination for the early signs of breast cancer. Read full article >>

John Logie Baird Awards 2008

Wideblue Supports the John Logie Baird Awards Programme 2008

18th August 2008

The awards packages, valued at approximately £20,000, "recognise and celebrate innovation by encouraging the commercial exploitation of Scotland's intellectual capital". Entries must be submitted by 15th September 2008.

Wideblue will also contribute expertise as a member of the Regional Judging Panel.

John Swinney

Scottish Government Minister John Swinney Visits Wideblue

30th July 2008

Finance Secretary, John Swinney visited the Wideblue office to see how SMART:AWARD funding had contributed to the development of 'Breastlight', a new health and well being product for women. He said that the device would have "potential health benefits for millions as an aid for breast awareness..."

Read more in the Herald Article.

John McFall

West Dunbartonshire MP John McFall Visits Wideblue

6th July 2008

John McFall MP said: “I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Wideblue. The work they are doing in the former Polaroid factory is remarkable and really interesting. It’s exciting to have this kind of work going on right here on our doorstep in Dumbarton.”

Read more about the visit here.

Red Button Design

Wideblue Working with Dragon's Den Winners to Provide Clean Drinking Water for the Developing World

16th March 2008

Red Button won overwhelming backing from the BBC's Dragon's Den in 2007 for its Reverse Osmosis Sanitation System (ROSS). Wideblue is to engage with the Red Button team, to refine and develop the product design and functionality.

Most Promising Life Sciences Company

Wideblue Spinout, PWB Health Ltd, named Most Promising Life Sciences Company

8th February 2008

Wideblue spinout company, PWB Health Ltd, have developed an innovative device to assist women with breast awareness. This month, PWB Health was named the 'most promising new life science company in Scotland' at the Scottish Enterprise Scottish Life Sciences Awards 2007.

Click here to read the full article.

New Tech Investment Partnership

Wideblue Announces New Tech Investment Partnership

18th January 2008

An innovative new investment partnership has been announced between Scottish Enterprise's Scottish Co-Investment Fund (SCF), Upstarts, Wide Blue and Gresham House plc... The partnership will offer technology companies, based primarily in the West of Scotland, access to investment packages worth up to £500,000, a base in Scotland’s longest established business incubator, expertise in moving concepts and prototypes into production and direct access to business leaders with a wealth of industry experience.

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