TCS success

December 21, 2000

Profitable partnerships between companies and universities were honoured at the TCS 2000 awards in London:

  • Concept Systems Ltd in Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University developed a technique for real-time seismic survey coverage
  • Fulcrum Systems Ltd collaborated with the University of Reading on SirenStop, a siren-noise reduction system for use in emergency vehicles
  • Primal Pictures and University College London developed 3D anatomical graphics on CD-Rom for use by surgeons
  • Sain Records and the University of Wales, Bangor, have archived more than 4,800 tracks of Welsh music onto magneto-optical tape
  • Signal House and Nottingham Trent University developed a low-maintenance and robust colour light signal using light emitting diode technology
  • Vocean of Omagh and the University of Ulster developed emerging ebusiness technologies and formed a spin-off company, 8over8.com
  • British Aerospace Airbus and the University of Warwick's manufacturing group worked on designs to cut the costs of producing wings for passenger aircraft by 30 per cent.

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