Loughborough innovation could be named as winners in British Data Awards
On Thursday this week an Innovate UK collaboration with Loughborough Business School to help businesses reduce carbon in the supply chain and a mental fitness platform start-up could become a winner in this year’s British Data Awards.
Solutions firm SupplyVue partnered with Loughborough Business School to develop an industry-first digital solution that can measure carbon consumption in a supply chain, has been shortlisted in the SME of the Year and Technology Company of the Year categories.
SupplyVue’s digital solution, CarbonVue enables real-time management of carbon alongside cost, quality and service. Leveraging the capabilities of established products offered by SupplyVue and CarbonChain, CarbonVue’s development has been supported by Business School supply chain experts led by Professor Jan Godsell and trialled with Moveero and Tata Steel UK.
Tata Steel UK’s partnership in the CarbonVue solution has also been nominated for the Data Transformation of the Year and Data for Good Initiative of the Year categories at the British Data Awards.
Rewire Fitness, a US-based start-up co-founded by Loughborough University tech entrepreneur Ed Gibbins (Sports Science), is nominated for Start-Up of the Year.
Rewire Fitness, a mental fitness platform, is supported through LUInc. – the University’s business incubator based at its Science and Enterprise Park, LUSEP. Its tools improve mindset, readiness and resilience – helping athletes reach their full potential and avoid burnout. With $1M+ pre-seed investment, its patented technology integrates protocols used by the Navy SEALs, NASA and neuroscience.
The British Data Awards are now in their third year and Loughborough University’s research and innovation portfolio has received three awards since 2021.
Professor Dan Parsons, Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, said: “It’s excellent to see Loughborough University once again have such strong representation in the 2023 British Data Awards.
“The solutions Loughborough Business School and Rewire Fitness are pioneering with industry partners reflect the University’s commitment to tackling important societal challenges and reinforce our key strengths in sustainability and net zero and sport, health and wellbeing.”
Winners announced at an Awards ceremony this Thursday at The Honourable Artillery Company in Central London.
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