High Speed 2 (HS2) selected the first five firms for its Innovator Accelerator Program in 2020. All the organizations chosen are based in the United Kingdom and have displayed enormous potential in their field of operation. These five firms are NatureMetrics Ltd, Buildots Ltd, Cloud Cycle Ltd, Dendra Systems Ltd, and SenSat Ltd.
NatureMetrics obtains scalable data to ascertain the biodiversity of a given terrain sustainably, using environmental DNA (eDNA). The company was the brainchild of three eminent scientists: Doctor Kat Bruce, Professors Doug Yu, and Professor Alfried Vogler, and it was founded in 2014. Dr. Bruce states, “We are innovating by making proven technology widely available, with easy-to-use, cost-effective tools.”
The organization garnered…