£2.45m to further develop early stage skin cancer test

Northstar Ventures is delighted to continue investing in AMLo Biosciences Ltd (AMLo), with further funding from the North East Innovation Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund. AMLo, an innovative medical device company spun out of Newcastle University specialising in the early detection of skin cancers, has secured significant further investment totalling £2.45m. At […]

Innovative lighting will help more people with dementia

Lighting that helps people with dementia manage their condition better and stay in their own homes longer is being developed by start-up, Circadacare. The project will adapt the biorhythm-based lighting commonly used in care homes for smaller buildings, including an individual’s home. It is funded jointly by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of […]

Investment of £710,000 to help revolutionise online learning

North East company sub-10 has received over £700K to help develop its intelligent learning platform using AI to change the way compliance training is delivered. With £350,000 from the North East Innovation Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and managed by Northstar Ventures, plus additional funding from Angel investors, led by lead […]

CellulaREvolution raises a further £1.75m

Biotech disrupter CellulaREvolution, which aims to revolutionise the way cells are grown, has raised a further £1.75million from a group of investors, to accelerate research & development and strengthen their commercial team as they prepare to take their bioreactor technologies to market. This funding follows a seed investment of £1.2m in January 2021, which involved […]

Sphera closes £1.9m funding round

Sphera, the company helping the construction sector build a net-zero world, has closed a £1.9 million funding round. The investment round brought together a range of stakeholders who support Sphera’s vision for a net-zero construction sector, including from the North East Innovation Fund, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed by Northstar […]

Northstar Team is onHand

The Northstar team is excited to be joining forces with one of our investees, onHand, to help support our local communities. onHand is the world’s first on-demand volunteering app, making volunteering for employees easier. The app allows you to see people nearby who might need a helping hand with really simple stuff. You can choose what […]