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Professor Kym Jarvis is named as a top inventor by the Government

Kym has been awarded £50,000 as part of Innovate UK's Women in Innovation award

  • Posted On: 15 November 2016
Professor Kym Jarvis is named as a top inventor by the Government Today Innovate UK announced the names of the 15 top women inventors who will share £750,000 of government funding. Innovate UK, the government's innovation agency, is seeking to redress the disproportion in the number of female applicants in their competitions, through a package of business support and a £50,000 individual grant to develop their innovations. Kym will use the money to test the concept of a new tool, ViridiScreen® which will measure radioactive contamination on a surface and,...

Viridian Consultants shortlisted for EDF Inspection Innovation Challenge

  • Posted On: 28 October 2016

Viridian Consultants has been short-listed for the EDF Energy Inspection Innovation Challenge to develop solutions to their future decommissioning challenge.


Professor Kym Jarvis is among 34 female entrepreneurs shortlisted for Innovate UK’s infocus awards

  • Posted On: 25 October 2016
Following a nationwide competition to identify and empower the country’s most promising female entrepreneurs and future business leaders, this October Innovate UK have announced the names of their 34 2016 infocus finalists. Kym Jarvis, MD of Viridian Consultants, a microbusiness specialising in nuclear characterisation sensors impressed Innovate UK’s panel with her innovative solution to detecting and measuring radioactivity on nuclear decommissioning sites. With women in the UK half as...

Women in innovation awards

  • Posted On: 19 October 2016
Women in innovation awards

Congratulations to our MD Kym Jarvis on being selected as a finalist for the Innovate UK Infocus Women in Innovation Awards! We’re hugely excited that she has been selected – celebrating the importance of female initiative, innovation and entrepreneurialism for the UK.


A contract offer from Innovate UK

  • Posted On: 14 October 2016

Innovate UK will be offering Viridian Consultants a contract under its ‘First of a kind deployment of innovation – SBRI awards’ to fund field-testing of ViridiScope, our innovative new sampling tool for the nuclear market


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