The group has been responsible for three spinouts over the past decade. This includes:

• Mark was co-founder of Ilika Technologies (2004), which floated on AIMS in 2010.
• In 2010 Mark was a co-founder of the spin-out DestiNA Technologies (which raised corporate investment of £1.2M in July 2014).
• In March 2014 he was a co-founder of Edinburgh Molecular Imaging which raised £4M series A investment. More info here.


You can view a full list of our current patents via this page.

A short sample of these are below.

Nucleobase Characterisation (download as PDF file) (2.5Mb)
Optical Imaging Probes (download as PDF file) (0.4Mb)
Stem Cell Culture with Modulators of the G Protein Signal Transduction Pathway (download as PDF file) (6.2Mb)
Polymer-glass Composite Material (download as PDF file) (3.5Mb)
Cationic Lipids (download as PDF file) (2.4Mb)