Spin-out companies

Research in the School has produced a number of successful spin-out companies. For more information see the links below.


Arago Technology was incorporated in early 2010 following several years of joint research and development by EPL Composites Solutions and a team from the National Grid High Voltage Labs at The University of Manchester.

Perceptive Engineering Ltd

Perceptive Engineering are a provider of intelligent monitoring and control systems for the process industries and they design, develop and commission real-time monitoring, control and fault detection systems to optimise process performance and safety.

CableSense Ltd

A North West success story, CableSense originated from a business based in Morecambe, Lancashire. In collaboration with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the University of Lancaster, CableSense have developed an innovative product to manage enterprise-wide structured cabling systems.


Advanced Hall Sensors (AHS) was formed following work by Professor Mohamed Missous on the Quantum Hall Effect and its exploitation in a range of ultra high sensitive magnetic sensors that exhibit unique characteristics.

Syngenta Sensors

The Syngenta Sensors Centre is researching Sensing Systems and Information Communications Technologies (ICT) for agriculture and farming, but with a central focus on sensors and knowledge-based approaches to support agriculture and farming of the future. 

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