7th October 2023

Great Malvern, UK

12th Edition


The businesses and organisations that exhibited in 2014 are listed below in alphabetical order. The 2014 programme is still available to download here.


Organisations showcasing innovative products & services

    Wed 1st Oct Thur 2nd Oct Schools event Fri 3rd Oct Sat 4th Oct

Code indicates stand number at the Main Festival (not the schools event)







AcSoft provide the best in sound & vibration measurement systems, using flexible computing platforms, and user friendly software. [Stand A9]



Amphilogic are an equipment manufacturing company providing an ISO 17025 Test Laboratory, 3D printer services, prototype design and production, as well as gas monitoring equipment. [Stand A12]



Assure Technical are an advanced technology consultancy specialising in Procurement, Security & Surveillance, Specialist Communications, Cyber & Information Security, Training & Technical Project Support. [Stand A4]




AuraQ is an experienced professional services provider, specialising in Business Performance Optimisation and Systems Integration. Their solutions have been applied across a diverse range of industry sectors and technology platforms. [Stand B6]


Babble IT Systems supply security solutions to address protecting most sensitive assets. [Stand B4]






Bloodhound SSC is a 130,000bhp, 6.5 tonne car with 47,000lbs of thrust powered by the Eurofighter development engines. The target is for Bloodhound SSC to break the land-speed record and reach 1000 mph / Mach 1.4.


Bonwyke provide advanced window film technology including patented Ultima Window Defence Systems for physical and electronic / cyber security. [Stand B2]






Bugs & Beasties offers school-based projects, talks, workshops and products that educate people about the natural world and promote its protection and sustainable enjoyment.






C2B2 is a specialist independent middleware support and consultancy provider. Their expertise in architecting, building and supporting highly scalable and robust Java middleware minimises risk and ensures high performance. [Stand B3]






C3IA Solutions provide technology and services to support operational security and risk management as part of company and organisational growth strategies. [Stand A10]






Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, they help people thrive by applying their insights and nearly 150 years of experience.






Cob House and Berrow Farm set in 385 acres offers bespoke educational packages that meet the individual needs of a wide range of schools accommodating children of all ages and abilities.


Compare Hospitality is the only online comparison tool for corporate hospitality, offering a wide range of official packages at official prices. [Stand B10]






Coomber are a British company at the forefront of designing and manufacturing specialist audio solutions to a multitude of markets from their factory in Worcester.






Cyber Security Challenge UK Ltd aims to bring more talented people into the Cyber Security Profession by working with leading experts in cyber security to design and develop a series of challenges / competitions that will test the nation's cyber security skills.


D-RisQ develops high integrity tools to provide the greatest levels of assurance for embedded software systems, without the prohibitive costs. [Stand A11]


Drum Smart work along side accomplished musicians who have been working within the education sector for many years, providing software apps and resources for learning musical instruments. [Stand A11]


Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, abatement systems and related value-added services.






Energy Simple provides Health Physics and Radiation Protection advice to clients as well as numerous support services including survey data gathering and analysis for waste categorisation, transport regulations and contaminated land remediation purposes. [Stand A16]




Fleet Innovations design and build advanced practical systems for the fleet management and finance industry, including expenses applications and  GPS reporting system. [Stand A1]






FUBAR Radio is throwing conventional radio out of the window. FUBAR is radio as it should be: uncensored talk, comedy, entertainment and music without the long boring commercial breaks. [Stand B8]


GCHQ is an intelligence and security organisation, working to keep Britain safe and secure in the challenging environment of modern communications. GCHQ deals with threats from terrorism, the spread of nuclear weapons and the resolution of regional conflicts around the world, as well as protecting the economic prosperity of the UK.


GeoLang is a Cyber Security and Business Resilience Company. Their core technical competence is based on research into human visual perception and natural language processing applied in cyber security. [Stand A2]


GRG Engineers UK specialise in mechanical systems, product design, drafting and project management. GRG work from concept right through to manufacture and hand over. [Stand A12]


HP Labs is the research arm of HP; passionate about driving technology to commercialization in key areas that include  cloud, security, information optimization, mobility, content and printing, sustainability, and future computing platforms and capabilities. [Stand C3]


IASME provides an assurance scheme and certification for small medium enterprises to help ensure data, information and IT systems are secure and properly managed. [Stand B6]


Infinite Precision is expert in the development of enterprise technology strategies and the assured delivery of cyber protection systems. Based near Bristol, Infinite Precision provides various IT services including cyber protection and data security. [Stand B7]


For those new to the Raspberry Pi, Little Pi Shop offers a carefully selected range of Raspberry Pi kits that are achievable and fun, and easy to get you started. [Stand B7]


Lockheed Martin has several core business areas: Aeronautics, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Missiles & Fire Control, Mission Systems & Training, and Space Systems.  Cyber Security is their focus at this year's Festival. [Stand B1]


Low and Behold specialises in resourceful solutions to reduce the impacts of the way we live today. Their new demonstration project examines the potential to increase the scope of materials currently reused from commercial organisations.


Magic Whiteboard produce, amongst other things, the well known whiteboard-on-a-roll that won support and investment from Dragons' Theo Paphitis and Deborah Meaden.


Malvern Instruments provides a range of particle analysis and rheological instrumentation that delivers inter-related measurements reflecting the complexities of particulates and disperse systems, nanomaterials and macromolecules. [Stand B13]






Malvern Outdoor Elements is an outstanding residential education and activity centre offering innovative learning experiences and team-building exercises for school students and for corporate away-days. [Stand A4]


Yamazaki Mazak Corporation produces a range of advanced, automated machine tools used to manufacture many of today's complex and crticial engineering components. [Stand B5]


Metrasens specialise in innovative metal detection systems for use in a variety of medical, security and commercial environments. [Stand B9]


The Morgan Motor Company still builds its highly desirable and innovative cars in Malvern, using a blend craftsmanship and modern technology to deliver an iconic range of sports cars. [Stand B12 & Statistic Display]


Pervade Software design, create and support a range of extensible enterprise software applications that provide users with a single platform for all of their technical and compliance monitoring and reporting needs. [Stand A1]


PiBot is an exciting new robot kit for the Raspberry Pi, designed for digital makers wanting to learn and have fun with technology. [Stand A7]


PixelPin is a cyber security company that was nominated as one of the most innovative mobile start-ups by UKTI and SMART UK in January 2013. [Stand A9]


The PROTECT Research Centre for Critical Infrastructure Computer Technology and Protection develops and applies the innovative expertise built up in Liverpool John Moores University to critical infrastructure systems. [Stand A13]


QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, to draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.


Ripjar strive to make big data small, equiping organisations of all sizes to unlock the power of their own data though real-time and historical analysis, data fusion and a cutting-edge analytical environment. [Stand A12]


As featured on BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Show and Dragon's Den, the Rotaire Dryline solves the problem of rain on washing day and saves money by not using energy to dry your clothes. [Stand B2]


Sight Designs is an established electro-optics company that has been working with the Transition Malvern Hills initiative to develop and deploy improved gas lamps around Malvern and tackle some of the sustainability and climate change issues being faced. [Stand B6]


Smartbox Assistive Technology are specialists in computer based communication aids and access to computer systems for people with disabilities. They aim to provide a service that is friendly, efficient and professional.


SomerData is a small, international,  specialist company based in the UK where they develop and manufacture communications, surveillance and cyber security products. [Stand B8]


SpreadServe improves the resilience, automatiion and scalability of business processes reliant on spreadsheets such as Excel. [Stand A10]


Surevine design, build and deliver smart collaboration technology to join people up securely; enabling a real-time response to cyber threats and incidents. Our intuitive and engaging User Experience actively promotes participation and builds Situational Awareness; keeping them one step ahead of the cyber threat. [Stand B10]


The Pi Shop brings the most exciting peripherals and projects for your Pi. Get exactly what you need for your next Raspberry Pi project, whether that’s a door entry system, quadcopter, a 3D printer or internet radio. Tutorials also availab. [Stand B4]


The Cleaning Faerie offer a high quality deep cleaning service to a wide range of professional clients both domestic and commercial in Worcestershire, Shropshire and the West Midlands. [Stand A15]


Titania specialises in developing commercial software packages to enable organisations, auditors and consultants to undertake their own cyber security auditing and testing quickly and at low cost. [Stand A14]


Ultimaker offers a full 3D print experience. In addition to providing hardware, Ultimaker unleashes creative potential by hosting the community sharing platform called YouMagine and free 3D printing software called Cura. In the UK, it is also running the CREATE Ultimaker Education Project. [Stand A10]


Verity Furniture is the home of innovative, award winning ergonomically designed & engineered solutions to one of the country's biggest health issues in the workplace - backache. [Stand B10]

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The Virtual Experience Company develops 3D and Virtual Reality models of historic sites and museum artifacts. Using the latest developments in computer games technologies, it enables visitors to explore virtual reconstructions of heritage sites across the world. [Stand B3]


Westgate Cyber Security is a UK-based company helping business and public sector bodies understand and overcome emerging cyber security threats. [Stand B12]


Xitek provides a sub-contract design and manufacturing service, specialising in electronic engineering based products. Xitek are suppliers to major players in the switchgear monitoring, industrial lubrication control and optical instrument sectors. [Stand A15]


Organisations supporting innovation

    Wed 1st Oct Thur 2nd Oct Schools event Fri 3rd Oct Sat 4th Oct

Code indicates stand number at the Main Festival (not the schools event)






Adam Jolly

Business Writer & Editor

Adam Jolly is a business writer and editor specializing in the management of growth, innovation, technology and risk. He is Consultant Editor on a number of titles including The Innovation Handbook. [Stand B7]






Aston University offer advice about how to attract industrial and commercial research funding, provide information on student and graduate recruitment, as well as the specialist training on offer. [Stand A3]


Bishop Fleming is a leading UK accountancy firm, wholly committed to providing businesses, and individual clients, with the full range of pro-active support and advice. [Stand C2]


Catshill Learning Partnerships offer a wide range of school based (and jargon free) solutions to establishments seeking to maximise the use of ICT and promote online safety.


The Centre for Entrepreneurs promotes the role of entrepreneurs in creating economic growth and social well-being, communicating the positive impact of entrepreneurs on the economy and society, and defending entrepreneurs from unhelpful legislation and over-taxation. [Stand A4]


e-skills UK is the Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology, and works on behalf of employers to develop IT expertise necessary to thrive in today’s global digital economy.


Engineers Without Borders UK is an organisation that creates massive small change by empowering thousands of new engineers to remove barriers to human development.



Enterprise Europe Network Midlands is the regional gateway to the Enterprise Europe Network, the official European Commission business support network helping organisations to make the most of the European marketplace. [Stand A16]


GeoVation Challenges from Ordnance Survey address specific community needs which may be satisfied, in part, through the use of geography. Entrepreneurs, developers, community groups, and innovators can enter GeoVation Challenges for a chance to win innovation funding to help develop their ideas. [Stand A1]


GrowthAccelerator is a unique service to help businesses find new connections, new routes to investment, and the new ideas and strategy needed for businesses to achieve their full potential. [Stand A6]


Harrison Clark Rickerbys offers tailored legal services and advice across a range of industry sectors including defence, security and military, engineering, manu-facturing, information technology and intellectual property. [Stand B11]


Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is an award-winning member-led, not for profit organisation, working to support local businesses. [Stand A16]


Hewett Recruitment's specialist consultants offer Temporary, Contract, Interim and Permanent recruitment solutions within the Engineering and IT & Technical sectors, from the shop floor to the boardroom. [Stand A15]


The Imagineering Foundation introduces 8-16 year olds to the fascinating world of engineering and technology through fun, hands-on activities.


The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse. 


The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society; a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application. [Stand B3]


For over 140 years the IET has been inspiring, informing and influencing the global engineering community; supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society. [Stand A14]


The Institution of Mechanical Engineers works with leading companies, universities, and think tanks to create and share knowledge, fresh thinking and authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering. [Stand B11]


The IPO is the official government body responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom, promoting innovation by providing a clear, accessible and widely understood IP system. [Stand A2]


JEMI UK (Joint Equipment and Materials Initiative) represents the interests of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, materials and services for micro and nanotechnology production across the UK and Ireland, including companies designing, developing and manufacturing semiconductors and MEMs devices. [Stand B7]


Key IQ is a business and technology catalyst that helps entrepreneurs and small companies grow and succeed. In particular we offer a facilitated strategic roadmapping service and help to craft business plans and growth strategies. [Stand C1]


The Malvern Cyber Security Cluster is a group of small cyber security companies centered around Malvern in Worcestershire, cooperating on a range of initiatives to grow their businesses. [Stand C1]


Malvern Hills Electric Automobile Association, ElectrAA, promotes the ownership of and infrastructure for electric vehicles. [Stand B2 & Static Display]


The Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club was formed in November 1979. It provides a friendy forum for all radio amateurs and short wave listeners in the area.


The Malvern Small Business Forum meets monthly to promote entrepreneurship and help small business owners in and around Malvern. [Stand A9]


MAS (Manufacturing Advisory Service) provides manufacturing business support for companies based in England, helping them to improve and grow by streamlining processes, reducing waste, and becoming more energy efficient. [Stand A6]


Medilink West Midlands is a membership organisation with a remit to stimulate growth and innovation in the medical and health technology sector. As part of Medilink UK, a national network of Medilink partners, they work to improve business growth in the UK Life Science sector. [Stand A12]


Midven is an owner managed, entrepreneurial, venture capital company located in the heart of Birmingham. It has been successfully investing in dynamic, small and medium sized businesses since 1990. [Stand A13]


The National Cyber Skills Centre (NCSC) delivers training in direct response to specific identified industry needs, supporting businesses both small and large. [Stand B5]


The National Space Academy  aims to materially enhance the size and quality of the UK science and engineering skills pool. It delivers a programme of student masterclasses, teacher CPD and careers events focused on space.






The Royal Microscopical Society is at the forefront of microscopy and imaging, and has been so for over 170 years. It is dedicated to advancing science, developing careers, and supporting wider understanding of science and microscopy. [Stand B4]


The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world's leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The Society is the UK's professional body for chemical scientists; promoting, supporting and celebrating chemistry. [Stand A12]


At Santander Corporate & Commercial, we have a simple vision. We want to see banking through our customers’ eyes. We know that every business person has their own ambitions. It’s what drives them – and us. Let us help you fuel that business ambition, and together we can achieve your goals. [Stand A5]


SB Print offer customers a complete design and print service, encapsulating everything from initial concept through to delivery of the finished project. Services include large format printing, banners and promotional products. [Stand B5]


SME Solicitors give advice to business clients that always takes account of the wider commercial environment in which they operate, having many years of experience in various commercial sectors from sole traders to PLCs. [Stand A16]


South Worcestershire College focuses on qualifications and acquiring skills that are relevant to employment or progression to university level courses. They work closely with employers in a wide range of business sectors and provide training for their employees and apprentices. [Stand B9]


StartUp Britain is a national campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, harnessing the expertise and passion of Britain’s leading businesspeople to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK. [Stand A4]


The Herefordshire and Worcestershire STEMNet initiative provides advice, guidance, ambassadors, and curriculum support in science, technology, engineering and maths. [Stand A13]


Clients come to Sutcliffe & Co because they want honest, impartial insurance advice, a personal and professional service and quality insurance at competitive premiums. Services include cyber liability, business liability, directors, and premises insurance. [Stand B6]


Tharsus provides an end-to-end Original Equipment Design and Manufacture (OEDM) service for companies looking to grow, improve or diversify their product portfolio. [Stand B8]


UBRacing designs and builds the University of Birmingham's racing car for the I.Mech.Eng's annual Student Formula Racing competition. This involves numerous disciplines with a focus on mechanical engineering. [Stand B14 (Fri), B1 (Sat)]


The UK Cyber Security Forum represents small companies who are actively working in cyber security across the UK, helping to set up informal "Clusters" for the industry. It is free to join. [Stand C1]


UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets. [Stand A7]


UKTI Defence & Security Organisation (DSO) provides further specialist export advice and assistance, working closely with both industry and the Ministry of Defence and other Government Depart-ments and Agencies. [Stand A6]


University of Bristol is a research-intensive university. The University also plays an important role in serving the community and is committed to working with schools and colleges to help raise levels of attainment. 



WMG, University of Warwick has established The International Institute for Product and Service Innovation. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the University, it offers SMEs in the West Midlands the opportunity to benefit from the latest technology in digital, user focused design and advanced polymer materials. [Stand A4]


The University of Worcester prides itself on offering relevant courses and has a truly innovative and effective ‘earn as you learn’ scheme, which provides its students with invaluable work experience, career development and earning opportunities. [Stand B11]




UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. UnLtd resources hundreds of individuals each year through its core Awards programme. [Stand A14]


Worcester Roots Foundation is a youth-led environmental charity, which aims to develop young people's skills whilst promoting and raising awareness of sustainability issues to the community as a whole.


Worcestershire Beekeepers' Association is part of the British Beekeepers' Association and covers the county of Worcestershire as it was in about 1850 (as far north as Dudley). The organisation promotes all aspects of beekeeping and the equipment and techniques to enhance it.


Worcestershire Business Central is a service which provides support and access to funding helping businesses to start-up and grow. A dedicated website and helpline offer information on business start-ups, growth, skills development, property search, networking and finance. [Stand A8]


The Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership comprises local councils, local business, trade organisations and the voluntary sector to promote business in the county. [Stand A11]


Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) provide a County wide service for issues relating to Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing.


Wright Solutions help you to create more successful individuals, teams and innovative work places through profiling and analysis tools and specialist recruitment services. [Stand B12]


The Wyche Innovation Centre is a business accelerator and technology incubator situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the side of the Malvern Hills. [Stand C1]


Young Enterprise is the UK’s largest business and enterprise education charity, helping 250,000 young people each year learn about business and the world of work in the classroom under the guidance of a network of 5,000 volunteers from 3,500 companies.


Your Green Future is an interactive event which brings together schools and businesses in order to explore the growing job opportunities in a low carbon, resilient economy.


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