Case Studies

Nana’s Manners Kathryn Baldrey-Chourio started Nana’s Manners in 2013 with her husband Chris, shortly after returning to work as a teacher following maternity leave. The same year, the government introduced free school meals for all Key Stage 1 children. With so many children eating the free meals, it soon became apparent that many children were… Read More

Nanas Manners - from clay to 3D printing

Tonejet Limited develops digital printing solutions and equipment for the packaging market, utilising its own patented electrostatic non-contact drop-on-demand printhead technology. The Tonejet business was established in 1994 to create a powerful digital printing technology using electrostatic deposition technology to print in high-quality on virtually any type of substrate at high speed. It is part… Read More

Additive Manufacturing for Packaging Market

Tracca UK Ltd was co-founded by Toby Mills in 2014 to produce GPS tracking collars for domestic pets. With a background in retail with Waitrose, Toby’s vision was to produce an innovative, reliable new product based on a simple idea: to help owners follow the whereabouts of their pets using a GPS device attached to… Read More

Tracca Pet GPS Prototype

42 Technology is a Cambridge-based engineering, technology and product development company. With clients across a broad range of industry sectors and geographies, 42 Technology helps companies progress from the early stages of product and technology design and development through product feasibility to setting up new product manufacturing processes. Working with external partners is an important… Read More

42 Technology Prototyping Partner

Design Technology International Design Technology International’s founder and managing director, John Hawker (pictured), began his career in London working with leading lights in the design engineering field. In the early 1980s, John had the privilege of working with Steve Jobs, Apple Computer’s co-founder. Steve had great vision of how computers would revolutionise how we work… Read More

For years, Tony Chau had been looking for a single, multifunction flash modifier to achieve the atmospheric and evocative results needed by his clients. By 2012 he had to accept that there wasn’t any product in existence that could do the job he needed, so he decided to develop his own flash modifier. With that… Read More

Bouncelite Product Prototype

VisionAid International’s mission is to produce products and software that make reading a pleasure once again for the millions of people who are partially sighted, blind or dyslexic. The Readit Scholar HD is a portable close up, distance and self-viewing reading machine, autoreader and CCTV system. Weighing just 1.2kg, the product can capture close-up (up… Read More