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BioSystems Technology (BST)

Dr Olivia Champion

Dr Olivia Champion“SETsquared has provided opportunities to meet investors and high profile customers at exactly the right time for the business.”

Dr Olivia Champion

BST, an Exeter founded company, has developed TruLarv™, a research model that can be used to increase efficiency and reduce reliance on experimental mammals.

Top 3 achievements:

  • Pitched for, and won, £200k investment to launch BST.
  • 33% of TruLarv™ sales are exported across Europe.
  • Where TruLarv™ have been adopted as a research model, the number of vertebrate animals used has been reduced by up to 80%.

SETsquared is a partnership between

  • University of Bath
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
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  • University of Surrey