Viridian Consultants win prestigious EDF Energy Pulse award

Viridian is overall winner in the EDF Energy competition aimed at finding new ways of inspecting and monitoring its UK nuclear power plants

  • Posted On: 6 December 2016
  The EDF Energy Pulse awards promote innovation and contributes to the developments of the future.  Their goal is to showcase and provide tangible support to start-ups that are helping to shape that future.  The French state-owned utility operates 14 advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs), which provide about 18% of the UK's electricity.  In a statement, EDF Energy said it has designed its R & D programme to show how it will extend the operating periods of their...

Kym Jarvis writes for the Huffington Post

Kym's blog on being a winner of the Infocus Women in Innovation campaign

  • Posted On: 1 December 2016

Professor Kym Jarvis is named as a top inventor by the Government

Kym has been awarded £50,000 as part of Innovate UK's Women in Innovation award

  • Posted On: 15 November 2016
Professor Kym Jarvis is named as a top inventor by the Government Today Innovate UK announced the names of the 15 top women inventors who will share £750,000 of government funding. Innovate UK, the government's innovation agency, is seeking to redress the disproportion in the number of female applicants in their competitions, through a package of business support and a £50,000 individual grant to develop their innovations. Kym will use the money to test the concept of a new tool, ViridiScreen® which will measure radioactive contamination on a surface and,...

Viridian Consultants shortlisted for EDF Inspection Innovation Challenge

  • Posted On: 28 October 2016

Viridian Consultants has been short-listed for the EDF Energy Inspection Innovation Challenge to develop solutions to their future decommissioning challenge.

Professor Kym Jarvis is among 34 female entrepreneurs shortlisted for Innovate UK’s infocus awards

  • Posted On: 25 October 2016
Following a nationwide competition to identify and empower the country’s most promising female entrepreneurs and future business leaders, this October Innovate UK have announced the names of their 34 2016 infocus finalists. Kym Jarvis, MD of Viridian Consultants, a microbusiness specialising in nuclear characterisation sensors impressed Innovate UK’s panel with her innovative solution to detecting and measuring radioactivity on nuclear decommissioning sites. With women in the UK half as...