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Intelligent Fingerprinting scales manufacturing capacity

We have scaled our Cambridge-based manufacturing capacity ten-fold over the last year in readiness for the commercialisation of our unique, portable, fingerprint-based drug screening system.

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22/03/2017

BBC Look East TV visits Intelligent Fingerprinting HQ

We were delighted to welcome Mousumi Bakshi from BBC Look East to our HQ today.  Mousumi was reporting on our recent £3m investment funding boost.

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20/02/2017

£3 million investment to bring world’s first portable fingerprint-based drug test to market

Intelligent Fingerprinting has secured a further £3 million of funding from an expanded group of private US and UK investors. The investment will support early commercialisation of our first drug screening panel, and include manufacturing scale-up and validation of the first products made at our dedicated facility in Cambridge.

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09/02/2017

Dr Paul Yates presents at 12th Global Addiction Conference, Venice

Intelligent Fingerprinting's Dr Paul Yates is in Venice to present Intelligent Fingerprinting's 'blueprint for 21st century drug screening' at the 12th Global Addiction Conference this weekend.

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02/10/2016

CEO Jerry Walker features on Cambridge TV

Our CEO, Jerry Walker, has been interviewed by Cambridge TV's Business Focus programme.  On the show Jerry reveals details of our innovative fingerprint-based drug test which is currently in the final stages of development at Intelligent Fingerprinting. 

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23/05/2016

New £2.5m investment in fingerprint-based drug screening

We are pleased to announce the investment of a further £2.5m in Intelligent Fingerprinting by private UK and US investors.  The funding will provide working capital to complete the development of our first products and to begin manufacturing at our new custom-designed premises in Cambridge.

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01/02/2016

New Cambridge HQ for Intelligent Fingerprinting

We're celebrating the opening of our new global HQ at Evolution Business Park in Cambridge.  The new premises include custom-designed commercial, R&D and manufacturing facilities and will provide the ideal base for developing our innovative fingerprint-based diagnostics products fully in the UK.

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13/10/2015

Fingertip-sweat drug screening device could assist coroners

Discussions are underway to extend the pilot of a new mobile drug screening technology pioneered by Intelligent Fingerprinting to nine coroners’ areas following presentation of evaluation data to the recent Coroner’s Society of England and Wales Annual Conference.

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09/10/2015

Philip Hand appointed as Chairman

Philip Hand, a drug industry veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in medical diagnostics, has been appointed Chairman at Intelligent Fingerprinting.

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08/06/2015

Intelligent Fingerprinting achieves ISO 13485 quality accreditation

We're proud to announce that Intelligent Fingerprinting has achieved the international standard for medical device quality management, ISO 13485. 

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02/01/2015

See us at Innovate UK 2014

We're delighted to have been selected to exhibit our fingerprint drug screening technology at Innovate UK 2014, the UK's leading event for businesses to meet other businesses, Government and academia with the aim of making innovation and trade happen.

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05/11/2014

Philip Hand joins us as non-executive director

Philip Hand has joined our Board as a non-executive director.  Phil is a veteran of the drug screening industry and is known for his success in bringing diagnostic screening products to market.

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22/10/2014

Intelligent Fingerprinting secures almost £3m in new funding

Intelligent Fingerprinting has secured £2.98m in new funding from private UK and US-based backers.  The investment will be used to scale up production capabilities and finalise development of the company's handheld fingerprint-based drug screening device.

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07/10/2014

Intelligent Fingerprinting appoints Head of Operations and strengthens its R&D team

We’re pleased to announce that Michael Chard has joined us as Head of Operations.  We have also recruited two more Senior R&D Scientists and two Production Scientists to strengthen the team developing our revolutionary fingerprint drug screening device.

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10/09/2014

Intelligent Fingerprinting receives £750,000 funding boost from US

Intelligent Fingerprinting has secured £750,000 in funding from a consortium of private US-based investors.  The funding boost will be used to support the final stages in the development of the company’s non-invasive drug screening technology.

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29/01/2014

Meet us at Forensic Medicine event

Come and meet us later this year at the Forensic Medicine event taking place at Birmingham's NEC on 16 and 17 September.  

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23/01/2014

Major grant awarded to Anglo-Finnish drug rehab study involving fingerprint screening

Our fingerprint drug screening technique is to be trialled in an Anglo-Finnish opioid drug rehabilitation project, thanks to 1 million euro grant from Eurostars.

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10/12/2013

Intelligent Fingerprinting named EDP Future 50 company

We're proud to announce that Intelligent Fingerprinting has once again been named a 'Future 50' company by the Eastern Daily Press (EDP), one of the UK's largest regional newspapers.

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04/12/2013

Keen Interest in Intelligent Fingerprinting at Forensic Science R&D Technology Showcase

Intelligent Fingerprinting was one of a small selection of UK organisations invited to present at the Applications of Forensic Science R&D Technology Showcase in London this week.

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08/10/2013

Intelligent Fingerprinting To Attend Home Office Innovation Event

Intelligent Fingerprinting has been invited to present its revolutionary fingerprint-based drug screening technology to the Home Office at a forensic technology event in London on 8 October.

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03/10/2013

New US Patent for Intelligent Fingerprinting

Intelligent Fingerprinting has secured access to a multi-billion dollar global market for its revolutionary handheld drug-testing device, with the award of its first US patent.   

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24/07/2013

Intelligent Fingerprinting Technique To Be Used In Hospitals

Intelligent Fingerprinting has been awarded a share of a £39 million healthcare grant, announced by minister for science and universities David Willetts.

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05/11/2012

Winners of the 'One to Watch' EDP Business Award

Intelligent Fingerprinting has been named the ‘One to Watch’ business in 2012 by the Eastern Daily Press, one of the UK’s largest regional daily newspapers. The One to Watch category recognises an emerging business which shows the promise to become a success story of tomorrow.

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09/11/2012

North American Distribution Deal Announced

Intelligent Fingerprinting has announced an agreement with Dallas-based Smart Start Inc granting them exclusive North American marketing and distribution rights for Intelligent Fingerprinting’s drugs of abuse detection products.

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01/05/2013

US Investors Provide £2m Funding

Intelligent Fingerprinting has raised £2m in funding from a consortium of private US-based investors.  The investment will allow our unique product, which detects illegal drugs from the sweat in fingerprints, to be marketed worldwide.

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13/03/2013

Intelligent Fingerprinting Named EDP Future 50 Company

Intelligent Fingerprinting has been named as one of the EDP's Future 50 companies 2011. 

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08/12/2011

Revolutionary New Drug Testing Device Revealed

The world’s first prototype of a hand-held fingerprint drug testing device has been created by UK technology company Intelligent Fingerprinting.  The unique device detects drugs and other substances from the sweat contained in fingerprints and will enable mobile testing with rapid results.

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10/11/2011

Dr Paul Yates joins Intelligent Fingerprinting as Business Development Manager

Intelligent Fingerprinting has appointed Dr Paul Yates as Business Development Manager. 

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30/06/2011

Intelligent Fingerprinting Secures £300k in New Development Funding

Intelligent Fingerprinting has announced today that it has secured £300,000 of investment from Synergis Technologies together with the Iceni Seedcorn fund.

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27/02/2011

Intelligent Fingerprinting Shortlisted for Times Higher Educational Awards 2010

Intelligent Fingerprinting, in conjunction with the University of East Anglia, has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Educational Awards 2010 in the "Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology" category.

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10/10/2010

Intelligent Fingerprinting Raises £200k Seed Funding

Intelligent Fingerprinting has completed its first round seed funding through the ICENI challenge fund. The funds will be released in two tranches over 2 years against pre-agreed milestones linked to use of its high definition, high sensitivity fingerprinting technology for simultaneous detection of identity and chemical metabolites secreted through the skin.

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31/01/2010