Below are some of the companies The Fund has supported. If you would like to meet any of them or learn more about the products they design and manufacture then please email us at enquiries@britishdesignfund.co.uk

Easy-to-fit and affordable prosthetic arms for children and adults. Koalaa prosthetics are lightweight and can be fitted by the user without the need to visit a clinic.

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Disruptive products for sustainable transport and micro-mobility. Newlane is the first packable helmet for riders which looks like a standard helmet when in use.

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The Eiger converts a sitting desk into a standing one, suitable for both adults and children. Especially effective for children with ADHD or similar conditions.

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Technology to reduce work at height. The HB1 is a patented wall climbing robot which can apply paint, carry out inspections and survey infrastructure.

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Technology to improve sleep and relaxation through smart headphones and content which sense and adapt to sleep patterns whilst intelligently blocking out noise.

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Calla shoes disguise and accommodate the feet of bunion sufferers whilst remaining stylish and comfortable, offering wider toe boxes, softer leather and standard heels.

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Technology that makes wiring connections in your home faster and safer by securing electrical wires with clamps rather than screw terminals.

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Patented drain valve that removes the risk of rubber washer erosion and reduces the chance of leaks and delays when draining radiators.

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Safety innovations for the construction industry which improve the safety of scaffolding and other temporary structures for both workers and members of the public.

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Patented dredging technology which solves the problem of dredging in environmentally sensitive areas, removing sediment without causing a drop in water quality.

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Meet some of our amazing founders and hear why they started their businesses, what drives them, and what compelling user need they are fulfilling with their innovative products…

Hear Nate Macabuag, founder of Koalaa, talk to Damon about why he wants to give everyone in the world access to affordable prosthetics.

Damon Bonser, CEO of British Design Fund, talks to Newlane co-founder Josh Cohen about why urban cyclists need a packable cycle helmet.

Jack Cornes, CEO of Hausbots, shares what inspired the team to create a wall climbing robot to make infrastructure workers’ lives safer.

Tim Antos talks to Damon Bonser about the complex process of product design and how Kokoon is going to change the way we sleep and relax.

Damon talks to Calla Shoes founder, Jennifer Bailey, about why she started her business and what sets her product apart from the competition.

Paul Wilks, CEO of KTech Manufacturing, talks to Damon about bringing his invention to market and how mentoring is vital to success.