This Southampton University spin-out designs and makes handheld detectors that can identify materials used in dirty bombs. It sells to customs and border agencies, including the US Department of Homeland Security, and its patented technology is used in drive-through scanners at ports across the world. Under chief executive Heddwyn Davies, 65, exports rose to £9.8m in 2017, with 92% destined for the US.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
ActivityDetection equipment manufacturer
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa132.83%
International sales £000s9,758
Total sales £000s10,838

If applicable:

* Supplied by company † Annualised figure