These organisations are all working together to deliver the Ultrasurge programme.

Active Needle logo, the name is navy blue, with precision targeting in red, and a rainbow coloured digital waveform

Active Needle Technology

Active Needle Technology is a pre-revenue medical device company exploiting technology developed at the University of Dundee. Active Needle Technology aims to enable clinicians to perform needle based procedures safely, efficiently and cost-effectively benefiting patients and healthcare providers.


CTS logo; the letters CTS in blue, with the subtitle

CTS Corporation

CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators and electronic components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in a variety of markets. These include piezoelectric materials and sensors based on them.


The Dentsply logo. The name Dentsply Sirona in dark gray to the right of a symbol in dark gray which suggests an S form by inverting it ie the S itself is blank and the whitespace within the letter is filled in.

Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona are focused on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care, helping dental professionals deliver the best possible dental care, for the benefit of their patients and practices. 


The Intuitive logo. The name intuitive in grey with a circle above the middle i

Intuitive Inc

Intuitive Inc. is the maker of the da Vinci Surgical System, and is committed to developing robotic-assisted technologies, tools and services for surgery


The Kuka Robotics logo. The name Kuka in orange.

Kuka Robotics

Kuka is one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions.


The logo of the Medical Devices Unit in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The name Medical Devices Unit in navy blue to the right of a stylised image of a person's head and torso with crutches under their arms

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Medical Devices Unit

The Medical Devices Unit is a specialist team with skills in software engineering, informatics, image processing, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering and medical device regulations. It is responsible for medical device innovation projects across NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde through engagement with enthusiastic clinicians and our scientific staff in the Department of Clinical Physics and Bioengineering.


The logo of the National Physical Laboratory; the letters NPL in dark blue to the left of a coat of arms comprising a decorated shield with three lions in the top left quarter, outlined in white on the same dark blue background.

National Physical Laboratory

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the national measurement standards laboratory for the United Kingdom


OnScale logo; the name OnScale with On in dark blue and the O resembling an on-switch, and Scale in a lighter blue, on white


OnScale was founded in 2018 by a team of scientists and engineers dedicated to delivering world-class CAE on next-gen Cloud HPC.


Polytec logo; the name Polytec in black, preceded by a black circle with a white laser emission image, all on a yellow background


Polytec develops and produces innovative measurement systems.


The logo of SICCAS, the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science. SIC is in dark green, the CIS in lighter green. A small tetrahedron with spheres at each apex, suggesting a molecule model, is placed over the top right of the word SICCAS

Shanghai Institute of Ceramics

The Shanghai Institute of Ceramics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS) is a comprehensive and unique organization engaged in advanced inorganic nonmetallic materials research.


The Sonic Systems logo; a dark blue S in top of a backwards light blue S with the words Sonic Systems in white across the middle.

Sonic Systems

Sonic Systems is an internationally recognised designer and manufacturer of innovative power ultrasonic enabling technology, providing complete ultrasonic engineered solutions both in an OEM capacity and as generic power ultrasonic process systems.


Stryker logo; the name Stryker in black on white


Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. They offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.


Thales logo; the name Thales in dark blue with a light blue accent on the bar in A, on white

Thales Underwater Systems

Thales is a global leader in underwater systems and the world’s top exporter of sonars and related systems for naval forces. Thales designs and delivers acoustic and communication systems and subsystems for anti-submarine warfare and anti-mine warfare. Our solutions and related services are suitable for all types of platforms: submarines, surface ships, helicopters, maritime patrol aircrafts and unmanned naval systems.


The University of Birmingham logo. A shield from the university arms comprising three sections. Top left is a two-headed golden lion rampant on a red field. Top right is a golden mermaid on a blue field. At the bottom is an open book on a black field, with the latin phrase Per Ardua Ad Alta

University of Birmingham

Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. It continues this tradition today and has ambitions for a future that will embed its work and recognition of the Birmingham name on the international stage.


The University of Edinburgh logo; the words University of Edinburgh in blue to the left of the university arms, a pink circle with a white shield inside. On the shield is a blue saltire, surmounted top to bottom by a thistle, a book, and a crenellated tower

University of Edinburgh

With its rich history, noted alumni and distinguished scholars, it has much to be proud of in its many centuries as a world-renowned university. From Nobel laureates and Olympic champions to space explorers and prime ministers, the University of Edinburgh has been influencing history since it opened the gates to its first students in 1583.


The University of Glasgow logo; University of Glasgow in blue to the right of the coat of arms. A blue shield, surmounted on the left a red-breasted bird on a green leafed tree, to the right a golden bell, in the middle an open book at the top, a staff in the middle, and salmon with a ring in its mouth at the bottom. Underneath the shield is a blue banner with white latin motto Via Veritas Vita

University of Glasgow

Over the last five centuries and more, it's constantly worked to push the boundaries of what’s possible. It has fostered the talents of seven Nobel laureates, two Prime Ministers and Scotland’s inaugural First Minister. Scotland’s first female medical graduates completed their degrees there in 1894 and the world’s first ultrasound images of a foetus were published by Glasgow Professor Ian Donald in 1958. In 1840 it became the first university in the UK to appoint a Professor of Engineering, and in 1957, the first in Scotland to have an electronic computer.


University of Leeds logo; the name in black with a black square over the word Leeds, with a white representation of the tower on the university's Parkinson building

University of Leeds

The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. It is renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. The strength of its academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines it covers, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways. The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by its values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.


University of Southampton logo; the name in light blue, Southampton in large letters underneath University

University of Southampton

A research-intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group. Its successes are acknowledged in international and UK league table rankings and education awards. Its degrees and courses enable development of critical thinking and independent learning skills that are essential for future leaders and decision makers. Its lecturers are leaders in their fields and offer the chance to learn about world-changing research as it happens.