Entries by ioLight

ioLight stops for coffee

ioLight loves great coffee: It doesn’t get much better than Mokoko Coffee and Bakery in Bath! Richard and Andrew stopped for coffee and a customer meeting at Mokoko opposite Bath Spa Station. The barista spotted the microscope and asked for an impromptu presentation. We soon had an ioLight microscope set up on the table outside the coffee shop with an image […]

Demonstration video: Using a high resolution microscope in the field

Video demonstration by ioLight co-founder Andrew Monk of just how easy it is to use the microscope. Andrew dips into the ponds of the beautiful Millennium Meadow in Whitchurch, and finds some interesting pond life. He shows just how simple it is to set up the microscope and capture images and videos of microscopic protozoa directly onto […]

Microscopy and Analysis features ioLight

Microscopy and Analysis, the well respected professional magazine, recently featured an editorial on the ioLight microscope. Microscopy and Analysis is the leading international journal for microscopists, with over 46,000 subscribers and 120,000 readers worldwide. Microscopy and Analysis says “UK-based start up, ioLight, has launched what is described as the first high resolution pocket digital microscope. According […]

First ioLight portable microscopes dispatched

Today ioLight dispatched the first batch portable microscopes. 14th July 2016 is a momentous day for ioLight as the culmination of three years of painstaking product development and manufacturing planning. For the first time students and scientists can achieve 1 micron resolution from a pocket microscope. That’s one thousandth of a millimeter! The ioLight Microscope App displays […]

ioLight reached finals of UK Business Angels Association award

UK Business Angels Association announces that ioLight has is an Award Finalist for its prestigious “Best Equity Crowdfunded & Angel Investment Award” The UKBAA awards celebrate the achievement and impact of the UK Angel investment communities and their role in backing the UK’s most exciting high growth businesses Now in their 11th year, the annual […]

“Mini microscope launched” in Vet Times

The ioLight microscope appeared in print for the first time this week in Veterinary Times. The weekly paper, which has a circulation of almost 20,000 – the largest in the sector – is read by 44% of all practicing vets. Vet Times reports that “The first professional quality pocket digital microscope has been launched by […]

Crowdcube Collaboration: ioLight and The Eden Project

  Crowdcube blog on ioLight collaborations ioLight features in Crowdcube news once again as the UK’s leading funding platform blogs on ioLight’s collaboration with The Eden Project. Both ioLight and The Eden Project had successful funding rounds on Crowdcube, with ioLight raising 161% of its target in November 2015 and The Eden Project raising £1.5M […]