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enModus wins two significant UK government grants
Date posted: 12 December 2013
Chepstow, UK – 12th December 2013 – enModus, the Chepstow-based developer of Smart Home communications technology, today announced that it has secured two major UK government grants.
The first of the grants, amounting to in excess of £300,000, was made by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) from its Energy Entrepreneurs Fund, and will help enModus develop a next-generation module implementation of its Wattwave communications technology.
The second funding award was made by the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, for proof of market research into opportunities for Wattwave in the market for commercial and industrial lighting control systems.
Andy Heaton, enModus’ CEO commented: “We are proud and excited to have secured these two UK government grants – clear recognition of our potential as a company and the innovation value of our technology. The DECC grant enables us to bring forward the development of a Wattwave embeddable module for smart appliances, lighting and heating controls, while the Technology Strategy Board funding award will help us understand and develop new B2B market opportunities for our technology.
Founded in 2010, enModus is a UK-based Smart Home technology company. The company’s core technology is Wattwave, a low-cost powerline communications protocol for appliances and buildings which offers unbeatable range and robustness.
VP of Products, enModus