Nigel Biggs

About Nigel Biggs

Nigel is the CEO of TRUEinvivo. He was a software engineer before founding Pixology plc. which provided in-store and online picture ordering systems worldwide in the new era of digital photography including the first in-camera correction of red eyes. Pixology floated on AIM in 2003 and Nigel left in 2006 to start Passionate Innovation Ltd. He also became the visiting Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Surrey where he met Shakar Jafari in 2015. Nigel was a consultant to another medical devices company before becoming CEO of TRUEinvivo.

Let’s Celebrate a Graph from our Automated Reader

2018-11-28T18:34:06+00:00 November 28th, 2018|

We don’t often celebrate a graph (in fact I can’t remember ever doing it before!) but this one is well worth shouting about. A couple of months back our prototype reader heated a DoseMapper™ bead, counted the photons it emitted and plotted this “glow curve” graph. It is pretty much what everyone gets from [...]

Business Innovation of the Year Award Winner !

2018-10-05T12:09:21+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

Last night at the Surrey Business Awards 2018 we were surprised and delighted to win the Business Innovation of the Year Award sponsored by the Surrey Business School. Sadly our founder and inspiration, Dr. Shakar Jafari, could not be there but Nigel Biggs collected the award  on her behalf. Afterwards Nigel reflected on innovation. "Innovation is [...]

TRUEinvivo a finalist in Surrey Business Awards

2018-09-29T08:04:46+00:00 September 29th, 2018|

TRUEinvivo has been nominated as a Finalist in the upcoming Surrey Business Awards under the category Business Innovation of the Year Award. Innovation and its implementation to improve people's lives has always been the passion of the company and especially that of our founder, Dr. Shakar Jafari. The innovation in our DoseMapper in-body radiation measurement [...]

Innovate UK publicises TRUEinvivo founder

2018-08-21T13:08:17+00:00 August 20th, 2018|

The Daily Telegraph reported on 14th August that Innovate UK have used this striking picture of our Founder and CTO, Dr. Shakardokht Jafari, to headline the launch of their second "Women in Innovation" award competition. Shakar won £50,000 in the first competition and used it to properly launch the TRUEinvivo® company. See [...]

DoseMapper well received at IPEM Manchester

2018-08-21T11:23:24+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|

DoseMapper™: a refreshing solution for inaccurate dosimetry You might say that the conference season is going rather well for TRUEinvivo! En route back from the ESTRO event, Shakar joined the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) conference in Manchester, to speak about our DoseMapper™ technology. IPEM had listed “glass beads” as one [...]

TRUEinvivo creates a buzz at ESTRO37 radiotherapy conference

2018-08-21T11:44:07+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

ESTRO is the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology. Their 37th annual conference took place in Barcelona in April 2018. I attended with Shakar, our founder and Chief Technical Officer, and we were both overwhelmed by the response to TRUEInvivo. As CEO for the last two years I have a business role – but [...]

Shakar wins prestigious “Women in Innovation” award

2018-02-09T09:25:44+00:00 November 15th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that our founder and CTO, Dr. Shakar Jafari, has won a "Women in Innovation" award from Innovate UK. The competition looked for women who can demonstrate exceptional leadership in innovation and who can inspire the next generation of girls to enter science and engineering. Shakar, who comes from Afghanistan and [...]

Trueinvivo exhibits at ICDA-2 at University of Surrey

2018-08-21T13:10:57+00:00 July 12th, 2016|

Trueinvivo exhibited (and attended) the International Conference on Dosimetry and its Applications (ICDA-2) at the University of Surrey from 3rd to 8th July 2016. There was great interest in the micro silica beads and their potential use. The company also made very good international connections and is in the process of signing a Memorandum of Understanding [...]