About Nigel Biggs

Nigel is the COO 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 joining TRUEinvivo.

Innovate UK publicises TRUEinvivo founder

2022-03-03T14:19:24+00:00August 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 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/08/14/government-pledges-400000-female-entrepreneurs-take-britains/ [...]

DOSEmapper™ well received at IPEM Manchester

2018-08-21T11:23:24+00:00July 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+00:00June 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 blogs in Huffington Post about Women In Innovation

2018-03-02T11:46:09+00:00January 19th, 2017|

Our founder and CTO, Dr Shakar Jafari blogs in Huffington Post about Women in Innovation and how it is possible to improve cancer care and patients' quality of life. For more go to https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/shakardokht-jafari/women-in-innovation-impro_b_14048154.html

Shakar wins prestigious “Women in Innovation” award

2018-02-09T09:25:44+00:00November 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+00:00July 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 [...]

Trueinvivo hosted by Leading Edge Only

2016-07-02T03:08:12+00:00June 13th, 2016|

TrueInvivo helps with cancer care through development of quality control tools for an accurate Radiotherapy. TrueInvivo offers a high performance in vivo dosimetry system with a low-cost for high-resolution in-vivo dose profile measurements that tackles most of the above mentioned limitations. Radiation Therapy (RT) is one of the most common methods for cancer treatment, a [...]

Graduate secures vital backing for new cancer treatment

2018-02-09T09:29:18+00:00June 13th, 2016|

A medical physics graduate who was inspired to develop a cancer treatment solution having watched her father die from the disease has been awarded financial backing and support by the government’s UK Trade & Investment department. Shakardoht Jafari’s company TRUEinvivo, which she co-founded with a colleague, Shabnam Jamshid, has been chosen as one of 24 [...]

TrueInvivo gets targeted support through Sirius

2016-07-02T03:09:05+00:00June 12th, 2016|

UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Sirius Programme is set to help 2 entrepreneurs change the face of cancer treatment for millions of patients round the world. Medical physicist, Shakardokht Jafari, from Afghanistan and her partner, Iranian Shabnam Jamshidi set up TrueInvivo in November 2014. Since July 2012, while studying for her PhD at the University [...]

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