Reach Industries may ring a bell for some of you. Formerly Reach Robotics, founder Silas Adekunle is back with a new venture – and we wanted to find out more.

The aim is to make things easier for every developer and company to quickly and securely implement the cloud infrastructure needed to remotely monitor, manage and control their robots, industrial automation and IoT devices.

They’re on a mission to augment scientists and make labs more efficient, so they can better and faster tackle world challenges, which is even more important today with recent global events.

You may have spotted them in our 2021 Autumn Edition of Silicon Gorge; we’re super excited to see what’s in store for the startup.

Without further ado, here’s Silas answering our 10 questions:

1 – In your own words – what do you do?

We are building a platform that increases productivity and quality in labs by leveraging vision data. The platform has applications across many Life Science industries such as BioTech and Pharma.

2 – What’s the most exciting thing about what you’re doing?

Our mission is to augment scientists and make labs more efficient, so they can better and faster tackle world challenges, this means we are building technology to have a positive impact on the world.

3 – What are you most proud of so far?

We’ve had genuine impact on the work of our customers!

4 – What have you found most difficult about being a startup?

You’re always time-strapped so balancing the long term strategy and short-term demands is always a “fun” challenge.

5 – What would you do differently if you started now?

Nothing differently in particular, we’d continue to focus on what works, which is prioritising our customers’ needs.

6 – Where do you think you’ll be in 12 months?

The impact on our customers is what we’re most proud of and we expect to have more strong case studies and impact across the life science sector.

7 – What tools/people/services/organisations from the cluster have helped you most?

There are too many to name and I don’t want to name some at the expense of omitting others!

8 – What’s the best thing about the Bristol & Bath tech cluster?

The network! From start-up support to the academic institutions to other founders.

9 – Who will you be nominating for a SPARKie next year?

I can’t share that just yet 😉

10 – Where can we find out more about you?

On our website!