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The New York Times

November 26, 2020

Perhaps a New Fragrance Will Make Things Festive

eScent and the "Scent Bubble" mentioned in the New York Times - using scent in the pandemic.

InnovateUK Award

November 04, 2020

Sustainable Innovation Fund (SIF)

eScent (Sensory Design & Technology Ltd) wins an InnovateUk Award - more details to follow

Olfaction: A Journey

October 15, 2020

The Fragrant Future of Wearable Technology

Celebrating 10 years of the IFRA UK Fragrance Foundation

Dr Jenny Tillotson and eScent feature in a new book that cover themes including wellbeing, health, psychology, innovation, business, technology, design, creativity and culture. The book offers a reflective celebration of the IFRA Fragrance Forum, allowing readers to dip into the ideas presented by past  IFRA speakers through ten years of global olfactory research.

Innovators for Change Programme

May 30, 2020

University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership


Dr Tillotson joins the CISL accelerator programme at the University of Cambridge to fast track resilience in times of disruption. The program is open to early-stage start-ups and entrepreneurs with innovations like eScent that build resilience in one of three areas: business continuity; socially inclusive services; or environmental protection.


April 25, 2020

The Immersive Kind

Dr Jenny Tillotson is Guest Artist at the BIO + CLIMATE + SPACE event, 17:00 GMT on 27th April 2020.

3D printed skin and bones, intelligent scent, designing with micro-algae and colonizing mars! Come and discuss the exciting  innovation that is happening at the intersection of  technology, art, science and space travel. How will what is  emerging today shape tomorrow and how could additive manufacturing solutions to space exploration be used to help address the climate crisis back here on earth.

The live webinar will take place on

Curated by Immersive Kind Founder, Kadine James, BIO + CLIMATE + SPACE brings together an exciting mix of lead academics, researchers, artists, designers, start-ups, industry leads, and students. 

Speakers include:

Dr Jenny Tillotson, Sensory Designer and creative drive behind eScent wearable technology

Jessica Senior, Tissue Engineer and PhD Researcher within the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Huddersfield.

Malica Schmidt, Aerospace collaborator and PhD Researcher at Nature Inspired Engineering at University College London

Shneel Malik, Architect, Biodesigner and PhD Researcher at the Bio-Integrated Design Lab (Bio-ID) at University College London,

Younes Chahid, PhD Researcher and Founder of University of Huddersfield 3D Printing Society.

The discussion will be moderated by Creative Scientist, Futurist & Hybrid Thinker, Katherine Templar Lewis.


About The Immersive Kind

The Immersive Kind is a collective that supports working across the arts and cultural sector. Our aim is to create a cross-disciplinary platform that embraces notions of digital inclusion, diversity and acceptance. We seek to cultivate change and tackle some of the big challenges we face such as biodiversity, climate change, digital exclusion and social inequality.


About Women in 3D Printing

Women in 3D Printing is a global organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, and inspiring women who are using Additive Manufacturing technologies. Our mission is to increase the visibility of women in the Additive Manufacturing industry and encourage more women to use 3D Printing technologies.

Maxwell Centre

April 20, 2020


Dr Jenny Tillotson joins the IMPULSE program at the Maxwell Centre, the University of Cambridge to work on a smart antiviral face mask. 

Prof Carolyn Mair joins Advisory Board

March 27, 2020

Psychology / Fashion / Wellbeing

Professor Carolyn Mair PhD joins the Advisory Board. Mair is a Chartered Fellow of the British Psychological Society and recipient of their Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Education Award. She is a behavioural psychologist working with industry through her company, Carolyn Mair Consulting Limited. Prior to establishing her consultancy she was full Professor of Psychology at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, where she created the Psychology department and devised the world's first Masters programmes to apply psychology within the broad context of fashion. Carolyn has been published widely in academic and business journals and is frequently featured in press and media. Her book, The Psychology of Fashion, part of the Psychology of Everything series, was published by Routledge in 2018. Carolyn holds a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, MSc Research Methods Psychology and BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology and Computing.

ZINC Academy

March 26, 2020

Improving Mental Health in Society

Dr Jenny Tillotson has been offered a place on the ZINC Academy program  "Improving Mental Health in Society" which will launch in September 2020 for 6 months. Zinc is on a mission to mobilise talent to tackle the world’s most important problems, and to generate maximum impact

Winston Churchill Memorial Churchill - BLOG

February 18, 2020

Science fashion – how scent technology can help mental health

Blog by Jenny Tillotson on her Churchill Fellowship and the backstory behind eScent 

The Trampery

February 18, 2020

eScent joins the Trampery Pathway program 2020

eScent joins the Trampery (Old Street) Pathway program for Human-centred entrepreneurial support. 

Leonard Cheshire podcast

February 18, 2020

Episode 6 - Is fashion accessible enough?

As London Fashion Week comes to a close, Leonard Cheshire takes the time in this episode to showcase some of the emerging talent that is working to make the fashion and beauty industry more inclusive and diverse. They interviewed Carina, founder of Hands of Warriors, Laura, co-founder of Careaux and Jenny, winner of a Stelios Award and founder of eScent.

The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities

February 12, 2020

Published Chapter: Sensory Design and Smart Textiles

The health humanities is a rapidly rising field, advancing an inclusive, democratizing, activist, applied, critical, and culturally diverse approach to delivering health and well-being through the arts and humanities. It has generated new kinds of interdisciplinary research, knowledge, and communities of practice globally. It has also acted to bring greater coherence and political force to contributions across a range of related disciplines and traditions. In this volume, Jenny Tillotson and a formidable list of authors explore the history, current state, and future of the health humanities, in particular how its vision of the arts and humanities:


  • Promotes creative public health.

  • Opens new routes to health and well-being.

  • Informs and drives better health care.

  • Interrogates relationships between ill health and social equality.

  • Develops humanist theory in relation to health and social care practice.

  • Foregrounds cultural difference as a resource for positive change in society.

  • Tests the humanity of an increasingly globalized health-care system.

  • Looks to overcome structural and process obstacles to cross-disciplinary ventures.

  • Champions co-construction, co-design, and mutuality in solving health and well-being challenges.

  • Showcases less familiar, prominent, or celebrated creative practices.

  • Includes multiple perspectives on the value and health benefits of the arts and humanities not limited to or dominated by medicine.

Could wearable microdosing technology be a thing one day?

February 05, 2020

Psymposia: Personalized perfume patent includes potential for wearable microdosing technology

Pymposia feature eScent product patent and ask if a liquid-delivery system meant to help maintain a personalized “scent bubble” could quietly usher in the creation of wearable psychedelic microdosing technology. A PCT patent for this system—just one among an increasing list of psychedelic-inspired intellectual properties—was filed by Sensory Design & Technology LTD in 2019.

Wisebird Networks

January 23, 2020

Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub (ERDF)

eScent awarded various ERDF funded grants to work with WISE BIRD NETWORKS.

The Essence - Discovering the world of Scent, Perfume & Fragrance

December 18, 2019

People & Products - eScent

eScent was featured in the new Perfumery book "The Essence - Discovering the world of Scent, Perfume & Fragrance", published by Gestalten.

TransTech Conference 2019

November 16, 2019

Ligthning Talk - eScent: Augmenting Sensory Perception Through Wearable Scent Technology

Dr Jenny Tillotson will be giving a Lightning talk on "eScent: Augmenting Sensory Perception Through Wearable Scent Technology" at the Transformative Technology Conference in Palo Alto, 16th November 2019. 

Tech Planter Day UK

November 08, 2019

Award Winner - Leave a Nest

Dr Tillotson wins the DELIGHTEX Award at  Leave a Nest Tech Planter Day - she presented 'Wearable closed-loop scent intervention for Mood Disorders' as per the published patent for wearable technology and techniques to diffuse a "liquid bubble" dependent upon voice (mood), user-context/environment. 

Fourth eScent patent awarded

October 15, 2019

Wearable scent technology triggered by sound

A fourth Patent awarded (second USA patent) US 2018/0093288 A1  - 

"A system and method for dispensing fluid in response to a sensed property" (USA continuation patent). Awarded 15th October 2019. Details to follow. 

When Aromatherpy Meets AI

October 08, 2019

Thrive Global

Dr Jenny Tillotson writes for the Thrive Global Platform Community describing her backstory driving her present story on building eScent and a new stigma+style project to raise mental health awareness 



October 08, 2019


Dr Jenny Tillotson wins a Stelios Foundation Award with eScent

Awards for Disabled entrepreneurs run in partnership with Leonard Cheshire.

She will use this award to kickstart her Stigma.Style project

Transtech Academy 2019

September 16, 2019

Entrepreneurs Track

Dr Jenny Tillotson joins the TransTech Academy cohort 2019 - Entrepreneurs Track

7th Cambridge International Conference on Mental Health

July 06, 2019

Jenny Tillotson will be presenting on Day 2 of the 7TH BIENNIAL CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MENTAL HEALTH 2019

6th-7th September, 2019

Parallel session 3, E-Mental Health

Talk to be confirmed 

IGNITE - 20 years

May 09, 2019

Judge Business School - University of Cambridge

IGNITE alumna Jenny Tillotson showcased eScent at the IGNITE 20-year celebration at Judge Business School, the University of Cambridge on 9th May 2019. 

Modern Wellbeing : Tech Start-ups

April 24, 2019

Emerging Technology Companies

eScent is being tracked as 1 of a 100 emerging technology "Modern Wellness" start-ups (chosen out of 500) who are building wellbeing tools and re-shaping our minds, bodies, communities and physical spaces around us. The criteria for the companies identified was based on the quality of vision, market traction, funding/crowdfunding, media mentions or market presence.

Infographic of the 100 Wellness companies by Kaleido Insights, Spring 2019

Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship

April 22, 2019

Published report (2015)

Winston Churchill Fellowship Report (2015) on "Sensory Fashion Stress Management Tools to Prevent a Bipolar Relapse" is now available online and can be found here

This work lay the foundation for the recently published patent on voice-sensitive wearable scent technologies, techniques to establish and maintain a diffused "scent bubble" and techniques which  employed machine learning, Bipolar affective disorder was the use case:  

WO 2019/025763

engineering perfume moments®

April 18, 2019

Registered trademark

Registered trademark in the UK:

engineering perfume moments®

Dazed Beauty

March 10, 2019

eScent - Future Scent Tech



eScent is mentioned in the first print issue of Dazed Beauty 

Issue ZERO; article on the future of "Scent Tech" by Liam Hess

eScent featured in Longevity Industry report (Q4 2018)

February 22, 2019

Aging Analytics Agency


eScent is featured in the new report from Aging Analytics Agency on the state of the Longevity Industry in the UK, responding to developments in Q4 2018.

The UK Longevity Industry Has Reached Its Inflection Point. 2018 Has Seen An Astonishing Rise in the Pace of UK Longevity Industry Developments, Poised to Make 2019 the Year of the UK’s True Emergence Onto the Global Longevity Stage. The report can be downloaded here

This new 1000+ page report is a follow-up to the first edition of our Longevity Industry in UK Landscape Overview released last year, and features three new chapters, a substantially updated and revisited Executive Summary, and an expanded Appendix featuring profiles of 260 Companies, 250 Investors, 50 Nonprofits and 25 Research Centres, as well as an updated list of 55 UK Longevity Influencers and Thought Leaders. It also features comprehensive infographics that enable the entire industry to be viewed in a single glance, and an Executive Summary that provides a succinct overview of the report’s scope and major insights, conclusions and forecasts.


PCT published

February 07, 2019

Personalized "scent bubble" PCT/GB2018/052097


PCT published 7/2/2019 for a wearable liquid dispensing system creating and maintaining a personalized perfume bubble with a defined radius and concentration

Inventors: Jenny Tillotson and Stephen Temple.



EF London

January 22, 2019




Jenny Tillotson is shortlisted for EF London's 12th cohort. 

Pending patent US 2018/0093288 A1

A wearable system and method for dispensing a fluid in response to a sensed property



Continuation USA patent US 2018/0093288 A1 published in April 2018. 

Protects wearable items (jewellery, clothing, accessories etc) that dispense liquid (i.e. fragrance, insect repellent, etc) in response to a SOUND stimulus.

Transformative Technology Academy

November 20, 2018

Certificate of Completion



Jenny Tillotson receives a certificate for completing the Transformative Technology Academy. An Article about TTA  by Paola Tellez highlights the main outcomes of the program which took place from 15th September to 15th October 2018. 

Tech Planter UK Demo Day

October 29, 2018

eScent wins Isomer Capital LLP Award



eScent wins Isomer Capital LLP Award as part of the Leave a Nest, Tech Planter Demo Day, UK, 2018 for "Advancing Science & Technology for Global Happiness'

27th October 2018

Tech Planter Deep Tech Demo Day

October 27, 2018

eScent is a UK finalist


eScent is delighted to be chosen as a finalist in the Tech Planter Demo Day, 27th October 2018. TECH PLANTER is a unique international seed acceleration program for deep-tech startups.


Wider Waves of Feeling

October 04, 2018

Capturing speech data and turning it into a "scent bubble"



eScent has started an exciting machine learning project based on 25+ years of "lived" experiences: speech-based wellness monitoring and prodromal "scent bubble" for individuals with Bipolar Disorder

More later. 

Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit

September 20, 2018

eScent Partnership with RE-Work


RE-Work displays eScent as a forward-thinking start-up within Healthcare at the 5th Global Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit: London, networking with the likes of Google DeepMind, GSK, Benevolent.AI, Accenture, NHS, Microsoft, Philips, etc.

Joanna Norman

September 14, 2018

Design with Scents Pioneer and Fragrance Educator



eScent is sad to report of the passing of Joanna Norman. 

Jo was a great campaigner for eScent and Jenny Tillotson's work over two decades, since first supporting her PhD at the Royal College of Art (as VP of IFF London) and later as a close advisor, work colleague, friend and partner on the AHRC Impact and Engagement award


Jo's passing will leave a huge loss for eScent as moves to the next step and many people in fragrance education and the industry.

Tribute by John Ayres on the British Society of Perfumers website

Transformative Technology Acadamy

September 15, 2018

2018 TTA [Entrepreneur track]


eScent has been accepted into the Transformative Tech Academy 2018 Cohort - Entrepreneur Track. The TTA if for companies leveraging tech for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Joy.

eScent featured in Longevity report

June 30, 2018

Longevity Industry in UK Landscape Overview 2018


eScent is identified as 1 of 160 UK Longevity companies in a new analytical report entitled Longevity Industry in UK Landscape Overview 2018.

Press release


Creative Industries Council

June 12, 2018

eScent 1 of 100 creative-led pioneers with technology


eScent is acknowledged as 1 of 100 creatively-led pioneers working at the cutting edge of Createch developments as part of London Tech Week 2018, led by the Creative Industries Council. 

The booklet can be downloaded here


June 14, 2018

Interview on and addressing stigma



Jenny Tillotson talks To Durtti about developing AI that re-invents our sensory faculties and addressing stigma surrounding mental ill health.

simDH Digital Health Accelorator

June 14, 2018

London SouthBank University


eScent joins London's Health Tech incubator SimDH (Simulation for Digital Health) programme supporting health tech start-ups to innovate, develop and deliver new products and services.

With a comprehensive mix of expertise, facilities and peer support, SimDH is the London accelerator for established and aspiring SMEs.


June 12, 2018

London Technology Week


eScent to be included in the Creative Industries Council 'Createch' Director,y to be launched at Createch 2018 on June 12th in London as part of London Technology Week.


The Directory aims to set out the UK's global proposition for 'createch' and pinpoint key players in the creative industries who are embracing technology to create new business models. It will contain listings of up to 200 UK thought-leading companies.


Advanced Textiles for Healthcare & Wellbeing

May 03, 2018

Royal College of Art



Dr Jenny Tillotson is an invited speaker at the ADVANCED TEXTILES for Healthcare and Wellbeing Symposium, 3rd & 4th May, Royal College of Art London


Cambridge Wireless

March 27, 2018

Smart Devices of 2025



Dr Jenny Tillotson is an invited speaker at  Cambridge Wireless  event on 'Smart Devices 2025' alongside David Wood as part of the Future Devices & Technologies Group, hosted by Amazon, Cambridge

Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2018

March 12, 2018

Mental Plasticity and Development

Dr Jenny Tillotson presents a poster on her latest research at the Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2018 at Robinson College, University of Cambridge


November 09, 2017

Network on the Future of Sustainable Fashion

Jenny Tillotson joins the MIND FASHION Network (UK/NL) which presents an energising language and mindset of fashion, technology and human behaviour. Other members include Professor Carolyn Mair, Jaane Baetsen, Caryn Franklin, Jo Cope and Adam Peacock. The Network plans to challenge conventions, and provide a new vocabulary and refreshing perspective to look at fashion. Drawing on various creative backgrounds, successful careers within Higher Education, Fashion, Psychology, Technology and Branding, MIND FASHION is the go-to Network for evidence-based psychological, cultural branding insights or a refreshing design perspective on the future of sustainable fashion.

1st Transformative Technology Market Map

November 03, 2017

eScent - Up & Coming List


eScent is included on the 1st Transformative Technology Market Map

TT200 Up & Coming List


Transformative Technology is tech that can facilitate mental health, emotional wellbeing, and enhanced human thriving.

The 3 Goals

Through the Transformative Technology Lab and Conference, they actively seek out and support companies such as eScent that are working towards 3 things:

1) To support and enhance the mental and emotional wellbeing of humans

2) To provide a new mirror, through data, sensors, and feedback to better understand ourselves and others

3) To create new tools to shape our psychology, positively

AHRC Report about Arts and Humanities research on mental health

October 10, 2017

'Exploring Mental Health and Wellbeing'

Dr Jenny Tillotson presented her research at the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in Swindon on WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY to celebrate the launch of their new booklet which highlights the important role that arts and humanities based research can play in helping to address complex issues around mental health.  The report 'Exploring Mental Health and Wellbeing', presents a case study of Tillotson's research over a number of years and and gives an insight of eScent and future plans to help break down stigma. 

TransTech 'Up & Coming' Innovators 2017

October 09, 2017

Transformative Technology for Emotional and Mental Wellbeing

eScent has been recognised on the TransTech 200 'Up and Coming'  Innovators List for contributing to mental health, emotional wellbeing and human thriving!  Includes those that might already be strong contributors in other fields who are beginning to apply their expertise towards advancing TransTech, but are in the early stages. From up and coming researchers to communities to commercial ventures.

GSA Girl Power:

October 11, 2017

Stem Solutions Towards a Sustainable World


Dr Jenny Tillotson gives a talk on 'eScent' at the fifth GSA Girl Power conference at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, hosted by St Mary's School Cambridge. 

Analytical Methods - Royal Society of Chemistry

October 09, 2017

Paper pubished: Yuliya E. Silina,  Jennifer R. Tillotson   and  Andreas Manz 

Analytical Methods, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01799E

Title: Storage and controlled release of fragrances maintaining a constant ratio of volatile compounds

Controlled fragrance release at the right time, in the right place, depending on the context remains a technological challenge in the areas of psychophysiology, biochemistry or entertainment industry. In this study, we demonstrate how bulk poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) templates may effectively uptake and keep volatile organic compounds of essential orange oil in the original form without significant shifting of the scent profile depending on the sampling approaches followed by the controllable and slow fragrance release maintaining constant ratio of volatile compounds in a template-thickness, temperature- and time- dependent manner. Thus, the increase of temperature up to 80 °C enhances intensity of the fragrance release almost in 13 times without a significant shift in the chemical profile at least within 6 consecutive “ON/OFF” cycles. We believe that the concept demonstrated here towards fragrance storage via bulk PDMS templates as a model case may have an impact on the use of scent in the future.


Yuliya E. Silina,  Jennifer R. Tillotson   and  Andreas Manz 


September 22, 2017

eScent is working with NineDegreeProducts (NDP)

NDP are a specialist wearables development company that innovates with established brands and ambitious start-ups to create IoT products that will have a positive impact on people’s lives.


September 20, 2017

Certificate 8 hrs CPD

Dr Jenny Tillotson attended the “6th Cambridge International Conference on Mental Health 2017” Clare College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom on 20 September 2017.
8 hrs CPD per day subject to Peer Group approval

6th Cambridge International Conference on Mental Health

September 20, 2017

Clare College University of Cambridge

Dr Tillotson presented a conference paper on her research on wearable technology and emotionally responsive biofeedback scent interventions for affective disorders at the Bipolar Symposium; Cambridge International Conference on Mental Health Clare College, University of Cambridge,  20-22 September 2017.

Published in Psychiatria Dunabina, 2017, supplement 3, Vol.29. 

Cambrige Neuroscience Annual Conference 2017

September 07, 2017

Emotionally Responsive Wearable Technology and Stress Detection Strategies Using Bio-Synchronised Fragrances


Dr Jenny Tillotson will be presenting a poster on 'Emotionally Responsive Wearable Technology and Stress Detection Strategies Using Bio-Synchronised Fragrances' at the 6th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium | Neural Networks in Health and Disease, at Trinity College University of Cambridge, 7th and 8th September 2017. 

GSA Girl Power

October 11, 2017

Stem Solutions Towards a Sustainable World Conference

Dr Jenny Tillotson will be presenting the GSA Girl Power: Stem Solutions Towards a Sustainable World Conference on 11/11/2017. The conference is for 300 girls in the Eastern Region from state and independent schools in years 11 and 12 and will be held at University Technical College, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SZI

Luxury and the Digital Senses

July 30, 2017


Dr Jenny Tillotson is writing a chapter for a book on Luxury and the Senses - more later 

USA patent - GRANTED

June 13, 2017

US Patent Application No: # 9675987 B2 ("Sensing System")

USA Patent Application No: # 9675987 B2 ("Sensing System") - Granted 13th June 2017. 

Wearable wireless sensing clothing and fabrics, dispenses any kind of "fluid" from a dispense device (which could be a button), triggered by a biometric property or properties. 

Olfactory Settings®

June 30, 2017

Trademark Registered No UK00003222642

Olfactory Settings - Trademark registered 30/6/2017

The mark has been registered in respect  of

Class 3

Fragrance for personal use


Class 9

- Wearable digital electronic communication devices

- Factory automation software


Mental Health in the Workplace - Symposium

July 11, 2017

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust / Mental Health Foundation

Jenny Tillotson's Churchill Fellowship was included in the Mental Health in the Workplace Symposium booklet the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust put together with partner, the Mental Health Foundation, to highlight ways to recognise, support, and protect good mental health within the work environment.  Her fellowship was one of seven featured by WCMT Fellows working on a mental health Fellowship. The event was held at Ravensbourne, forward by Jenny Edwards OBE, CEO of the Mental Health Foundation. 

Google Campus for Mums

July 04, 2017

Cohort 2017

Jenny Tillotson graduates from the Campus for Mums 2017 programme at London Campus - with 25 other entrepreneurial mums and dads 

Youth Mental Health Conference

May 25, 2017

University of Nottingham

Programme for Youth Mental Health Conference; Dr Jenny Tillotson (eScent) is presenting a poster with Dr Carolyn Mair, Subject Director Psychology and Reader in Psychology from the London College of Fashion. The poster specifically targets mental health care for an adolescent population using aroma-based wearable technology.

Jubilee Conference Centre, University of Nottingham on Thursday 25th May 2017

Campus for Mums 2017

May 02, 2017

Google Campus

Dr Jenny Tillotson joins Campus for Mums 2017, a 10-week, immersive entrepreneurship program for founders who happen to be parents. 

University of Cambridge - ​The Global Challenges Forum -

April 25, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals

Dr Jenny Tillotson joins over 130 researchers from across the University of Cambridge Global Challenges Forum. Participants come from the physical and biological sciences, engineering and technology, business, law and medicine, and the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Global Challenges Forum aims to enhance the contribution of University of Cambridge research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Centre for Fashion Enterprise

April 27, 2017

Fashionising Sensory Tech: Meetup

CFE's 10th FashTech Meetup: Fashionising Sensory Tech.  Matthew Drinkwater (Head of the Fashion Innovation Agency), Nancy Tilbury (Co-founder of fashion laboratory Studio XO) and Jenny Tillotson (Founder of emotional wearable technology eScent®) will offer their unique views, approaches and practice, on the intersection of fashion, wearable, sensory and emotional technologies.

Date: 27 April 2017
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Venue: Interchange Triangle, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AB

Hello Tomorrow

April 11, 2017

From Tech to Deep Tech

eScent participated in a report along with 400+ Hello Tomorrow startups recently published named "From Tech to Deep Tech", on the importance of science and technology (deep tech) and fostering partnerships between  corporates and Hello Tomorrow alumna.

Cambridge Neuroscience

April 04, 2017

Researcher - Behavioural analysis

Dr Jenny Tillotson joins the Cambridge Neuroscience community ; research and development on artificial skin sensors and sensory equipment for behavioural analysis

The Institute of Mental Health

May 25, 2017

Youth Mental Health Conference 2017

Dr Jenny Tillotson and Dr Carolyn Mair from the London College of Fashion (UAL) will be presenting a poster on 'Applying aroma-based technology to enhance wellbeing in an adolescent population' at the Youth Mental Health Conference 2017, Institute of Mental Health, Jubilee Conferencing, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham on 25th May 2017

Business Weekly Awards

March 22, 2017

All-woman powerhouse

Dr Jenny Tillotson was invited to join the Cambridge Judge Business School all-woman powerhouse table at the Business Weekly Awards presentation dinner at Queens College, Cambridge.

Cambridge Neuroscience Data Blitz

March 21, 2017

Data Blitz Challenge

Dr Jenny Tillotson's research is chosen for the DATA Blitz Challenge;  1 of 14 abstracts at the Cambridge Neuroscience Data Blitz at 'The Inflamed Brain' seminar hosted with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences on Tuesday 21st March 2017, at Robinson College, University of Cambridge.

Selected by the Cambridge Neuroscience Steering Committee for the DATA Blitz. 

Theme: Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar

March 21, 2017

The Inflamed Brain

Dr Jenny Tillotson presents her research as a poster at the Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar; 'The Inflamed Brain', hosted with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences on Tuesday 21st March 2017, at Robinson College, University of Cambridge. 

Theme: Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

STEM Ambassador

February 24, 2017

Sr Marys Cambridge

Dr Jenny Tillotson, STEM Ambassador presents to Textile A Level and GSCE students at St Marys Cambridge. 


February 09, 2017

'What's next for Google Health'

eScent invited to Google healthcare sector event as a TechHub startup to meet product and engineering teams within Google, Android and DeepMind

InFocus: Women in Innovation Networking

February 08, 2017

Women's Competition


eScent attends the InFocus: Women in Innovation Networking event as part of the InnovateUK Women's Innovation competition 2016 (awarded: "highly commended")

Hacking Happiness

January 16, 2017

Hackerthon - Digital Catapult and Royal Society

eScent is invited to join the Hacking Happiness Hackerthon at the Digital Catapult Cetnre, 16-17th January 2017, in collaboration with the Royal Society.  We are all fascinated with ways to get happier, but is technology getting us any closer? Understanding the human environment and its impact on wellbeing using machine learning.

BioNanoEngineering Group

January 03, 2017

University of Cambridge, Dept of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology

Dr Jenny Tillotson joins Dr Ljiljana Fruk's BioNanoEngineering Group as Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge (a move from Professor Chris Lowe's Healthcare Biotech Group). Together they will develop emotional-response scent releasing devices using Dr Fruk's sensor expertise and hydrogel nanoparticle release systems. This research will complement the ongoing development of eScent wearable technology. 

Highly Commended

November 07, 2016

Infocus Women in innovation Innovateuk Competition


eScent was "Highly Commended" in the InnovateUK women's entrepreneurial competition.

Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

October 26, 2016

Finalist Beauty & Wellbeing

Top 500 Wellbeing startups

September 06, 2016

Nominee: eScent 1 of 6 start-ups


Sponsored by L'Oreal:  eScent reaches the final of the Hello Tomorrow 'Top500'  Global Summit, presenting in the Wellbeing track in Paris on 14th October 2016.  Startups from the Hello Tomorrow Challenge selected from 3,500 applicants in 100 countries.


  • Patch monitoring biochemical parameters while performing daily routines

  • First hydrogen-peroxide-free technology for teeth whitening

  • Wearables delivering bio synced fragrances

  • Ultrasounds simulating the sense of touch

  • Comfort through local body heating or cooling

  • Tactile tablet for the blind


July 22, 2016

Member London Campus

eScent joins TechHub London as a flex member

Hello Tomorrow Challenge

July 12, 2016

Top 500 science startups

eScent has been selected as one of the Top 500 science startups worldworld in the Hello Tomorrow Challange in the "Beauty & Wellbeing" track in Paris, 13, 14 October 2016. 


June 23, 2016

Zap The Zika - 'Technology of the Week'

Beating the Zika Buzz with Wearable Technology - "Zap The Zika" project voted 'Techology of the Week' on the In-Part Platform, facilitating university-industry partnerships

Unilever Foundry

June 15, 2016

LUX Challenge

eScent was one of three finalists participating in the Unilever LUX fragrance and technology Challenge working closely with the Unilever Foundry SEAA (Singapore) and GOLIN PR.

London College of Fashion

June 06, 2016

Practical & Psychological Applications for eScent.

eScent collaborated with students from the MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion course and  MA Psychology for Fashion Professionals at London College of Fashion. Students presented wellbeing ideas and concepts on the practical & psychological applications for eScent. 

Digital Catapault

June 07, 2016

Digital Health Festival - Wearable Health: The Market Gap

Dr Jenny Tillotson will be on a Digital Catapault healthcare/fashiontech panel as part of the Digital Health Festival 2016, looking at the innovative ways UK small businesses are using wearables to tackle health challenges, as well as the opportunities this growth market presents.

The Cambridge Phenomenon

June 01, 2016

Launching "The Cambridge Phenomenon Global Impact"


The founder of eScent , Dr Jenny Tillotson was at the launch of the "The Cambridge Phenomenon Global Impact" book, talking about the future of wearable technology and eScent.

"The Cambridge Phenomenon Global Impact" by Charles Cotton and Kate Kirk

Combination Room, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge

JLab John Lewis incubator 2016

May 25, 2016

Pitch Day


eScent has made it through to pitch day on 8th June 2016 for the 2016 John Lewis JLab incubator. Team members include Joanna Norman from Pandora, Dr Carolyn Mair from London College of Fashion and Hugh Parnell, amongst other advisors.

Winston Churchill Fellowship Awards Ceremony

May 18, 2016

Medallion for mental health Fellowship

Dr Jenny Tillotson receices a medallion award for her Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WMCT) Fellowship on eScent and 'Sensory Fashion' research at the WCMT Ceremony held at Church House, Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BL in London on Wednesday 18 May 2016.


129 recent Fellows were awarded medallions in the latest WCMT cohort.

RSA East of England Forum

May 06, 2016

RSA Fellows Forum


eScent is presenting at the RSA Forum in Colchester on 5th June 2016 along with SWARM at the an event that aims to develop Fellow-led activity and encourage collaboration between Fellows in the East of England.


University of Cambridge

April 28, 2016

CEB Industrial Networking event


eScent presents at University of Cambridge Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology event alongside  NPL, Magna Engineering, KTN, Sanofi, Inmaterial and Wilton Centre. 


Microfluidics Congress 2016

April 27, 2016

Context-driven scent: Microfluidics for fashion, wellbeing and healthcare



2nd Microfluidics Congress

20-21st October 2016


eScent invited as guest speaker at the 2nd Microfluidics congress in London. Other speakers:

Professor Dr Andreas Manz


FashionLuxe TechPitch 4.5

May 17, 2016

Platform for startups in the fashion/luxe-tech industry

eScent has been selected as one of eight startups to pitch at Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5, a platform to enable the fashion/luxe-tech industry from across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a wider audience, including VCs, fashion/luxe industry professionals, journalists and fashion/luxe and tech entrepreneurs. 


Other selected startups:-








Award winner for BEST INNOVATION

March 15, 2016

Wearable Technology Show 2016

eScent is delighted to win Best Innovation Award at the Wearable Technology Show 2016.


Other short-listed companies included:


  • Anyline

  • Canatu

  • Firstbeat

  • Fibit

  • Gait Up

  • Invensense

  • Kurv

  • Queens University

  • Goldsmiths University


Pitch@palace People's choice

March 03, 2016

45 biotech entrepreneurs

Pitch@palace people's choice

Video pitches of the 45  entrepreneurs

Monday 7th March 2016 at St James Palace, London

Pitch@palace 5.0 video - please vote!

March 07, 2016

People's choice - vote before 7th March 2016!