A merford company

World leaders in innovative noise control

Sonobex Limited are an award winning spin out company from Loughborough University. Founded in 2012 to undertake research and development into innovative noise control technologies and solutions for industrial noise mitigation.
 

Sonobex has pursued an aggressive technology strategy that has built an impressive portfolio of granted and pending patent applications. This facilitates the continued delivery of innovation beyond 2030 and supports our fast track to becoming the world's leading acoustic solutions provider. Sonobex has developed a proprietary, new acoustic panel technology NoiseTrap®, which surpasses all our technical and commercial expectations.

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About us

Sonobex, part of the Merford Group, is an award winning, specialist acoustics research and development company, acoustics consultancy and noise control solution supplier.

We have developed a range of innovative solutions, including the first commercially available acoustic panel based on the principles of metamaterials.

Vision

To use new and disruptive acoustic technologies to solve global noise pollution problems, because sound should not hinder anyone.

“Sounds right for Everyone”

Mission

We see it as our mission to make the living environment of people safe, healthy and comfortable by reducing any form of noise nuisance and making desired sound an experience.

Sonobex offers the most innovative, high-quality and sustainable solutions in the field of low frequency noise control problems. We are also a knowledge partner. We look beyond our current solutions and applications and are pioneers of acoustic metamaterials and active noise control technologies.

Our Research and Development efforts focus on the next generation products and solutions for noise control. We are constantly striving to expand and upgrade our noise control technology using the latest knowledge in physics and acoustics.

Awards

Our recent Awards include:

  • Royal Academy of Engineering – Silver Medal Awarded to Chief Technology Officer, Dr Daniel Elford, (2019)
  • Institute of Physics (IOP) – Business Innovation Award (2018)
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Innovation Award for Emerging Technology Design, (2018).
  • John Connell Award for Innovation - Noise Abatement Society, Sponsored by the Institute of Acoustics, (2016).

University programme

To further strengthen our internal R&D effort, Sonobex is developing close collaborations with some of the world's leading Universities that specialise in acoustics.Our collaborations enable us to develop leading edge technology to further enhance our rich IP portfolio through sponsorship of key project work and PhD and other research studies.

Our Research and Development efforts focus on the next generation products and solutions for noise control. We are constantly striving to expand and upgrade our noise control technology using the latest knowledge in physics and acoustics. We currently sponsor and collaborate on projects from UK Universities such as the University of Sheffield and Brunel university.

Our strategic technology road map is rightfully challenging to ensure the company actualises its vision. We believe that our relationships will help us achieve this.

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