Monthly Archives: April 2014

18 April 2014

Parkwalk in the FT

By |April 18th, 2014|

Financial Times: interesting article on UK technology, international advantages and University spin-outs – full article can be read here (subscription required)

Horizon Discovery Says It Has Continued To Trade Strongly Since IPO

By |April 16th, 2014|

Horizon Discovery Group PLC said Wednesday that it had continued to trade strongly since its initial public offering.

The company said it had traded “at least in line with expectations”, and that it is pursuing its strategy to make acquisitions, expand its intellectual property portfolio, geographic footprint, sales and distribution channels.

Microsaic Systems – Signs pre-contract Commercial Agreement

By |April 16th, 2014|

Microsaic Systems Signs Pre-Contract Commercial Agreement with Leading Global Supplier of Scientific Instrumentation in Healthcare Markets

14 April 2014: Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the high technology company developing next generation mass spectrometry instruments, is pleased to announce the signing of a pre-contract commercial agreement to provide its miniature mass spectrometer – the Microsaic 4000 […]

Symetrica – RadSeeker DNDO order

By |April 16th, 2014|

$10.2 million in RadSeeker orders from Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)

DANBURY, Conn., April 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smiths Detection today announces a $10.2 million order from a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) office for its next-generation, self-calibrating radiation detection system, RadSeeker.

Fred Facemire, Director of Technology, Smiths Detection said: “RadSeeker’s efficiency in identifying real […]

Microsaic Systems – appoints FD

By |April 15th, 2014|

Microsaic Systems PLC has appointed Andrew Darby as Finance Director, with effect from April 16.

The developer of miniaturised chip-based scientific instruments said Darby is replacing Malcolm Bateman who is stepping down from the company and board after eight years.

Bateman will continue as a consultant for a short period in order to support a smooth […]

Revolymer – funding award

By |April 14th, 2014|

Revolymer PLC said Monday that it had won a GBP500,000 funding award from the UK government’s Technology Strategy Board as part of a consortium that will develop a new sustainable coating designed to prevent marine organisms from accumulating on vessels and underwater structures.
The award will fund a project between a consortium of AkzoNobel NV’s […]

Omega Diagnostics – Trading Update

By |April 14th, 2014|

Trading Update and Notice of Results
Omega (AIM: ODX), the medical diagnostics company focused on allergy, food intolerance and infectious disease, announces that results for the year to 31 March 2014 will be in line with market expectations. Revenues for the year are expected to show a small increase on 2013 and adjusted profit before tax […]

OxfordPV – appoints CFO

By |April 7th, 2014|

Parkwalk portfolio company Oxford Photovoltaics has announced the appointment of David Smyth as its Chief Financial Officer.

David Smyth joins Oxford PV’s senior management team and will play an integral role in raising the next tranche of funding required to commercialise Oxford PV’s ground-breaking solar technology.
Formed in 2010, Oxford PV is a spin-out from Oxford University that […]