Monthly Archives: July 2014

29 July 2014

RoadMap – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund II investment

By |July 29th, 2014|

We have recently made an investment in RoadMap for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund II in a first round of financing of £515k. It is envisioned that a further financing round will be required in 12 months.
RoadMap is founded on four patents licensed from the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) […]

University spin-outs

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Very interesting interview with Neil Woodford on investing in this ‘undervalued asset class’ can be seen here.

Surrey Nano: UK engineers create world’s darkest material

By |July 11th, 2014|

None more black: UK engineers create world’s darkest material
A radiation-absorbing material developed for space-based applications is finding new applications closer to home.
Vantablack, a so-called ‘super black’ coating from Surrey Nanosystems, combines exceptionally low mass, thermal stability and an ability to absorb 99.96 per cent of incident radiation. Consequently, the coating is suited to applications […]

Revolymer – appointment of new CEO

By |July 4th, 2014|

Revolymer plc, the polymer technology company, is delighted to announce that it will appoint Dr Kevin Roger Kenneth Matthews as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 January 2015. Dr Matthews has over 20 years of experience in senior management roles in the chemical, technology and pharmaceutical sectors and will bring significant marketing, strategy […]