Monthly Archives: July 2017

17 July 2017

Parkwalk H1 2017 update

By |July 17th, 2017|

It has been a busy first half of the year at Parkwalk. Our proprietary access to deal-flow has enabled us to deploy £46.5m in the last 12 months. Deal-flow has been enhanced by our tie-up with IP Group plc, who recently raised a further £200m to co-invest in the university spin-out sector.

The combined group […]

YASA Motors – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |July 12th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has led a funding round in YASA Motors, a spin-out from the University of Oxford. The company aims to commercialise its patented technology in electric motors and generators across a range of product areas.

YASA Motors (YASA) was incorporated in 2009 to commercialise the unique motor topology developed […]

Ilika plc – Financial statements for year ended 30 April 2017

By |July 11th, 2017|

11 Jul 2017

Ilika (AIM: IKA), the accelerated materials innovation company, announces its audited full-year results for the year ended 30 April 2017.
Operational highlights:
·     Launch of StereaxTM P180, the extended temperature range solid-state battery
·     Collaboration with a bioelectronics company to develop Stereax for miniature medical implants
·    Collaboration with Sharp to integrate Stereax solid-state batteries with Sharp’s photovoltaic technology
·     Grant of […]

Xeros Technology Group plc – Signs 10 year contract with leading European tannery

By |July 11th, 2017|

Xeros Technology Group plc has signed a 10 year contract with Wollsdorf Leder Schmidt & Co. Ges.m.b.h (‘Wollsdorf’) to convert its re-tanning operations in Austria to use Xeros’ patented polymer technology. This contract follows the previously announced heads of terms in January 2017.

Wollsdorf, which was awarded Global Tannery of the Year in 2014 by […] – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |July 11th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Enterprise Fund III has completed an investment in Limited, a company helping the move toward sustainable urban transport by creating a global peer-to-peer social marketplace on which to share bicycles. was supported by the Oxford University Innovation Incubator.

Bicycles, like cars, are not in […]

Creavo Medical Technologies – Parkwalk closes investment

By |July 3rd, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has made an investment in Creavo Medical Technologies, a University of Leeds Spin-out company, as part of a £13.4 million fundraising.

The round was oversubscribed, exceeded Creavo’s funding target and was strongly supported by existing shareholders including IP Group plc, the University of Leeds, and new, private and […]