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About Moray Wright

Moray is Chief Operating Officer of Parkwalk, which he co-founded in 2009.

5 December 2016

Surrey NanoSystems and SBIR agree Vantablack exclusivity

By |December 5th, 2016|

Exclusive rights to the use of ultra-black Vantablack S-VIS surface coating in blackbody calibration sources has been agreed between Surrey NanoSystems and Santa Barbara Infrared (SBIR).

The unparalleled broadband absorption of Vantablack S-VIS makes it ideally suited to enhancing the performance and utility of Santa Barbara Infrared’s (SBIR) precision electro-optical instrumentation, reinforcing its leadership position […]

OxfordPV signs Joint Development Agreement with a major industrial partner

By |December 1st, 2016|

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd (Oxford PV), the pioneering solar technology company, has today announced a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with a global manufacturer of solar cells and modules.

The agreement will see the two companies working together to further develop Oxford PV’s perovskite-based solar technology – taking it from lab scale to manufacturing-ready status. Oxford PV […]

18 November 2016

Exonate – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I investment

By |November 18th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I, managed by Parkwalk, has invested in Exonate.

Exonate are developing a novel approach to modulating new vessel growth.  By controlling the balance of two contrasting forms of a protein called Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), they have demonstrated that they could not only treat models […]

Cambridge Touch Technologies – follow-on investment

By |November 9th, 2016|

We have recently made a follow-on investment in Cambridge Touch Technologies for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV, the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund VII and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund  in a series ‘A’ financing round.

Cambridge Touch Technologies (CTT), a University of Cambridge start-up poised to make 3D touch technology a standard feature on smart […]

Parkwalk closes Mirriad follow-on investment

By |November 3rd, 2016|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk have closed a follow-on investment into Mirriad, the leading provider of NIVA (Native In-Video Advertising) services to brands and agencies looking to address the growing challenges presented by ad skipping and ad blindness. The Mirriad technology was originally developed at Surrey University,

Mirriad claims to have the most integrated set […]

28 October 2016

Proxisense – Parkwalk closes University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |October 28th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Innovation Fund III has invested in Proxisense, an Oxford University spinout supplying specialised proximity sensors and systems to measure contamination in critical fluid systems. These products have been developed for use is for extreme and inaccessible environments.

The proximity sensor technology utilises an eddy current sensor […]

Youku taps Mirriad to boost Samsung ad campaigns and support video streaming growth in china

By |October 26th, 2016|

NIVA ads in China’s largest video streaming platform are just tip of spear, represent billions in untapped ad revenue for streamed content

London – Oct. 26, 2016 – As television viewership continues to shift online, China’s leading streaming service, Youku, is successfully leveraging Mirriad’s native in-video ad technology to expand advertising opportunities for brands and generate incremental […]

Ilika – Parkwalk investment

By |October 18th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a £6.3m funding round in Ilika, an AIM listed company which specialises in materials innovation. The company has developed unique solid state battery technology which may have applications across the Internet of Things (IoT).

Ilika spun out of the University of […]

Ceres Power – Parkwalk investment

By |October 17th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a £20m funding round in Ceres Power, the specialist provider of low cost, next generation fuel cell technology.

With technology originating from Imperial College, Ceres Power is a world leader in low cost, next generation fuel cells for use in distributed […]

20 September 2016

Xeros: Interim Results

By |September 20th, 2016|

Major progress in developing and commercialising platform technology

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer bead systems with multiple commercial applications, publishes its second unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.

Highlights

Platform technology

·      Possess disruptive bead technology platform which can be […]

Horizon Discovery – Strong Revenue Growth and Focus on Operational Gearing Underpin Path to Profitability

By |September 20th, 2016|

Cambridge, UK, 20 September 2016: Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE: HZD), a world leader in the application of gene editing technologies, announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.
Highlights (including post period end):
Financial
·     Group revenue increased 19% to £10.2 million (HY15: £8.6 million)
·     Products business revenue increased 62% to £4.8 […]

Revolymer – Divestment of nicotine gum business

By |September 19th, 2016|

Further to the announcement published on 20 June 2016, Revolymer (AIM: REVO) announces that, on 16 September 2016, it executed agreements committing it to divest its nicotine gum business to the Danish company Alkalon A/S (“Alkalon”), with completion subject only to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions precedent including the transfer of key customer […]

OxfordPV – Parkwalk closes further funding round

By |September 16th, 2016|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk has made a further investment in OxfordPV through a the Opportunities EIS Fund.

Oxford Photovoltaics is an Oxford-based technology business, founded in 2010, formed on technology originally developed in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford under Professor Henry Snaith and his academic team of 20 scientists.

Professor Snaith is […]

Microsaic Systems – Parkwalk Opportunities Fund closes follow on investment

By |September 12th, 2016|

We are delighted to have participated in a placing for Microsaic Systems:
12 September 2016
On 26 August 2016, Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, announced a proposed Placing to raise up to £5.4 million (before expenses) through the issue of up to 108,000,000 new ordinary shares of 0.25p each (“New Ordinary Shares”) […]

Arvia Technologies – WEFTEC Innovative Technology Award

By |September 1st, 2016|

Arvia Technology will receive the prestigious Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organisation. The award will be presented during a ceremony at WEFTEC 2016, the organisation’s 89th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference this fall in New Orleans, La.

The Innovative Technology Award recognises Arvia’s […]

Healthera – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |September 1st, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III has invested in Healthera Ltd, a provider of next-generation, pharmacy-integrated personal health management solutions, has secured seed investment from the University of Cambridge, the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III, FT Capital and high net worth individuals. The specific amounts are undisclosed.

This […]

31 August 2016

Brainomix – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |August 31st, 2016|

We have recently closed an investment in Brainomix for the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund VII and the Opportunities Fund.

Brainomix is aiming to improve stroke treatment dramatically by developing software that gives all hospitals and clinics access to reliable diagnoses for their patients.

Brainomix’s ground-breaking technology, e-ASPECTS is a clinical decision support tool that automatically implements the Alberta […]

Animal Dynamics – MoD Skeeter Press Release

By |August 15th, 2016|

Animal Dynamics’ Skeeter Unmanned Aerial System highlighted in new initiative announced by the MoD:

View the MoD Website here, Sky news here, FT (paywall) here and the Times (paywall) here.

 

PervasID – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV investment

By |August 10th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV, managed by Parkwalk, has invested in PervasID, a spin-out from the Department of Engineering.

The company has developed a long-range passive Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tracking technology which substantially outperforms current passive RFID technologies. Crucially, it allows low-cost commodity RFID tags to be […]

Micrima – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I investment

By |August 10th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I, managed by Parkwalk, has invested in Micrima.

The company intends to develop and commercialise a new Breast Imaging System (MARIA) aimed at radically improving breast cancer detection and survival rates through the provision of much safer, more frequent, more comfortable and less expensive […]