About Moray Wright

Moray is CEO of Parkwalk, which he co-founded in 2009.

8 April 2017

Azul Optics – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I investment

By |April 8th, 2017|

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

Azul Optics is developing a device that can rapidly assess macular pigment density. The device will be affordable, fast, easy-to-use and compact, making it easy to integrate macular pigment density screening into regular eye exams. […]

Microsaic Systems – signs amended agreement with Global Partner

By |April 7th, 2017|

Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, announces that it has signed an amendment to its Research Collaboration Agreement with a long standing global partner. The amended agreement is a precursor to future collaboration in the area of bio-processing.

Interim Chairman, Eric Yeatman commented:

“We are delighted to sign this […]

Xeros Technology Group plc – Expands partnership agreements, entering the Australian commercial laundry market

By |April 7th, 2017|

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer based systems with multiple commercial applications, has entered into a Forward Channel Partner (‘FCP’) agreement to expand its geographic presence into Australia. The agreement demonstrates the rapidly growing acceptance and demand beyond the US and UK Commercial Laundry markets for […]

NuNano – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I investment

By |April 5th, 2017|

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

NuNano specialise in the design of cantilever-based sensor devices and probes for atomic force microscopy. Microcantilevers are the simplest form of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), which have come to prominence in the last decade or so. The basic […]

Sphere Fluidics accepted onto the London Mayor’s International Business “Go to Grow” Programme to assist with business scaling.

By |April 4th, 2017|

Bibliotech – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |April 4th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Innovation Fund III has invested in Bibliotech Education Limited alongside Oxford Sciences Innovation.

Bibliotech provides online textbook content for students and is building a large dataset of their study habits: a ‘Spotify’ for textbooks, providing students all the books they need, at any time on any […]

30 March 2017

Ilika plc – Toyota Research Institute brings artificial intelligence to the hunt for new materials with Ilika

By |March 30th, 2017|

Ilika (AIM: IKA), a pioneer in materials innovation and solid-state battery technology, announces that Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has released further information relating to the collaboration Ilika announced on 9th March 2017.

The TRI announcement issued at 13:00 hrs UK time today reads as follows: “The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will collaborate with research entities, […]

Bodle Technologies – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |March 16th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities fund has completed an investment in Bodle Technologies Limited, following a previous investment by the University of Oxford Innovation Fund .

Bodle have developed a novel, smart material for use in low-energy high-resolution displays and glazing. Bodle’s display device offerings offer high flexibility, ultra-high resolution, and very low energy […]

Fuel 3D – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |March 15th, 2017|

We have recently closed an investment in Fuel 3D for the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and a Parkwalk syndicate.

Fuel 3D offers a 3D scanning system that delivers extremely high quality 3D shape and colour capture for a range of applications. Developed at the University of Oxford, Fuel3D has been developed by an expert team of hardware and […]

Perpetuum article in The Times on remote condition monitoring

By |March 9th, 2017|

Read The Times article on Perpetuum featured in its recent Transportation supplement with interviews with CEO, Steve Turley, and Commercial Director, Justin Southcombe.

The Times: The Industrial Internet of Things

Ceres Power – Half Year Results

By |March 8th, 2017|

08 Mar 2017

New partners, new markets and a growing international presence – INCLUDING FIRST PRODUCT LAUNCH PARTNER
Ceres Power Holdings plc (“Ceres Power”, the “Company” or the “Group”) (AIM: CWR.L), a world leading developer of low cost, next generation fuel cell technology, announces its half-yearly results for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
·     New […]

Boxarr catches Bloomberg’s eye

By |March 3rd, 2017|

“BOXARR is exactly the kind of brainy exporter that U.K. politicians of all stripes say they want to encourage.”

 Image courtesy of Bloomberg,com
BOXARR is one of four companies that Bloomberg will follow throughout the two-year BREXIT process, during which the U.K. will depart the EU and define a new relationship with its most important trading partners.
 Read […]

28 February 2017

Sphere Medical – Results for the year ended 31 December 2016

By |February 28th, 2017|

Sphere Medical Holding plc (AIM: SPHR.L), an innovative point-of-care monitoring and diagnostic devices company, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
Business highlights for 2016 and post year-end
·        Successful commercial launch of Proxima 4 in mid-December 2016 in Europe with encouraging early market reaction
·        First sales of Proxima 4 achieved
·        Over 20 […]

Parkwalk closes PhoreMost follow-on investment

By |February 28th, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk has made an investment in Phoremost, a Cambridge University spinout, as part of a Series ‘B’ round of equity funding, alongside Amadeus Capital Partners and the University. Phoremost’s mission is to accelerate, diversify and rationalise drug discovery.

PhoreMost has developed a next-generation phenotypic screening platform called ‘SiteSeeker’ to identify […]

Arkivum and UKCloud announce partnership for public sector archiving

By |February 28th, 2017|

28 Feb 2017

Arkivum, a provider of long term digital safeguarding and preservation solutions and UKCloud, a Cloud Service Provider focused exclusively on the UK Public Sector, today announced a partnership to leverage the growing requirements for long term data management strategies within the UK public sector. Arkivum has been appointed as a Preferred Partner […]

8power – Joins the LoRa Alliance™

By |February 17th, 2017|

8power is pleased to announce membership of the LoRa Alliance™, a global industry group to promote the development and deployment of the LoRaWAN™ Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) open standard. The Alliance represents many of the leading players in the wireless Internet of Things community, including global enterprises, major network operators, service providers, […]

Congenica – Parkwalk closes investment

By |February 15th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the Parkwalk Technology Fund VII have invested in a $10m Series ‘B’ financing round for Congenica Limited, which spun out of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Department of Health. Congenica has developed software that enables the accurate, rapid and scalable clinical interpretation of […]

Sphere Fluidics – Parkwalk closes further funding round

By |February 15th, 2017|

We have closed a follow-on investment in Sphere Fluidics for the Opportunities Fund. This follows the UCEFs investing previously.

Sphere Fluidics is an established Life Sciences company which has developed unique products for use in single cell analysis and characterisation and provides collaborative R&D services in this area.

The company was founded on IP generated by the University of Cambridge and has […]

Covatic – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |February 15th, 2017|

Covatic is building the world’s first broadcast personalisation engine, based on world-leading IP from the University of Oxford in the field of semantic linked-data technology.  It will enable broadcasters to deliver context aware, dynamic programming tailored to the unique requirements of each audience member.

The company was founded in early 2017 by a combination of […]

Focal Point Positioning – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV investment

By |February 15th, 2017|

Focal Point was founded in June 2015 with Dr Ramsey Faragher as CEO and CTO. The team had originally worked on a range of platforms seeking to improve the navigational and positioning systems on vehicles as diverse as submarines and Martian rovers. They then decided to bring that 30 years of combined knowledge to bear […]