Chemicals & Materials

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 […]

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.


Platform technology

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

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 […]

21 June 2016

Revolymer – acquisition and sale of nicotine gum business

By |June 21st, 2016|

Revolymer PLC, the AIM-listed specialty chemicals company, on Monday said it agreed to buy Itaconix Corp, a privately owned polymer company based in New Hampshire, for up to USD13.0 million in cash and shares, in an acquisition to be supported by a share placing to raise GBP4.0 million, and to sell its nicotine gum […]

16 May 2016

Xeros: Successfully Completes Tannery Trials

By |May 16th, 2016|

Full scale trial of Xeros’ technology in leather processing completed

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘Xeros’ or ‘the Group’), the innovative developer of patented polymer bead systems with multiple identified commercial applications, has successfully completed a full scale trial of its technology within a leading tannery.

The trial was part of a multi-phase joint development […]

22 March 2016

Xeros: Interim Results: Progress on all fronts

By |March 22nd, 2016|


Accelerating roll out in Commercial Laundry
Group earned income increased to £744,000 in the five months ended 31 December 2015 (prior period 2014: £95,000)
Delivering on strategy laid out at fundraising in November 2015

56 commercial washing machine installations for the five months ended 31 December 2015
94 for the seven months ended 29 February 2016
Installed fleet totalled […]

27 January 2016

Symetrica – RadSeeker success for US Department of Homeland Security

By |January 27th, 2016|

Symetrica has announced that its patented radiation detection and identification technology will be deployed in the latest Handheld Radioisotope Identification Devices (RIIDs) that Smiths Detection Inc. has agreed to supply to the U.S. as part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Symetrica’s Discovery Technology is at the heart of the […]

Revolymer – renews and expands contracts to supply nicotine gum in Canada

By |January 25th, 2016|

Revolymer is pleased to announce that it has renewed and expanded the contract to supply its nicotine gum to a Canadian retailer which was first announced in July 2013. During the two and a
half years since the initial contract was signed, the Company has seen continuous growth in its revenue stream from this business.

Read more here.

12 November 2015

Xeros: Rapidly gaining traction in Commercial Laundry and proposed £40m Placing

By |November 12th, 2015|

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the innovative developer of patented polymer bead systems with multiple identified commercial applications, today published results for the year ended 31 July 2015.
 The Group also intends to raise approximately £40 million via a placing of new Ordinary Shares at a price of 225p per with […]

1 October 2015

AQDOT – Follow on Investment

By |October 1st, 2015|

We have recently made a follow-on investment into Aqdot on behalf of the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III.

Aqdot is a spin-out from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and was founded in late 2012. Its proprietary technology introduces an innovative, simple method for manufacturing structures in the […]

21 September 2015

Revolymer – Interim Results

By |September 21st, 2015|

Revolymer plc – Interim Results
21 Sep 2015
Unaudited Interim Results for the 6 month period to 30 June 2015
Revolymer plc (AIM: REVO) (“Revolymer”, the “Company” or the “Group”), today announces its unaudited interim results for the 6 month period to 30 June 2015.

Business Highlights
Deals executed in 2015:

As announced on 3 June 2015, Revolymer closed a […]

11 August 2015

Xeros: update on joint development programme

By |August 11th, 2015|

Xeros Technology Group said the multi-phase joint development programme between it and LANXESS Deutschland GmbH to advance the application of Xeros’ polymer bead cleaning technology in the leather processing industry is on schedule.

Phase 1 has been concluded satisfactorily and the partnership is going to enter the next phase of technical and commercial validation as […]

15 July 2015

Ionix – Parkwalk closes investment

By |July 15th, 2015|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a financing round into Ionix Advanced Technologies, a Leeds University Spin-out that has developed extreme temperature piezo technology for use in the protection of high value industrial assets. Parkwalk invested alongside existing investor IP Group plc.

The market for piezo technologies –harnessing […]

3 June 2015

Revolymer – signs global licence with Solvay for SPC formulations

By |June 3rd, 2015|

Revolymer signs global licence to its encapsulation technology with Solvay in the field of Sodium Percarbonate (SPC) for liquid product formulations

Revolymer, the polymer technology company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a further licence in its Consumer Specialties business area with the international chemicals group Solvay. Under the terms of the deal, […]

29 May 2015

Symetrica – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |May 29th, 2015|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund VI has led a financing round into Symetrica, who specialize in the detection and identification of radioisotopes for Security Applications.

The company works with prime contractors and government agencies to design, develop, test and deploy detection equipment for use by law enforcement personnel, customs officers, the […]

28 April 2015

Xeros: Interim Results

By |April 28th, 2015|

Xeros Technology Group plc – Building momentum

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, “Xeros” or “the Group”) , the innovative developer of a patented polymer bead cleaning system with multiple identified commercial applications, today announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2015.

Operational highlights

Commercial Laundry – Increasing customer traction:

As at 31 January 2015: 41 […]

8 January 2015

Nandi Proteins Featured on the BBC

By |January 8th, 2015|

Scientists use protein to replace fat in lower-fat food: The video can be seen here.

10 November 2014

Revolymer – Settlement and Discontinuation of Patent Infringement Proceedings

By |November 10th, 2014|

In respect of the alleged patent infringement action brought by Fertin Pharma A/S and Gumlink A/S against the Company relating to the sale of its nicotine gum products in Canada (the “Action”), Revolymer is pleased to announce that the Action, and the counterclaim forming part of Revolymer’s defence, has been settled and discontinued.

Surrey NanoSystems – NYT: Into the Void

By |November 6th, 2014|

New York Times article: Gazing Into the Void – What You Can Do With Vantablack, the Darkest Material Ever Made

Read the article here.

Nandi Proteins – Parkwalk closes investment

By |November 3rd, 2014|

We have recently closed an investment in Nandi Proteins for the Parkwalk UK tech Fund V.

Established in 2001 as a spin-out from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Nandi Proteins is a market leader in developing technology and scientific expertise to improve the functional properties of proteins in food manufacturing and nutrition.

Nandi specialises in working with global food […]