Clean-Tech

15 March 2019

Oxford PV – raises £31m funding

By |March 15th, 2019|

Perovskite solar technology leader announces first close of Series D funding round, attracting major new investment and continued support from existing shareholders
Oxford PVTM – The Perovskite CompanyTM, the leader in the field of perovskite solar cells, today announced it has raised £31 Million, the first portion of its Series D funding round.
The round includes a […]

30 January 2019

Ilika – Goliath Deployment Project led by McLaren

By |January 30th, 2019|

Ilika announces it has commenced the MoSESS project led by McLaren Automotive to develop its Stereaxâ Goliath batteries to power high-performance vehicles.

The project objective is to develop and integrate into a vehicle a fast-charging and high-power battery system based on advanced cell technology from Ilika and A123 Systems. It will deliver a simpler cooling system […]

YASA – The World’s Fastest Electric Powered Aeroplane

By |January 2nd, 2019|

This zero-emissions plane is expected to make a run for the record books with a target speed of 300+ MPH (480+ KMH).
Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialised challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft.

Inside a bustling hangar bay at the far end of Gloucestershire airport in South West England, a team of British […]

7 December 2018

GOV.UK: Oxford Photovoltaics: a shining light in solar cell innovation

By |December 7th, 2018|

Oxford Photovoltaics: a shining light in solar cell innovation

Early support from Innovate UK kick-started Oxford University spin-out which has set a world record for converting sunlight into power.

Dr Chris Case and Professor Henry Snaith of Oxford Photovoltaics

An Oxfordshire company backed by early financial support from Innovate UK is developing next-generation solar cell technology for […]

Ceres Power and Weichai finalise strategic collaboration and JV Agreement

By |December 4th, 2018|

Ceres Power (AIM: CWR, “Ceres”), a world-leading, low cost Solid Oxide Fuel Cell company, and Weichai Power (“Weichai”), one of the leading automobile and equipment manufacturing companies in China, are pleased to announce the finalisation of their long-term strategic collaboration first announced in May 2018. This includes a Joint Venture Agreement with the commitment […]

25 November 2018

Oxbotica, AXA XL and Nominet to bring autonomous cars to London roads before Christmas

By |November 25th, 2018|

Today the DRIVEN consortium, led by Oxbotica, the autonomous vehicle software provider, announces it will commence trials on London’s roads this month following successful ongoing trials in Oxford. The vehicles will be mapping the streets of Hounslow and are expected to be autonomous by Christmas 2018. During the trials, Nominet and AXA XL will […]

Echion – UCEF V investment

By |November 1st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V has invested in a £1.5 million seed funding round (alongside an additional £600k Innovate UK grant) in to Echion Technologies, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge Engineering Department.

Echion is commercialising superfast charging lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles, and is seeking […]

12 October 2018

Oxbotica – appoints Fraser Robinson to drive global strategy

By |October 12th, 2018|

Oxbotica, the autonomous software company, today announces the appointment of Fraser Robinson to its board of directors. This follows Oxbotica’s recent completion of a £14 million investment which will support the next stage of its international development.

Robinson comes with a rare and proven track record, most recently leading Uber’s investment negotiations, strategy and partnerships […]

19 September 2018

Oxbotica – Parkwalk investment

By |September 19th, 2018|

Oxbotica, the autonomous vehicle software company, today announces the completion of a £14 million investment to support the next stage of its growth strategy. Funds have been secured from three leading investors: IP Group plc, Parkwalk Advisors and AXA XL (formerly XL Catlin).

The investment will be used to further accelerate Oxbotica’s sustained growth, which […]

Lettus Grow – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II investment

By |September 1st, 2018|

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

Lettus Grow is a Bristol-based company supported by the award winning SETSquared incubator and the Oracle Global Cloud Accelerator. The company has developed a novel irrigation system to increase productivity in food production, with early […]

1 August 2018

Ilika – Parkwalk investment

By |August 1st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a £4.4m 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 […]

20 July 2018

Bramble Energy – Parkwalk investment

By |July 20th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Bramble Energy , a UCL and Imperial College London spinout which has developed a unique, patent protected, printed circuit board (PCB) fuel cell – the PCBFC™.

The PCBFC™ utilises cost-effective production methods and materials from the PCB industry to reduce the cost and complexity of manufacturing of proton exchange […]

16 May 2018

Ceres Power – announces strategic partnership with China’s Weichai Power

By |May 16th, 2018|

Parkwalk portfolio company Ceres Power Holdings plc (AIM: CWR) has announced a strategic collaboration with China’s Weichai Power (“Weichai”) comprising both product development and launch as well as a potential initial £17.0m equity investment by Weichai in Ceres Power.

The long term strategic relationship provides Ceres Power with access to the Chinese market, the world’s fastest growing […]

1 February 2018

YASA – opens new 100,000 unit Oxford production facility

By |February 1st, 2018|

YASA’s  new Oxford production facility was officially opened today by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP.  The opening follows the signing of long-term development and supply agreements with customers in the automotive sector and a further investment of £15 million in growth funding for […]

9 January 2018

Xeros: Unveils transformational home washing machine

By |January 9th, 2018|

09 Jan 2018

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer based technologies with multiple commercial applications, today unveils a domestic washing machine incorporating its three new innovative technologies, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This innovation has the potential to transform the $127bn global […]

Ilika plc – Half-year report

By |January 9th, 2018|

Ilika (AIM: IKA), a pioneer in solid-state battery technology and materials innovation, announces its unaudited half yearly report for the six months ended 31 October 2017.
Operational Highlights
·     Exchanged detailed Stereax® performance data with over 60 potential OEM partners
·     Shipped sample batteries to 10 potential OEM partners for detailed technical evaluation
·     Three of these have progressed to development […]

12 December 2017

Xeros: Proposed £25m Placing

By |December 12th, 2017|

Xeros Technology Group plc
Proposed Placing to raise approximately £25 million
Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer based technologies with multiple commercial applications, intends to raise approximately £25 million before fees and expenses by a Placing of 11,111,112 new ordinary shares with existing and new institutional investors […]

3 November 2017

Parkwalk closes Arvia investment

By |November 3rd, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that Parkwalk has made a follow-on investment into Arvia Technology from the Opportunities EIS Fund.

Arvia is exploiting a disruptive new technology for the treatment of organic and microbial wastes in water.  Spun-out from the University of Manchester, Arvia has received a plethora of major sustainability and technology innovation awards over the last five […]

12 July 2017

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 […]