1 November 2018

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 […]

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 […]

7 April 2017

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

3 January 2017

Salunda – IGas trial proves the measure of success for hand-held drilling fluid sensor

By |January 3rd, 2017|

AN initial field trial of an advanced hand-held analyser has revealed its potential for the rapid and effective testing and measurement of oil and gas drilling fluids.

Independent oil and gas exploration and production company IGas Energy plc develops onshore oil and gas fields and produces more than 2,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day […]

1 December 2016

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 […]