Hardware

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 […]

5 April 2017

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 […]

17 February 2017

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, […]

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 […]

15 August 2016

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 […]

26 July 2016

YASA Motors – P400 Series with Lightweight Gearbox

By |July 26th, 2016|

26-Jul-2016

Integrated Lightweight Electric Vehicle Transmissions
Application example:
YASA P400 Series Motors with lightweight gearboxes.
Xtrac, a leader in the design and manufacture of vehicle transmissions, has a family of highly configurable gearboxes available that address the growing market requirement for single speed, lightweight and power dense electric vehicle (EV) transmissions. Driven by YASA P400 Series motors, the Xtrac P1227 Integrated […]

8Power – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |July 4th, 2016|

We have recently made an investment in 8Power for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III in a financing round.

8power Limited, a new company spun out of the University of Cambridge to develop and commercialise novel technology for sensing and measurement in industrial applications, has received initial funding of approximately £700,000 from IP Group plc […]

13 May 2016

YASA Motors – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |May 13th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the UK Tech Fund VII have 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 […]

Inflowmatix – Parkwalk closes investment

By |May 13th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has participated £1.2m of a £3m funding round in Inflowmatix, an Imperial College spin-out company providing high-resolution sensors and associated analytics initially to the water industry. Their technology will enable clients to actively manage their asset base through risk-based preventative maintenance and ultimately dynamic network […]

22 March 2016

Spectral Edge – Parkwalk closes Opportunities EIS Fund investment

By |March 22nd, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has closed an investment in Spectral Edge, a spin-out from the University of East Anglia’s Colour Group.  Spectral Edge’s technology enhances images and video by using information outside the normal visible spectrum or applying transformations to that within it.

The company’s technology enhances images […]

15 February 2016

Silicon Microgravity – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |February 15th, 2016|

We have recently made an investment in Silicon Microgravity for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III.

Spun-out of the University of Cambridge Nanoscience Centre, Silicon Microgravity is commercializing a sensor technology which provides a breakthrough in the management of oil and gas reservoirs.

The company’s breakthrough sensing technology combines the recording of gravity data at very […]

26 November 2015

Animal Dynamics – Parkwalk closes University of Oxford Isis Fund investment

By |November 26th, 2015|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Isis Fund II has completed an investment in Animal Dynamics Limited, who are developing a portfolio of products derived from research into evolutionary adaptations in flight, swimming, walking, and stealth, where nature has arrived at significant performance optimizations which can be applied to commercial products.

Spun-out of Oxford University’s Zoology […]

Parkwalk closes Navetas investment

By |November 10th, 2015|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has made an investment in Navetas, a University of Oxford spin-out with a core product offer of Loop Energy Saver, a consumer install, online, electricity and gas residential energy monitor with a built in tariff tracker and switching service in partnership with uSwitch to keep […]

3 June 2015

Parkwalk closes Reduse investment

By |June 3rd, 2015|

We are pleased to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III has made an investment in Reduse, a spin out from the Low Carbon Materials Processing Group at the University of Cambridge.

Reduse are seeking to change the way laser printed office paper is treated post use. Instead of disposal, recycling and shredding a […]