Nano-Tech

4 April 2017

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

By |April 4th, 2017|

15 February 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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.

 

25 July 2016

Fluidic Analytics – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV and Parkwalk investment

By |July 25th, 2016|

Parkwalk have recently closed an investment in Fluidic Analytics for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV and Parkwalk Funds.

Fluidic Analytics is developing a line of tools for the rapid, accurate, cost-effective analysis of proteins and other biomolecular species. By combining a powerful microfluidics platform developed at the University of Cambridge with efficient manufacturing and design principles, […]

9 March 2016

Sphere Fluidics – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III closes further funding round

By |March 9th, 2016|

We have closed an investment, in a $7m funding round, in Sphere Fluidics for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III. This follows the UCEFs I and II investing previously. The investment round has been led by an Asian corporate investor

Sphere Fluidics is an established Life Sciences company which has developed unique products for use in single cell analysis […]

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 […]

14 January 2015

FT: Fluidic Analytics develops tools to warn of diseases

By |January 14th, 2015|

Imagine if a simple pinprick blood test could tell if you were in the early stages of Alzheimer’s or heart disease. This is the vision behind Fluidic Analytics, spun out of Cambridge university, which is developing tools to help identify the “protein fingerprints” of illnesses….

Read the full article here (paywall).

19 December 2014

Surrey NanoSystems – Follow on investment

By |December 19th, 2014|

Parkwalk are pleased to announce a follow on investment into Surrey NanoSystems by the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and a Parkwalk Syndicate.

Spun-out of the University of Surrey in 2006, Surrey NanoSystems has raised around £8m in equity funding to date as well as substantial non-dilutive grant funding. Parkwalk made its first investment in 2012.

Surrey […]

Fluidic Analytics – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund II and Parkwalk investment

By |December 18th, 2014|

Parkwalk have recently closed an investment in Fluidic Analytics for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund II and Parkwalk Funds.

Fluidic Analytics is developing a line of tools for the rapid, accurate, cost-effective analysis of proteins and other biomolecular species. By combining a powerful microfluidics platform developed at the University of Cambridge with efficient manufacturing and design principles, the […]

6 November 2014

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.

23 September 2014

Surrey NanoSystems – BBC – Vantablack

By |September 23rd, 2014|

How black can black be? See the BBC video here

11 July 2014

Surrey Nano: UK engineers create world’s darkest material

By |July 11th, 2014|

None more black: UK engineers create world’s darkest material
A radiation-absorbing material developed for space-based applications is finding new applications closer to home.
Vantablack, a so-called ‘super black’ coating from Surrey Nanosystems, combines exceptionally low mass, thermal stability and an ability to absorb 99.96 per cent of incident radiation. Consequently, the coating is suited to applications […]

16 June 2014

Sphere Fluidics – Parkwalk closes further funding round

By |June 16th, 2014|

We have closed an investment, in the first tranche of a financing round of up to £2m, in Sphere Fluidics for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund II and the final investment for Parkwalk Fund IV. This follows the UoCEF I investing in February 2013.

Sphere Fluidics is an established, Life Sciences company which has developed unique products […]

31 July 2013

Surrey NanoSystems

By |July 31st, 2013|

‘Super black’ coating to revolutionise aerospace industry?

UK firm Surrey NanoSystems has utilised its know-how in nanotechnology processing to deposit the world’s blackest material on lightweight, temperature-sensitive substrates.

6 June 2013

Sphere Fluidics

By |June 6th, 2013|

Wins ACES award for academic spin-outs
University of Cambridge spin-out Sphere Fluidics was among the winners at the ACES awards – the only pan-European awards for academic spin-outs – held earlier this week in Brussels.

AQDOT

By |June 5th, 2013|

Wins RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

AQDOT, a spinout company from the Department of Chemistry, has won the first RSC Emerging Technologies Competition for 2013…..

5 February 2013

Sphere Fluidics

By |February 5th, 2013|

Parkwalk closes Sphere Fluidics investment for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund I

Sphere Fluidics has developed unique products for use in single cell analysis and characterisation and provides collaborative R&D services.

A novel technology platform (called Cyto-MineTM) enables ultra-high throughput analysis of single cells and generation of their genetic, transcriptomic and proteomic profiles in miniaturised […]

Surrey NanoSystems

By |February 24th, 2012|

Nanoblack in Space

Scientists researching the ‘darkest material known to man’ are hoping a new manufacturing process will enable them to create more accurate space instruments.

The British companies developing the production method say it could make NanoBlack — a coating based on carbon nanotubes — more flexible and widely used, following a new research project […]

Surrey NanoSystems

By |February 22nd, 2012|

Parkwalk closes Surrey Nano Systems investment for the UK Tech Fund II

Surrey NanoSystems has developed a leading technology portfolio addressing the needs of the global nanoelectronics sector.

Its proven technologies deliver precise, ordered nanomaterial structures for advanced CMOS manufacturing processes.