Semiconductors

7 April 2017

Microsaic Systems – signs amended agreement with Global Partner

By |April 7th, 2017|

Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, announces that it has signed an amendment to its Research Collaboration Agreement with a long standing global partner. The amended agreement is a precursor to future collaboration in the area of bio-processing.

Interim Chairman, Eric Yeatman commented:

“We are delighted to sign this […]

9 March 2017

Perpetuum article in The Times on remote condition monitoring

By |March 9th, 2017|

Read The Times article on Perpetuum featured in its recent Transportation supplement with interviews with CEO, Steve Turley, and Commercial Director, Justin Southcombe.

The Times: The Industrial Internet of Things

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 […]

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 […]

12 September 2016

Microsaic Systems – Parkwalk Opportunities Fund closes follow on investment

By |September 12th, 2016|

We are delighted to have participated in a placing for Microsaic Systems:
12 September 2016
On 26 August 2016, Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, announced a proposed Placing to raise up to £5.4 million (before expenses) through the issue of up to 108,000,000 new ordinary shares of 0.25p each (“New Ordinary Shares”) […]

5 August 2016

Salunda – Parkwalk follow-on Investment

By |August 5th, 2016|

We have recently closed an investment in Salunda for the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund.

Salunda develops robust, contactless sensors for use in very harsh environments. The company’s sensor technology detects position and speed, and measures the composition of fluids.

Salunda has developed patented, contactless sensor technology for monitoring machinery in very harsh environments. Sensors scan components such […]

18 July 2016

ARM Holdings – £24.3bn acquisition of the University of Cambridge spin-out

By |July 18th, 2016|

Japan’s Softbank on Monday offered £24.3bn ($32bn) in cash to acquire 100% of ARM Holdings, the UK’s smartphone chip designer that is one of the leaders in the infrastructure of the internet of things.

In 2015, Forbes ranked ARM as the most innovative company in Europe, and the fifth most innovative in the world.

The deal […]

16 June 2016

Parkwalk portfolio company CCMOSS – acquired by ams AG to become world leader in gas and infrared sensing

By |June 16th, 2016|

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide manufacturer of high performance sensor and analog solutions, has acquired 100% of the shares in Cambridge CMOS Sensors Ltd (CCS), the technology leader in micro hotplate structures for gas sensing and infrared applications, in an all-cash transaction.
Founded in 2008 as a spin-off from Cambridge University, with the […]

Perpetuum – Eversholt adopts Perpetuum system to monitor Southeastern Class 465s

By |June 14th, 2016|

Perpetuum has been awarded the contract to supply a sensor system for Eversholt Rail to use in monitoring the condition of eight Southeastern trains.
The Perpetuum system will be used on eight London Southeastern Class 465 trains while they are in service to extend wheelset overhauls and improve reliability.
Mark Johnson, engineering director of Southeastern, said: […]

Microsaic Systems – appointment of Broker

By |June 14th, 2016|

Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, is pleased to announce that Nplus 1 Singer Advisory LLP (“N+1 Singer”) has been appointed as Nominated Adviser and Broker to the Company with immediate effect.

Microsaic Systems plc is a high technology company developing and marketing next generation mass spectrometry (MS) instruments […]

16 February 2016

Perpetuum – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |February 16th, 2016|

We have recently closed a follow-on investment in Perpetuum for the Opportunities EIS Fund, alongside existing investors IP Group and ETF.

Perpetuum engineered, produced and commercialised the world’s first practical electromagnetic vibration harvesting micro-generator delivering the power required to transmit large amounts of autonomous wireless sensor data reliably from remotely monitored assets.

Perpetuum’s technology provides self-powered wireless conditioning monitoring solutions […]

15 July 2015

CCMOSS – Parkwalk closes further funding round

By |July 15th, 2015|

We have recently made an investment in Cambridge CMOS Sensors for the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III.. This follows predecessor funds investing in 2012 and 2013.

Cambridge CMOS Sensors  is a leading manufacturer of sensor solutions for monitoring air quality, with a wide range of miniature, ultra-low power gas […]

17 June 2015

Perpetuum – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |June 17th, 2015|

We have recently closed a follow-on investment in Perpetuum for the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund VI and the Opportunities EIS Fund, alongside existing investors IP Group and ETF.

Perpetuum engineered, produced and commercialised the world’s first practical electromagnetic vibration harvesting micro-generator delivering the power required to transmit large amounts of autonomous wireless sensor data reliably from remotely monitored assets.

Perpetuum’s technology […]

16 March 2015

Microsaic Systems – agreement with GE Healthcare

By |March 16th, 2015|

Microsaic Systems plc, the high technology company developing next generation mass spectrometry (MS) instruments, is pleased to announce it has signed an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) supply agreement with GE Healthcare, for the sale of its 4000 MiD® unit in combination with GE Healthcare’s instruments. The agreement, which is the culmination of work done […]

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 […]

10 November 2014

Salunda – University of Oxford Isis Fund I Investment

By |November 10th, 2014|

We have recently closed an investment in Salunda for the University of Oxford Isis Fund I.

Salunda develops robust, contactless sensors for use in very harsh environments. The company’s sensor technology detects position and speed, and measures the composition of fluids.

Salunda has developed patented, contactless sensor technology for monitoring machinery in very harsh environments. Sensors […]

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.

7 October 2014

Microsaic Systems – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |October 7th, 2014|

We are delighted to have participated in a conditional placing for Microsaic Systems:

7 October 2014: Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the high technology company developing next generation mass spectrometry instruments, is pleased to announce a conditional placing (“Placing”) of 10,500,000 new ordinary shares of 0.25p each (“Placing Shares”) at a price of 42 pence per share […]

Perpetuum – Parkwalk UK Tech V & Opportunities Fund investment

By |October 1st, 2014|

We have recently closed an investment in Perpetuum for the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund V, Opportunities Fund and a Parkwalk Syndicate.

Perpetuum engineered, produced and commercialized the world’s first practical electromagnetic vibration harvesting micro-generator delivering the power required to transmit large amounts of autonomous wireless sensor data reliably from remotely monitored assets.

Perpetuum’s technology provides self-powered wireless conditioning monitoring solutions for […]

29 September 2014

Microsaic Systems – agreement with Gilson Inc

By |September 29th, 2014|

Microsaic Systems Signs Commercial Agreement with Gilson Inc. to Create New Analytical Instruments for the Pharmaceutical and Life Science Industries

29 September 2014: Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the high technology company developing next generation mass spectrometry instruments, is pleased to announce the signing of a commercial agreement with Gilson Inc., a leading international scientific […]