Chemicals & Materials

Flusso

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Estblished by the team behind the hugely successful Cambridge CMOS Sensors, Flusso is a new spin-out from the High Voltage Microelectronics and Sensors lab at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department.

The Flusso flow sensor uses a thin hot tungsten wire embedded in a CMOS wafer to measure the flow rate of a range of […]

Echion

Echion Technologies provides a unique platform for battery material and composite manufacture.

Echion’s materials “drop-in” to existing battery manufacturing infrastructure with no capital cost, providing a low barrier to market entry and rapid customer access for their battery materials.

Echion’s technology is safe, high-energy, sustainable and cost effective.

Paragraf

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The Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the Parkwalk-managed University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V have invested in a £2.64m seed round in Paragraf Limited, a spin-out from the Department of Materials Science at the University of Cambridge.

Paragraf focuses on the production of ‘two-dimensional’ materials, primarily graphene, and the development of devices based on these materials. Using […]

Bodle Technologies

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Bodle Technologies, from the University of Oxford, has developed a novel, smart material for use in low-energy high-resolution displays and glazing. Bodle’s display device offerings offer high flexibility, ultra-high resolution, and very low energy consumption, making a highly attractive proposition for the global display market.

Ionix

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Ionix Advanced Technologies is a Leeds University Spin-out that has developed extreme temperature piezo technology for use in the protection of high value industrial assets.

The market for piezo technologies –harnessing certain material’s capacity to transform pressure into power or, alternatively, power into pressure – is already widespread and growing. The piezoelectric market is well established but […]

Salunda

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Salunda has developed patented, contactless sensor technology for monitoring machinery in very harsh environments. Sensors scan components such as pistons, rotors and seals for wear and failure. A profile of the component surface can be recorded with sensitivities of as little as tens of microns. Sensors can warn of imminent failure by detecting cracks, […]

Nandi Proteins

A spin-out from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Nandi Proteins is a market leader in developing technology and scientific expertise to improve the functional properties of proteins in food manufacturing and nutrition.

Nandi specialises in working with global food producers by using completely natural processes in protein development, and the company’s technology is now being successfully used […]

AQDOT

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Aqdot‘s technology allows for an energy- and raw material-efficient way of manufacturing microcapsules, leading to lower energy consumption and less waste.

Symetrica

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Symetrica specializes in the detection and identification of radioisotopes for Security Applications.

Cambridge CMOS Sensors

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In June 2016 Cambridge CMOS Sensors was acquired by ams AG in an all-cash confidential transaction. This resulted in multiple returns for Parkwalk investors.

Cambridge CMOS Sensors is a leading manufacturer of sensor solutions for monitoring air quality, with a wide range of miniature, ultra-low power gas sensors based on metal-oxide technology and infrared sensor components.

The […]

Arvia Technology

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Arvia’s technology removes and destroys organic contaminants from a wide range of aqueous effluents ranging from low and trace levels of difficult to treat and non-biodegradable organics to radioactive oils.

The patented technology has been shown to treat various historically-untreatable organics. It provides a simple, flexible and reliable solution to organic waste problems with significantly […]

Xeros

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The first real innovation in laundry in over 60 years. Xeros' mission is to convert the traditional world of aqueous washing to Xeros polymer bead cleaning

OxfordPV

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OxfordPV has developed a new technology that is manufactured from inexpensive, abundant, non-toxic and non-corrosive organic materials and can be scaled to any volume.

Itaconix plc

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Revolymer, spun-out from Bristol University, has 2 core technologies based on amphiphilic polymers & encapsulation which have evolved into 4 platforms leading to multiple uses.

ACAL Energy

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ACAL Energy is the world's leading developer of low cost PEM Fuel Cells systems