Med-Tech

Creavo Medical Technologies

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has made an investment in Creavo Medical Technologies, a University of Leeds Spin-out company, as part of a £13.4 million fundraising.

The round was oversubscribed, exceeded Creavo’s funding target and was strongly supported by existing shareholders including IP Group plc, the University of Leeds, and […]

Azul Optics

Azul Optics is developing a device that can rapidly assess macular pigment density. The device will be affordable, fast, easy-to-use and compact, making it easy to integrate macular pigment density screening into regular eye exams.

Macular pigments, which we get from our diet, play a protective role in the eye. They act like the eye’s […]

Healthera

Healthera Ltd, a provider of next-generation, pharmacy-integrated personal health management solutions, has secured seed investment from the University of Cambridge, the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III, FT Capital and high net worth individuals. The specific amounts are undisclosed.

This round of institutional funding allows Healthera to complete its product development on the next generation […]

Micrima

Micrima has developed an imaging system that exploits differences in permittivity – the ability of a substance to store electrical energy in an electric field – to identify and locate lesions in breast tissue. The company intends to develop and commercialise a new Breast Imaging System (MARIA) aimed at radically improving breast cancer detection and survival […]

PsyOmics

PsyOmics  is a University of Cambridge spin-out working to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Mental illness accounts for over 15% of the disease burden in developed countries and in England alone, mental illness costs over £51.6bn per annum.

PsyOmics aims to deliver blood based biomarker diagnostics to:

Rapidly diagnose key mental health disorders
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Oxford Endovascular

Oxford Endovascular are developing a novel treatment for treating brain aneurysms. The Oxford technology uses a special laser-cut metal alloy which has a shape-memory. It can be posted into a catheter during surgery, inserted into the brain and opened up into a tiny tube mesh (‘flow diverter’) that fits into the natural shape of […]

Orthox

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Orthox is a medical device company founded to exploit FibroFix, a novel silk-based biomaterial platform, for the repair of injuries to cartilage and bone. FibroFix combines exceptional strength and resilience with a porous architecture and chemical structure similar to Fibronectin, an essential component of human cartilage. Orthox believes these properties will allow FibroFix™ to […]

Sphere Medical

Sphere’s products are used in a wide range of medical applications, enabling faster clinical decision-making and improved patient outcomes, whilst providing efficiencies that result in reduced healthcare costs.

Brainomix

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Brainomix is aiming to improve stroke treatment dramatically by developing software that gives all hospitals and clinics access to reliable diagnoses for their patients. Strokes are the third highest cause of death and the primary cause of disability worldwide and yet, even in Europe and the US, up to half of patients who should […]

Oxtex

Oxtex - a novel self-inflating tissue expander

Omega Diagnostics plc

Omega Diagnostics is focused on selling a wide range of specialist products, primarily in the immunoassay, in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) market within three segments: Allergy and Autoimmune, Food Intolerance and Infectious Disease.

Microsaic Systems plc

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Microsaic is the first, and only company to have successfully miniaturised mass spectrometry through the development of its patented chip-based technologies.

Inotec AMD

Inotec AMD is a wound-care company that has developed Natrox™, a device that produces a continuous flow of humidified oxygen and directs it to a specially-designed dressing, allowing oxygen to constantly refresh the wound.

Mode DX

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Mode Diagnostics is exploiting the electrochemical properties of biomarkers to produce novel assays for home diagnostic purposes.

Eykona

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Eykona delivers accurate and repeatable 3D imaging technology