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£1m co-managed Energy INNOVATION Fund

1 September 2011
National Grid, Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution, The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP) and The UMIP Premier Fund (UPF), managed by MTI Partners, are pleased to announce a £1 million Co-Managed Energy Innovation Fund.
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MTI leads £650k funding round in Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd

1 July 2011
Cleantech investment specialists MTI Partners has announced the completion of an investment round of £650k in Oxford Photovoltaics Limited (’OPV’), an Oxford University spin-out Materials/Cleantech company.
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MYCONOSTICA acquired by Lab 21 - MTI achieves first significant sale from the UPF

1 May 2011
MTI, the leading UK technology venture capital investor, announces the sale of Myconostica Limited, the first investment in the UMIP Premier Fund (UPF), to Cambridge UK-based, Lab21 Limited, for an undisclosed sum.
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Nobel Prize for scientists behind MTI Proof of Principle project

1 October 2010
A Proof of Principle (PoP) project supported by the UMIP Premier Fund (UPF), which is managed by technology specialist investors MTI Partners, has been boosted by the award of a Nobel Prize for the background science. The prize was given to Professor Andre Geim and Dr Konstantin Novoselov both at the University of Manchester, UK, for their research on Graphene.
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MTI investee Ai2 wins first commercial contract

1 September 2010
Ai2 Limited, a medical materials coating spin-out from the University of Manchester, has announced the signing of a joint development and licensing agreement with UK based Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a privately owned pharmaceutical company which specialises in a number of ophthalmic product areas. This deal represents Ai2’s first major commercial contract.
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MTI lead £1.19m funding round in Eykona Technologies Ltd

1 September 2010
MTI Partners announces the completion of an investment round of £1.19m in Eykona, an Oxford University spin-out medical technology company. The round, which was over-subscribed, allows Eykona to progress its innovative 3D wound imaging system to launch and beyond.
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MTI’s UMIP Premier Fund Wins “Equity Gap Fund of the Year” Award at Investor Allstars, London

1 September 2010
MTI, the UK’s leading early-stage hi-tech venture capital investor and manager of the innovative UMIP Premier Fund (UPF), was presented with the "Equity Gap Fund of the Year" award at the annual Allstars Investors Award ceremony in London.
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MTI increases investment in UPF Investee, in Arvia Technology

1 May 2010
MTI Partners has announced the investment of £250,000 in Arvia Technology, an award winning North West based Global Cleantech 100 company, as a first part of a substantial investment round expected to reach £750,000.
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