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MTI Investee EXOSECT's platform technology receives Animal Health patent

1 October 2014
Exosect Ltd, a leading provider of enabling technologies, has received notification from the UK Patent Office that it has been granted a patent for the control of arthropod infestations for Animal Health using its proprietary technology, Entostat, an electrostatic micro-powder, as a delivery platform for a range of active ingredients.
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MTI Investee OPV : Perovskite offers shot at cheaper solar energy

1 October 2014
A class of compounds first uncovered in the Ural Mountains more than a century ago is now a rock star in the world of solar-energy research.
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MTI Investee EXOSECT announces UK government funding to develop biological grain admixture

1 September 2014
Winchester, UK – Exosect Ltd, a leading provider of enabling technologies, today announced that it successfully won a competitive bid for grant funding under the first round of UK government’s Agri-tech Catalyst fund, which is administered by the Technology Strategy Board.
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MTI graphene investment wins major joint development agreement

1 August 2014
Today, Morgan Advanced Materials PLC “Morgan” and the University of Manchester (UoM) announced a major collaboration aimed at scaling up a new process developed by UoM for manufacturing graphene.
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Gigacom - This British startup is building a super solar material!

1 July 2014
Perovskite — have you heard of it? It’s a material that is getting a lot of buzz in the world of solar research. Now a U.K. solar startup plans to bring what it believes is a game-changing technology to make perovskite solar cells to the market.
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New diagnostics spin-out Spectromics Limited formed from UPF PoP project

1 May 2014
University of Manchester spin-out, Spectromics Limited, set to develop novel technology for effective use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial therapeutics. 
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The Founder of UPF Investee Ai2 wins BBSRC Commercial Innovator of the Year Award for 2014

1 March 2014
Dr Curtis Dobson has won the Commercial Innovator of the Year award at the BBSRC’s Fostering Innovation Awards 2014. The awards were presented at a high-profile event in London on 20 March 2014 in front of an invited audience of leading figures from the worlds of investment, industry, government, charity and academia.
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Bloomberg TV interview for OXFORD PVs CEO Kevin Arthur

1 January 2014
Kevin Arthur, CEO at Oxford Photovoltaics, discusses the company’s technology providing solar energy through windows. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's “The Pulse.”
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