The Oxford Innovation EIS Growth Fund 2 closed for investment and invested in a portfolio of promising technology companies over the course of 2022 and 2023. Investments completed include:
|Anaphite is an advanced materials company based in Bristol with a patent pending self-assembly technology that unlocks the use of graphene in cathodes to deliver fast-charge, high-capacity and low-cost batteries for EVs.|
|BibliU's Learning Enablement platform empowers Universities and Colleges to automate learning content workflows and improve student outcomes, providing digital textbooks, monographs, and courseware more cost-effectively than ever before. They are able to lower the textbook costs for students by 30-50% and reducing the cost of University libraries by 20%.|
|Cognitant operates www.healthinote.com, a platform that delivers personalised and trustworthy digital health information to help people understand and manage their health and treatment. This is a B2B business that has contracts with over ten global life science companies, the NHS and international healthcare payers and providers.|
|EcoSync is an AI-enabled, SaaS-based cleantech that reduces heating energy consumption in commercial buildings by 30-50% using their energy management platform. Post revenue with a strong technical and commercial team, sales are growing into Higher Education and beyond.|
|Qkine manufactures high-purity, animal-free growth factors and complex proteins. Based on Cambridge Science Park, they combine proprietary production processes developed at University of Cambridge with protein engineering to develop unique products that address fundamental biological and scale-up challenges for the fast-growing stem cell, organoid, regenerative medicine and cellular agriculture sectors.|
|Hypetex patented sustainable advanced colouring technologies are designed for performance, redefining light-weighting and the need for coatings. Through the colorisation of advanced materials from carbon fibre through to natural fibers, removes the need for painting, reducing cost and weight whilst improving production efficiencies and the ecological footprint of manufactured goods.|
|Silicon Microgravity’s resonant MEMS sensors are a disruptive force in the global $13 billion inertial navigation market, delivering navigation grade performance at low cost in GPS denied environments. Their gravity sensors can detect changes in density underground delivering answers for the infrastructure, mining, utilities, carbon capture and security markets.|
|OSSTEC is an orthopaedics company developing bone healing implants to reduce implant loosening and bone loss post-surgery. Their patented platform technology has been proven over 8 years at Imperial College London. OSSTEC's founding team combines engineers, surgeons and commercial experience. They have decades of experience in developing and commercialising technologies at the forefront of science and bringing innovations from ideas in the lab to a full solution surgeons can use.|
|Commonplace is an award-winning engagement and data insight platform for cities. It helps customers achieve regulatory requirements, and saves them £Ms in failed planning & cost savings. Its 120 customers are property developers and councils including Barratt Homes and the Mayor of London.|
If you're an investor in Fund 2 and would like to get in touch about your investment, please contact the Fund Custodian, KIN Capital, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please contact Richard Cooper, Managing Director at Oxford Innovation Finance, who'll be happy to help with your query.
Companies interested in receiving investment from the Oxford Innovation EIS Growth Fund should follow the standard OION application and Showcase pitching process - further details on this can be found here.