Launch date: 1986
Fund value: £260m
Founded in 1986 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial College, Imperial Innovations was one of the first technology transfer offices to be established in Europe. They are now a leading international technology commercialisation company as well as one of the most prolific investors in early stage companies. Their business model combines the activities of technology transfer, company incubation and investment. The company has equity investments in over 80 companies, spread across a range of technologies.
In the energy and environment field these include Ceres Power, Novacem, Quantasol, Evo Electric (see individual ...