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  • Alpiq acquires Flexitricity Limited, a British market leader in demand response

    22 Apr 2014

    Lausanne (Switzerland) - Alpiq has acquired the British company Flexitricity. With this acquisition, Alpiq can support its strategy implementation by gaining access to specialised know-how and new markets in the area of decentralised energy management. Flexitricity is Great Britain’s leader in the management of networked services.

  • Calcivis® Caries Activity Imaging System Granted CE Mark

    21 Apr 2014

    Edinburgh, 12 February 2014 - Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay, today announces that its Calcivis® Caries Activity Imaging System has been granted a CE Mark in Europe. A CE Mark is required before a medical device can be marketed in the EU and a number of other countries and signifies that the manufacturer meets the requirements of European legislation.

  • Bloxx Awarded International Patents

    27 Mar 2014

    Bloxx Awarded International Patents for its Dynamic Real-Time Web Page Categorisation Software

  • Touch Bionics sales reach £12.3 million in 2013

    20 Jan 2014

    20 January 2014 – Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, today announced that preliminary results indicate the company achieved revenue growth of 23% in 2013 to reach £12.3m in total sales.

  • PowerPhotonic Signs Partnership Deal in Israel

    25 Oct 2013

    World leader in precision laser micro-optics expands presence in new markets.

  • Touch Bionics executive receives high Scottish honour

    07 Oct 2013

    Livingston, Scotland – October 5, 2013 – Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, is proud to announce that the company’s Chief Technical Officer, Hugh Gill, has been inducted into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame, taking his place alongside engineering pioneers such as James Watt and Thomas Telford.

  • Bloxx Announces Secure Sockets Layer Intercept (SSLI) Software Development Kit for Security Solution Providers

    28 Aug 2013

    Boston, Mass., (August 27, 2013) – With an increasing level of Web traffic rapidly moving to the encrypted Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) protocol, Bloxx is now offering its Secure Sockets Layer Intercept (SSLI) Software Development Kit (SDK) for security solution providers and security application developers seeking to add SSL traffic intercept capabilities to their Web content filtering, firewall or Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions.

  • PowerPhotonic Inc. to attend Advanced High Power Lasers Meeting in Santa Fe, USA

    14 Jun 2013

    World leader in precision laser micro-optics uses industry leading event to highlight range of high performance micro-optics

  • SCOTTISH SMES ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION TO ASSIST IN ESTABLISHMENT OFSTRATIFIED MEDICINE SCOTLAND INNOVATION CENTRE

    23 Apr 2013

    Today Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond announced the creation of a £20M Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC), an initiative to grow Scotland’s reputation as a world leader in the conduct of “smart” clinical trials.

    In the simplest terms, stratified medicine is about delivering “the right therapy, for the right patient, in the right dose, at the right time”. It is a medical model using clinical information and molecular profiling technologies to tailor therapeutic strategies and to determine the predisposition to disease at the population level. It enables the delivery of timely and stratified care pathways, monitoring, treatment and prevention.

  • Touch Bionics unveils next generation prosthetic hand with powered thumb rotation

    12 Apr 2013

    Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, today announced a significant advance to the company's groundbreaking i-limbTM technology. The i-limb ultra revolution, featuring a powered rotating thumb, 24 grip options and extra sensitive electrodes, is the first upper limb prosthesis that can be controlled via a mobile application.

  • £500,000 invested in revolutionary Scottish IT software, ZoneFox

    08 Apr 2013

    A Scottish IT firm has received over half a million pounds of fresh investment from the angel community and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, which will enable the accelerated development of its innovative data security software product, ZoneFox, the flagship product of Edinburgh-based Inquisitive Systems.

  • £3.25m invested in LUX Assure, a corrosion management company for the oil and gas industry

    18 Feb 2013

    Technology business LUX Assure has received £3.25m to transform the company from a technology development business to a service provider for the oil and gas industry. The investment comes from ConocoPhillips; Statoil Technology Invest AS; Archangel Informal Investment (Archangels); and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), a division of Scottish Enterprise.

  • Business angels given special recognition

    15 Feb 2013

    Archangel Informal Investment has been given special recognition after investing millions of pounds in Scottish companies and providing much-needed cash injections for some of the country’s most exciting life science projects

  • Touch Bionics achieves record sales

    10 Jan 2013

    Livingston, UK & Mansfield, MA – January 10, 2013 Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, today announced that preliminary results for the last year indicate that the company achieved revenue growth of 17% in 2012 to break the £10 million ($16 million) revenue mark for the first time in its history.

  • Bloxx Expands Product Line-up with Addition of Secure Web Gateway

    05 Sep 2012

    Combines Dynamic Real-Time Content Filtering with
    Advanced Malware Detection

    Bloxx, the innovator in Web and email security, today announced the release of the Bloxx Secure Web Gateway (SWG). The Bloxx SWG appliance combines the company’s dynamic real-time content analysis and classification engine, Tru-View Technology, with Sophos’s Anti-Malware and the Bloxx SSL proxy. This will provide customers with unsurpassed levels of content filtering and protection against Web-based security threats for HTTP and HTTPS web traffic.

  • Archangel led £8.5m of investment to Scottish companies in 2011

    21 Mar 2012

    Angel investment syndicate Archangel Informal Investment says it led investment of more than s8.5 million in Scottish early-stage firms last year.

    The Edinburgh-based syndicate said it directly invested s4.88 million across a wide range of Scottish businesses, with the remainder of the overall investment coming from partners.

    Archangel said investment last year was in line with the previous year.

    The group said it also benefited from continued support from the Scottish Investment Bank, which invested s1.9 million alongside the business angel syndicate last year.

  • Flexitricity receives backing to launch new products and services

    16 Jan 2012

    Creator of the first and most advanced smart grid in the UK prepares for 2012 expansion. Edinburgh, UK – 16 January 2012 – Flexitricity, a UK Company, (www.flexitricity.com) today announced a further investment from Archangel Informal Investments, its current investors, to fund new activity.

  • Reactec make the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50

    18 Oct 2011

    Reactec has been ranked 48th in the UK and 4th in Scotland in the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 listing.

  • Touch Bionics set for "a major period of expansion" after securing £2.5 million in new investment.

    05 Oct 2011

    Touch Bionics, the Scottish prosthetic technology group, is set for "a major period of expansion" after securing £2.5 million in new investment. The group, whose artificial hands have helped rehabilitate wounded service personnel in the UK and overseas, has won support from Scotland's biggest provider of angel funding Archangels and matching funding from the Scottish Venture Fund.

  • Touch Bionics unveils new products at AOPA

    20 Sep 2011

    Prosthetics technology company continues to innovate.Las Vegas, NV - September 20, 2011 - Touch Bionics®, the upper limb prosthetic technology provider, today revealed new and upgraded products at the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association National Assembly in Las Vegas.

  • 'Exceptional' drug to battle superbugs unveiled by Scottish firm

    20 Sep 2011

    A GROUNDBREAKING antibiotic treatment to tackle hospital superbugs is being developed by Scottish scientists. Researchers at Glasgow-based firm MGB Biopharma have created a form of treatment which they believe is far more effective at treating both MRSA and C Clostridium difficile (C Diff) than current drugs used to battle the infections, which are often picked up by patients while in hospital.

  • Mpathy Medical Devices sale wins

    09 Sep 2011

    Mpathy Medical Devices wins Deals:Dealmakers 2011 - Small/ Mid size deal of the year award.

  • Youngest person in Europe fitted with bionic fingers

    06 Sep 2011

    A 15 year old from Swindon has become the youngest person in Europe to be fitted with bionic fingers. Chloe Holmes lost all her fingers to septicaemia as a toddler, and has never been able to pick things up for herself. but since fitting her left had with a full set of bionice digits - controlled by electronic signals from nerve endings - she has begun learning basic tasks such as brushing her teeth and using a knife and fork for the first time. Chloe's parents, Sue and Pete, said the £38,000 device - made by Scottish company Touch Bionics - had "completely changed her life".

  • Ex-Enterprise Minister Jim Mather Joins Bloxx Board

    31 Aug 2011

    Bloxx, the innovator in Web and email content filtering, today announced that Jim Mather, Scotland’s former Enterprise Minister, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director. Jim Mather will provide strategic guidance to help the company meet its ambitious growth plans and represent the interests of shareholders and lead investor Archangels.

  • Flexitricity and npower strike deal to deliver smart grid revenues to UK business

    14 Jan 2011

    Launch of SmartSTOR enables commercial energy users and small generators to earn revenue from spare energy capacity, increase asset reliability and reduce carbon emissions

  • Archangels celebrates £22m sale of pioneering Scots medical firm Mpathy Medical

    29 Oct 2010

    Archangels is delighted to announce the sale of Glasgow-based Mpathy Medical in a £22m deal with Danish health care product manufacturer, Coloplast.

    Archangels, Scotland’s leading business angel syndicate, was the principal investor in Mpathy Medical, the fastest growing company in women’s health and the developer of revolutionary mesh technology that allows surgeons to carry out less invasive procedures.

  • Anti spam firm Bloxx named fastest growing in Scotland

    26 Oct 2010

    Bloxx's technology allows web pages or emails to be accurately classified and filtered in real-time. The Livingston-based web and email filtering company, Bloxx, has been named as the fastest growing in Scotland. The accountants Deloitte has placed Bloxx at 19th in a list of the top 50 fastest growing UK companies.
    The company has grown by 1,262% over the past five years and now has a customer base of 2.5 million users.

  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology Opts for Arrayjet Inkjet Microarrayer Platform

    21 Oct 2010

    Roslin, UK - 11 October 2010: Arrayjet today announced that the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has chosen its Marathon Inkjet Microarrayer for its Protein Array Technologies Group. Headed by Dr Peter Nilsson, the group, which will also serve as an Arrayjet reference site, is based in the Department of Proteomics and forms part of the Human Protein Atlas project led by Professor Mathias Uhlén. The Marathon Inkjet Microarrayer was chosen as it will provide Dr Nilsson and colleagues with the flexibility to print their own arrays, at the exceptionally high quality and throughput levels they require

  • ATEEDA secures further £500,000 investment

    30 Jun 2010

  • New "Penicillin" for the 21st Century

    01 Apr 2010

    Today MGB Biopharma Limited, a late preclinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has commenced operations in Glasgow, UK to develop and commercialise a new class of antibacterial product: DNA Minor Groove Binders.

  • ATEEDA CEO David Hamilton joins top industry panel at VLSI Test Symposium 2010

    29 Mar 2010

    ATEEDA Chief Executive David Hamilton will be joining a panel of senior figures from the EDA and Semiconductor industries at the VLSI Test Symposium in April.

  • Web Filtering Company Bloxx Launches Real-Time Web Content Categorisation for OEM Partners

    25 Mar 2010

    Tru-View Technology SDK will enable rapid development and deployment of real-time analysis and categorisation applications.

  • HAVmeter survives coldest winter since 1914!

    15 Mar 2010

    As construction of the M74 Completion is now well underway and the snow is finally melting, an unexpected item has emerged from the depths of an excavation. After enduring over two months of complete submersion in 2ft of frozen mud and icy water, a lone HAVmeter has been rescued.

  • Angels Ascending

    24 Feb 2010

    With total finance in Archangel backed deals of over £10.4million, Archangels remains the biggest provider of angel funding in Scotland.

  • Milton Keynes College Saves Time with Bloxx Web Content Filtering

    23 Feb 2010

    Bloxx Web Filtering protects the College's 16,000 users whilst online

  • Angels rush in where banks fear to tread

    20 Jan 2010

    Touch Bionics announces loan from Archangels. Funding of £800K to support accelerated expansion in response to successful launch of ProDigits bionic fingers

  • Lab901 delivers next-generation system to Oxford Gene Technology

    10 Jan 2010

    ScreenTape R6K is a next-generation platform for RNA QC that automatically delivers the ScreenTape Degradation Value (SDV), an objective quality metric for total RNA samples.

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Alpiq acquires Flexitricity Limited, a British market leader in demand response

22 Apr 2014
Lausanne (Switzerland) - Alpiq has acquired the British company Flexitricity. With this acquisition, Alpiq can support its strategy implementation by gaining access to specialised know-how and new markets in the area of decentralised energy management. Flexitricity is Great Britain’s leader in the management of networked services.

Calcivis® Caries Activity Imaging System Granted CE Mark

21 Apr 2014
Edinburgh, 12 February 2014 - Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay, today announces that its Calcivis® Caries Activity Imaging System has been granted a CE Mark in Europe. A CE Mark is required before a medical device can be marketed in the EU and a number of other countries and signifies that the manufacturer meets the requirements of European legislation.

Bloxx Awarded International Patents

27 Mar 2014
Bloxx Awarded International Patents for its Dynamic Real-Time Web Page Categorisation Software

Touch Bionics sales reach £12.3 million in 2013

20 Jan 2014
20 January 2014 – Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, today announced that preliminary results indicate the company achieved revenue growth of 23% in 2013 to reach £12.3m in total sales.

PowerPhotonic Signs Partnership Deal in Israel

25 Oct 2013
World leader in precision laser micro-optics expands presence in new markets.