Best Investment In A High Growth Manufacturing Business 2015: Oxford Space Systems

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UK Business Angels Association

02 July 2015

Rising star of the UK ‘new space’ industry Oxford Space Systems wins the UKBAA Award for the Best Investment In A High Growth Manufacturing Business 2015′ at the UK Business Angels Association Awards.

The UKBAA Awards celebrate the founders and investors behind the UK’s most exciting high growth angel-backed businesses.

The ‘Best Investment In High Growth Manufacturing’ Award sponsored by Business Growth Servicecelebrates the achievements of businesses in the manufacturing sector that can demonstrate innovation and potential to achieve exceptional high growth.

The win was announced by Kiki Loizou, Small Business Editor of the Sunday Times at the Tower of London Pavilion on July 1st at the UKBAA Awards Dinner 2015.

Oxford Space Systems is a space technology business that is pioneering the development of deployable structures that are lighter, less complex and lower-cost than those in current commercial demand.

The business successfully accessed funding through Longwall Enterprise Capital Fund, who recognised the growth opportunity of the space sector and the quality, track record and innovate spirit of the management team.

The investment has enabled it to accelerate its growth and leverage match finance from the European Space Agency and Innovate UK and to penetrate new international markets and gain vital contracts to further validate the technology.

The UK Business Angels Association looks forward to following the OSS growth story in the years ahead!

The Judges also wished to commend Anvil Semi Conductors and Libertine which were found to be highly innovating companies that had successfully mobilised very strong groups of angel investors to support their growth.

The Finalists for Best Investment in a High Growth Manufacturing Business are:

·      Advanced LEDs, nominated by Angels Den

·      Anvil Semiconductors, nominated by Anvil

·      Libertine, nominated by Wren Capital

·      Oxford Space Systems, nominated by Oxford Space Systems

·      Sphere Fluidics, nominated by Envestors

·      Tevva Motors, nominated by Envestors

Best Investment In A High Growth Manufacturing Business 2015 Award is sponsored by the Business Growth Service

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