Pulsiv Solar Limited
Dr Mohamed Zaki Ahmed (School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics)
Spin-out company with 47% shareholding by the University (University of Plymouth Enterprise Limited (UoPEL)). Based at Plymouth Science Park, the company was created to exploit the commercialisation of pulsed-energy extraction techniques, developed by Dr Ahmed, from standard solar PV panels.
First-round investment of c£500k (pre-trading) completed in September 2015.
The University currently supports three patent families in support of this venture, which is presently licensed to the company. Furthermore, the company has a Collaboration agreement and Option agreement with a large energy supplier, globally, for two live demonstrator sites for the next 24 months.