The Series A funding round was co-led by Oxford Sciences Innovation, the world’s largest university venture fund, and Parkwalk Advisors, the largest EIS (enterprise investment scheme) growth fund manager focused on university spinouts. Oxford University Innovation, the University’s innovation arm, assisted in spinning the company out in 2018.
About MoA Technology
Founded in 2017, MoA Technology was spun out from Oxford University's Plant Sciences Department after ground-breaking research by co-founders Professor Liam Dolan and Dr Clément Champion. The company's mission is to provide farmers with a diverse choice of innovative technologies for weed control. Their ambition is to discover the next generation of sustainable herbicide chemistries with new modes of action from both natural and synthetic sources. Over the next couple of years, moa plans to progress several new active ingredients towards development and work with partners to make them available to farmers worldwide.