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First Light Fusion Limited

First Light Fusion Limited

First Light Fusion Limited is a Yarnton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom-based company founded in 2011 by Nicholas Hawker.

First Light Fusion Ltd is a research company that researches energy generation by inertial confinement fusion. The company was founded by Professor Yiannis Ventikos, and Dr Nicholas Hawker who was an Engineering lecturer at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. FirstLight Fusion's technology fires a copper disk at high velocity, colliding it with a pellet of fuel containing a hydrogen bubble to generate energy.

Timeline

August 2015
First Light Fusion Limited raises a $31,632,450 venture round from IP Group PLC.
July 2011
First Light Fusion Limited raises a $1,393,700 venture round from IP Group PLC and Parkwalk Advisors.
March 8, 2011
First Light Fusion Limited was founded by Nicholas Hawker and Yiannis Ventikos.

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First Light Fusion Limited Venture round, July 2011
1,393,700
July 2011
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Arun Majumdar

Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board

Andreas Lusch

Non-Executive Director

Richard Dennis

Scientific Advisor

Richard L. Garwin

Scientific Advisor

Robert Trezona

Non-Executive Director

Ronald Roy

Advisor

Sir David King

Political Advisor

Stephen Brindle

Non-Executive Director

Steven Chu

Scientific Advisor

Steven Rose

Scientific Advisor

Yiannis Ventikos

Co-founder and Non-Executive Director

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