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About Velocys

Velocys (LSE: VLS) operates as a fuels technology company. The company uses its proprietary Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology to convert waste feedstocks into low-carbon synthetic fuels such as synthetic gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Headquarters Location

Robert Robinson Avenue, The Oxford Science Park Magdalen Centre

Oxford, England, OX4 4GA,

United Kingdom

+44 1865 800821



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Velocys Patents

Velocys has filed 146 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • chemical processes
  • industrial gases
  • synthetic fuel technologies
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Waste treatment technology, Environmental engineering, Water treatment, Sewerage, Water pollution


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Waste treatment technology, Environmental engineering, Water treatment, Sewerage, Water pollution



Latest Velocys News

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Velocys Plc

Nov 24, 2023

November 24, 2023 04:02 ET London, UNITED KINGDOM FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) 1. KEY INFORMATION Shore Capital Stockbrokers Ltd         Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree Velocys Plc Velocys Plc 23 November 2023 (e)        Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? No (a)        Purchases and sales Lowest price per unit paid/received Ordinary Class of relevant security Number of reference securities (i)        Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Class of relevant security Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc. Number of securities to which option relates Exercise price per unit Class of relevant security The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated. Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in. 3. OTHER INFORMATION (a)        Indemnity and other dealing arrangements Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer: If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none” None (b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to: (i)        the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or (ii)        the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced: If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none” None

Velocys Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Velocys founded?

    Velocys was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Velocys's headquarters?

    Velocys's headquarters is located at Robert Robinson Avenue, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford.

  • What is Velocys's latest funding round?

    Velocys's latest funding round is IPO.

  • Who are the investors of Velocys?

    Investors of Velocys include University of Oxford.

  • Who are Velocys's competitors?

    Competitors of Velocys include XFuel and 1 more.


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