Markus Jones has sued his former employer Technology Transfer Heidelberg, alleging that his dismissal following the scandal around spinout Heiscreen was unfair.
Cliff Michaels has wrapped up 13 years at Emory University to direct Georgia State University's Office of Technology Licensing and Commercialization.
Pear's third seed fund stands at more than twice the size of its precursor, having secured the continued backing of University of Chicago.
Space rocket producer LandSpace, a Tsinghua University spinout, has now raised about $200m in all from investors including Xidian University and 36kr Media.
Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners has taken part in a $17m series A round for Isar Aerospace, co-founded by three students at TU Munich.
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Dinesh Divakaran has become director for digital innovations at Duke University's TTO, building on four years as associate director.
Epidarex Capital has launched a new drug discovery initiative providing seed funding and hands-on support to nurture fledgling projects.