Cambridge-founded chemicals products maker Aqdot has welcomed the return of IP Group and Parkwalk Advisors in its latest round, taking its funding total to $16.5m.
UVA’s seed fund and corporate venturing unit PharmStandard Ventures featured in topical dry eye syndrome peptide spinout TearSolutions' financing round, taking its total to $21.5m.
Uniseed, Carthona Capital and BridgeLane Group provided the funding for University of Sydney-founded Agerris, which is preparing to commercialise products including robotic farm hand systems.
Catering services marketplace Hungry has now raised $12.5m in total, having added university venture unit James Madison Innovations to its investment consortium.
University of Michigan’s Mints vehicle joined existing investor Intel Capital for SOC producer Movellus’ series A round, which increased the company's overall funding to $10m.
NextGen Jane, which is looking to commercialise reproductive health technology partially developed at Harvard, has received $9m from investors including Harvard-affiliated backers.
Founding investor Mercia Technologies joined fund manager Invesco for the synthetic biology contractor’s latest round, taking its total funding past the $25m mark.
Kyoto University has taken part in an $8.1m series A round for Alphanavi Pharma, which is developing drugs for neuropathic pain that will partly be based on the institution's research.