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Acera adds $5m to its coffers
Acera Surgical, a spinout of Washington University in St Louis, has raised an initial $5.1m out of a targeted $10m.
Microbiotica digests $5.2m investment
Seventure Partners has injected $5.2m into the Sanger Institute spinout, which has now raised $15.2m from investors also including IP Group and Cambridge Innovation Capital.
Mission Secure shields $8m for series A
University of Virginia Seed Fund returned to back industrial cybersecurity spinout Mission Secure in a round co-led by Chevron Technology Ventures and Energy Innovation Capital.
Fusion pipes in $8m series C
University of Michigan's manufacturing coolant spinout Fusion Coolant Systems has been backed by the institution's Mints fund, taking its total to $9.9m.
SlamCore locates $5m
Toyota has backed Imperial's spatial robotics software spinout SlamCore's latest round, adding to seed funding raised from Imperial Innovations and others in May 2017.
Concirrus covers $6.6m
Lunewave takes $5m for a spin
BMW and Baidu are among the investors in sensor technology developer Lunewave's seed round, which will go towards building autonomous vehicle sensors based on the Luneburg principle.
Madorra registers for $6m round
Stanford-StartX Fund is among medical device developer Madorra’s backers, along with Fogarty Institute of Innovation and OneVentures Healthcare.
DyeMansion polishes $5m series A
3D finishing technology developer DyeMansion has been backed by UVC Partners, AM Ventures and BtoV Partners.
Exotrail finds path to $4.1m
Small satellite propulsion technology developer Exotrail has been backed by Satt Paris-Saclay as it prepares for a 2019-2020 market launch.

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