Acera Surgical, a spinout of Washington University in St Louis, has raised an initial $5.1m out of a targeted $10m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stanford-StartX Fund is among medical device developer Madorra’s backers, along with Fogarty Institute of Innovation and OneVentures Healthcare.
3D finishing technology developer DyeMansion has been backed by UVC Partners, AM Ventures and BtoV Partners.
Small satellite propulsion technology developer Exotrail has been backed by Satt Paris-Saclay as it prepares for a 2019-2020 market launch.