Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund will provide $19.2m for accelerator Creative Destruction Lab over four years with the aim of supporting more than 1,300 science-focused companies.
University of Waterloo is suing its grid battery manufacturing spinout Salient Energy, which it claims must sign back IP rights due to a misapplication of its tech transfer policy.
Advanced battery developer Aceleron, which operates from Birmingham and Brunel universities, has been backed by the Midlands Engine Investment Fund.
Linköping solar cell manufacturing spinout Epishine has received money from backers including LiU Holding arm after previously securing backing from Chalmers Ventures.
Oxford University Innovation expects to form 10 spinouts each year from an initiative for impact-led businesses.
AutoGrid, the distributed energy management platform backed by Stanford, will use the capital from the Eon, CLP, Innogy, Total, Ørsted and Tenaska-backed round to boost hiring.
Eight researchers from Cambridge have raised a $129m patient capital fund that has attracted limited partners including Aviva.