University of Oxford's solar cell technology developer Oxford PV has closed a series D round featuring Meyer Burger, Equinor and Legal & General at $81.8m.
Ahren Innovation Capital, co-founded by eight Cambridge, UK, researchers, has reached its final close, having attracted limited partners including Unilever, Sky and Aviva.
Just over a year after securing an initial $50m tranche backed by Eni, MIT’s Commonwealth Fusion Systems has closed its series A round with $115m in capital.
Backed by Congruent Ventures and corporates National Grid Partners, Evergy and Avista, Omnidian offers protection and maintenance for residential solar panels.
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
SetSquared Bath-affiliate Verv has secured backing from investors including Centrica as it continues the roll-out of its smart energy hub and peer-to-peer trading platform for renewable electricity.
Chalmers Ventures has contributed to a $1.5m funding round for cleantech developer Metry.
Congruent Ventures has led a $2.5m funding round for Energetic Insurance, which hopes to enable SMEs to tap into the solar energy market.