Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Several corporates helped the Montana State University-backed microbial protein developer take its total funding above $500m.
The non-profit was founded last year to work with universities and research labs commercialising technologies around social impact.
Congruent Ventures has returned for a $50m series B round that will allow Meati to complete a commercial production plant in time for a market launch next year.
The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre will invest in research projects at Scottish universities to support the creation of more spinouts.
Motif FoodWorks, which traces its roots to MIT, has pocketed $226m in a round backed by returning investor Louis Dreyfus a month after Motif’s parent agreed to a reverse merger.