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Des Solutio finds its way out of Nova
Nova University Lisbon has established chemicals producer Des Solutio with the support of Frontier IP, making it the second spinout launched in Portugal by the commercialisation firm.
Nanosive heats up Truffle Capital investment
Sun protection product developer Nanosive has been launched by Truffle Capital with a licence from Yale University.
Meatable mashes up $3.5m
Meatable has secured the backing of a range of VC investors to commercialise a cultured hamburger based on Cambridge and Stanford patents.
Licious catches $25m
UCLA co-led the online meat and fish merchant's series C round, which included Bertelsmann, Sistema Asia and Vertex Ventures.
MouSensor finds comfort in $3.3m seed round
CUNY-born digital olfaction technology developer MouSensor will receive funding and expertise from nanoelectronics institute Imec's investment fund.
OUI targets social enterprises
Oxford University Innovation expects to form 10 spinouts each year from an initiative for impact-led businesses.
BrewBike cools down with $800,000
Founded by a Northwestern student, cold-brew coffee vendor BrewBike has added the university's NUSeeds fund and angel investors to its seed consortium.
SMPL unwraps $100,000
Organic snack producer SMPL has been backed by Zell Founders Fund, a VC vehicle run by University of Michigan students.
Avid rates $6m series A
4490 Ventures, the VC firm co-founded by Warf in 2013, has joined Beringea for customer experience software provider Avid Ratings' series A round.
UniQuest hits 100 spinouts
University of Queensland revealed it has generated more than 100 spinouts since 1988, with probiotic drink manufacturer Perkii becoming number 100 in 2016.

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