Cellular Agriculture was spun out of University of Bath in 2016 as the UK’s first startup in the cultured meat space, but its ambitions go far beyond a lab-grown burger.
The company has committed $100m to the Catalyst Fund for early-stage start-ups, which may be available to university startups.
Caltech and Pennsylvania back on-line teaching company Coursera, which just won the praise of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Revolymer, which makes chewing gum that is easier to remove from streets and pavements, was backed by the Setsquared Partnership, a joint venture capital initiative between Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.
Paul Musselman, formerly of Intel Capital and IBM's corporate development team, takes the top role at the language learning start-up, which spun off from Carnegie Mellon University.