Existing investor Novartis has committed to a $10m private placement alongside the IPO, in which the fibrosis therapy developer, based on UCSF research, is set to raise up to $96m.
Apple has bought Inductiv to integrate the latter's machine learning data cleanup expertise, based on Stanford, Wisconsin-Madison and Waterloo faculty innovations.
UAVC-backed antenna technology spinout FreeFall Aerospace has merged with one of its clients in order to focus its efforts on 5G communications.
Nanoform has filed for a dual listing in Sweden and Finland, marking the first time that a University of Helsinki spinout is seeking an initial public offering.
University of Maryland's respiratory support device spinout Breethe has been picked up by Abiomed, which aims to expand treatment options for cardiogenic shock patients.
Woodford has faced challenges in selling its shareholdings in spinouts including Oxford Nanopore and Immunocore, but has now lined up Acacia as a potential buyer.
Carnegie Mellon University call centre analytics software spinout Voci Technologies is to be acquired after raising $17.9m of equity and debt financing.
Following the January merger of XebiaLabs and CollabNet VersionOne, Purdue spinout Arxan Technologies has also joined the group, now dubbed Digital.ai.