University of Michigan has committed an initial $2.75m in combined funding to MemryX, Ripple Science, GreenMark Biomedical, and Give and Take, and could invest as much as $20m altogether.
Neuspera Medical has secured a $12m extension to bring its series B round to the targeted $26m close, with all investors from the first tranche returning.
Robert Haché will end his tenure as vice-president of research and innovation at York University to lead Laurentian University from July.
University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores and Liverpool City Council will launch the Sciontec Liverpool fund to drive works for the city’s $2.6bn Knowledge Quarter Liverpool project.
The liver disease diagnostics spinout has secured the first tranche of a $10m series A investment by Fosun Pharma initially announced in October 2018.
State lawmakers are considering plans to fund supports for Maryland’s cybersecurity and life sciences sectors administered by local economic development agency Tedco.
Passage Bio will develop therapies for diseases affecting the central nervous system based on research by James Wilson at Penn, after raising almost $116m in a series A round.
Commercialisation firm NetScientific will delist from Aim to free up cash for its portfolio companies, having failed to attract concrete offers after putting itself up for an acquisition.