TTU Innovation Hub graduated six companies from its accelerator and helped its wider affiliate community secure a total of $3.5m in grant funding.
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.
University of Minnesota's Discovery Launchpad incubator is currently supporting eight projects based on university research with resources including office space and mentoring.
Kaust is preparing for the third phase of its Taqadam startup accelerator, which is supported by a host of Saudi Arabian academic institutions and claims to have achieved a 35% female participation rate.
UAEpreneurs will operate with support from University of Manchester’s Middle East Centre in Dubai, providing 10 mainly digital-focused startups the opportunity to raise $50,000 to $250,000 in capital.
UC Berkeley will offer participants up to $200,000 from its X-Fund as it looks to build a blockchain ecosystem connecting resources from university departments, Silicon Valley and further afield.
Members of SetSquared Bristol generated less funding than in 2017, though it may instead remember last year for diabetes treatment developer Ziylo's sale to Novo for up to $800m.
Yeshiva University has teamed up with Hebrew University of Jerusalem for a New York City incubator that will foster connections as part of its plans for an entrepreneurial “superhighway” with Israel’s ecosystem.