The environmental microbiome testing kit maker, based on Oregon research, has collected series A capital from investors including Western Digital Capital and 3M Ventures.
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.
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.
The flexible electronics maker once known as Pragmatic Printing has retained the interest of CIC, Avery Dennison and Arm to take its total funding to nearly $47m.
4Gene is advancing TUM research into exploiting plant-derived glucosides as flexible triggers for releasing flavouring and aromas.
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UNL spinout Drone Amplified has devised a drone that conducts fire management stress tests on parklands by dropping small combustible balls filled with glycol on targeted pieces of land.
Purdue’s Trask Innovation Fund has committed $50,000 each to short-term research projects into sodium-ion batteries and a handheld plant scanner, in addition to $21,000 for a data security project.