Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Roche participated in the Agilent Technologies-led round, which will fund the launch of Stanford spinout Purigen's isotachophoresis-based DNA and RNA sample preparation platform.
CMU's Edge Case Research has raised capital from Ansys, Lockheed Martin and Liberty Mutual to use AI for solving complex safety issues in autonomous technologies.
Dundee-founded drug discovery company Exscientia has entered into a collaboration agreement with GT Apeiron, whose parent GT Healthcare invested in the spinout’s series B round.
Cambridge Innovation Capital backed sound recognition technology developer Audio Analytic's $12m series B round, having previously also supported a $5.5m series A in 2017.
Lidar technology developer Sense Photonics has emerged from stealth with $26m in series A funding from investors co-led by the UC-backed Congruent Ventures.
Artizan, a Yale University spinout focused on intestinal microbiota targets potentially responsible for inflammatory bowel disease, has been backed by investors including Brii Biosciences, bringing its total funding to $12m.
Stanford-StartX Fund joined others including Total Energy Ventures, Samsung Next and RATP Dev to back public transit management software publisher Swiftly.