Dundee spinout Kinetic Discovery has been picked up by its peer Exscientia in a deal consolidating the equity of Frontier IP, which held stakes in both drug discovery companies.
Forescout Technologies has paid approximately $113m to acquire operational technology security provider and University of Twente spinout SecurityMatters.
Stanford-StartX Fund has exited business intelligence software provider DataFox in an acquisition of undisclosed size by Oracle.
Fortinet has acquired Edinburgh Napier spinout ZoneFox for an undisclosed sum and will integrate the company’s machine learning technology into its own cybersecurity offering.
Endocyte emerged out of Purdue University in 1996, completed an initial public offering in 2011 and has now agreed to an acquisition by Novartis worth $2.1bn.
Occupational learning tool developer NovoEd, based on research at Stanford, has been bought by Devonshire Investors after raising $4.8m of series A capital in 2014.
UC Berkeley’s SkyDeck accelerator has secured an exit as schoolwork assessment technology developer Gradescope was acquired by Turnitin.
Educational content creation platform Acrobatiq spun out from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015 and had been backed by the university's Carnegie Innovations division.