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Lim links up with SGInnovate
Former NTUitive chief executive Jui Lim will lead the Singaporean government's deep tech-focused investment unit from this May.
Almodovar dives into University of Pittsburgh
Venture capital and private equity dealmaking veteran David Almodovar has joined University of Pittsburgh as managing director of investments.
Reeder reaches Eastern Illinois University
Seasoned tech transfer professional Sean Reeder will become Eastern Illinois University's chief financial officer and vice-president for business affairs.
IP Group scales back losses in 2019
Losses at the commercialisation firm fell to $105m from $375m as its cash returns exceeded funding commitments for the first time in 13 years.
Allied Minds laps up Rein as chairman
Harry Rein has been promoted to Allied Minds board chairman in the latest twist in the commercialisation firm’s leadership saga.
Big deal: Element Science factors in $145m series C
Uday Kumar, whose previous spinout iRhythm is trading with a market cap of $2.6bn, has collected $145.6m in a GV-backed round for his latest venture.
Flavin flaunts return to university venturing
Portal Innovations will target biomedical spinouts from across the Midwest under the direction of ex-UChicago innovation veteran John Flavin.
Chowdhury joins Cambridge Enterprise
Ajay Chowdhury has been named chairman of the board at Cambridge Enterprise following Sir Keith O'Nions's five-year tenure.

Other News

Sorrell soars into George Mason University
Paula Sorrell will join George Mason University as associate vice-president of innovation and economic development in May.
Lindau leaves Chalmers Ventures
Linnéa Lindau has left her position as chief executive of Chalmers Ventures after four and a half years, with Gunnar Fernström becoming interim CEO.
Sebby segues into Northern Illinois role
Northern Illinois University has appointed Luke Sebby as director for innovation partnerships and tech transfer.
Schönenberger climbs TUM ladder to VP
Helmut Schönenberger, managing director of TU Munich’s tech transfer office, has been appointed vice-president entrepreneurship at the university.
FTQ confirms Theodorus investment
Fonds de solidarité FTQ has officially invested $5m in the fourth fund of ULB's Theodorus, with Théo Risopoulos named as the first team member of a new Quebec office.
OSI boardroom contends with new lead shareholder
Braavos Capital has emerged as the largest shareholder in OSI, having picked up stakes from IP Group, Invesco and Woodford Investment Management.

Editor's Picks

Lifetime Achievement Award: Koenraad Debackere
Koenraad Debackere, managing director, KU Leuven Research and Development, and chairman, Gemma Frisius Fund has received the GUV Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Personality of the Year: Mark Mann
Put in the driving seat of Oxford University Innovation’s new social enterprise campaign, Mark Mann – this year’s Personality of the Year – surely has one of the most fascinating jobs in academic tech transfer.
GUV Powerlist 2018: #1 Jim Wilkinson
The top 25: Jim Wilkinson, CFO, Oxford Sciences Innovation
Everything ventured, everything gained
Introducing the Global University Venturing Powerlist 2018
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