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Read joins Uniseed
Leanna Read, appointed South Australia’s chief scientist in 2014, has joined Uniseed as an independent board member.
Cicada collects Williams
Sally-Ann Williams will leave Google to take the reins at Cicada Innovations, the deeptech accelerator backed by four Australian universities.
Morse Micro keys in $17m
Morse Micro, a designer of wifi chips for IoT applications, has won the support of Uniseed and the Csiro Innovation Fund in a round that brought its total to at least $20.8m.
Csiro joins Hungry Jack’s kitchen
The fund manager will work with Hungry Jack’s to devise a plant-based version of the latter’s flagship burger, the Whopper, based on Csiro research.
UTS reads out Longas Technologies
DNA sequencing spinout Longas Technologies has been working away from public view since 2015, having secured cash from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund as well as its own founding team and directors.
Clevertar clutches onto $275,000
The board at Flinders University-founded medical avatar software platform Clevertar has agreed to pump in funding to clear the spinout's outstanding liabilities to creditors including the university.
Kasada infiltrates $4.6m
Csiro Innovation Fund joined Westpac-backed Reinventure to co-lead cybersecurity platform creator Kasada’s latest round, which will help fund recruitment and international expansion.
Invert Robotics digs in for $8.8m
Inspection robot manufacturer Invert Robotics was founded out of University of Canterbury in 2011 and has now secured corporate Yamaha Motor as an investor in its latest round.

Other News

MRCF collects $148m for fifth fund
MRCF has kickstarted a fifth fund to make early-stage investments in medical technologies from its network of member research institutions in Australia and New Zealand.
Admedus's Constellation deal melts into the night
Queensland-founded Admedus Immunotherapies has fallen into administration after a deal with drug developer Constellation Therapeutics failed to materialise.
Agerris reaps $4.6m
Uniseed, Carthona Capital and BridgeLane Group provided the funding for University of Sydney-founded Agerris, which is preparing to commercialise products including robotic farm hand systems.
Starts at 60 relishes $1.9m
QUT Bluebox has joined corporates Holland Insurance and Seven West Media in the second funding round for over-60s package holiday portal Starts at 60.
Sapien Cyber locks down funding
Oil and gas exploration company Woodside Energy was sufficiently intrigued in its earlier development pact with ECU-founded Sapien Cyber to purchase a 10% stake.
Respirion inhales $14.2m
Cystic fibrosis drug developer Respirion Pharmaceuticals has spun out from Telethon Kids Institute with capital from an Australian government-backed initiative.

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Big deal: Stanford leads global innovation pack
Reuters has ranked the top 100 universities across the world, putting Stanford University at the top and naming KU Leuven as the most innovative institution in Europe.
Tech Transfer Regions: Latin America
Tel Aviv partners with Tata
Tel Aviv University announces $20m commercialisation fund with Tata Industries.
Analysis: The current state of MOOCs
MOOCs continue to dominate higher education headlines, but what is the current state of play, and what does the future hold for online course providers?
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