University of Michigan has committed an initial $2.75m in combined funding to MemryX, Ripple Science, GreenMark Biomedical, and Give and Take, and could invest as much as $20m altogether.
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.
Adelaide's ThincLab and University of New England's SRI AgTech incubators will receive $357,000 and $229,000 of government funding respectively.
Chalmers Ventures has invested more funding in human resources app developer Winningtemp, which is preparing its employee wellbeing software for international expansion.
ETH Zurich spinouts lifted their total funding haul to $173.3m from $123.1m in 2017.
UAVC has returned to back UA-founded hospitality staffing platform Qwick after investing an undisclosed sum in November 2018.
Ikove Venture Partners has launched a $10m venture capital vehicle to help spawn spinouts based on projects at Ohio universities.
Chalmers Ventures has again supplied smart lock supplier Parakey with funding after investing alongside IoT and wireless tech firm Qamcom in 2016.