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Daily deal net: July 22, 2020
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
CureVac cuts $176m equity deal with GSK
GlaxoSmithKline is paying $176m for a 10% stake in University of Tübingen's RNA drug developer in connection with a strategic partnership agreement.
Revitope to revel in $10m investment
University of Birmingham's cancer immunotherapy developer Revitope Oncology secured equity funding as part of a $160m alliance with Junshi Biosciences.
Daily deal net: July 15, 2020
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Pionyr maps out $1.47bn Gilead deal
Gilead Sciences will invest $275m for a 49.9% stake in the UofT and UCSF-linked company as part of a $1.47bn deal to potentially purchase Pionyr outright.
Volkswagen to drive $200m to QuantumScape
The carmaker has followed up a $100m investment two years ago with a pledge to provide up to $200m for the Stanford-originated solid-state battery developer.
Evox engineers $10m from Eli Lilly
Eli Lilly will collaborate on five drug candidates based on the Oxford and Karolinska Institute spinout's exosome delivery technology.
Acacia circles over Woodford assets
Woodford has faced challenges in selling its shareholdings in spinouts including Oxford Nanopore and Immunocore, but has now lined up Acacia as a potential buyer.

Other News

Daily deal net: June 21, 2019
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
FutureLearn examines $65m investment
More than six years after being launched by Open University to offer massive open online courses, FutureLearn has raised its first external funding from Seek Group.
AskBio pops $235m question
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, based on work by UNC Chapel Hill professors Jude Samulski and Xiao Xiao, has secured $235m in funding co-led by TPG Capital and Vida Ventures.
Meyer Burger manufactures Oxford PV stake
Meyer Burger picked up an 18% share in solar film manufacturing spinout Oxford PV, following a recent $41m first series D close for the spinout.
Sanofi hands $91m to Biontech
Biontech, a spinout of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, has received $91.5m in funding as part of the extension of a deal to develop a cancer immunotherapy candidate with Sanofi.
Argonaut enters JW Pharma’s orbit
Oxford spinout Argonaut Therapeutics has received $2.6m from JW Pharmaceuticals in return for a 25% stake.

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Big deal: QuantumScape fuels up on VW cash
VW will invest $100m in QuantumScape and form a joint venture with the Stanford spinout to develop batteries for long-range electric vehicles.
Revolymer sticks to AIM in IPO
Revolymer, which makes chewing gum that is easier to remove from streets and pavements, was backed by the Setsquared Partnership, a joint venture capital initiative between Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.
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