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Oxford excavates PalaeoPi
PalaeoPi, which began operations almost a year ago, is developing a photogrammetry-powered 3D scanner called MKIII TablePi for purposes including archaeology.
Chief auditor queries WIT exit
Ireland’s Comptroller and Auditor General has highlighted issues in a Waterford Institute of Technology licensing deal that garnered low returns when the spinout in question was acquired.
Oxford HighQ resonates with investors
Longwall Ventures has led a $2.8m seed round for University of Oxford’s newest spinout, quantum technologies-based sensor technology developer Oxford HighQ.
OUI concludes strong quarter
Oxford University Innovation has released its quarterly figures that reveal more than 89% of external investments in its spinouts occurred in August.
Ariel initiates Innoging Medical
Ariel University spinout Innoging has made its public debut and will commercialise ultrasound technology that lets radiologists manipulate scans without the patient being present.
Des Solutio finds its way out of Nova
Nova University Lisbon has established chemicals producer Des Solutio with the support of Frontier IP, making it the second spinout launched in Portugal by the commercialisation firm.
Innovation in Finland needs more corporate support
Tech transfer region: Finland
Split Bio sequences $1.2m seed round
University of Washington has established RNA sequencing technology developer Split Biosciences, which has raised $1.2m in seed funding from unnamed investors.
Palette adds colour with Nestlé partnership
Karolinska Institute spinout Palette Life Sciences will add three medical products based on Nestlé’s intellectual property to its existing program targeting pain suffered during gynaecological procedures.
Michigan doubles spinout total in 2017-18
The university’s Office of Technology Transfer launched 21 spinouts while achieving a 10% rise in inventions disclosed and a record number of licences and options agreed.

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