CMU's Edge Case Research has raised capital from Ansys, Lockheed Martin and Liberty Mutual to use AI for solving complex safety issues in autonomous technologies.
Lidar technology developer Sense Photonics has emerged from stealth with $26m in series A funding from investors co-led by the UC-backed Congruent Ventures.
Stanford-StartX Fund joined others including Total Energy Ventures, Samsung Next and RATP Dev to back public transit management software publisher Swiftly.
Stanford-StartX Fund-backed Firefly has raised $30m from investors including GV, with the capital earmarked for expansion in regional markets including New York City.
The university has signed up Grab Ventures Velocity, part of ride hailing service Grab, to its new UI Works startup accelerator.
CU Boulder battery tech spinout Solid Power and Ford will collaborate on delivering a solid-state cell for electric vehicles using the spinout's production facility.
FAW Group will reportedly provide $100m for TUS Holdings-backed Byton for a $500m round likely to value the electric SUV developer at more than $2.5bn.
Motus, which backs spinouts from a range of universities and research institutes, has secured cash from unnamed investors for its Smart World Innovation Fund.