Centrica gives Mixergy a whirl
The energy supplier's corporate venturing subsidiary has put an undisclosed sum into Oxford's smart water boiler spinout Mixergy.
OssDsign takes in $6.9m
Regenerative craniofacial implant manufacturer OssDsign has amassed $19.7m altogether as it prepares to take its products based on Karolinska and Uppsala university research into new markets.
MIT helps SendFriend to $1.7m
Founded out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SendFriend has built a blockchain-powered online payment transfer platform that uses technology provided by fintech developer Ripple.
6Estates tends to series B round
6Estates had previously raised $2m of funding for its market intelligence products based on research from NUS and Tsinghua University.
Uniseed rides with Forcite
The multi-university venture fund led a $566,000 round for smart helmet developer Forcite, which has now collected $2m in total.
Haihe Biopharma greets CAS to raise cash
Chinese Academy of Sciences invested in a round that will be used to take Haihe's anti-tumour therapies further down the clinical path.
CIC stays Pragmatic in $17m round
The flexible electronics maker once known as Pragmatic Printing has retained the interest of CIC, Avery Dennison and Arm to take its total funding to nearly $47m.
Allied Minds prepares cost reductions
The commercialisation firm will cut cash operating expenses by more than 40% year-on-year, while SciFluor Life and Precision Biopsy received $9m in financing between them.

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals administers $3m to Dianomi
Dianomi Therapeutics will work with Ligand on a medication delivery platform based on research from University of Wisconsin-Madison initially targeting pain disorders and osteoarthritis.
C-Capture catches $4.6m
IP Group returned to join corporates BP and Drax for the Leeds CO2 capture spinout’s latest round, taking its total investment in the company to $2.2m since 2009.
Istesso stamps $7.8m extension
The funding takes Istesso’s latest round to $13m as the company continues clinical trials on an immunometabolic drug licensed from an Aberdeen spinout in 2007.
Blue Water seeks $15m injection
US-based Blue Water Vaccines has an option on University of Oxford research into a universal influenza shot and is looking to raise $15m in funding.
Sphere Fluidics orbits $2m
Cambridge-founded automated cell analytics platform Sphere Fluidics has added $2m of funding, bringing its lifetime haul to $14.9m.
Seismos extracts $10.5m
Osage University Partners has put up additional capital for oil and gas fluids monitor developer Seismos, which was founded by students from University of Texas.

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Otsuka takes up Veryan’s acquisition offer
ICL vascular implant spinout Veryan Medical has been bought by medical device firm Otsuka after raising $56m from investors including IP Group.
University Ventures looks to online future
Higher education investment fund University Ventures is to invest in its own startup.
MOOCs: The British are coming
Futurelearn, a platform free-to-access Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), has been launched by a consortium of UK-based universities, led by distance-learning provider The Open University (OU).
Cell Medica raises $26.5m
Invesco Perpetual, the fund manager, and Imperial Innovations, the London Stock Exchange-listed spin-off from Imperial College London, are joined by The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the Wellcome Trust supporting Cell Medica's growth.
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