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Fraunhofer energises Mondas
Industrial analytics spinout Mondas is targeting energy applications and has already started testing at a local solar energy network.
Moderna loads up $604m in IPO
Investors including co-founder and Harvard professor Timothy Springer scored exits as mRNA therapy developer Moderna floated in the largest biotech IPO of all time.
Zest Tea brews $1m
The tea product supplier has become the fourth business backed by University of Maryland Momentum Fund.
UCL eyes $126m second fund
University College London hopes to generate as much as $126m for its second Technology Fund, with British Business Bank thought to be among potential limited partners.
Uniseed plants $485,000 in Wildlife Drones
ANU wildlife monitoring spinout Wildlife Drones previously turned to a Csiro-run accelerator to help get its drone-powered animal tracking system off the ground.
Robert Gordon primes accelerator
A total of 28 participants will receive up to $12,650 of capital to support business proposals in spaces including healthcare, fintech, fashion and retail.
Axelspace explores $23m series B round
UTokyo Innovation Platform has backed a $22.8m investment round for Axelspace that will fund the launch of the Tokyo spinout's latest satellite.
10X Genomics picks up Spatial Transcriptomics
10X Genomics has purchased genomic analysis platform Spatial Transcriptomics, based on research at Karolinska Institute and KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Other News

Stanford helps EdCast curate fresh funding
The AI-based contextual insight service has closed a $33.6m round that included Stanford University, taking its total funding to almost $56m.
Purdue prepares Next Offset Solutions
Next Offset Solutions will commercialise a 3D printing technology for energetic materials including rocket fuels and pyrotechnics.
Genomics encounters $42m series B
Foresite Capital and F-Prime Capital joined earlier series B investors including Oxford Science Innovations to take Oxford drug discovery spinout Genomics’ total funding to $58.2m.
Nowak takes on Wyoming role
Henry Nowak has left North Dakota State University to direct University of Wyoming’s tech transfer hub.
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.
Aprea appraises $56.8m series C
Karolinska Institute-founded anti-cancer therapy developer Aprea Therapeutics has now raised more than $100m of funding.

Editor's Picks

It’s not about the money
Lessons from the GUV Summit in Houston, Texas, this month
Big deal: Orchard harvests $200m IPO
Orchard Therapeutics has listed in the US following a $200m initial public offering that came just three years after the gene therapy developer was spun out of UCL.
UCL Technology Fund: an unparalleled approach to commercialisation
Editor Thierry Heles sits down with David Grimm (pictured), manager of the UCL Technology Fund, to find out what makes the fund unique among its UK and international peers.
Editorial: For the good of investors
As MedWhat scores an initial win in its courtroom battle with Stanford, Paige.ai finds itself in the middle of allegations that its licensing deal with Sloan Kettering was improper.
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