University of Washington’s CoMotion has formed a fintech incubator with nonprofit credit union Becu called the Becu Fintech Incubator.
Occupational learning tool developer NovoEd, based on research at Stanford, has been bought by Devonshire Investors after raising $4.8m of series A capital in 2014.
The cell biology technology developer, based on UC Berkeley research, took its total funding to almost $220m in a Nikon-led round that included fellow strategic backer Varian.
University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II has backed antibiotic diagnostics developer Vitamica, which spun out of the university’s school of physics in January 2018.
University of Kentucky will lead a consortium of academic institutions participating in a US government-funded commercialisation hub intended to accelerate biomedical research.
University of Notre Dame and Indiana University have both backed a $9m seed fund aimed at supporting local businesses in life sciences, health IT and agricultural biosciences.
The Notre Dame Pit Road Fund will provide an early funding platform to technologies and businesses accredited by the university’s Idea Center.
Rutgers University was among a string of limited partners for the growth equity firm's ninth fund, which was oversubscribed from its $300m target.