20 March 2017
News round up 20 March 2017
A round up of all the latest news on www.globaluniversityventuring.com for our subscribers.
Author: Thierry Heles, editor
Oxford University has partnered Kingsley Capital Partners to conduct research into cannabis-based medication through a new company dubbed Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies.
Nottingham spinout Monica Healthcare, which has developed monitoring technology for expectant mothers and their babies, has been acquired by GE Healthcare.
Touchstone Innovations has returned for the immunotherapy developer’s series C round, having co-founded the company in 2007 and backed every round since then.
Valeo has acquired Lübeck spinout Gestigon, providing an exit to High-Tech Gründerfonds and Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein.
NUS Enterprise is driving an expansion of the Singapore-based Block71 incubator into Jakarta.
VC firm Sofinnova Partners has invested in the biopesticide developer spun out of VIB, boosting a PMV-backed round to $11.7m.
The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up all the latest smaller deals and tracks emerging companies accessing university funds.
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