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Loccisano heads University of Bologna’s incubator Almacube

The tech transfer expert has been appointed to lead the Italian university's accelerator.


Jul 19, 2024

Horst succeeds Roth at NUtech Ventures

Cheryl Horst has been appointed interim executive director at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s tech transfer office as Brad Roth prepares to retire.

Jul 16, 2024

Weldon joins Cambridge Enterprise as head of tech development

Weldon spent 20 years at US industrial gas supplier Air Products before moving into university technology transfer.

Jul 15, 2024

Laigaard leaves University of Copenhagen tech transfer office

The founder of the university's spinout commercialisation arm said in a LinkedIn post that she is taking a breather to "regroup".

Jul 1, 2024

Domingo joins Spanish genome lab to create spinouts

Centro National de Análisis Genómico was the first national sequencing centre in Europe.

Jun 28, 2024

Boston University hires Olliff and Patel to new innovation office

Former St Louis University executives Kenneth Olliff and Jasmin Patel will lead Boston University’s office of strategy and innovation.

Jun 20, 2024

Video: Silicon Valley investors wake up to Monterey Bay tech opportunities

VC capital often sways towards investing in technologies with an urban focus. But Silicon Valley investors are starting to home in on rural technology solutions right in their backyard.

May 21, 2024

New spinout guide says software founders should keep 90-95% equity

Universities should take minimal stakes in software spinouts, according to a new set of guidelines released by a group of the world's top universities.

May 21, 2024

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UK VC firm EMV Capital takes over Cambridge seed investor Martlet Capital

EMV Capital will manage a portfolio of 53 deep tech and life sciences companies as part of the acquisition.

May 13, 2024

Corporates find investment gems in Imperial College climate-tech startups

Corporate investors like Ikea, Scania and Brazilian pulp company Suzano are getting involved in the startups in the accelerator.

May 9, 2024

New fund to target University of Arkansas System startups

Venture firm 46VC’s Dickson & Main Fund I will invest in companies associated with the university or the local Arkansas ecosystem.

Apr 30, 2024

University of Tokyo investment arm forms deeptech fund

University of Tokyo’s third investment fund reached a first close with capital from Tokyu Land and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Apr 25, 2024

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to form $10m investment unit

The university’s new unit, which includes incubator, startup fund and brain trust, will be led by assistant vice president Joshua Espinosa.

Apr 23, 2024

University of California's Bow Capital appoints Chan as CFO

James Chan, who holds a similar position at other funds, has joined the investment firm affiliated with the University of California.

Apr 23, 2024

Editor's Picks

How Basel supercharged its spinout rate

Basel has quietly built a life sciences ecosystem that’s becoming hard to ignore.

Feb 27, 2024

Age is just a number: 10 spinouts trying to cheat death

What if living to 100 was the norm rather than the exception for humans? Here are 10 companies using university research to make it happen.

Feb 4, 2024

Resistance is futile: seven superconductor companies that want to change the world

From healthcare to fusion to quantum computing to space, superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the world. And the technology is finally ready to commercialise.

Nov 6, 2023

Race to find (and fund) the new diabetes spinouts

From needleless wearables that monitor glucose to thermal imaging that prevents amputations, spinouts are improving care for a disease that affects 550m people.

Aug 17, 2023
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