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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

GV makes another bet on CRISPR with Moonwalk investment

GV backs another spinout by MIT’s serial entrepreneur Feng Zhang as epigenetics becomes an emerging area of healthcare.

Jan 11, 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

Founders: here's how to get your product into the NHS

Startups often find the UK's National Health Service hard to sell into. These three tips can stop founders falling at the first hurdle.

Oct 16, 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

No more uncomfortable trips to the bathroom: how ProVerum tackles BPH

ProVerum, spun out of Trinity College Dublin, has developed a treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a common condition affecting men over 50.

Jun 14, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: April 2023

A treatment for all lung diseases, a rose petal-inspired coating to make solar cells more efficient and a device to resuscitate newborns are among this month's picks.

Apr 20, 2023

Other News

10 spinouts to watch: March 2023

Regrowing limbs, a cure for AML found at the bottom of the ocean and software for data centres to use 25% less energy are all more science than fiction thanks to these 10 spinouts.

Mar 20, 2023

MPC Therapeutics manipulates cell behaviour to fight cancer

Cancer survival rates have increased dramatically over the past century, but immunotherapies are not a holy grail — yet.

Mar 6, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: February 2023

A cure for diabetes, food made from CO2 and a wound dressing that kills superbugs are all a step closer to reality thanks to these 10 spinouts.

Feb 21, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: January 2023

How do you stop AI from being racist? What if you could diagnose autism at birth using a single strand of hair? Here are 10 spinouts doing this and more.

Jan 18, 2023

The silent pandemic: how Microplate Dx is fighting antimicrobial resistance

Today, 1.3 million people die each year because of antimicrobial resistance, a figure that could increase to 10 million by 2050 — Strathclyde’s Microplate Dx hopes to prevent that.

Jan 9, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: December 2022

Enzymes to infinitely recycle plastic, a way to make green ammonia and an app to detect early Alzheimer's are among this month's noteworthy technologies.

Dec 12, 2022

Editor's Picks

Sony and Intel back company making key part for next wave of…

UK smartphone camera component developer Cambridge Mechatronics’ latest round featured strategic investors Sony Ventures and Intel Capital.

Feb 13, 2024

GV names four new general partners

Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Crystal Huang, Frédérique Dame and Issi Rozen have been promoted from partner positions at the early-stage Alphabet fund.

Jun 6, 2023

Wayra Brasil and Vivo Ventures name new investment leads

Wana Schulze and Ivan Yoon will lead CVC investments at Telefónica’s seed and early-stage Brazilian subsidiaries.

May 29, 2023

Eli Lilly expands impact fund to $300m

The pharmaceutical company's Social Impact Venture Capital Portfolio helps improve healthcare access for black and other minority groups in the US.

May 10, 2023
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