InnoCentive Raises $6.5 Million

InnoCentive Inc., a Waltham, Mass.-based operator of an online collaboration forum for scientists and scientific companies, has raised $6.5 million in Series B funding. Spencer Trask Ventures led the round, and was joined by fellow insiders Eli Lilly & Co. and Omidyar Network. InnoCentive had spun out of Eli Lilly in 2005, via a $9 million Series A round. www.innocentive.com