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What if you could replace the packaging of food and drinks — and make it all edible? That’s the idea behind WikiCell Designs, a Cambridge startup developing edible wrappers for things like juice, ice cream and cocktails. The technology comes from Harvard University professors and an international design team. WikiCell is led by new CEO Robert Connelly, and has just raised a $10 million financing round from Flagship Ventures and Polaris Venture Partners.

In other venture capital news, there are plenty of new funds being raised around town. Among the local VC firms with new money to spend are Avalon Ventures, .406 Ventures and Kepha Partners.

Our deal of the week is the acquisition of Marlborough-based Copiun, a mobile security startup, by Silicon Valley software firm Good Technology. Copiun started in 2008 and is keeping its staff and local office.

Finally, in the spirit of back to school, Xconomy’s new 2012 guide to startup incubatorshas doubled in size from last year’s edition. Massachusetts accounts for 13 of the 121 bootcamp-style programs for entrepreneurs in North America. Much of the growth comes from new university- and health care–focused programs in the Boston area. You can check it all out at xconomy.com/incubators2012.