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1411, 2019

Puerto Rico STR Ideas to Product Development Grant Program Call Opens

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust has announced a new funding opportunity through its Technology Transfer Accelerator Hub program, aimed at supporting pilot projects to advance life science innovations by quickly and clearly demonstrating whether a technology or product is worthy of moving through the commercialization process. For [...]

1411, 2019

Innovation Awards celebrate UTSA research and discovery

UTSA’s Office of Commercialization and Innovation honored faculty, staff and student achievements on Tuesday at the university’s seventh annual Innovation Awards. The event celebrated 42 members of the research community for their contribution and the successful commercialization of novel ideas and inventions. The culmination of the awards was the selection of Stanton F. [...]

1411, 2019

WVU officials hope new program creates entrepreneurs, innovation 

The West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics is hoping the new Vantage Ventures program on campus is the first step in creating a new Mountain State economy driven by entrepreneurship and innovation. The program has four focuses: healthy, security, energy and sensory. The entrepreneurs and companies [...]

1411, 2019

Innovation Corps at Iowa State: Helping researchers turn ideas into companies

Anuj Sharma believes his new startup company can give traffic engineers “super powers” that will make our trips across town quicker and better for the environment. We’ve all driven from red light to red light, never getting very far very fast. We’re just idling away, exhaust rising, patience ebbing. We [...]

711, 2019

Role of innovation hubs: from idea to market

IN today’s knowledge economy and globalised world, innovation and competitive advantage are key to ensuring worldwide economic growth. The economy of any country in the world is characterised by technology led competition, in which intellectual capital and technical knowledge constitute the main assets. Possession of these assets has become the [...]

711, 2019

Clemson faculty earn funds for technology development

The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will be awarded fiscal year 2020 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support them as they embark on the crucial last stage needed to move their technology from innovation to commercialization. “The Technology Maturation Fund initiative assists in shaping a pathway for innovation [...]

711, 2019

Minnowtech raises $600K seed round, supported by U Maryland Momentum Fund

Aquaculture tech company Minnowtech closed on $600,000 in seed financing with an eye on bringing its system for imaging shrimp to the Southeast Asian market. The round included a $150,000 joint investment from the Maryland Momentum Fund, which is the venture fund of the University System of Maryland, and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental [...]

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