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1411, 2018

Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University launch joint nanoscience program

A new collaborative venture between Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University brings together researchers and students in the field of nanotechnology through joint research and development projects, student exchange programs and research grants. Under the new partnership, two researchers from each university will receive post-doctoral fellowships supporting two years of [...]

1411, 2018

U Arizona-focused venture fund invests in alum’s job-matching company 

A venture-capital fund focused on University of Arizona spinoffs has announced its fourth investment since its founding last year, backing a Phoenix-based startup with an online platform to help hotels and restaurants quickly find temporary workers. UA Venture Capital Fund LLC participated in funding a seed round of growth capital [...]

1411, 2018

Boeing promises Iowa State $6 million for engineering, innovation | The Gazette

The Chicago-based Boeing Company — known worldwide for designing, making, and selling airplanes, rockets, and missiles — has committed $6 million to Iowa State University in hopes of enhancing the educational experience for its students, especially those eyeing engineering paths. A large chunk of the Boeing gift will support construction [...]

1311, 2018

Oregon offers tax credit on gifts to venture development fund

C. elegans is a transparent, 1 millimeter worm that shares many of the same genes and molecular pathways as humans. Its average lifespan, however, is considerably shorter — two weeks. For Eugene-based NemaMetrix, this tiny worm has led to some big discoveries. Today the biotechnology firm helps scientists around the [...]

1311, 2018

Alumni to support WVU start-up and entrepreneurship efforts 

John Chambers, a West Virginia native and West Virginia University alumni, was announced last week as a major supporter behind WVU's efforts to promote entrepreneurship and business growth in the state. Along with his knowledge, Chambers will share substantial financial resources with the university, which has renamed their College of Business and [...]

1211, 2018

Maryland launches training program to attract Israeli health startups 

Maryland has launched a new pilot training program designed to help Israeli health startups expand their companies to the state. MarketReach America will bring 15 to 20 companies in the medical device and digital health sectors from Israel to Maryland for two weeks of training in May of next year. [...]

1211, 2018

The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups –

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million. UQ offers a range of hands-on programs, including its Germinate accelerator, that give budding founders the skills, connections [...]

1211, 2018

New seed fund at OU to encourage student entrepreneurs

Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between the College of Business and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will launch the Bobcat Seed Fund this month to provide grants up to $3,000 to support promising ideas and ventures proposed by Ohio University student entrepreneurs, according to a [...]

1211, 2018

Students compete for funding in Rowan University’s Idea Challenge

A dozen Rowan University students/teams will present business ideas to an audience of Rowan stakeholders and potential investors on Friday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center Enyon Ballroom, for a chance to win equity-investments during Rowan’s third annual Idea Challenge. Hosted by the Rowan Innovation Venture [...]

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