13 12, 2018

RGU’s Start-up Accelerator to boost Aberdeenshire innovation

By |2018-12-13T09:30:50+00:00December 13th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Scotland, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) new initiative, the first funded programme of its kind in the north-east of Scotland, will support 28 entrepreneurial teams of students, staff and recent alumni from RGU and North East Scotland College (NESCol). Organisers hope the programme will help the region’s entrepreneurs and innovators create new businesses. The business teams will receive training and expert [...]

6 12, 2018

University accelerator sees startups smash $50m milestone 

By |2018-12-06T08:40:52+00:00December 6th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Australia, Impact|0 Comments

The University of Queensland 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 and seed funding to create a startup and to turn early-stage [...]

30 11, 2018

IBM and Columbia University Announce Blockchain accelerator

By |2018-11-30T09:41:58+00:00November 30th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

IBM and Columbia University recently announced two new accelerator programs that are aimed at building and scaling the next era of blockchain innovation. The accelerator programs, vital facets of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, will empower blockchain network founders and entrepreneurs across the globe with access to the resources as well as expertise they [...]

30 11, 2018

University of Calgary announces new Life Sciences Innovation Hub 

By |2018-11-30T09:35:00+00:00November 30th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Canada|0 Comments

To further reinforce our commitment to establishing University Research Park as a catalyst in driving innovation and economic diversification, the University of Calgary is purchasing the Shell Technology Centre Calgary (STCC). The former STCC will be converted into the new Life Sciences Innovation Hub at UCalgary in early 2019. “As one of Canada’s leading research [...]

12 11, 2018

Michigan State U opens accelerator center for food development, commercial distribution

By |2018-11-12T10:57:27+00:00November 12th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Michigan|0 Comments

Michigan State University (MSU) opened this week its new Food Processing and Innovation Center (FPIC), an incubator designed to help food businesses and startups develop and release products. Clients can rent the facility, then use it to produce, process and package their products for about $3,000 per day. The goal of the center is to [...]

30 10, 2018

U Wyoming Fisher Innovation Launchpad Names Winners

By |2018-10-30T08:13:23+00:00October 30th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Wyoming|0 Comments

 Five innovative businesses created by University of Wyoming graduate students were named winners of the Fisher Innovation Launchpad this week. The five businesses will each receive seed funding from a $125,000 fund; office space in the Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) for one year; and business counseling. The Fisher Innovation Launchpad, which began in 2016 [...]

17 10, 2018

Cedars-Sinai graduates 8 startups from its Accelerator program

By |2018-10-17T08:10:08+00:00October 17th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, New York|0 Comments

Eight new healthcare technology companies are the latest to complete the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program, which helps entrepreneurs bring innovative products to market. As part of this intensive three-month program, each vendor gets an initial investment of $120,000, as well as access to Cedars-Sinai’s clinical expertise and information infrastructure, including hardware, software and digital health technical [...]

12 10, 2018

XLerateHealth, U of L, UK and WVU to create medical technology platform 

By |2018-10-12T09:56:27+00:00October 12th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky|0 Comments

XLerateHealth LLC and three major universities are working together to create a hub that would help universities commercialize new biomedical technology. The Louisville startup accelerator is working with the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and West Virginia University to create an online accelerator hub, and their leaders announced Thursday that they will use a [...]

29 08, 2018

Test drive your idea at the StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio 

By |2018-08-29T16:44:56+00:00August 29th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator|0 Comments

The new StartUP FIU Proof of Concept Studio is helping entrepreneurs save time and money by test driving their ideas before they develop products or launch their businesses. “At the Proof of Concept Studio, we are validating ideas and helping entrepreneurs draw conclusions about the attractiveness of their opportunities in the market,” said StartUP FIU Director Bob [...]

29 08, 2018

Oklahoma Catalyst Program teaches graduate students about integrating business, science

By |2018-08-29T16:43:56+00:00August 29th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Oklahoma|0 Comments

An Oklahoma Catalyst Program taught 29 graduate students from OU, OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa how to launch a business over the summer, according to a press release from OU research. The Oklahoma Catalyst Programs are an office of the Tom Love Innovation Hub, which held the program. [...]