21 03, 2019

Amazon Web Services pilots Pro-Rata Program to connect investors with start-ups

By |2019-03-21T08:23:00+00:00March 21st, 2019|Corporate|0 Comments

Amazon is testing a new way to bolster its relationship with start-ups and possibly bring in more capital to the ecosystem. The fledgling effort, known as the Amazon Web Services Pro-Rata Program, is designed to link private investors with companies that use AWS, as well as venture funds whose portfolios are filled with potential cloud customers. [...]

14 03, 2019

Co-creative university-industry innovation must be core mission of universities

By |2019-03-14T08:49:34+00:00March 14th, 2019|Corporate, UK/England|0 Comments

European universities need to embrace change by continuing to forge alliances with innovative companies and independent research groups to use and develop their knowledge in cooperation with the outside world, experts agreed at the 8 March launch of the European University Association’s new report The Role of Universities in Regional Innovation Ecosystems. This analysed in-depth case [...]

7 02, 2019

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

By |2019-02-07T10:32:02+00:00February 7th, 2019|Corporate|0 Comments

Deep tech – a term referring to potentially momentous scientific breakthroughs – has the power to change the world. But because it can be complex, abstract, expensive and slow, innovators often struggle to find the funding to take their ideas to the next level. Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the [...]

28 01, 2019

Chevron gifts $450,000 to Fresno State programs 

By |2019-01-28T09:49:58+00:00January 28th, 2019|California, Corporate, Foundation-support|0 Comments

Fresno State officials announced a $450,000 gift from Chevron to benefit innovation programs at the university. The gift benefits key initiatives in several areas across campus to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. “It is very exciting to see how our contribution will be implemented and will make a direct impact not only [...]

24 01, 2019

Bandwagon Selected for Inaugural Columbia University, IBM Blockchain Accelerator Program

By |2019-01-24T10:06:32+00:00January 24th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

Bandwagon has been selected to participate in the inaugural IBM Blockchain Accelerator program as one of 10 participating companies in the cohort. Addressing a multi-billion dollar fraud and untracked reselling problem, Bandwagon leverages the power of blockchain technology (built on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric) to help event organizers and venues confirm the validity of their digital [...]

10 01, 2019

Bayer partners with U Washington gap funded treatment

By |2019-01-10T08:42:47+00:00January 10th, 2019|Corporate, Washington|0 Comments

A new licensing agreement will help farmers and veterinarians fight early-life diarrhea in dairy and beef cattle. Bayer Animal Health and ParaTheraTech (PTT) have signed a global agreement to advance new Cryptosporidiosis treatment options for these farm animals. Bayer will develop and commercialize novel compounds based on knowledge and intellectual property licensed by PTT from the [...]

10 01, 2019

Bayer partners with U Washington gap funded treatment

By |2019-01-10T08:40:28+00:00January 10th, 2019|Corporate, Washington|0 Comments

A new licensing agreement will help farmers and veterinarians fight early-life diarrhea in dairy and beef cattle. Bayer Animal Health and ParaTheraTech (PTT) have signed a global agreement to advance new Cryptosporidiosis treatment options for these farm animals. Bayer will develop and commercialize novel compounds based on knowledge and intellectual property licensed by PTT from the [...]

10 01, 2019

The What and Why Behind Corporate Incubators

By |2019-01-10T06:38:34+00:00January 10th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

Over the past decade, innovation and flexibility have seemingly only gone hand-in-hand with startups and small businesses. Their composition allows them to be nimble in creating ideas that larger companies may not have the time nor flexibility to pursue. However, one of the main problems startups and entrepreneurs face is having enough financial capital to [...]

20 12, 2018

Honda partners with universities to investigate human-like AI 

By |2018-12-20T09:50:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|Corporate|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence (AI) that reasons like a human remains elusive, but Hondahopes to make inroads. The Tokyo company’s U.S.-based Research Institute today announced a collaboration with three academic institutions — the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), and the University of Washington — to advance the field of artificial cognition. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial [...]

20 12, 2018

Samsung Ventures Funded Blockchain 

By |2018-12-20T09:47:58+00:00December 20th, 2018|Corporate|0 Comments

Samsung backed blockchain startup Aergo has received $30 million in venture funding, according to release from the company. Aergo is a partner of South Korea based Blocko – an enterprise blockchain provider. Aergo allows businesses to build applications and services by sharing data on a trustless and distributed IT ecosystem. Blocko plans to use the Aergo platform to offer [...]