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13 03, 2019

New university-business partnerships to boost jobs and local economies – GOV.UK

By |2019-03-13T10:06:00+00:00March 13th, 2019|State or Government, UK/England|0 Comments

The rollout of new University Enterprise Zones will strengthen links between the research and expertise developed in universities, and ensure they further align with the needs of local businesses. UEZs are a form of ‘incubator’ that provide physical space and facilities for small businesses, where they access support, specialist facilities and knowledge. Helping universities to [...]

8 03, 2019

Maryland TEDCO Generates $1.6 Billion in Economic Benefits to the State of Maryland and Supports 7,746 Maryland Jobs

By |2019-03-08T09:41:07+00:00March 8th, 2019|Maryland, State or Government|0 Comments

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Maryland's economic engine for technology companies, announced today the findings of an independent economic impact study detailing the economic development contributions of TEDCO's five core programs to the state of Maryland. Conducted by Richard Clinch of the University of Baltimore's Jacob France Institute and Mitch Horowitz of TEConomy Partners (JFI-TEConomy), the study found that TEDCO is a significant [...]

27 02, 2019

Maryland ‘TEDCO 2.0’ comes into focus 

By |2019-02-27T09:28:22+00:00February 27th, 2019|Maryland, State or Government|0 Comments

TEDCO made a series of promotions and hiring moves as the state’s quasi-public organization backing early-stage companies looks to rework the programs it offers to help entrepreneurs. The latest announcement hones in on themes that recently-hired CEO George Davis touched on in announcing “TEDCO 2.0” at the organization’s Entrepreneur Expo in Baltimore last fall. Davis, who was an entrepreneur and [...]

21 02, 2019

Faculty Can Apply for Startup Support Through New Gap Fund 

By |2019-02-21T09:23:47+00:00February 21st, 2019|Arkansas, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

A new subset of the Chancellor’s Fund will provide financial support for researchers at the University of Arkansas working toward launching startup companies. The Gap Fund will distribute up to $400,000 each year. Teams made up of faculty, graduate students and post doctoral candidates may apply for the Gap Fund after completing the National Science [...]

28 01, 2019

UCF Business Incubation Program: Nurturing Seeds of Growth 

By |2019-01-28T09:51:51+00:00January 28th, 2019|Florida, State or Government|0 Comments

If 10 small businesses launched today, six likely would be closed in four years. Yet studies show that if those 10 companies enrolled in a business incubator, about nine in 10 would be operating five years after graduating. The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program was created to improve the chance of survival for [...]

28 01, 2019

CWRU earns $500,000 from tech startup fund for third time 

By |2019-01-28T09:50:36+00:00January 28th, 2019|Ohio, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

This year CWRU earned a $500,000 grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-up Fund for the testing and commercialization of technologies being developed by faculty and researchers. The Ohio Third Frontier is chief among Ohio’s organizations that support technological advancement. The Ohio Third Frontier is an initiative designed to support the research, [...]

28 01, 2019

Partnerships and Research Bring Ohio to the Forefront of Technology Innovation

By |2019-01-28T09:48:55+00:00January 28th, 2019|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

hio has quickly become a leader in technology innovation, thanks to the state’s tech-savvy workforce, businesses, academia, and medical and health systems that are on the cutting edge of the digital shift. Both public and private entities take advantage of Ohio’s strong infrastructure and resources, which allow for collaborative partnerships and the formation of innovation hubs and [...]

24 01, 2019

Cleantech Companies Win $1.5M in Business Oregon Grants

By |2019-01-24T09:22:51+00:00January 24th, 2019|Oregon, State or Government|0 Comments

Seven cleantech startups affiliated with VertueLab, the nonprofit climate impact accelerator that helps fast-track development of clean technology solutions to reverse the climate crisis, were recently awarded $1.5 million in grants from Business Oregon's Enhanced Phase 0 Program. VertueLab is the nonprofit climate impact accelerator. Among the winning technologies are a foundation system for wind [...]

4 01, 2019

Bumper year for NUI Galway startups as they reaped €35m in investment funds

By |2019-01-04T08:20:51+00:00January 4th, 2019|Ireland, State or Government|0 Comments

In a very successful year for innovation during 2018, NUI Galway start-ups secured €35 million between private equity investment and research funding while the 36 companies based at the university’s Business Innovation Centre now employ 173 people, which represents an increase of 20 per cent over 2017. The year also saw NUI Galway sign more [...]

4 01, 2019

ELabNYC Bioscience Accelerator Program Announces 2019 Cohort of Life Science Companies

By |2019-01-04T08:13:59+00:00January 4th, 2019|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

ELabNYC, the Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, an initiative of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and led by Design Technologies, today announced the 7th cohort of emerging biosciences ventures invited to participate in its competitive annual business accelerator program. Twenty high-potential companies will participate in the six-month intensive program, which includes business education to [...]