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18 09, 2019

Connecticut Innovations Announces Finalists for 2019 Global Venture Challenge

By |2019-09-18T14:08:49+00:00September 18th, 2019|Connecticut, State or Government|0 Comments

Connecticut Innovations(CI), Connecticut's strategic venture capital arm, today announced the finalists for VentureClash, the $5 million global venture challenge. The 10 finalists will participate in a live pitch event at Yale University on Thursday, October 17, 2019, in front of a panel of prominent judges. The 2019 VentureClash finalists include: Atidot (Israel): An insurtech solution that uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive [...]

12 09, 2019

Imperial academics win €11 million ERC funding 

By |2019-09-12T07:01:58+00:00September 12th, 2019|Europe, State or Government, Translational Research|0 Comments

Academics in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics and the Business School, were rewarded in the latest wave of Starting Grants – worth around €1.5 million each. ERC Starting Grants recognise talented early-career scientists who show potential to be research leaders and have a scientific track record showing great promise. Across Europe the ERC awarded 408 grants, worth [...]

9 09, 2019

UCLA launches federally funded innovation hub for medical tech, digital health

By |2019-09-09T13:08:46+00:00September 9th, 2019|California, State or Government|0 Comments

UCLA has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create a regional hub for the development of medical technology and digital health tools. The launch of the UCLA Biodesign Hub for Medical Technology and Digital Health Innovation is the first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary effort to harness the clinical strengths of [...]

9 09, 2019

UW WTBC, Forward Greater Cheyenne Partner on Southeast Wyoming Innovation Launchpad

By |2019-09-09T12:59:39+00:00September 9th, 2019|State or Government, Wyoming|0 Comments

Prospective entrepreneurs in southeastern Wyoming have a new incentive to start up. The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), the University of Wyoming’s business incubation program, is launching a new regional startup challenge for Albany and Laramie counties. The Southeast Wyoming Innovation Launchpad (SEWYIL) will be based on UW’s very successful Fisher Innovation Launchpad model, but [...]

5 09, 2019

Ontario Investing in Research to Strengthen Economy and Create Jobs

By |2019-09-05T09:56:05+00:00September 5th, 2019|Canada, State or Government|0 Comments

Ontario is demonstrating it is open for business and open for jobs by making new provincial investments in research and innovation. Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, visited York University to announce that Ontario is investing nearly $41 million in leading-edge research that will improve the quality of life for [...]

27 08, 2019

Three startups to receive Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio support

By |2019-08-27T09:23:28+00:00August 27th, 2019|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

Three Northeast Ohio startups have received funding from Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio in Elyria. Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio is a pre-seed fund for startups in the technology space. It was founded by the Lorain County Community College Foundation and launched in 2007. Since then, the fund has committed more than $15 million to 269 startups in the [...]

21 08, 2019

TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Fund Continues to Deliver Substantial Impact for Maryland Biohealth Companies

By |2019-08-21T14:21:49+00:00August 21st, 2019|Maryland, State or Government|0 Comments

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation’s (TEDCO) Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), a program designed to propel research from partner universities towards commercialization, has had a strong, demonstrable impact on many important life science portfolio companies in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR). AsclepiX Therapeutics, Inc., Neuraly/Theraly, NextStep Robotics, Sonavex and Coaptechare just a handful of the latest MII program success stories having achieved [...]

20 08, 2019

CIT Gap Funds invests in Charlottesville, Va.-based Babylon Micro-Farms 

By |2019-08-20T09:07:56+00:00August 20th, 2019|State or Government, Virginia|0 Comments

CIT made an investment in Charlottesville, Va.-based Babylon Micro-Farms, provider of an on-demand indoor farming service. Founded in 2017, Babylon provides small growers and businesses with indoor agriculture modules through on-demand farming services using their patented IoT tech. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed but Babylon said in a press release that it plans to use [...]

14 08, 2019

Portland Seed Fund raises $13.9M for third fund, looks to invest in more early-stage startups 

By |2019-08-14T12:51:40+00:00August 14th, 2019|Oregon, State or Government|0 Comments

Portland Seed Fund has raised its largest fund yet as the firm looks to invest in more startups up and down the west coast. PSF just closed its third fund, raising $13.9 million, nearly double the size of its second fund and triple the size of its first. The firm, founded in 2011, is one of [...]

1 08, 2019

Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator launched to advance clean energy adoption

By |2019-08-01T09:58:43+00:00August 1st, 2019|Maryland, State or Government|0 Comments

With the recent launch of the Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA), the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) is poised to deliver on its mission of assisting energy related research and technology efforts to commercialize and move to market. MEIA plans to take clean tech from bench to business. MEIA aims to facilitate early-stage technology commercialization [...]