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31 10, 2018

WEDC accelerator awards grant to support startup businesses in southeastern Wisconsin

By | 2018-10-31T08:57:28+00:00 October 31st, 2018|State or Government, Wisconsin|0 Comments

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) an $80,000 grant to support its Growth Accelerator program, which will help 10 entrepreneurial teams start or grow their businesses. The grant will enable WWBIC to conduct two intensive, 10-week Growth Accelerator classes with five teams in each – one [...]

25 10, 2018

UK universities awarded £25.5m EU funds for innovative digital projects 

By | 2018-10-25T10:10:44+00:00 October 25th, 2018|State or Government, UK/England|0 Comments

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has selected 38 innovative projects to develop new ideas towards radically new future technologies.  Nine out of the 38 projects involve UK universities. In total, the projects will receive £110m (€124m) under the future and emerging technologies (FET Open) strand of the EIC pilot, run under the EU’s research and [...]

12 10, 2018

Arrowhead Innovation Fund makes first investment in a NM company 

By | 2018-10-12T10:01:40+00:00 October 12th, 2018|New Mexico, State or Government|0 Comments

An Energy Star-rated technology, EVUS Inc. uses a unique proprietary design that harnesses the power of magnets for use in home heating. “EVUS is an excellent example of the type of high-quality investments that are possible in New Mexico,” said AIF Managing Director Estela Hernandez. “This technology will bring to market an efficient and cost-saving [...]

11 09, 2018

Twelve Academic Technologies Selected for Science Center Proof-of-Concept Program

By | 2018-09-11T08:15:27+00:00 September 11th, 2018|New Investments/Awards, Pennsylvania, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

Twelve promising technologies developed at nine academic institutions across the tristate region have been selected as finalists for the University City Science Center's QED Program. QED is designed to bridge the gap between academic research and product commercialization. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Harrisburg University of Science and Technology; New Jersey Institute of Technology; Penn State College [...]

6 09, 2018

UNM tech spinoff attracts $1.5M investment, backed by the State’s Catalyst Fund

By | 2018-09-06T07:20:28+00:00 September 6th, 2018|New Mexico, State or Government|0 Comments

A new cell screening and analysis technology that accelerates tissue-processing rates by up to 100-fold is nearing market, boosted by a $1.5 million venture investment in local startup BennuBio. The company is commercializing a University of New Mexico breakthrough in flow-through cytometers, or cell meters, which are used to rapidly analyze millions, and often billions [...]

29 08, 2018

2 MSU POC programs get boost to continue in

By | 2018-08-29T16:55:39+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government, Wisconsin|0 Comments

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - Two innovative projects at Michigan State University have a green light today to continue their groundbreaking work. The Michigan Strategic Fund Board today approved a two-year extension and refunding of $500,000 for the University Early State Proof of Concept Fund-ADVANCE program. That program supports the current gap in the pipeline of moving [...]

29 08, 2018

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Embody

By | 2018-08-29T16:52:49+00:00 August 29th, 2018|State or Government, Virginia|0 Comments

Herndon, Virginia, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that CIT GAP Funds has invested in Embody, a Norfolk, Virginia based medical device company developing collagen-based products for the treatment of tendon and ligament injuries. The 757 Angels led this investment in Embody's convertible debt round, alongside CIT and individual investors. [...]

15 08, 2018

Rhode Island Foundation awards $340K in grants to medical research projects

By | 2018-08-15T08:23:39+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Rhode Island, State or Government|0 Comments

Sixteen medical research projects will benefit from nearly $340,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants are intended to further study of Lyme disease, diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease and cancer, among other disorders and conditions. Foundation funding for the projects is expected to help researchers win larger funding from national sources. Some [...]

2 08, 2018

Michigan MTRAC Innovation Hub awards $700,000 for advanced transportation projects

By | 2018-08-02T08:44:08+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

Three autonomous driving technologies are among 10 projects to receive approximately $700,000 in investments from the University of Michigan MTRAC Innovation Hub program. The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization statewide Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation is backing the products that have potential to reach the transportation market, the program announced Monday. The MTRAC program is [...]

17 07, 2018

Three new government-supported accelerators to boost Victorian startups 

By | 2018-07-17T08:38:27+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Australia, State or Government|0 Comments

More than 170 Victorian startups will benefit from a $13.45 million investment by the state government to establish three new startup accelerators. As part of the LaunchVic funding round, two Australian teams – SBE Australia and Skalata Ventures – will establish and operate accelerator programs exclusive to Victoria. Techstars, an international organisation, is also in the early stages [...]