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14 11, 2019

WVU officials hope new program creates entrepreneurs, innovation 

By |2019-11-14T08:39:26+00:00November 14th, 2019|State or Government, West Virginia|0 Comments

The West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics is hoping the new Vantage Ventures program on campus is the first step in creating a new Mountain State economy driven by entrepreneurship and innovation. The program has four focuses: healthy, security, energy and sensory. The entrepreneurs and companies are supported by mentors, executives [...]

31 10, 2019

Rutgers University Receives $4M as New Hub Under NIH REACH Program to Accelerate Development of Biomedical Technologies

By |2019-10-31T06:31:46+00:00October 31st, 2019|New Jersey, State or Government, Translational Research|0 Comments

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey was selected as one of five new hubs under the National Institutes of Health’s Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) program to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care, enhance health, and train the next generation [...]

16 10, 2019

NC Biotech Center awards $1.4M in grants, loans; portfolio startups raise $16.5M 

By |2019-10-16T13:39:10+00:00October 16th, 2019|North Carolina, State or Government|0 Comments

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 18 grants and loans totaling nearly $1.4 million to bioscience companies, universities and non-profit organizations in the first quarter of its 2019-20 fiscal year. The awards, made from July 1 to Sept. 30, will support life science research and technology commercialization throughout North Carolina and help companies attract follow-on funding from [...]

3 10, 2019

Univ. of Delaware tech incubator wins federal grant

By |2019-10-03T09:30:42+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Delaware, State or Government|0 Comments

A technology incubator in Delaware is getting support from the Small Business Administration (SBA). The University of Delaware’s Blue Hen Proof of Concept program launched in 2016. It connects First State tech startups with funding streams if they can prove their technology has a commercial application. The program has so far given more than $1 [...]

27 09, 2019

WSU MTRAC for Advanced Computing Innovation Hub Promotes High-Tech, Early-Stage Projects in Michigan

By |2019-09-27T10:00:11+00:00September 27th, 2019|Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing Technologies at Wayne State University is bringing digital and computing technologies closer to commercialization. Funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and run by the Wayne State University Technology Commercialization Office, the hub will review applications for projects addressing future or poorly met market needs [...]

27 09, 2019

NMSU-based NM FAST program awarded fifth year of funding 

By |2019-09-27T09:51:10+00:00September 27th, 2019|New Mexico, State or Government|0 Comments

The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, was one of just 24 universities and organizations nationwide to receive a FAST grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Administration. NM FAST, which will be entering its fifth year of programming, will use the $125,000 award [...]

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 [...]