21 10, 2019

University City Science Center Launch Lane accelerator is now accepting apps for its inaugural cohort 

By |2019-10-21T14:18:02+00:00October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking to grow or scale your tech-focused startup? Applications for the Launch Lane accelerator, created by the University City Science Center, are open now through November. Benefits will include an up-to-$50,000 investment, operational support to help transition from R&D to sales, space to work at ic@3401 for a full year, access to mentors and advisors, introductions to investors and other relational [...]

16 10, 2019

Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab Launches 2nd Cohort With 11 Israeli Startups

By |2019-10-16T13:40:00+00:00October 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yeshiva University, the private, modern Orthodox research university based in New York City, launched the second cohort of its Innovation Lab last week, in partnership with Gvahim, the Israeli NGO that helps new immigrants to Israel with business and career goals, Cactus Capital, the first student-run university venture capital firm in Israel, and Yazamut 360°, [...]

10 10, 2019

Europe’s Old Universities Spin Out New Tech Companies – WSJ

By |2019-10-10T07:42:07+00:00October 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The world’s oldest universities are learning to promote their newest technologies using American-style entrepreneurialism. Across Europe, academic institutions are intensifying efforts to get promising ideas out of their labs and into commercial use, following the successful examples of Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other U.S. leaders in the field. Breaking with ivory-tower traditions, [...]

9 10, 2019

Stony Brook startup wins $50K in seed funding

By |2019-10-09T09:47:29+00:00October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A small company from Stony Brook won $50,000 in seed funding Tuesday in a statewide high-tech startup pitch competition. Re-Nuble, which was founded in 2011 by Tinia Pinia, is developing a nutrient system that enables farmers to manufacture their own fertilizer using otherwise unusable waste produce. Held at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, the inaugural [...]

3 10, 2019

NIH to fund hubs to accelerate development of biomedical health technologies 

By |2019-10-03T09:57:25+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $20 million to fund five additional hubs designed to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care and enhance health. The newly selected Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) expand a national network of proof-of-concept centers that links 34 [...]

27 09, 2019

Barilla’s Investment Arm Launches Startup Accelerator Program 

By |2019-09-27T09:56:29+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applications are now open for Barilla’s new accelerator program for startups with sustainable food products and processes. The Italian CPG company’s venture arm, BLU1877, announced this week the launch of Good Food Makers, an eight-week program it is running in collaboration with San Mateo, CA-based food incubator KitchenTown. Startups chosen for the program will first meet with [...]

27 09, 2019

Partners HealthCare’s investment strategy that led to $154M commercial, investment income in 2018

By |2019-09-27T09:47:58+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Partners HealthCare is a global leader in healthcare research and development, with an immense capacity for innovation. Partners HealthCare Innovation is the system's business development arm that commercializes the insights and discoveries of researchers and clinicians at Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and McLean Hospital, all of which [...]

19 09, 2019

U Georgia Regents approve hub for innovation, entrepreneurship

By |2019-09-19T09:31:37+00:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents approved the renovation of the Spring Street Building, which will be transformed into a creative and dynamic space to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry engagement at UGA. The $4.4 million project is expected to be completed by January 2021 through the support of private donations. “First and [...]

18 09, 2019

How to build an entrepreneurial university 

By |2019-09-18T14:11:55+00:00September 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Universities and industry have a lot to learn from one another – and partnerships between the two can be mutually beneficial while especially serving the university’s entrepreneurial students. It can be difficult to get these partnerships right, but with a structured collaborative framework on the part of the university, an eye to common values, flexibility [...]

18 09, 2019

Ditch the VC: Alternative Funding Options for Biotech Startups, including non-dilutive tech transfer

By |2019-09-18T11:12:06+00:00September 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“A lot of entrepreneurs, particularly young first-time entrepreneurs, think venture capital is the only way to build up a company,” said Andreas Schmidt. Ten years ago, when he founded the proteomics company AYOXXA Biosystems, he was one of those first-time entrepreneurs. “I started the company right after my PhD. I had no experience in running a [...]