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20 08, 2019

Innovation Primer – How Oxford University Is Preparing Students For Entrepreneurial Life

By |2019-08-20T09:10:56+00:00August 20th, 2019|Student Funds, UK/England|0 Comments

There can’t be a university in the land that hasn’t spent the last decade or so encouraging its researchers to spin out their cutting edge work into tech startups. The journey looks something like this. A group of researchers make a breakthrough in the lab - let’s say in a field such as A.I. or [...]

19 08, 2019

Entrepreneurship Club students help transfer Princeton biotech research to business ventures

By |2019-08-19T09:25:14+00:00August 19th, 2019|New Jersey, Student Funds|0 Comments

This is notable, because this is the type of project that MBA students normally undertake as part of their curriculum. But Alimtas did it, outside of class, on top of full course loads. “This sort of program — teams of students working with a tech transfer office to build out a business plan around a [...]

15 08, 2019

OSF Hospital System Ventures Launches Second Venture Capital Fund

By |2019-08-15T09:14:28+00:00August 15th, 2019|Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, has launched a second venture capital fund of $75 million to continue its strategy of supporting new technology, devices and services that offer improved and more cost efficient health care. Three and a half years following its first investment, OSF Ventures has directly invested in 15 companies and [...]

14 08, 2019

IU Ventures announces new slate of startup support and investment programs

By |2019-08-14T12:48:44+00:00August 14th, 2019|Indiana, Venture Fund|0 Comments

IU Ventures, formerly the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation, has announced new programs designed to foster connections among investors, IU faculty, students and entrepreneurs throughout the global IU community to support, invest in and grow innovative new enterprises with IU affiliations. In the past, IU Ventures had a broad engagement focus, dealing with both [...]

8 08, 2019

OSU investment fund fuels aspirations of student entrepreneurs

By |2019-08-08T09:34:47+00:00August 8th, 2019|Oklahoma, Student Funds|0 Comments

The Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business awarded a total of $75,000 to three teams of Oklahoma State University student entrepreneurs this summer in the first round of a new investment fund designed to invest in budding student-led businesses. Called the Riata Pre-Seed Fund, the innovative financial tool invests in student [...]

8 08, 2019

FSU and UF receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health 

By |2019-08-08T09:28:43+00:00August 8th, 2019|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state. UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the [...]

1 08, 2019

Pitching competition will highlight Iowa State innovation, entrepreneurship  State University

By |2019-08-01T10:22:44+00:00August 1st, 2019|Iowa, Student Funds|0 Comments

More than 150 Iowa State University entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to visitors at the ISU exhibit during this month’s Iowa State Fair. The exhibit, “The Great Iowa State Pitch Off: STANDING InnOVATION!,” will be in the Varied Industries building at the Iowa State Fair, held Aug. 8-18. The theme of Iowa State’s fair exhibit [...]

25 07, 2019

UH launches $2M research fund to commercialize new technologies 

By |2019-07-25T09:05:43+00:00July 25th, 2019|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Texas|0 Comments

The University of Houston System has launched a $2 million research fund to help faculty commercialize new technologies. The Chancellor's Technology Bridging Fund announced Thursday will offer grants to help faculty build prototypes or test their technology under industry-relevant conditions -- stages of development that don't typically receive basic research funding. "The Technology Bridging Fund will fill [...]

19 06, 2019

Imperial-TUM seed fund takes off 

By |2019-06-19T07:21:04+00:00June 19th, 2019|Germany, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, UK/England|0 Comments

The fund, backed equally by Imperial and Technical University of Munich as part of their ‘flagship partnership’, will seed early-stage research activity in healthcare haptics, battery storage, and ideas for a circular economy. The start-up funds will help researchers explore new ideas and directions of research to further their respective fields: Re-working wind By combining our expertise through the [...]

18 06, 2019

Hopes for £100m venture capital fund to back university spin-outs 

By |2019-06-18T10:14:10+00:00June 18th, 2019|State or Government, UK/England, Venture Fund|0 Comments

A partnership of North East universities is looking to create a £100m venture capital fund that will be used to grow spin-outs from some of the region’s top minds. The Northern Accelerator was initially created to support spin-out businesses from the organisation’s partner universities - Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland. It is now looking to [...]