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7 02, 2019

Ag-Celerator announces next round of $100,000 available to advance Purdue agricultural innovations 

By |2019-02-07T10:37:36+00:00February 7th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Indiana, New Investments/Awards|0 Comments

Startups based on Purdue University plant science innovations are eligible to apply for the next funding round of the Ag-Celerator with $100,000 in cash prizes to be awarded. The purpose of this twice-a-year competition is to provide entrepreneurs interested in creating a startup and commercializing their technology with the initial funds to do so. Funding will be [...]

7 02, 2019

University of Hawaii’s Accelerator Selects 6th Cohort 

By |2019-02-07T10:35:52+00:00February 7th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hawaii|0 Comments

XLR8UH, the multi-phase education and investment program designed to help grow University of Hawaiʻi entrepreneurs and startups, has selected four companies to participate in the program’s sixth cohort. Recognized in 2017 by Forbes as one of the top 30 accelerator programs in the United States, XLR8UH is a public-private partnership between the University of Hawaiʻi and Sultan Ventures, [...]

7 02, 2019

VCU to invest $7 million in new healthcare innovations

By |2019-02-07T10:29:28+00:00February 7th, 2019|Virginia|0 Comments

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Virginia Commonwealth University is launching a $7 million project to support new developments and innovations in health care, President Michael Rao announced Thursday during his State of the University address. VCU will invest $2.5 million dollars each year over the next three years into the "Health Innovation Consortium." The goal is to combine [...]

31 01, 2019

IU Philanthropic Venture Fund invests $250,000 in environmental compliance company: News at IU: Indiana University

By |2019-01-31T10:11:33+00:00January 31st, 2019|Indiana, New Investments/Awards, Venture Fund|0 Comments

The Indiana University Philanthropic Venture Fund, which invests in IU-related ventures, has invested $250,000 in Indianapolis-based Encamp Inc. The company works with its clients to make environmental compliance -- such as meeting environmental regulations for clean air and water, waste disposal, and hazardous material management -- fast, simple and accurate. CEO Luke Jacobs, lead technical architect Daniel [...]

31 01, 2019

UC Berkeley Launches Accelerator to Support Blockchain Startups

By |2019-01-31T10:09:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

The University of California, Berkeley has just announced the formation of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. The new accelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups. The effort was launched [...]

31 01, 2019

University of Illinois incubator promotes startups 

By |2019-01-31T10:07:29+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Illinois|0 Comments

Established in 2003, EnterpriseWorks is an incubator facility based at Research Park. No other facility in Illinois has received as much federal funding, in the form of Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants, as this University-owned technology startup haven. Unlike most other incubators, Laura Frerichs, director of Research Park, said [...]

31 01, 2019

U Florida Tech Licensing Announces Another Successful Partnership with Portfolio Company

By |2019-01-31T10:06:10+00:00January 31st, 2019|Florida, New Investments/Awards|0 Comments

University of Florida startup Entrinsic Health Solutions Inc. (EHS), an innovative health sciences company, has entered into a partnership that provides for a worldwide commercial license and supply agreement for enterade®, an amino acid-based, glucose-free, electrolyte solution designed for oncology and gastrointestinal (GI) disease patients. “We are excited about this partnership,” stated Dr. Sadasivan Vidyasagar, [...]

31 01, 2019

UConn, Innovate Stamford Collaboration Bolsters Innovation Ecosystem

By |2019-01-31T10:05:09+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Connecticut|0 Comments

A new partnership between the University of Connecticut and Innovate Stamford aims to provide a platform of new programs that will strengthen the city’s position as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This partnership bolsters Stamford’s ability to compete in the global landscape for talent.— Glendowlyn Thames The first of these programs will be [...]

31 01, 2019

Bringing life-saving innovations to market | UDaily

By |2019-01-31T10:04:00+00:00January 31st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Delaware|0 Comments

The University of Delaware has joined a network of institutions in the Northeast aimed at helping people live longer, healthier lives. DRIVEN, a new accelerator hub for medical entrepreneurship funded by $3.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), aims to help people live longer, healthier lives by increasing the number of quality medical [...]

31 01, 2019

U Oregona Interdisciplinary research seed funding program returns

By |2019-01-31T10:02:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Oregon, Translational Research|0 Comments

A popular seed funding program designed to make it easier for UO faculty members to launch multidisciplinary projects is back with a new emphasis on helping researchers and scholars connect with one another. The 2019 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives, or I 3, award program will kick off with a Feb. 4 information and “speed networking” session. “We [...]