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3 06, 2020

IU funds invest additional $250K in Diagnotes, a health care communication and collaboration company: News at IU

By |2020-06-03T20:52:52+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Indiana, Uncategorized, Venture Fund|0 Comments

The IU Philanthropic Venture Fund and the Innovate Indiana Fund, which provide capital to companies founded by Indiana University faculty, students, alumni and staff to help bring their research and innovations to the public through new ventures, have made a cumulative follow-on investment of $250,000 in Indianapolis-based Diagnotes Inc. Diagnotes provides a suite of team-based, patient-centered collaboration tools [...]

3 06, 2020

NIH funding, in tandem with U Arkansas, supports research on first therapeutic drug to regenerate heart tissue

By |2020-06-03T20:50:18+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Arkansas, State or Government, Uncategorized|0 Comments

With funding from the National Institutes of Health, University of Arkansas researchers hope to develop the first therapeutic drug that can regenerate heart tissue. The lesion-seeking biological drug, released through stent placement, could treat coronary blockages and prevent heart failure. Currently, there are no viable therapeutics available on the market that can promote regeneration of [...]

3 06, 2020

Queen’s University spin-out Re-Vana Therapeutics raises $3.25m

By |2020-06-03T20:48:08+00:00June 3rd, 2020|New Investments/Awards, UK/England, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today (3 June), Queen’s University Belfast spin-out Re-Vana Therapeutics announced that it has raised $3.25m in pre-Series A funding. The start-up, which develops sustained-release therapeutics for significant sight-threatening ocular diseases, said that the round was oversubscribed by more than $1m and closed in two tranches. The first tranche was led by ExSight Ventures, with participation [...]

3 06, 2020

Auburn University awards 2 research projects with LAUNCH grant funding – Alabama NewsCenter

By |2020-06-03T20:45:14+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Alabama, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In an effort to advance research ideas that benefit society and the economy, Auburn University recently awarded two faculty research projects $100,000 in LAUNCH funding support. Established in 2015 by the Auburn University Research and Economic Development Advisory Board, the LAUNCH Fund for Research and Innovation involves an associated competition designed to bridge the gap between innovative research and the [...]

29 05, 2020

Startup founders, investors adjust to virtual pitches, deals and competitions | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By |2020-05-29T11:24:34+00:00May 29th, 2020|Pennsylvania|0 Comments

From electric boat motors to a wireless phone charger that can heat up a cup of coffee, the innovating, creating and funding hasn’t stopped — even if the in-person meetings have. Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, pitch competitions and investment fairs have gone virtual, like just about everything else these days. Instead of handshakes and [...]

29 05, 2020

UB spinoff Ferric Contrast wins $750,000 in federal R&D funding 

By |2020-05-29T11:23:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|New York|0 Comments

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ferric Contrast Inc., a University at Buffalo spinoff, has received $750,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop iron-based contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Contrast agents are substances that are used in the body to help obtain better quality of images of organs, tumors and other biological structures. The [...]

29 05, 2020

NMSU Arrowhead Center accelerator success: Emerging Technology Ventures awarded $200k 

By |2020-05-29T11:22:32+00:00May 29th, 2020|New Mexico|0 Comments

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center is celebrating the success of Emerging Technology Ventures Inc. (ETV). The company, which has taken part in several Arrowhead Center programs, recently received a $200,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award. “Arrowhead Center and NMSU have played an integral role in our growth as a company since 2015 when [...]

29 05, 2020

NCBiotech among grant recipients from Wells Fargo Incubator Fund  

By |2020-05-29T11:21:46+00:00May 29th, 2020|Corporate, North Carolina|0 Comments

Startups are hurting during this downturn, but the North Carolina Biotechnology Center can now offer one Research Triangle Park company some targeted relief. The Center won a $50,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program this week to help a local cleantech startup Advanced Animal Diagnostics. In total, 18 channel partners were selected to share the award totaling [...]

29 05, 2020

Seed fund backs $2.8M in new quantum ideas at the University of Waterloo 

By |2020-05-29T11:20:22+00:00May 29th, 2020|Canada|0 Comments

Improving thermal medical imaging of the eye with a new quantum camera and developing new materials to enable “beyond 5G” wireless communications are among the goals of six projects recently supported by the Quantum Quest Seed Fund (QQSF). Awarded by Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT), thanks in part to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, QQSF encourages new ideas and [...]

29 05, 2020

P&G’s Startup Lab Pivots With Virtual Pitch Contest-Forbes

By |2020-05-29T11:19:16+00:00May 29th, 2020|Corporate|0 Comments

P&G Ventures, the early-stage startup studio within consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, is launching its first-ever Virtual Innovation Challenge, a product pitch contest for entrepreneurs, inventors and startups navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. P&G Ventures is moving the Innovation Challenge online after two successful iterations at CES, the Las Vegas-based consumer technology trade show, as it [...]