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15 10, 2020

UMSL begins business accelerator program geared toward underrepresented entrepreneurs

By |2020-10-15T09:43:05+00:00October 15th, 2020|Missouri|0 Comments

The University of Missouri-St. Louis’ entrepreneurship program, UMSL Accelerate, announced the launch Tuesday of a new business accelerator aimed at supporting founders of emerging companies who come from underrepresented backgrounds and marginalized communities. Called the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator, the application-based initiative is open to founders of early stage startup companies that “positively impact [...]

15 10, 2020

MSU Accelerator Starts Fifth Summer Cohort With Five Tech Startups 

By |2020-10-15T09:41:55+00:00October 15th, 2020|Michigan, Startup Fund|0 Comments

The Michigan State University Foundation’s Conquer Accelerator announced the launch of its fifth season and summer 2020 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomes five selected teams to its East Lansing program: ARUtility, Lucypop, MenuBubble, PhenoLogic, and StarForged Studios. “It’s hard to believe that we’re already moving into our fifth year for Conquer Accelerator, but when I [...]

15 10, 2020

UIC Innovation Fund | Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation | University of Illinois at Chicago

By |2020-10-15T09:40:45+00:00October 15th, 2020|Illinois, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The UIC Innovation Fund supports the commercialization of technologies developed by faculty, staff and students at UIC. The fund supports programs that help UIC technologies reach important milestones that are critical to commercialization. The fund is managed in partnership with the Office of Technology Management. The new UIC Innovation Fund will combine oversight of the [...]

15 10, 2020

UConn funds COVID-19 research through COVID-19 Research Seed Funding

By |2020-10-15T09:39:55+00:00October 15th, 2020|Connecticut|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research has established an internal funding program for University of Connecticut projects from all campuses that focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, offering up to $50,000 to program participants. Currently, five projects from both UConn and UConn Health have been supported by this funding endeavor. The projects selected for [...]

15 10, 2020

How can universities be more intentional about their roles in local economies?

By |2020-10-15T09:38:18+00:00October 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia’s University City. John Hopkins University and much of Baltimore city. The dichotomy and interdependence between a city and neighborhood that a university resides can often be summed up by the expression “town and gown” — there are the residents, and then there’s the academic population, and the two are distinct. John Hopkins is [...]

7 10, 2020

UIC Innovation Fund to support commericialization of UIC-based technologies

By |2020-10-07T16:15:51+00:00October 7th, 2020|Illinois, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation (OVCI) is proud to announce the creation of the UIC Innovation Fund to support the commercialization of technologies developed by faculty, staff and students at UIC. The new UIC Innovation Fund will combine oversight of the Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative (CTRI) and the Proof of Concept (POC) [...]

7 10, 2020

Imperial and MIT launch seed fund for ideas that reduce the impact of pollution 

By |2020-10-07T16:11:04+00:00October 7th, 2020|Massachusetts, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, UK/England|0 Comments

Imperial and MIT share a commitment to address key global challenges and for 2020, the MIT-Imperial College London Seed Fund will call for research into climate solutions and the transition to zero pollution. The funding, worth $100,000 in total, will bring together researchers from two of the world's best universities to build early-stage collaboration. The seed fund is calling [...]

7 10, 2020

U Utah establishes Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center

By |2020-10-07T16:01:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, Startup Fund, Utah|0 Comments

President Ruth V. Watkins is pleased to announce that the University of Utah has formed the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center, a centralized office that will drive the U’s expanding efforts for economic engagement for the greater Utah community. The new office builds on the work by the Center for Technology [...]

7 10, 2020

Should the U.S. government start funding clean energy startups?

By |2020-10-07T15:59:26+00:00October 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A new report from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, released on Wednesday, says federal funding for the development of clean energy technologies is now a national strategic imperative. In the report, “Energizing America,” CGEP’s researchers cite figures from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which hold that of 46 critical energy technologies for deep decarbonization—efforts to limit global temperature rise to 2 [...]

7 10, 2020

Children’s Hospital LA launches pediatric digital health accelerator

By |2020-10-07T15:58:25+00:00October 7th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California, Hospitals|0 Comments

The hospital is introducing a 13-week pediatric digital health accelerator program, dubbed KidsX, which will link more than 30 hospitals across the US, the UK, and Australia with companies focused on cultivating pediatric digital health innovations. As part of the program, hospitals will present problems and challenges to the startup community and work with digital health companies [...]