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11 02, 2021

Closing the Gap for Women Inventors with Nichole Mercier 

By |2021-02-11T11:20:48+00:00February 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today Lisa has the pleasure of speaking with Nichole Mercier, the Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Managing Director for Technology Transfer at Washington University in St. Louis. In her role at WashU, Nichole is responsible for all office operations and strategy, including licensing, business development, finance, and administrative operations. Prior to her time at WashU, Nichole was a [...]

11 02, 2021

Innovation Hub at Research Park announces the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap

By |2021-02-11T11:20:20+00:00February 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a news release from Texas Tech University: Texas Tech University’s Innovation Hub at Research Park wants to help new startups succeed. To that end, the Innovation Hub and its university partners have created the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap. This Roadmap is a comprehensive document designed to help guide [...]

11 02, 2021

New fund to help close £6.5bn private equity gap 

By |2021-02-11T11:13:12+00:00February 11th, 2021|UK/England|0 Comments

The University of Cambridge has launched its eighth Enterprise Fund, managed by university spinout fund manager Parkwalk in conjunction with Cambridge Enterprise. Parkwalk has now overseen more than £100 million of investment into Cambridge-based companies over the past eight years. This new fund is timely as more investors consider startups for their potentially strong returns. [...]

11 02, 2021

Imperial College Investment Fund backs startup developing Parkinson’s wearable

By |2021-02-11T11:09:41+00:00February 11th, 2021|UK/England|0 Comments

The Imperial College Investment Fund (ICIF), an early-stage investment fund launched at Imperial in early 2020, announced today that it had invested £205,000 in Charco Neurotech. The company will launch its device - CUE1 - in the UK and EU in early 2021. CUE1 is a non-invasive medical device worn on the chest that uses [...]

11 02, 2021

U of A introduces three pilot startup entrepreneur companies

By |2021-02-11T11:08:30+00:00February 11th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Arizona|0 Comments

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation developed a new pilot program that is now allowing three entrepreneur teams to launch their companies into the market. The three companies are Metfora, Obanj and Dive. The three completed the university’s 8-week Arizona FORGE Advanced Entrepreneur Program (AEP), which provides early-stage entrepreneurs with education on general startup concepts and [...]

11 02, 2021

Wanted: Entrepreneurs for M2D2 $200K Challenge

By |2021-02-11T11:07:17+00:00February 11th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Massachusetts|0 Comments

The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center seeks entrepreneurs to enter its M2D2 $200K Challenge, as the pitch competition celebrates its 10th year advancing the innovative ideas of early-stage medical device, diagnostic and biotech companies. M2D2 assists entrepreneurs in those sectors with all aspects of moving new products and technologies from concept to commercialization in order [...]

4 02, 2021

MU Coulter Accelerator Program awards over $200,000 to three biomedical projects

By |2021-02-04T09:33:56+00:00February 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MU has received funding for three team projects that will develop medical innovations related to peripheral arterial disease, cancer treatment and concussions. The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation granted the university more than $200,000 to fund proof-of-concept work on a smart surveillance system to monitor vascular bypasses and stents at home; a portable assessment tool to [...]

4 02, 2021

 UNCC’s Ventureprise receives $25K award for inclusivity efforts in local innovation ecosystem

By |2021-02-04T09:21:25+00:00February 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UNCC's innovation and entrepreneurship center — was named one of 10 recipients of a nationally recognized award. Devin Collins, Ventureprise interim executive director, said the U.S. Small Business Administration and National Science and Technology Council's Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize recognizes the organization's effort to address inclusivity, innovation and sustainable growth within its programming through research and economic [...]

4 02, 2021

Purdue Technology Showcase to highlight innovations from around Indiana 

By |2021-02-04T09:19:02+00:00February 4th, 2021|Gap support programs, Indiana|0 Comments

Novel innovations from inventors around the state of Indiana will be on display at the 2021 Purdue Technology Showcase. This year’s theme is “State of Innovation.” The Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization is hosting the annual showcase, being held virtually this year Feb. 10-11. Registration by Feb. 9 is required to receive the link for joining the showcase. [...]

4 02, 2021

Ben Franklin TechCelerator awards $10,000 in virtual pitch contest 

By |2021-02-04T09:17:51+00:00February 4th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, State or Government|0 Comments

Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ State College awarded three early-stage startup teams parts of a $10,000 prize during their final virtual pitch event. This year’s winners pitched innovative technologies in the medical, augmented reality (AR), and electrical markets to the panel of judges. Dr. Christine Weikert and the NotePro team won the first-place prize of $5,000. NotePro’s patent-pending medical content [...]