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18 11, 2020

NC Biotech Center awards $623K in grants; its portfolio firms raise nearly $33M 

By |2020-11-18T13:00:45+00:00November 18th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, North Carolina|0 Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 11 grants and loans totaling $623,136 to bioscience companies, universities and nonprofit organizations in the first quarter of fiscal year 2021. The awards, made in July, August and September, will support life science technology commercialization and intellectual exchange throughout North Carolina. COMPANY LOANS AWARDED Three bioscience [...]

18 11, 2020

MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing  awards $270,000 to Wayne State University artificial intelligence projects  

By |2020-11-18T12:58:29+00:00November 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing at Wayne State University recently awarded a combined $270,000 in funding to three transformative innovation research projects led by Wayne State researchers, including a School of Medicine associate professor. These projects aim to tackle deep technology opportunities in high-impact sectors, such as artificial intelligence [...]

18 11, 2020

Universities’ innovation support system to be bolstered

By |2020-11-18T12:57:40+00:00November 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The special investigator for proposing a new structure for innovation support at public universities in Sweden, Alf Karlsson, has proposed a radical restructure of the system by 2022. Appointed by the government on 16 October 2019, Karlsson has published a 468-page report proposing to overhaul a fragmented and sub-optimal support system to a more nationally [...]

11 11, 2020

Purdue startups achieve successes as they ‘double down’ 

By |2020-11-11T10:27:16+00:00November 11th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Indiana|0 Comments

From doubled conversion rates to significantly increased margins, 14 Purdue University-affiliated startups have found success through a new program with the Purdue Foundry. Started in 2019, the Double Down Experiment (DDX) is designed to help startups identify and overcome the challenges of launching a high-growth business. DDX just graduated its first two cohorts. Some of the DDX [...]

11 11, 2020

UCeed funds fuel health startups helping patients with a variety of conditions

By |2020-11-11T10:26:47+00:00November 11th, 2020|Canada|0 Comments

UCeed is fostering innovation, helping to commercialize new technologies, and accelerating start-up companies. As UCalgary’s pre-seed and seed funding program, UCeed has selected four companies to pursue its first round of investment. From new ways to treat asthma to cancer care products, the first round of investees is an exciting and diverse group. “We’re thrilled to [...]

11 11, 2020

16 Startups Selected for UC Berkeley’s Highly-Competitive, Global Startup Accelerator Program SkyDeck

By |2020-11-11T10:25:21+00:00November 11th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

BERKELEY, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2020 / UC Berkeley SkyDeck, the startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), today announces it has selected 16 companies from around the globe for its fall 2020 startup cohort. The new group of startups specializes in a wide range of industries including AI, life [...]

11 11, 2020

WARF pledges $100 million in grants, moves Innovation Day online

By |2020-11-11T10:21:02+00:00November 11th, 2020|Wisconsin|0 Comments

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced Wednesday it would provide over $100 million in grants for university institutions and it would move its annual Innovation Day in November online. WARF — a nonprofit organization — provides funding and supports research and inventions at UW-Madison, assisting in licensing and patenting as well. The organization announces annual grants, [...]

11 11, 2020

Ohio Third Frontier looking to award $60M in seed funding for tech companies 

By |2020-11-11T10:07:38+00:00November 11th, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Third Frontier program is looking to award up to $60 million to organizations that will invest that money in Ohio technology companies in the early stages of commercializing their products or services. Cleveland entrepreneurial growth organization JumpStart Inc. is having conversations “with a handful of institutions, University Hospitals and others” [...]

11 11, 2020

Grants award more than $200,000 to University of Missouri’s Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program 

By |2020-11-11T10:06:54+00:00November 11th, 2020|Foundation-support|0 Comments

The University of Missouri’s Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program received three grants worth over $200,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and use in direct patient care. “The University of Missouri is home to leading experts in all fields of engineering, medicine and business,” said Mark McIntosh, PhD, MU vice [...]