Accelerator/incubator

24 09, 2020

BioInnovation Center wins fed grant to kickstart stalled commercialization effort 

By |2020-09-24T10:19:20+00:00September 24th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Louisiana|0 Comments

The New Orleans BioInnovation Center, an incubator aimed at jump-starting the city's biotech sector, has won a grant from the federal Economic Development Administration aimed at kickstarting its stalled efforts to turn promising startups into fully-fledged growth companies. The center, often referred to as NOBIC, was one of 29 organizations nationwide to win a "2020 [...]

16 09, 2020

Comcast’s start-up accelerator will focus on the future of work

By |2020-09-16T14:29:59+00:00September 16th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

Comcast Corp. was already mulling the future of work before the coronavirus drove millions of people to work from home. When accepting applications in January for this year’s LIFT Labs Accelerator — Comcast’s start-up mentorship program — the Philadelphia media giant said it sought start-up companies working on connectivity breakthroughs. Specifically, Comcast said the program would [...]

9 09, 2020

Technology Accelerator Program spurs on Western Australia innovators

By |2020-09-09T14:19:01+00:00September 9th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Australia, State or Government|0 Comments

Western Australian start-ups, established businesses and researchers working on innovative location-based products or services have been urged to apply for the SPUR Location Technology Accelerator Program. The program features a $25,000 grant for up to six successful applicants, with access to information sessions focused on working with WA Government data and processes. Successful applicants will receive [...]

2 09, 2020

TTU Innovation Hub announces the 2020-2021 Faculty C-Startup ambassadors 

By |2020-09-02T12:48:51+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Texas|0 Comments

The Innovation Hub at Research Park has announced the seven faculty members from Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) who were awarded the Faculty C-Startup Grants and named 2020-2021 faculty ambassadors. The Faculty C-Startup Program, sponsored by Market Lubbock, is designed to support Texas Tech faculty interested in creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Seven $2,500 [...]

20 08, 2020

Technology Incubators Fuel Startup Success on University Campuses | EdTech Magazine

By |2020-08-20T09:57:33+00:00August 20th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada|0 Comments

Visitors flock to Las Vegas for its glitzy resorts and casinos, stylish restaurants and vibrant entertainment and nightlife scene. In recent years, however, city leaders have recognized the need to expand beyond the appeal of a tourist destination. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Caesars Entertainment aim to do exactly that by launching a new, state-of-the-art [...]

20 08, 2020

HealthTech Arkansas partners with Center for Advancing Innovation 

By |2020-08-20T09:53:22+00:00August 20th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Arkansas|0 Comments

HealthTech Arkansas and the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) will work together with healthcare researchers and early-stage companies to drive innovation in clinical environments. The Center for Advancing Innovation launches startups around promising inventions with exponential impact.   “This collaboration with the Center for Advancing Innovation has incredible potential for both organizations, as each of [...]

12 08, 2020

UK University launches ‘innovation factory’ to identify viable spin-offs 

By |2020-08-12T13:01:35+00:00August 12th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, UK/England|0 Comments

Designed to be one of Europe’s most effective University Technology Transfer offices, the University of Manchester Innovation Factory has built a new team and processes for commercialising the university’s innovations and intellectual property. The new organisation’s core mission is to use this IP to create positive social and economic impact. The Innovation Factory works with [...]

5 08, 2020

XLerateHealth Selects Seven Healthcare Startups for 2020 Accelerator Cohort in Louisville, KY

By |2020-08-05T12:08:12+00:00August 5th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky, Uncategorized|0 Comments

-XLerateHealth (XLH), a nationally recognized healthcare accelerator headquartered in Louisville, today announced the selection of seven startup companies to participate in its 10th cohort. This year’s program will be fully virtual to adapt to COVID-19 precautions. XLH’s portfolio of companies have raised in excess of $93M in institutional and non-dilutive funding. “We are pleased to support [...]

23 07, 2020

This Maryland accelerator is helping to turn clean energy tech into startups 

By |2020-07-23T11:17:01+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Maryland, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shock are the focus of plenty of societal problem-solving efforts right now. In the long-term, however, climate change remains a vexing challenge that’s not going away. The environmental imperatives of reducing emissions and creating clean energy options offer an area where new technology can play a role in [...]

25 06, 2020

Seven UC Berkeley SkyDeck Startups Raise $32M in Six Months 

By |2020-06-25T10:25:00+00:00June 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, California|0 Comments

UC Berkeley SkyDeck, a Berkeley, Calif. – based startup accelerator of the University of California at Berkeley, announces that in the past six months–seven of its recent cohort startups raised seed rounds. Together the startups – coming from all sectors including AI and ML, robotics, fintech, medtech and more – raised approximately $32 million. These [...]