Accelerator/incubator

20 01, 2021

University of Chicago’s Polsky Center Launches New Deep Tech Accelerator

By |2021-01-20T12:27:09+00:00January 20th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Illinois|0 Comments

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has launched the Compass, a first-of-its-kind deep tech accelerator program for early-stage startups and technologies created by researchers at the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Participants gain access to world-class resources over the six month program with the goal of being [...]

20 01, 2021

Indiana U launches tech acceleration program 

By |2021-01-20T12:17:11+00:00January 20th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Indiana|0 Comments

Indiana University has launched its Academic Accelerator program to promote the development of new high-tech ventures. The initiative launched in partnership with the National Security Innovation Network, a program within the U.S. Department of Defense, and Eccalon, a leading research and technology commercialization company. IU is one of four universities in the inaugural cohort designed [...]

13 01, 2021

UT Southwestern Medical Center Launch Innovation Fund to Accelerate Advancement of Gene Therapies

By |2021-01-13T14:07:28+00:00January 13th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Texas|0 Comments

Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSHA), a patient-centric gene therapy company focused on developing and commercializing AAV-based gene therapies for the treatment of monogenic diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) in both rare and large patient populations, and UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) today announced the launch of an innovation fund to discover [...]

6 01, 2021

Purdue Ag-Celerator invests $100,000 in DISCOVER startup 

By |2021-01-06T10:12:22+00:00January 6th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Indiana|0 Comments

The Purdue Ag-Celerator has invested a total of $100,000 in a Purdue University startup for the fall round of investment. The recipient is DISCOVER (DIagnostic Sensors for Cause of bOVinE Respiratory disease), a startup created by Mohit Verma, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue. DISCOVER is a device for suggesting which antibiotic is most [...]

17 12, 2020

Skandalaris LEAP winners announced @ Wash U

By |2020-12-17T06:24:43+00:00December 17th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Missouri, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The Skandalaris Center’s Fall 2020 LEAP Cycle has ended and a new set of translational research projects have been funded. LEAP is an asset-development program and gap fund designed to provide intellectual and financial capital to WashU-affiliated translational projects. A panel of industry experts and community partners evaluated 22 projects based on three criteria: their [...]

9 12, 2020

UW CoMotion accelerator rolls out new licensing process to streamline negotiations with spinouts – GeekWire

By |2020-12-09T14:23:36+00:00December 9th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Washington|0 Comments

The University of Washington is aiming to make it easier for spinouts to get out of the research lab and into the market. This week the UW unveiled Husky FAST Start, a new licensing process meant to speed up startup license discussions. The launch coincides with the 40th anniversary of the landmark Bayh-Dole Act, which gave [...]

9 12, 2020

Washington State University Health Sciences Launches Life Sciences Incubator, sp3nw, Supported by $250,000 Grant From Bank of America

By |2020-12-09T14:12:59+00:00December 9th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate, Washington|0 Comments

The FINANCIAL -- sp3nw to Accelerate WSU Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Into Biotech, Pharma, Diagnostics, and Medical Device Companies Through Faculty, Affiliate Expertise. Washington State University (WSU) Health Sciences today announced the launch of Spinout Space in Spokane (sp³nw), a new life sciences incubator that will launch start-up companies. As part of this launch, the [...]

25 11, 2020

Harvard’s Wyss Institute creates research and innovation alliance with Northpond Labs

By |2020-11-25T09:18:04+00:00November 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Massachusetts|0 Comments

Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has established its first research and innovation alliance by joining forces with Northpond Labs, the research and development-focused affiliate of a leading science and technology-driven venture capital firm, Northpond Ventures. Through the alliance, Northpond Labs will provide $12 million to create a Laboratory for Bioengineering Research and Innovation at [...]

25 11, 2020

UNR-based tech accelerator program to expand statewide

By |2020-11-25T09:11:03+00:00November 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Nevada, State or Government|0 Comments

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced recently it’s expanding a Northern Nevada-based program “to help technology entrepreneurs earn federal grant funding to support early-stage development of their businesses or innovations” throughout the state. Initially funded through the Federal And State Technology Partnership (FAST) at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019, the Sierra Accelerator [...]

18 11, 2020

MSU Conquer Accelerator launches first Grand Rapids cohort 

By |2020-11-18T13:03:04+00:00November 18th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Michigan|0 Comments

A Michigan State University Foundation accelerator program that provides funding, mentorship and network opportunities to emerging entrepreneurs launched a Grand Rapids cohort. East Lansing-based Conquer Accelerator last month launched its first Grand Rapids season and fall 2020 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomed five selected teams to its Grand Rapids program, which began virtually Sept. 14 [...]