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 [...]

25 06, 2020

Amazon makes corporate gift to U-M philanthropic venture fund 

By |2020-06-25T10:23:13+00:00June 25th, 2020|Corporate, Michigan, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Amazon is contributing $200,000 to the Accelerate Blue Fund, a University of Michigan philanthropic venture fund—representing the first corporate gift received by the fund that aims to help develop and commercialize promising U-M technologies. The donation brings Accelerate Blue nearly to the halfway point of its initial goal of $2 million. By the end of the [...]

25 06, 2020

Lowe’s Innovation Labs launch CONSTRUCT, its new startup accelerator program in India, and announces members of inaugural cohort 

By |2020-06-25T10:21:25+00:00June 25th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate, India|0 Comments

Lowe’s Innovation Labs, the innovation hub of FORTUNE® 50 retailer Lowe’s Companies Inc., today launched the first Indian cohort of its signature, stage-agnostic startup accelerator program, CONSTRUCT by Lowe’s Innovation Labs. Seven startups from across India, representing a diverse range of interests including merchandising, AI-driven trend forecasting, automated content generation, talent acquisition, hyper real AI [...]

29 05, 2020

NCBiotech among grant recipients from Wells Fargo Incubator Fund  

By |2020-05-29T11:21:46+00:00May 29th, 2020|Corporate, North Carolina|0 Comments

Startups are hurting during this downturn, but the North Carolina Biotechnology Center can now offer one Research Triangle Park company some targeted relief. The Center won a $50,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program this week to help a local cleantech startup Advanced Animal Diagnostics. In total, 18 channel partners were selected to share the award totaling [...]

29 05, 2020

P&G’s Startup Lab Pivots With Virtual Pitch Contest-Forbes

By |2020-05-29T11:19:16+00:00May 29th, 2020|Corporate|0 Comments

P&G Ventures, the early-stage startup studio within consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, is launching its first-ever Virtual Innovation Challenge, a product pitch contest for entrepreneurs, inventors and startups navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. P&G Ventures is moving the Innovation Challenge online after two successful iterations at CES, the Las Vegas-based consumer technology trade show, as it [...]

9 04, 2020

Corporate Innovation Increasingly Benefits From Government Research-Forbes

By |2020-04-09T10:18:17+00:00April 9th, 2020|Corporate|0 Comments

Innovation has always relied, to some degree, on government support. But a recent study suggests that public funding might be even more influential than it seems. “Nearly a third of US patents rely directly on US government funded research,” says Dennis A. Yao, Lawrence E. Fouraker Professor of Business Administration and co-head of the Strategy Unit [...]

26 03, 2020

HealthTech Arkansas Partnering With PwC

By |2020-03-26T12:27:33+00:00March 26th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Corporate|0 Comments

The Singapore office of PwC, aka PricewaterhouseCoopers, and HealthTech Arkansas are working together to bring startups from Singapore to Arkansas for clinical trials and pilot projects with 11 health care providers. The first startup will come after a monthslong process. So, for now, the coronavirus outbreak is not expected to affect these plans, said HealthTech [...]

25 02, 2020

Partnership with Verizon to fuel Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

By |2020-02-25T20:44:09+00:00February 25th, 2020|Corporate, Georgia, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub (EHIH) announced Monday that it will be powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband service, adding digital speed and connectivity to an ecosystem working to transform the health care industry. The strategic partnership between Verizon and Emory Healthcare creates the nation’s first 5G health care innovation lab. EHIH is a health care [...]

25 02, 2020

UofSC partners with Prisma Health to drive health care innovation in SC

By |2020-02-25T20:26:24+00:00February 25th, 2020|Corporate, South Carolina, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The University of South Carolina and Prisma Health – the state’s largest not-for-profit health organization – have announced a partnership that aims to encourage the development and implementation of innovative health care delivery models, medical devices, digital health applications, and treatments for diseases. Under the arrangement, which was approved by UofSC’s Board of Trustees on [...]

20 02, 2020

University City Science Center partnership with CSL Behring accelerates the search for new biotherapies at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware 

By |2020-02-20T09:52:40+00:00February 20th, 2020|Corporate, Delaware, Pennsylvania|0 Comments

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware have been awarded funding and support to accelerate their search for new medicines through an ongoing partnership between global biotechnology leader CSL Behring and the University City Science Center. CSL Behring awarded Cecelia Yates, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis, Ph.D., from the University of Delaware, $250,000 each and an opportunity to [...]