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8 07, 2020

Ohio Third Frontier Commission accelerating new ideas, solutions 

By |2020-07-08T11:05:49+00:00July 8th, 2020|Ohio, State or Government|0 Comments

Last week, the Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved $5.34 million to help move new technologies and innovative products into the marketplace. “Advancing these new ideas and solutions continues Ohio’s great history of innovation,” said Lydia L. Mihalik, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency and chair of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. “Innovation is in [...]

17 06, 2020

MTRAC, MTU announce funding for project addressing human, environmental health issues

By |2020-06-17T15:49:53+00:00June 17th, 2020|Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Advanced Applied Materials Innovation Hub at Michigan Technological University recently awarded a combined $165,000 in funding to three projects from researchers across the state. These projects — led by researchers at Michigan Tech and Michigan State University — strive to address crucial global issues such as metal 3D printing of [...]

10 06, 2020

UConn Innovation Fund Invests in Two More University Startups 

By |2020-06-10T11:23:24+00:00June 10th, 2020|Connecticut, State or Government|0 Comments

The University of Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Innovations (CI), and Webster Bank, today announced that two more early-stage companies have been awarded early-stage funding from the $2.25 million UConn Innovation Fund. Both companies are also part of UConn’s Technology Incubation Program (TIP) in Farmington. The state-of-the-art facility on the UConn Health campus provides lab and office space, [...]

4 06, 2020

Wayne State MTRAC-funded project uses computer-assisted technology to mitigate surgical bleeding 

By |2020-06-04T10:40:34+00:00June 4th, 2020|Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

Intraoperative hemorrhage — colloquially known as “bleeding out” — is a leading cause of death in operating rooms around the world. It is estimated that at least 75% of this surgical complication is due to human or technical factors in anesthesia, blood transfusions or the surgical procedure itself. Other causes may include structural anomalies, drug-related [...]

3 06, 2020

NIH funding, in tandem with U Arkansas, supports research on first therapeutic drug to regenerate heart tissue

By |2020-06-03T20:50:18+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Arkansas, State or Government, Uncategorized|0 Comments

With funding from the National Institutes of Health, University of Arkansas researchers hope to develop the first therapeutic drug that can regenerate heart tissue. The lesion-seeking biological drug, released through stent placement, could treat coronary blockages and prevent heart failure. Currently, there are no viable therapeutics available on the market that can promote regeneration of [...]

29 05, 2020

Auburn University awarded $1.31 million in research project funds from state

By |2020-05-29T11:16:50+00:00May 29th, 2020|Alabama, State or Government|0 Comments

Three Auburn University research projects have received a combined $1.31 million award, through a new program administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, or ADECA. Gov. Kay Ivey announced the grants this week through the new Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The state-funded program was created in 2019 under the Alabama [...]

29 05, 2020

University of Michigan to receive up to $130M to commercialize drug discovery

By |2020-05-29T11:01:49+00:00May 29th, 2020|Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan and health care investment firm Deerfield Management Co. announced Wednesday a new partnership with the aim of developing life-saving drugs and disease treatments. Deerfield has committed up to $130 million over the next decade in biomedical research at U-M. The collaboration includes the launch of Great Lakes Discoveries LLC, [...]

20 05, 2020

Michigan adds $950K funding for university tech commercialization

By |2020-05-20T20:49:07+00:00May 20th, 2020|Michigan, State or Government, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The state of Michigan has approved $950,000 in funding for commercialization of technologies developed at the public university level. In a series of the votes Tuesday, the board of the Michigan Strategic Fund approved the funds for the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization, or MTRAC, state program grant. The funds will go to programs at Michigan State [...]

20 05, 2020

U Buffalo spinoff Ferric Contrast wins $750,000 in federal R&D funding

By |2020-05-20T20:46:10+00:00May 20th, 2020|New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ferric Contrast Inc., a University at Buffalo spinoff, has received $750,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop iron-based contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Contrast agents are substances that are used in the body to help obtain better quality of images of organs, tumors and other biological structures. The compounds that Ferric [...]

14 05, 2020

New U Arkansas Fund Provides More Than $1.3 Million for Research Commercialization

By |2020-05-14T09:44:27+00:00May 14th, 2020|Arkansas, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

The Chancellor’s Commercialization Fund has provided more than $1.3 million in funding to University of Arkansas researchers seeking to bring new technologies to the marketplace. Established in March 2019, the fund has awarded 33 grants ranging anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000. The fund prioritizes aggressive teams with mature projects who are “progressing technologies toward real-world [...]