Gap support programs

2 09, 2020

UTSA, UT Health launch Venture Mentor Service for entrepreneurs 

By |2020-09-02T12:53:29+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Gap support programs, Texas|0 Comments

UTSA has launched a chapter of Venture Mentor Service San Antonio, designed to match experienced mentors with newly minted business ventures led by the next generation of entrepreneurs in the city. A joint collaboration between UTSA and UT Health SA, VMS-SA is managed by both UTSA’s Office of Commercialization and Innovation and UT Health SA’s Office of [...]

12 08, 2020

TMC Biodesign expands startup fellowship beyond medical devices and digital health 

By |2020-08-12T13:08:18+00:00August 12th, 2020|Gap support programs, Texas|0 Comments

Elizabeth Jaworski, Ph.D., who studied biochemistry and molecular biology at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has taken innovation from the lab bench and transformed it into a business. During her doctoral program, she worked with a professor who invented a technology for next-generation sequencing sample processing. Elizabeth Jaworski, Ph.D., TMC Biodesign 2020-2021 Fellow [...]

5 08, 2020

Western University Medical Innovation Fellows to generate new solutions

By |2020-08-05T12:06:38+00:00August 5th, 2020|Canada, Gap support programs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Western has recruited some of the top PhD graduates, medical students and residents from across the country to be part of the sixth cohort of its Medical Innovation Fellowship (MIF) program. While some adaptations will take place because of COVID-19 restrictions, the program will still be host to all participants on campus over the course of the [...]

10 06, 2020

Duke, NCSU, Triangle universities join UNC in adapting startup programs for ‘new normal’ 

By |2020-06-10T11:22:39+00:00June 10th, 2020|Gap support programs, North Carolina|0 Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Change is certainly afoot at both Duke University and N.C. State as well as other Triangle institutions as well as at UNC-Chapel Hill. Here’s a look at what’s happening as well as an infographic breaking down related programs. WHAT’S HAPPENING AT DUKE “We have added curricular and extracurricular summer programming to engage [...]

19 12, 2019

Polsky Center expanding undergrad track of New Venture Challenge

By |2019-12-19T07:07:08+00:00December 19th, 2019|Gap support programs, Illinois, Student Funds|0 Comments

he Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is expanding the undergraduate track of the nationally ranked Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge startup accelerator program by partnering with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The College New Venture Challenge will now serve the startup track of the University of Illinois’ City Scholars program, giving students [...]

7 11, 2019

Status Update: U California Riverside ‘wet lab’ opens for startups and local entrepreneurs 

By |2019-11-07T06:13:45+00:00November 7th, 2019|California, Gap support programs|0 Comments

By definition incubators foster growth, and that’s what officials at UC Riverside hope its newest scientific project will do. The school’s Wet Lab Incubator opened its doors to the Inland Empire’s entrepreneurial community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 21. The 3,000-square-foot facility, the first of its kind in the region, will be available for local [...]

7 11, 2019

U Hawaii pairs nationally recognized startup accelerator, entrepreneurship program 

By |2019-11-07T06:07:47+00:00November 7th, 2019|Gap support programs, Hawaii|0 Comments

To further facilitate the commercialization of technology and innovation developed across its 10-campuses, the University of Hawaiʻi recently decided to internally house its nationally recognized startup accelerator and changed its name to the UH Ventures Accelerator. The revamped program, under the UH Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, will be operated by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at UH Mānoa’s Shidler [...]

3 10, 2019

How Wake Forest’s Center for Entrepreneurship is teaching students to successfully start companies — and in some cases, change the world 

By |2019-10-03T09:32:19+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Gap support programs, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Dell, Microsoft, Reddit, Facebook, Google.What do they all have in common? Aside from being among the country’s most successful companies, they’re all ventures that were started by college students — often out of dorm rooms with little-to-no money. What their founders lacked in capital they made up for in ingenuity and determination. They refused to [...]

2 10, 2019

UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Launches Entrepreneurs, Experts, and Executives in Residence Program to Guide Future UVA New Ventures

By |2019-10-02T09:29:48+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Gap support programs, Virginia|0 Comments

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) is launching a revitalized "EIR" program to accelerate startup formation with successful entrepreneurs, experts, and executives in residence. With support from the UVA Office of Economic Development, Albemarle County Economic Development, the City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development (OED), and community partner CvilleBioHub, the EIRs will [...]

27 09, 2019

University’s Breakthrough-Lab supports student ventures

By |2019-09-27T09:43:23+00:00September 27th, 2019|Gap support programs|0 Comments

For eight weeks over the summer, student entrepreneurs gathered in the workspaces and lecture halls of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center For Entrepreneurship to work on venture projects through the Breakthrough-Lab program. B-Lab — a summer program that supports students’ entrepreneurial projects — will close out its fifth annual cycle with a student showcase [...]