Translational Research

30 07, 2020

University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research

By |2020-07-30T10:07:53+00:00July 30th, 2020|Canada, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Victoria has launched a fund to help researchers thrive. The UVic Research Accelerator Fund (RAF) aims to help researchers find solutions and speed up recovery from COVID-19. As the population calls for more strategies to navigate through the pandemic, UVic researchers have been developing various tools such as non-invasive tests and virus [...]

15 07, 2020

UT Research seed funding awarded to faculty to spark innovation

By |2020-07-15T12:00:16+00:00July 15th, 2020|Texas, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise has awarded its annual internal funding opportunities to seed research on campus. Over $280,000 was awarded to 28 faculty members to kick-start or further current research projects. The funding mechanisms were the long-established seed grants programs—Connect, GREAT and INTRA—with 26 grants given [...]

8 07, 2020

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.1M to innovative projects

By |2020-07-08T11:58:56+00:00July 8th, 2020|New York, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) interdisciplinary seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments. In its 13th year of providing grants, AVF serves as an incubator of innovation, according to David Lodge, the Francis J. DiSalvo Director of Cornell Atkinson. [...]

8 07, 2020

X-Grants Program Provides Funding for Eight Interdisciplinary Projects

By |2020-07-08T11:58:06+00:00July 8th, 2020|Texas, Translational Research|0 Comments

Eight interdisciplinary research projects will share $7 million in funding from Round 3 of Texas A&M University’s X-Grants program, an initiative of the 10-year, $100 million President’s Excellence Fund. The Round 3 funded projects represent 80 faculty members and other researchers from eight colleges — agriculture and life sciences, architecture, engineering, geosciences, medicine, pharmacy, science and veterinary medicine; [...]

21 05, 2020

Food scientists receive College of Ag Sciences award for research innovation | Penn State University

By |2020-05-21T09:09:40+00:00May 21st, 2020|Pennsylvania, Translational Research|0 Comments

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Food scientists Gregory Ziegler and Joshua Lambert are the 2020 recipients of the Research Innovators Award, given by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences to recognize faculty and staff who have commercialized intellectual property generated by their Penn State research. The honorees will formally receive the award, which includes a $3,000 stipend, at [...]

20 05, 2020

U Iowa CCOM gap funding supports 3 medical innovation projects

By |2020-05-20T20:42:48+00:00May 20th, 2020|Iowa, Translational Research, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty and staff have received gap funding for innovative translational research projects that potentially could lead to new, commercially viable medical devices or technologies. Following are summaries of the funded projects: Brad Van Voorhis, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology Development of uterine balloon $60,000 ($50,000 gap [...]

20 02, 2020

Princeton accelerates innovation through funding of six technologies with potential for societal impact

By |2020-02-20T09:45:42+00:00February 20th, 2020|New Jersey, Translational Research|0 Comments

The projects address a range of societal challenges, from new treatments for cancer, hepatitis B and obesity, to pain-free intravenous injections and low-cost water purification. The funding, administered by the Office of the Dean for Research, supports proof-of-concept research, prototypes, or other studies to bring fundamental discoveries to the point where they can be developed through [...]

14 11, 2019

Innovation Awards celebrate UTSA research and discovery

By |2019-11-14T08:51:27+00:00November 14th, 2019|Texas, Translational Research|0 Comments

UTSA’s Office of Commercialization and Innovation honored faculty, staff and student achievements on Tuesday at the university’s seventh annual Innovation Awards. The event celebrated 42 members of the research community for their contribution and the successful commercialization of novel ideas and inventions. The culmination of the awards was the selection of Stanton F. McHardy as the 2019 Innovator of [...]

31 10, 2019

Rutgers University Receives $4M as New Hub Under NIH REACH Program to Accelerate Development of Biomedical Technologies

By |2019-10-31T06:31:46+00:00October 31st, 2019|New Jersey, State or Government, Translational Research|0 Comments

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey was selected as one of five new hubs under the National Institutes of Health’s Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) program to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care, enhance health, and train the next generation [...]

12 09, 2019

Imperial academics win €11 million ERC funding 

By |2019-09-12T07:01:58+00:00September 12th, 2019|Europe, State or Government, Translational Research|0 Comments

Academics in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics and the Business School, were rewarded in the latest wave of Starting Grants – worth around €1.5 million each. ERC Starting Grants recognise talented early-career scientists who show potential to be research leaders and have a scientific track record showing great promise. Across Europe the ERC awarded 408 grants, worth [...]