New Jersey

22 07, 2021

Projects that blaze new trails in research will receive Dean for Research Innovation funding

By |2021-07-22T11:08:20+00:00July 22nd, 2021|New Jersey, Translational Research|0 Comments

The new initiatives, spanning the natural sciences, humanities and collaborations with industry, are in the early stages of investigation — a time when it is typically difficult to find sources of research funding. To kick-start promising ideas, the Dean for Research Innovation Fund, now in its eighth year, provides the fuel that enables research to blaze [...]

19 05, 2021

With a mandate to “be bold,” Princeton’s Dean for Research Innovation Funds spark scholarship, educational opportunities and further investments in research

By |2021-05-19T17:41:17+00:00May 19th, 2021|New Jersey|0 Comments

Stepping into the role of Princeton’s dean for research in 2013, Pablo Debenedetti knew he wanted grow the University’s capacity to explore new frontiers of knowledge as well as its ability to impact technological progress and societal well-being. In the highly competitive world of grant funding, monetary support for exploratory research is scarce. Debenedetti envisioned a fund [...]

13 05, 2021

Huntington Avenue Ventures Announces $1M First-Close Investing in Northeastern University-affiliated Companies

By |2021-05-13T10:52:32+00:00May 13th, 2021|New Jersey|0 Comments

Huntington Avenue Ventures, a new early-stage venture capital firm, today announced their first close. The fund, investing in Pre-Seed to Series A companies with an affiliation to Northeastern University, exceeded its first closing target of $1M USD. With a final target of $2M, it is the first fund focusing exclusively on NU and is amongst the many university [...]

8 07, 2020

Princeton University logistics tech startup raises $4 million in venture funds

By |2020-07-08T12:02:17+00:00July 8th, 2020|New Investments/Awards, New Jersey|0 Comments

A Princeton University spinoff that says its artificial intelligence (AI) platform can help logistics providers operate their companies better has raised $4 million in venture funding and hired an alumnus of Uber Freight and FourKites to promote it. Princeton, New Jersey-based Optimal Dynamics said today that its “” product uses technology it calls “high-dimensional artificial intelligence” [...]

30 04, 2020

Seton Hall University Student Entrepreneurs to Compete in Virtual Statewide UPitchNJ Startup Contest 

By |2020-04-30T09:30:58+00:00April 30th, 2020|New Jersey|0 Comments

Two Stillman School of Business undergraduate students — Luke Tyler, a sophomore majoring in finance and minoring in computer science, and Mariam Bsharat, a junior majoring in finance, marketing and entrepreneurship — are representing the University in the fifth annual statewide UPitchNJ contest. The students, who were this year's winners in Seton Hall University's Pirates Pitch startup [...]

16 04, 2020

Partnership between U., Rutgers, and NJIT to conduct collaborative clinical research

By |2020-04-16T09:07:48+00:00April 16th, 2020|New Jersey|0 Comments

A recent partnership with Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is promoting collaborations between University researchers and the medical community. The partnership, known as the New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS), provides resources to advance the quality and quantity of translational research impacting health in New Jersey. [...]

16 04, 2020

New CUNY partnership launches public health innovation accelerator 

By |2020-04-16T09:06:49+00:00April 16th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, New Jersey, New York|0 Comments

The City University of New York's CUNY Startups program has joined forces with Firefly Innovations of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy (CUNY SPH) to help address challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Public Health Innovation Accelerator helps entrepreneurs, CUNY students, faculty, staff, and the broader NYC community generate and [...]

25 02, 2020

Hackensack Meridian innovation ‘Bear’s Den’ invests in biotech startup

By |2020-02-25T19:57:47+00:00February 25th, 2020|New Jersey, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health announced Dec. 4 an investment in Adaptive Phage Therapeuticals, a clinical-stage company developing precision treatments for multidrug-resistant superbugs. The funding, Hackensack Meridian's third investment in an external company, was provided through the health system's Bear's Den innovation program. The Bear's Den incubator was launched in 2017 and comprises a panel of healthcare [...]

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 [...]

23 01, 2020

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

By |2020-01-23T09:06:19+00:00January 23rd, 2020|New Jersey, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|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 [...]