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24 09, 2020

Biotech venture wins UB entrepreneurship competition – University at Buffalo

By |2020-09-24T10:20:57+00:00September 24th, 2020|New York|0 Comments

A company that provides immune cell isolation, analysis and storage and offers basic cryopreservation services for healthy clients took first place on Sept. 18 in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC). James Cooper, MD/PhD student; Joe DiNardo, Daniel Fisher, PhD ’11; Dan Rera, MA ’07, MBA, ’11; Adam [...]

2 09, 2020

Alumni-fueled startups pitch clean-energy solutions | Cornell Chronicle

By |2020-09-02T12:52:18+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Foundation-support, New York|0 Comments

New York’s Southern Tier is getting a jolt of clean-energy innovation, fueled by  Cornell alumni. The fifth annual 76West Clean Energy Competition, held virtually Aug. 18-19, featured three Cornellian-led teams. The pitch competition, supported by Empire State Development and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), aims to generate economic development in the [...]

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. [...]

29 05, 2020

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

By |2020-05-29T11:23:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|New York|0 Comments

BUFFALO, N.Y. — 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 [...]

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

Cornell Research announces SARS-CoV-2 seed grant program 

By |2020-05-14T09:51:32+00:00May 14th, 2020|New York|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a new seed grant mechanism to fund preliminary investigations into medical and biological aspects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The Cornell Rapid Research Response SARS-CoV-2 Seed Grant program – funded through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, the Center for Vertebrate Genomics, the Center for Immunology and the Office [...]

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 [...]

5 09, 2019

Cornell vice provost is building culture of entrepreneurship and innovation 

By |2019-09-05T10:02:27+00:00September 5th, 2019|New York|0 Comments

Emmanuel Giannelis is the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and has served as Cornell’s vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy since July 2017. With a mission of advancing and supporting Cornell research, entrepreneurship and technology commercialization, Giannelis’ office also promotes research and innovation across Cornell’s [...]

4 01, 2019

ELabNYC Bioscience Accelerator Program Announces 2019 Cohort of Life Science Companies

By |2019-01-04T08:13:59+00:00January 4th, 2019|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

ELabNYC, the Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, an initiative of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and led by Design Technologies, today announced the 7th cohort of emerging biosciences ventures invited to participate in its competitive annual business accelerator program. Twenty high-potential companies will participate in the six-month intensive program, which includes business education to [...]