New York

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 [...]

17 10, 2018

Cedars-Sinai graduates 8 startups from its Accelerator program

By |2018-10-17T08:10:08+00:00October 17th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, New York|0 Comments

Eight new healthcare technology companies are the latest to complete the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program, which helps entrepreneurs bring innovative products to market. As part of this intensive three-month program, each vendor gets an initial investment of $120,000, as well as access to Cedars-Sinai’s clinical expertise and information infrastructure, including hardware, software and digital health technical [...]

12 10, 2018

$13M state investment revitalizes Cornell Food Venture Center 

By |2018-10-12T09:35:20+00:00October 12th, 2018|New York|0 Comments

Food entrepreneurs in New York are getting a big boost from advanced technologies and facilities now available at the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC). The renovated CFVC pilot plant reopened Oct. 4 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the enhanced capabilities of the state-of-the-art facility. The renovations were made possible through more than $13 million in [...]