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13 01, 2021

Cornell startup awarded $600K to improve food safety

By |2021-01-13T14:04:07+00:00January 13th, 2021|New Investments/Awards, New York|0 Comments

Halomine, a Cornell-based startup developing cutting-edge technologies for the sanitation of food processing equipment, has been awarded $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), under Phase II of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. One of the primary objectives of the USDA-NIFA program is related to manufacturing [...]

6 01, 2021

Binghamton University awarded SUNY Prepare Innovation Grants to pursue COVID-19 research

By |2021-01-06T09:59:24+00:00January 6th, 2021|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

BINGHAMTON, NY—The State University of New York has awarded grants to three teams at Binghamton University to pursue research projects related to COVID-19 as part of its new Prepare Innovation and Internship Program. “It is a great privilege for our students and faculty to have the opportunity to pursue these projects, which could help protect the [...]

29 10, 2020

UB ventures into funding, invests $250,000 in student-founded startup – University at Buffalo

By |2020-10-29T10:12:33+00:00October 29th, 2020|New York|0 Comments

The modern seatbelt, Google, and the implantable pacemaker are just a few disruptive innovations with origins on university campuses. Every day, students, faculty and researchers at universities around the world invent new technologies and launch startups that could alter the way people live and work, or even save their lives. Could a self-driving boat be [...]

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 [...]