State or Government

14 07, 2021

State match funding programs supports start-up high-tech innovation

By |2021-07-14T12:49:52+00:00July 14th, 2021|State or Government|0 Comments

Since 2017, Tennessee has wisely supported economic growth and high-tech innovation by providing state matching funds to start-up companies receiving federal SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) awards. These state matching funds are vital to help start-ups overcome hurdles they so often experience during their earliest stages and foster the [...]

23 06, 2021

Horizon Europe: €8.3 billion available for Health research and innovation

By |2021-06-23T14:18:11+00:00June 23rd, 2021|State or Government, UK/England|0 Comments

If you work in health research and innovation, there are plenty of European funding opportunities coming up. The EU is just launching Horizon Europe, its latest research and innovation programme, which will run until 2027 with a budget of at least €95.5 billion. All types of UK organisations - including academia, industry, the NHS, and [...]

9 06, 2021

Conquer Accelerator Selects Six Startups for 2021 Cohort

By |2021-06-09T12:40:58+00:00June 9th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Michigan, State or Government|0 Comments

EAST LANSING, Mich., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Conquer Accelerator announces its sixth season and summer 2021 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomes six selected teams to its East Lansing program: CrossBraining, Frizzmo, Nickels, Rebound AI, SafetySit, and Tandem. "We're proud of what we've built over the last five years at Conquer Accelerator and we're only getting better," said Thomas Stewart, Conquer Accelerator Program Manager, [...]

2 06, 2021

HHS launches venture capital partnership on technology to combat future pandemics

By |2021-06-02T21:13:17+00:00June 2nd, 2021|State or Government|0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has entered into its first ever venture capital partnership, a public-private agreement that's ultimately meant to combat future pandemics and other types of health emergencies. Through the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority's Ventures program, part of the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, BARDA [...]

19 05, 2021

CincyTech wraps up raising $20 million seed capital fund

By |2021-05-19T17:42:13+00:00May 19th, 2021|Ohio, State or Government, Venture Capital|0 Comments

Cincinnati startup capital company CincyTech has finished raising its fifth fund, giving it nearly $20 million in new money to invest. Avondale-based CincyTech, based in the University of Cincinnati’s 1819 Innovation Hub in Avondale, raised $19.7 million for its fifth investment fund. It wrapped up fundraising at the end of April. CincyTech will use the [...]

22 04, 2021

Innovate@BU hosts 21st New Venture Competition for social impacts

By |2021-04-22T09:46:11+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Competition, State or Government|0 Comments

Innovate@BU will host the third and final round its largest annual New Venture Competition Friday. The competition will feature 12 finalists representing nine different schools and colleges within Boston University. Boston University’s BUild Lab. Innovate@BU will host the third round of its New Venture Competition Friday, awarding prizes to finalists who develop innovative solutions to critical social issues. [...]

22 04, 2021

TEDCO’s Seed Fund +USM Momenturm Fund support $850K Investment Round

By |2021-04-22T09:42:10+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Maryland, Startup Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its Seed Fund invested $200K in TargetDocs, a Maryland-based technology startup. TEDCO’s Seed investment is part of an $850K funding round, which includes University System of Maryland Momentum Fund (Momentum Fund), the Hustle Fund, New Age Capital, Debut Capital, Dingman Center Angels, and Gaingels. TargetDocs, based in Montgomery County and led [...]

14 04, 2021

Binghamton University researchers receive $50K from SUNY for Parkinson’s, environmental work

By |2021-04-14T14:08:50+00:00April 14th, 2021|New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund, State or Government|0 Comments

SUNY has awarded Binghamton University researchers $50,000 apiece as they work on separate projects. Their research efforts focus on creating a new therapy to provide relief to Parkinson’s patients and help locate abandoned oil and gas wells, the school said in a news release. The SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund — which helps faculty inventors and [...]

14 04, 2021

Victoria invests $1.8m in start-up accelerator

By |2021-04-14T13:56:46+00:00April 14th, 2021|Australia, State or Government|0 Comments

The Victorian government has invested another $1.8 million into Startmate to fund a Victorian-specific accelerator program, four years after the venture capital-backed accelerator expanded to Melbourne. The investment coincides with Startmate going out to the market to raise two new funds, both aimed at increasing the diversity in the entrepreneur and investor ecosystems.Startmate chief executive [...]

6 04, 2021

Biden proposes $250 billion investment in research 

By |2021-04-06T11:16:30+00:00April 6th, 2021|State or Government|0 Comments

President Joe Biden proposes spending $250 billion on the U.S. research enterprise over the next several years as part of a plan to rebuild the country’s infrastructure, create jobs, and outinnovate the rest of the world. A fact sheet issued in advance of Biden’s speech today in Pittsburgh names a host of federal research agencies [...]