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13 05, 2021

‘Howl-itosis’ a Problem? UArizona Inventor with TLA support Creates Bacteria Strain to Quell Bad Dog Breath

By |2021-05-13T10:56:15+00:00May 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

University of Arizona researchers have developed a harmless bacteria strain to battle bad breath in our furry friends. When administered orally, the additive produces a minty aroma that improves dogs' breath, said inventor Eric Lyons, who developed the technology with co-inventor David Baltrus. Both are associate professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences School of Plant Sciences. "The [...]

13 05, 2021

Duke University restructuring tech transfer, corporate partnership efforts | WRAL TechWire

By |2021-05-13T10:53:48+00:00May 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Duke University is restructuring its technology transfer operations in a move the institution refers to in a statement as “sweeping.” The university aims to enhance the ability for its faculty and staff to commercialize their research while simultaneously spurring additional economic opportunity in the Triangle, it says. The initiative is known as the Research Translation [...]

5 05, 2021

Duke spin-out Isolere Bio raises $7M to push gene therapy purification technology – Triangle Business Journal

By |2021-05-05T19:06:05+00:00May 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Durham biotech startup that spun out of Duke University has raised $7 million in seed funding to scale up its purification technology for biotherapeutics. Isolere Bio Inc. announced Wednesday it has raised $7 million in equity from lead investor Maryland-based venture capital firm Northpond Ventures. The funding will allow for development, scaling up and [...]

6 04, 2021

Stanford accelerators move knowledge to impact in the world | Stanford News

By |2021-04-06T11:05:00+00:00April 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four accelerators are driving the Long-Range Vision goal of moving knowledge gained at Stanford into policies, technologies, medicines and best practices that are implemented in the world – Stanford Impact Labs, Innovative Medicines Accelerator, Transforming Learning Accelerator and the proposed Sustainability Accelerator. Stanford’s Long-Range Vision lays out the future direction for the university’s research, education and impact. Read our updates about those initiatives and their progress. [...]

1 04, 2021

Five Auburn University faculty teams competing for $100,000 in Launch funding

By |2021-04-01T10:53:39+00:00April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In research and development, there is a place known as the Valley of Death – it’s the gap between applied research and viable products. To help bridge this gap so that powerful, useful research can make an impact on the market and improve quality of life, Auburn University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and [...]

1 04, 2021

UTLP to boost biopharma-academic collaboration on novel drugs

By |2021-04-01T10:48:53+00:00April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The University Technology Licensing Program (UTLP) received approval from the US Department of Justice on 13 January. The UTLP forms a pool of intellectual property and scientific patents from the US’s leading institutions and aims to encourage licensing deals between these universities and Pharma companies for the commercialisation of the universities’ emerging technologies. The program [...]

10 03, 2021

Accelerating drug development without sacrificing safety

By |2021-03-10T10:14:54+00:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Normally, when you hear about innovation in R&D, the focus is on the “R” and not the “D.” There’s a tendency to assume that lab-based scientists do the really creative research, whereas clinical development is a fairly straightforward, check-the-boxes activity. There’s a kernel of truth in this otherwise unfair assumption. Just as the basic design [...]

10 03, 2021

From lab to everyday life: Princeton accelerator fund supports promising innovations

By |2021-03-10T10:04:39+00:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The program gives discoveries an extra push through the development pipeline to bring technologies to the stage where they are ready for further investment, from either a startup or a larger company. “Princeton researchers work at the leading edge of discovery, forging new directions by pursuing original ideas,” said John Ritter, director of the Office of Technology [...]

10 03, 2021

Startup fellowship looks to fill ‘funding chasm’ for underrepresented entrepreneurs

By |2021-03-10T10:01:40+00:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applications for a new virtual fellowship that supports underrepresented talent will be open later this month. Founded in December 2020, Visible Hands is a 14-week program that provides funding, company-building services and an ecosystem of industry experts to people whose gender or racial identity is severely underrepresented in the tech industry. According to the program's website, [...]

4 03, 2021

How student engagement initiatives have adapted to the remote environment

By |2021-03-04T10:04:35+00:00March 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The ways in which student engagement initiatives have changed as a result of the remote learning environment and the lessons learned that can be leveraged for future out-of-classroom experiences were discussed during the Board of Trustees Committee meeting on Outreach, Development and Community Relations today (Feb. 18). Administrators from the Penn [...]