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18 02, 2021

Oxford University, GAV Start Conservation Venture Capital Fund

By |2021-02-18T10:32:21+00:00February 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The world’s first venture capital fund to use conservation technologies from Oxford University was announced Tuesday by venture capital firm Global Accelerated Ventures (GAV) and Oxford University Innovation (OUI), the research commercialization arm of the school. The Oxford GAV Conservation Venture Studio (OXGAV) has funding from a $25 million special purpose investment vehicle (SPV). The [...]

18 02, 2021

Harrington Discovery Institute Announces New Fund to Advance Breakthrough Discoveries into Novel Treatments

By |2021-02-18T10:26:57+00:00February 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The transatlantic, not-for-profit medical accelerator, Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) at University Hospitals, has collaborated with leading venture investor, Advent Life Sciences ('Advent') in the launch of the Advent-Harrington Impact Fund. Advent's new impact fund, structured alongside Advent Life Sciences Fund III, brings a total of $215 million to advance breakthrough discoveries into novel treatments for the benefit [...]

12 02, 2021

February 23rd | BRIDGE Philips Image-Guided Therapy Devices Kickoff Call

By |2021-02-12T09:51:38+00:00February 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  innovosource is piloting a corporate-driven, proof of concept model with Philips Image Guided Therapy Devices.  The goal is to connect motivated, industry partners with existing partnership nodes at research institutions around three, immediate needs areas. Positive outcomes could result in funded POC projects, licensing, startup investment, and/or research partnerships. This process is open and free to participate [...]

11 02, 2021

University Gap Fund and Accelerator Program Community of Action expands its membership

By |2021-02-12T12:26:22+00:00February 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN—innovosource’s Gap Fund and Accelerator Program Community of Action (GAP COA), a community of practice for university proof of concept, startup, and venture gap fund/accelerator programs, is pleased to announce seven new members: Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia Tech Ventures at Columbia University, HubTec Chile, Northeastern University, Purdue Foundry at the Purdue [...]

11 02, 2021

Closing the Gap for Women Inventors with Nichole Mercier 

By |2021-02-11T11:20:48+00:00February 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today Lisa has the pleasure of speaking with Nichole Mercier, the Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Managing Director for Technology Transfer at Washington University in St. Louis. In her role at WashU, Nichole is responsible for all office operations and strategy, including licensing, business development, finance, and administrative operations. Prior to her time at WashU, Nichole was a [...]

11 02, 2021

Innovation Hub at Research Park announces the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap

By |2021-02-11T11:20:20+00:00February 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a news release from Texas Tech University: Texas Tech University’s Innovation Hub at Research Park wants to help new startups succeed. To that end, the Innovation Hub and its university partners have created the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap. This Roadmap is a comprehensive document designed to help guide [...]

4 02, 2021

MU Coulter Accelerator Program awards over $200,000 to three biomedical projects

By |2021-02-04T09:33:56+00:00February 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MU has received funding for three team projects that will develop medical innovations related to peripheral arterial disease, cancer treatment and concussions. The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation granted the university more than $200,000 to fund proof-of-concept work on a smart surveillance system to monitor vascular bypasses and stents at home; a portable assessment tool to [...]

4 02, 2021

 UNCC’s Ventureprise receives $25K award for inclusivity efforts in local innovation ecosystem

By |2021-02-04T09:21:25+00:00February 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UNCC's innovation and entrepreneurship center — was named one of 10 recipients of a nationally recognized award. Devin Collins, Ventureprise interim executive director, said the U.S. Small Business Administration and National Science and Technology Council's Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize recognizes the organization's effort to address inclusivity, innovation and sustainable growth within its programming through research and economic [...]

28 01, 2021

How could universities more effectively commercialize their work? | World Economic Forum

By |2021-01-28T09:22:31+00:00January 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On average, universities only capture 16% of the revenue they help to create through ground-breaking discoveries. A pair of newly published research papers explore the commercialization drivers of academic science. Universities with policies and resources devoted to commercialization efforts are more successful at translating research for commercial outcomes. Wharton professor David Hsu advises universities how [...]

20 01, 2021

DoD TCDM to Connect Inventors with “Trusted” Funding

By |2021-01-20T12:12:10+00:00January 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On January 13, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the launch of its Trusted Capital Digital Marketplace (TCDM) to support qualified small and medium sized businesses (“Domestic Companies”) that make up the defense industrial base (DIB). The TCDM establishes a forum to provide selected innovative domestic companies with access to “vetted” sources of private [...]