Translational Research

14 04, 2021

University of Chicago to fund quantum technology start-ups

By |2021-04-14T14:11:38+00:00April 14th, 2021|Illinois, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Chicago, which is already planning to build a quantum internet, has launched a programme to fund quantum technology start-ups. The new venture, called Duality, wants to help up to 10 quantum start-ups a year to grow their businesses in the Chicago area. It has allocated a minimum $20 million investment over the [...]

24 03, 2021

New  U Mich OVPR funding program aims to support, catalyze research 

By |2021-03-24T15:37:06+00:00March 24th, 2021|Michigan, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research has developed a new funding program that aims to catalyze research and spur innovation across the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The Research Catalyst and Innovation Program features four new funding mechanisms that total more than $1.5 million in annual research support to [...]

17 03, 2021

Two students, four faculty awarded NOVA Fellowship FuTUre Fund innovation prizes

By |2021-03-17T18:46:21+00:00March 17th, 2021|Oklahoma, Translational Research|0 Comments

The NOVA Fellowship at The University of Tulsa has awarded FuTUre Fund innovation prizes to two students and four faculty. This funding will support their projects aimed at boosting the culture of innovation at TU. Since 2013, TU has hosted the NOVA Fellowship program, which puts students and faculty in charge of a project of their own creation. These [...]

17 03, 2021

Lab Bench to Commercialization grant recipients announced | Penn State University

By |2021-03-17T18:06:15+00:00March 17th, 2021|New Investments/Awards, Pennsylvania, Translational Research|0 Comments

Two faculty members have been selected to receive Lab Bench to Commercialization (LB2C) grants from the Eberly College of Science in 2021. The competitive program provides funding for researchers in the college, enabling them to enhance the commercial potential of ongoing research and prepare them to translate their intellectual property to the marketplace. This year's [...]

10 03, 2021

$110M for nine innovative McGill research projects

By |2021-03-10T10:12:11+00:00March 10th, 2021|Canada, Translational Research|0 Comments

Today, Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages announced funding results from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Innovation Fund (IF) for universities in Quebec. Nine McGill research projects received nearly $45 million in funding through this CFI-IF competition. Combined, the nine McGill-led [...]

9 12, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund awards 20 grants totaling $1 million – News – University of Florida

By |2020-12-09T14:13:44+00:00December 9th, 2020|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Florida has awarded 20 faculty teams $50,000 each from UF Research's Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund to pursue a wide range of AI-related projects. The researchers will utilize the university’s world-leading computing capabilities to analyze vast amounts of data and predict solutions to health, agriculture, engineering and educational challenges. A team of [...]

7 10, 2020

UCF Office of Research Offers Second Round of $1 Million Seed Funding to Faculty

By |2020-10-07T15:57:26+00:00October 7th, 2020|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The UCF Office of Research and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs have pooled $1 million in seed funding to help faculty conducting research, which could lead to greater success in attracting federal and private grants. This is the second time UCF has offered this kind of funding. Last September, the two offices [...]

30 07, 2020

University of Victoria launches fund to support, accelerate research

By |2020-07-30T10:07:53+00:00July 30th, 2020|Canada, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Victoria has launched a fund to help researchers thrive. The UVic Research Accelerator Fund (RAF) aims to help researchers find solutions and speed up recovery from COVID-19. As the population calls for more strategies to navigate through the pandemic, UVic researchers have been developing various tools such as non-invasive tests and virus [...]

15 07, 2020

UT Research seed funding awarded to faculty to spark innovation

By |2020-07-15T12:00:16+00:00July 15th, 2020|Texas, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Office of the Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise has awarded its annual internal funding opportunities to seed research on campus. Over $280,000 was awarded to 28 faculty members to kick-start or further current research projects. The funding mechanisms were the long-established seed grants programs—Connect, GREAT and INTRA—with 26 grants given [...]

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. [...]