Kentucky

24 09, 2020

Kentucky creates partnership to commercialize tech innovations

By |2020-09-24T10:31:25+00:00September 24th, 2020|Kentucky|0 Comments

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday the creation of Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV), a new public-private partnership unique in the U.S. that aims to develop academic innovations into job-creating tech companies. “We all want to grow Kentucky’s tech sector and create the high-paying, knowledge-based jobs that follow. A big part of doing so is turning Kentucky’s [...]

2 09, 2020

Kentucky’s tech commercialization partnership supports academic innovators and university startups 

By |2020-09-02T12:46:59+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Kentucky, State or Government|0 Comments

Some of Kentucky’s most powerful companies — those able to revolutionize industries or launch entirely new ones — may currently occupy the minds of future innovators and hinge on university research yet to be developed. Whether in agritech, pharmaceutical sciences, fintech, geotech, biotech, medical devices or other fields, Kentucky’s higher-education institutions and the state’s own [...]

20 08, 2020

UofL, partners select promising health-tech projects for funding

By |2020-08-20T10:09:23+00:00August 20th, 2020|Kentucky|0 Comments

The Kentucky Network for Innovation & Commercialization (KYNETIC) has selected its first round of promising university-born health and medical technologies, each of which will receive training and $50,000 for development. Seven projects were selected, two of which are from UofL: A novel immunotherapeutic compound for uveitis, an inflammatory disorder of the eye that ranks as [...]

5 08, 2020

XLerateHealth Selects Seven Healthcare Startups for 2020 Accelerator Cohort in Louisville, KY

By |2020-08-05T12:08:12+00:00August 5th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky, Uncategorized|0 Comments

-XLerateHealth (XLH), a nationally recognized healthcare accelerator headquartered in Louisville, today announced the selection of seven startup companies to participate in its 10th cohort. This year’s program will be fully virtual to adapt to COVID-19 precautions. XLH’s portfolio of companies have raised in excess of $93M in institutional and non-dilutive funding. “We are pleased to support [...]

30 07, 2020

Kentucky creates nationally unique partnerships to commercialize academic tech innovations

By |2020-07-30T10:02:01+00:00July 30th, 2020|Kentucky|0 Comments

Gov. Andy Beshear announced the creation of Kentucky Commercialization Ventures (KCV), a new public-private partnership unique in the U.S. that aims to develop academic innovations into job-creating tech companies. “We all want to grow Kentucky’s tech sector and create the high-paying, knowledge-based jobs that follow. A big part of doing so is turning Kentucky’s own [...]

23 07, 2020

NIH-funded Network Led by XLerateHealth and UK Supports HBCU Commercialization 

By |2020-07-23T11:27:15+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Kentucky|0 Comments

The University of Kentucky and XLerateHealth, a national startup accelerator, are partnering with Jackson State University (JSU) to launch a program that helps advance and commercialize innovative human health focused ideas from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The program is receiving support from the XLerator Network, an NIH-funded accelerator hub that supports health care innovation [...]

12 03, 2020

NKU launches Health Innovation Accelerator; goal is to meet needs, make Commonwealth healthier

By |2020-03-12T07:41:00+00:00March 12th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky|0 Comments

Northern Kentucky University’s Institute for Health Innovation (IHI) has launched SoCap Accelerate, a Health Innovation Accelerator for Northern Kentucky. The six-week program targets companies looking to solve a health problem in an innovative way who have a beta version of their product ready for testing. SoCap Accelerate will help these companies grow and scale their [...]

20 02, 2020

NKU launches Health Innovation Accelerator 

By |2020-02-20T09:51:41+00:00February 20th, 2020|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky|0 Comments

Northern Kentucky University’s Institute for Health Innovation (IHI) launches SoCap Accelerate, a Health Innovation Accelerator for northern Kentucky. The six-week program targets companies looking to solve a health problem in an innovative way who have a beta version of their product ready for testing. SoCap Accelerate will help these companies grow and scale their businesses. [...]

30 01, 2020

Ideas are a lot like a good bourbon — developing them takes time, care and constant refining-University of Louisville

By |2020-01-30T09:45:41+00:00January 30th, 2020|Kentucky|0 Comments

Ideas are a lot like a good bourbon — developing them takes time, care and constant refining. At the University of Louisville, we apply that methodology to the ideas that come out of our research. Rather than keep them in the classroom or lab, we use those ideas as a mash that we ferment, double and [...]

7 11, 2019

Groundbreaking grant will transform KY’s Healthcare startup ecosystem, statewide organization formed

By |2019-11-07T06:25:09+00:00November 7th, 2019|Kentucky|0 Comments

A $4 million grant received by the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Commonwealth Commercialization Center (C3) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development demonstrates the power of partnership. It also paves the way to bring dozens of new med-tech and health-related companies to life across the state in the coming years. The four-year Research [...]