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Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center Collaborate to Launch JLABS

By | January 12th, 2017|University-Industry Relations|

 Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, New York State and the New York Genome Center today announced a collaboration to launch a new JLABS in New York City. Called JLABS @ NYC, the 30,000-square foot facility will be located at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) in SoHo and will open in 2018. The project is [...]

Samsung NEXT Announces $150M Fund to Expand Global Support of Early Stage Startups in Emerging Tech

By | January 9th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Corporate Venture|

Samsung NEXT (formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) today announced at CES the creation of the Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund, to increase Samsung’s global support of early stage startups pursuing advanced software and services innovation. The Fund enables Samsung NEXT to build upon its multi-stage global innovation platform to empower [...]

DARPA to extend performer network to more universities: Register for event on March 8

By | December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

***Note: It appears that this request for registration is intended for VP or university-wide level administrators due to limited capacity*** The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is sponsoring an Academic Research Roundtable event with the broader potential performer community in higher education for the purpose of engaging its members in a dialogue on technology [...]

Cuts in Spending for Research Worldwide May Threaten Innovation

By | December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A decline in government funding of science and technology research in some countries – including four of the world’s 10 biggest economies – could pose a threat to innovation at a time when global challenges such as climate change and ageing populations demand solutions, according to a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or [...]

University Hospitals, Medtronic partner to improve care delivery 

By | December 1st, 2016|*Promo, University-Industry Relations|

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a medical technology company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, has signed an agreement with University Hospitals to improve care delivery and patient experience. Through Medtronic's first Integrated Health Solutions Agreement in the United States, it will partner with UH to implement models to improve workflow and find operational efficiencies for catheterization and electrophysiology [...]

University of Michigan partners with Chinese institutions, companies for research projects

By | November 28th, 2016|University-Industry Relations|

Last week, the University of Michigan announced a partnership with Chinese institutions to solve and improve global problems including the need for clean water technology and new transportation methods for future generations. Though some of the agreements are still preliminary, the partnership has received an approximate $54 million to jumpstart their research projects. S. Jack [...]

Universities Are Key To Making Sure The UK Is Competitive in An Innovative World

By | November 22nd, 2016|*Promo, University-Industry Relations|

It is notoriously difficult to predict the technologies of the future: who can forget Tomorrow’s World presenter Raymond Baxter confidently espousing the merits of paper underwear, or ‘Whispering’ Ted Lowe being forced to improvise by an uncooperative snooker-playing robot on the same programme? These outlandish glimpses into our imagined future may have turned out to [...]

Thomson Reuters Leveraging Toronto’s “World-Class” Tech Talent with Lab Expansion

By | November 22nd, 2016|*Promo, Technology, University-Industry Relations|

Earlier this month, multinational mass media and information firm Thomson Reuters, announced a huge expansion of its Canadian operations with the creation of a new technology center in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Thomson Reuters set up a data and innovation lab in Ontario last year, called Thomson Reuters Labs – Waterloo Region, where the firm already [...]

Google Opens Montreal AI Lab to compete with Apple for artificial intelligence talent

By | November 22nd, 2016|*Promo, Artificial Intelligence, University-Industry Relations|

GOOGLE IS BUILDING a new artificial intelligence lab in Montreal dedicated to deep learning, a technology that’s rapidly reinventing not only Google but the rest of the internet’s biggest players. Hugo Larochelle will run the new lab after joining Google from the Twitter, where he was part of the company’s central AI team. It’s a [...]

Facebook acquires CMU face-tracking spinoff company FacioMetrics

By | November 18th, 2016|University-Industry Relations|

FacioMetrics, a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company, announced Wednesday it is being acquired by Facebook. The company developed basic algorithms for facial feature tracking and software that could run on most smartphones, according to an archived version of its website and CMU. "We started FacioMetrics to respond to the increasing interest and demand for facial [...]