STC.UNM gap funding supports innovative approach to drive cancer therapies

It’s the spread of the original cancer tumor that kills most people. That’s why cancer researchers vigorously search for drugs that can prevent metastases, the spread of cancer. But most drugs take a decade—and frequently, more—to go from concept to Food and Drug Administration approval. One way to reduce this time investment is to look for […]

innovosource featured in new article on academic crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has gained a lot of traction in the past few years, primarily as a way for artists to fund their pet projects. Musicians and filmmakers may have been some of the earliest adopters of this especially populist form of fundraising, but they’re far from the only ones taking advantage of it. Many institutions of […]

NSF supports Texas Tech microfluidic translational research work through $225K grant

National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer (NSF STTR) recently awarded a $225,000 grant to a Texas Tech University student who is preparing to earn a doctorate in chemical engineering in August. The sizable grant will help Jeevan Maddala commercialize his doctoral work in biomedical and pharmaceutical trials, which looks to

U Michigan SPARK invests $1.5M in 6 start-ups

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Six Michigan companies recently received investments from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, totaling $1.5 million. To date, the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, a collaborative effort of Michigan’s SmartZones to support start-ups’ product commercialization, has