Scientist to crowdfund their salaries

In what might be a first for a British university, a new researcher will have the chance to practice what they preach by crowd-funding their own salary. The researcher will effectively be among the first to understand how the research landscape might change in the wake of crowd-funding.

Tech and Start-up Gap Funding Q3 2013 report released

Gap funding at universities is a direct response to the capital gap formed by fleeting sources of traditional technology and start-up development capital. These funds are active at over 100 universities and supplement important stages innovation evaluation and commercialization. They have demonstrated impact in commercialization rates, return on investment, attraction of third-party investors, and economic […]

GE Aviation and University of Cincinnati Research Institute receive $5M Ohio Third Frontier grant to form research institute

GE Aviation, in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati Research Institute (UCRI), has created the GE Aviation Research Center at the company’s world headquarters in Evendale, Ohio. The Research Center enables GE Aviation engineers and scientists to collaborate with UCRI faculty members and UC students on the Evendale campus to pursue innovations that have direct […]

University of Waterloo VeloCity announces finalists for $100K student start-up award

VeloCity, the University of Waterloo-based campus for entrepreneurially-minded students, has announced that its $100,000 VeloCity Fund Finals will happen on November 28. Ten startups from the University of Waterloo will compete for their share of over $100K in grant funding. Over the month of November, several competitions will decipher which ten startups will get that […]