OSF HealthCare launches $75M fund to invest in health technology 

The Peoria-based health system is the parent of Rockford’s OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. In February, the health system activated OSF Ventures, a $75 million fund that invests in companies intent on developing medical technologies and applications to improve patient outcomes or reduce health care costs. Pulse Therapeutics, the St. Louis company, has developed a […]

Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund launches at Notre Dame 

Building on the partnership that the University of Notre Dame formed with the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation in 2010, the University has now established the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund and is moving the administrative functions and granting process of the foundation from Tucson, Arizona, to Notre Dame. Through this partnership, the Parseghian family […]

Nine University of Toronto researchers receive $800K in Connaught funding

Researchers at the University of Toronto are receiving over $800,000 from the Connaught Fund, a research funding source unique to the U of T. The funding comes from two Connaught programs. The Connaught Innovation Award accelerates the development of promising technologies and promotes knowledge transfer arising from the U of T.  The Connaught Summer Institute brings together […]