Luxembourg to Set up a Seed Fund for Innovative Start-up Companies for U Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Government launched jointly with a group of private investors a seed fund to support the financing and the development of start-ups up to seven years of age which are operating within the national digital economy field. This move is a further step in increasing Luxembourg’s visibility as a hub for launching new innovative […]

New $256M European institute to fund research and innovation

An initial sum of €240 million (US$265 million) will be made available to a newly created national institute that will fund research and innovation in Greece, and will support government efforts to pull the country out of prolonged recession and create new jobs. The aim of the Research and Innovation Institute will also be to […]

RI Slater Fund offers $500,000 for new drug-discovery firm

The Slater Technology Fund on Thursday announced it is dedicating $500,000 in seed funding to help launch MindImmune Therapeutics, a company that hopes to develop drugs that will utilize the immune system to treat such neurological diseases as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s. The money will further expand the company’s collaboration with the George and Anne Ryan […]

Indiana to propose $1B plan to boost innovation, entrepreneurship

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday is scheduled to announce a plan to spend $1 billion over the next 10 years to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in the state. The plan centers on collaboration between government, research universities, communities and the private sector. Pence was set to publicly unveil the multi-pronged proposal at the eighth […]