Blavatnik Family Foundation provides $10 million for innovation in the life sciences at Yale University

Yale University has received a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by American industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik, to advance entrepreneurship in the life sciences at Yale and to expedite the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough research. The multi-year grant will support the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale, designed to […]

China launches $30 billion state-controlled venture capital fund

China’s state council has approved a 200 billion yuan ($30.19 billion)venture capital fund to invest in innovative technology and industrial upgrading projects, the country’s state assets regulator said on Thursday. China has been encouraging its industrial firms to rise up the value chain through technical innovation and tougher efficiency standards, with the aim of creating […]

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Funds USF Ovation Diagnostics

 The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Ovation Diagnostics, a Boca Raton-based company with technology developed at University of South Florida. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based […]