Houston Methodist Receives $21M Commitment to start three new funding programs

Houston Methodist recently received a $21 million commitment – the largest nonestate pledge in its almost 100-year history – to speed up the development of new treatments and therapies for patients suffering from injury and illness. The Houston Methodist Research Institute will use this gift from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation to support translational research, […]

Education Ministry and Qatar National Research Fund boost young scientists 

Projects developed by the brightest young scientific minds from schools across Qatar have been placed in the spotlight through a new national competition organised by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. 2,127 students — 31 percent of whom […]

University of Malta puts up €100,000 in seed funding to help start-ups take off

Entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers can tap €100,000 in seed funding offered by a University of Malta award. The Take Off seed fund award (TOSFA), now in its fourth year, seeks to aid entrepreneurs, start-ups and researchers mould their ideas and technologies into investor-ready and market-ready businesses. Entrepreneurs and start-ups devoted to furthering their ideas for […]

Invent Penn State’s Fund For Innovation helps start seven new ventures

A little less than two years after the launch of the Fund for Innovation, Invent Penn State has backed nearly 50 emerging Penn State technologies and has provided startup funding to promising new ventures that were born out of the program. “Although many universities have commercialization programs,” said Vice President for Research Neil Sharkey, “the […]