State of Massachusetts Awards $455,000 in Clean Energy Grants to Massachusetts Cleantech Innovators

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $455,000 in funding to seven early-stage researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program, will support clean energy and water research in Boston, Cambridge, Lowell, and Somerville. The announcement was made by […]

UMASS announces $200,000 in Tech Development awards

New technologies aimed at extending battery life, preventing bedsores and rapidly diagnosing a mutated gene that causes ALS could get closer to market thanks to $200,000 in seed funding announced today by University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan. Eight UMass faculty projects will receive $25,000 each via the Technology Development Fund, which helps bring cutting-edge […]

Singapore Creates S$1 Billion Innovation Fund to Drive Growth

Singapore is creating a S$1 billion ($718 million) fund to help innovative companies develop their businesses and expand overseas, part of the city state’s drive to boost economic growth. The Makara Innovation Fund — a collaboration between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and local private equity firm Makara Capital — will invest S$30 to S$150 million […]