For Canada: Investing in research is the best way to create an innovative economy 

With Canada’s 150th birthday squarely in the rear-view mirror, we should now look to our future. Our government has been staking much on an “innovation economy” – if the regular speeches by various ministries are anything to go by. So how do we get there? Follow the government’s own evidence and part of the answer […]

Texas Medical Center TMCx Welcomes New Medical Device Class 

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Innovation Institute kicked off its four-month accelerator program this week by welcoming 19 startups from across the world to introduce their medical devices to the Houston health care market. This is the fifth installment of TMCx, a program designed to meet the needs of startups at every stage—from ideation to commercialization—by lowering […]

IST Austria and Lansdowne partners launch Advanced Technology Seed fund 

While business angel activity has grown over recent years and a range of government grants are now available, institutional equity investors addressing the seed and early stage segments are still rare in Austria. Signing an agreement to form IST CUBE, a new investment platform to support the creation and development of tech startups, the Institute […]