Foundation presents $200K gift to further SSU’s Innovation Accelerator

Shawnee State University Development Foundation has received a $200,000 commitment from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation, to fund SSU’s Innovation Accelerator Project. The Innovation Accelerator Project aims to renovate buildings in downtown Portsmouth, Ohio, to become the center for economic growth and development for the community. The state-of-the-art accelerator will serve SSU students, local […]

University of Delaware founder gets $474K from State to fund new cancer drug company Prelude

Delaware’s Council on Development Finance has voted a $474,491 grant to Prelude Therapeutics, the latest company founded by Dr. Krishna Vaddi, whose previous cancer drug development company, Incyte, is now one of the state’s largest public companies. Prelude, another cancer drug “discovery-based biotech company” that employs around 12 at the University of Delaware’s Star Campus […]

University of Georgia Idea Accelerator to welcome largest class to date 

The University of Georgia Idea Accelerator will soon welcome its fall 2017 class, potentially the largest in its four year history. The UGA Idea Accelerator is an eight-week program run by the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), in conjunction with the UGA Entrepreneurship Program and Four Athens, a local tech and entrepreneurship incubator. Students in each class work to develop viable […]

U of Minnesota Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17 

The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Launching new companies through the Office for Technology Commercialization’s Venture Center is one of the primary ways the University brings cutting-edge research beyond the lab and into the marketplace. […]