University of Southern Mississippi Researchers Use I-Corps Grant to Develop New Polymer Technology 

At The University of Southern Mississippi, research and innovation are fueling new discoveries in technology that offer real-world applications in the private and commercial sectors. Nothing illustrates this synergy better than a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps grant fostered within the University’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials. The $50,000 grant – the […]

University of Victoria’s Innovation Centre adds to thriving tech sector

Greater Victoria’s burgeoning high-tech sector may want to brace itself — it’s about to get even bigger. That’s the warning from Jerome Etwaroo, associate director of the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Centre at the University of Victoria, who said his campus program has been brimming with life since it was relaunched last year. “Watch out […]

New MO regional chamber fund creates $5 million in seed capital for startups 

The St. Louis Regional Chamber is partnering with local venture capital firms and banks to offer $5 million in seed capital for startups to spur economic development. Joe Reagan, the chamber’s president and CEO, announced the new Spirit of St. Louis Fund I at the chamber’s annual event Thursday night at Chaifetz Arena. Reagan said […]

Venture fund works with corporate sponsors and Georgia Tech University to fund two startups

Engage Ventures, the largest strategic grouping of major corporations and brands in an independent venture fund, has made two investments in the trucking sector. One is in Sudu, an on-demand and scheduled trucking services that utilizes big data, predictive analytics and machine learning to connect companies that ship freight with a network of trucks and diverse […]