£750,000 seed funding for University of Leeds spin-out | Insider Media Ltd

Two University of Leeds professors, who have developed software that detects subsidence using satellite data, have launched a new spin-out company supported by £750,000 in seed funding. The investment in SatSense has been provided by NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Unipart Rail and the University of Leeds. […]

Purdue Foundry Fund Makes More Investments 

The Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund has invested more than $500,000 into 11 Purdue University startups. The funding includes five companies receiving $80,000 each for achieving “Gold Award” investment status. The fund is a joint venture between private venture development organization Elevate Ventures and entrepreneurship and commercialization accelerator Purdue Foundry. Purdue Ventures Managing Director John Hanak […]

U Buffalo CTSI Awards Translational Research Project Grants 

Using local institutional support and an award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health, the CTSI has funded nine projects involving researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. New Technologies, Therapeutics Sought The pilot studies program provides seed money to help advance new technologies and therapeutics from the conceptual […]

$35 million in NIH funding launches health research accelerator with UChicago 

The University of Chicago and UChicago Medicine are part of a new health research accelerator that has launched thanks to nearly $35 million from the National Institutes of Health. The Institute for Translational Medicine will work to improve people’s lives by pursuing research breakthroughs and getting those discoveries into the real world. “This vital initiative will help drive […]

U Nevada InNEVator seeks participants for 2018 startup bootcamp 

The “Internet of Things” (Iot) is defined as the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. What this means for everyday people is the ability to tweak the thermostat, start the laundry, order household items on-demand and much more, all from the convenience of […]

Cal Poly Announces SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator Program’s 2018 Cohort

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has accepted eight startup companies into this year’s SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator program. The intense 13-week program is designed for students and recent graduates who have developed new ventures that need funding and CIE resources to help launch their companies. The program provides $10,000 in capital, plus […]

Universities accelerate their leadership role for start-ups

Australia’s technology start-up sector has gone from scant acti­vity to an explosion of interest, people and capital in less than a decade, and by some measures Australia has one of the fastest growing start-up sectors globally. Investment in start-ups is growing faster than in Europe or the US; we have seen more than 60 per […]

Kraft Heinz Startup Incubator Announces First 5 Companies

To help find the next innovative food and beverage brand, Kraft Heinz has launched a startup incubator to connect with early-stage companies that are looking to disrupt everything from lemonade to beef jerky. And it recently announced the first crop of startups that will participate in its inaugural program. In March, Chicago and Pittsburgh-based Kraft […]