Harvard’s Wyss Institute receives $131M gift from founder

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University last week said it received a donation of  $131 million, the latest gift from its founding entrepreneur and namesake, Hansjörg Wyss. Wyss Institute researchers have drawn on design principles from nature to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges in healthcare and the environment. […]

Texas Tech Accelerator to graduate first cohort, awards $175,000 to new class 

A Texas Tech University Innovation Hub program is giving a big boost to local startups. Seven developing business ventures have just been selected to participate in TTU Accelerator while five others are graduating from the one-year program. The Innovation Hub will host graduation presentations for the 2018-19 TTU Accelerator companies and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for […]

I3 seed funding program awards grants to five research teams

Five interdisciplinary teams have been awarded seed funding to pursue innovative research projects. The recipients of the 2019 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards, known as I3 awards, were announced by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. The program will award up to $50,000 to the following UO research teams: Heidi Kaufman, English, with […]

Your Startup just got funded, and now how do you scale your growth?-Forbes

In today’s digital landscape many companies have been successful in transitioning from the idea stage to raising funds from investors. It is often the next step in fulfilling the expectations of investors that causes the problem. There is a need to scale startups to the required user base or revenue level that leads to the […]

Innovation Research Center seeks R&D grant applications 

The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center is seeking applications from New Hampshire companies looking to conduct research with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities, including the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College. The grants support projects under development in the private sector. Projects vary from proof-of-concept to a substantial product or process design. Applications are […]

OSU delegates share future bioscience innovations with leaders

Three Oklahoma State University researchers this week have been connecting face-to-face with some of the world’s top bioscience companies during the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. As part of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s branded Oklahoma Bioscience Association (OKBio) delegation, the three OSU-based delegates have been making the most of their meetings with top […]