Office of Commercialization awards 10 WSU researchers with commercialization funding 

Ten research projects with high market potential received the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) awarded by the Office of Commercialization (OC). The OC provides researchers up to $50,000 via the CGF to booster their ability to make an economic impact on our society. The CGF program is aligned with Washington State University’s mission and commitment to […]

Rutgers University Receives $4M as New Hub Under NIH REACH Program to Accelerate Development of Biomedical Technologies

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey was selected as one of five new hubs under the National Institutes of Health’s Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) program to speed up the translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics, and tools to improve patient care, enhance health, and train the next generation […]

New $6M UNH lab space provides space for students, start-ups 

Inside one of the new labs at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus on a recent afternoon, assistant professor of biotechnology Kristen Johnson and two students evaluated genes as part of pancreatic cancer research. The process is known as quantitative polymerase chain reaction, or qPCR. “We are looking at various aspects of pancreatic cancer,” […]

CWRU research team receives $1 million to advance therapies for Huntington’s disease

With the support of a $1 million grant from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust, researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are furthering their work on developing drugs to treat Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurological disorders, according to a news release. A research team led by Xin […]

Notre Dame’s IDEA Center Launches Startups 

A business incubator at the University of Notre Dame doubled in 2019 the number of startup businesses it helped launch in the previous two years combined. The IDEA Center says 32 young companies were put in motion last year, bringing the total number of startups to 64 since the IDEA Center began in 2017. “Startup […]

How To Grow Your Startup With The Help Of An Angel Investor-Forbes

Does watching Shark Tank make you dream about finding an angel investor of your own? Well, stop dreaming and start searching—angels are real and not just found on TV. In fact, the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research reports in 2018 that “The angel investor market saw an increase in market participation in more companies but at […]