Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Adds New Faculty Fellows to Inspire Startups and Innovation 

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship has added four educators to its Faculty Fellows advisor program to inspire startups. The latest fellows include College of Engineering faculty members Hani Alzraiee (civil engineering) Lauren Cooper (mechanical engineering), Chris Heylman (biomedical engineering) along with Javin Oza (chemistry and biochemistry) from the College of Science and Mathematics. […]

ASU Innovation Open winners are tackling large-scale industrial problems 

Two teams of entrepreneurs, one that tackled a critical recycling problem and one that’s trying to disrupt the oil and gas industry, each won $100,000 on Friday. The two ventures were the top winners in the fourth ASU Innovation Open pitch competition at Arizona State University. This year’s event gave away $300,000 in funding, the most […]

UC partners with four Southwest Ohio colleges on innovative entrepreneurship accelerator

The University of Cincinnati and four other Southwest Ohio universities have entered into a partnership meant to increase the resources available to the region’s early-stage startup companies. Wright State University, Xavier University, the University of Dayton, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will all have access to The University of Cincinnati’s Venture Lab pre-accelerator […]

ISU Startup Factory announces eighth cohort

The Iowa State University Startup Factory announced its eighth cohort of entrepreneurs entering the program this week. Eleven teams joined the program, with an evening kick-off held Jan. 16 at the ISU Alumni Center. More than 100 individuals attended the reception, which also honored past and graduating cohort members. This year’s cohort startups are: AeroSeeder LLC, AgTech […]

UW WE-REACH to fund ‘most exciting’ biomedical discoveries 

Medical researchers at the University of Washington are receiving a new boost to get their ideas off the bench and into the public domain. A new center is being created with $4 million in matching funds from the National Institutes of Health for promising biomedical discoveries. The Washington Entrepreneurial Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH) will provide […]