University City Science Center partnership with CSL Behring accelerates the search for new biotherapies at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware 

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware have been awarded funding and support to accelerate their search for new medicines through an ongoing partnership between global biotechnology leader CSL Behring and the University City Science Center. CSL Behring awarded Cecelia Yates, Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis, Ph.D., from the University of Delaware, $250,000 each and an opportunity to […]

NKU launches Health Innovation Accelerator 

Northern Kentucky University’s Institute for Health Innovation (IHI) launches SoCap Accelerate, a Health Innovation Accelerator for northern Kentucky. The six-week program targets companies looking to solve a health problem in an innovative way who have a beta version of their product ready for testing. SoCap Accelerate will help these companies grow and scale their businesses. […]

Statewide innovation and research effort includes $2.5 million for SIU

An effort at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that seeks to enhance research and innovation in Illinois food, entrepreneurship, research and manufacturing is among those that will benefit from a state funding proposal announced by Gov. JB Pritzker Wednesday. SIU’s “iFERM” hub is part of a statewide group created to boost the state’s economy through research […]

University City Science Center VP testifies to congress about startup innovation 

A top leader at the University City Science Center spoke on Capitol Hill this week to send federal legislators a message: The “Valley of Death” startups face is real, but lawmakers can help them find a way out by directing more government funding to “innovation intermediaries,” like the Science Center. Dr. John Younger, the Science Center’s vice president […]

Princeton accelerates innovation through funding of six technologies with potential for societal impact

The projects address a range of societal challenges, from new treatments for cancer, hepatitis B and obesity, to pain-free intravenous injections and low-cost water purification. The funding, administered by the Office of the Dean for Research, supports proof-of-concept research, prototypes, or other studies to bring fundamental discoveries to the point where they can be developed through […]