Partnership with Verizon to fuel Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

The Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub (EHIH) announced Monday that it will be powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband service, adding digital speed and connectivity to an ecosystem working to transform the health care industry. The strategic partnership between Verizon and Emory Healthcare creates the nation’s first 5G health care innovation lab. EHIH is a health care […]

Peptilogics picks up funding from CARB-X accelerator

The CARB-X accelerator has awarded USA-based firm Peptilogics up to $2.56 million to develop a new class of peptide antibiotics. CARB-X (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator) is a global non-profit project devoted to early-stage antibacterial R&D, based at Boston University. The accelerator was founded in 2016, built on an extensive collaboration between public and […]

UofSC partners with Prisma Health to drive health care innovation in SC

The University of South Carolina and Prisma Health – the state’s largest not-for-profit health organization – have announced a partnership that aims to encourage the development and implementation of innovative health care delivery models, medical devices, digital health applications, and treatments for diseases. Under the arrangement, which was approved by UofSC’s Board of Trustees on […]

University of Illinois secures $100 million to move forward with projects, boost innovation

Of the $500 million, $235 million of the funding will go toward the construction of the future DPI headquarters in downtown Chicago. Provost Andreas Cangellaris sees DPI as a way to “develop a much more proactive engagement” with the private sector, facilitating collaboration between researchers and corporations to increase economic prosperity ultimately. Cangellaris describes an […]

Hackensack Meridian innovation ‘Bear’s Den’ invests in biotech startup

Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health announced Dec. 4 an investment in Adaptive Phage Therapeuticals, a clinical-stage company developing precision treatments for multidrug-resistant superbugs. The funding, Hackensack Meridian’s third investment in an external company, was provided through the health system’s Bear’s Den innovation program. The Bear’s Den incubator was launched in 2017 and comprises a panel of healthcare […]