UTSA, UT Health launch Venture Mentor Service for entrepreneurs 

UTSA has launched a chapter of Venture Mentor Service San Antonio, designed to match experienced mentors with newly minted business ventures led by the next generation of entrepreneurs in the city. A joint collaboration between UTSA and UT Health SA, VMS-SA is managed by both UTSA’s Office of Commercialization and Innovation and UT Health SA’s Office of […]

Alumni-fueled startups pitch clean-energy solutions | Cornell Chronicle

New York’s Southern Tier is getting a jolt of clean-energy innovation, fueled by  Cornell alumni. The fifth annual 76West Clean Energy Competition, held virtually Aug. 18-19, featured three Cornellian-led teams. The pitch competition, supported by Empire State Development and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), aims to generate economic development in the […]

Online entrepreneurial trips boost chances of success for university start-ups

The international incubation scheme European Venture Programme takes students and researchers from technical universities on an entrepreneurial expedition. Because why should you start out small when you can immediately make contacts all over Europe? “Often entrepreneurs start in their own region and then go on to grow in their own country and then slowly but […]

TTU Innovation Hub announces the 2020-2021 Faculty C-Startup ambassadors 

The Innovation Hub at Research Park has announced the seven faculty members from Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) who were awarded the Faculty C-Startup Grants and named 2020-2021 faculty ambassadors. The Faculty C-Startup Program, sponsored by Market Lubbock, is designed to support Texas Tech faculty interested in creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Seven $2,500 […]

Kentucky’s tech commercialization partnership supports academic innovators and university startups 

Some of Kentucky’s most powerful companies — those able to revolutionize industries or launch entirely new ones — may currently occupy the minds of future innovators and hinge on university research yet to be developed. Whether in agritech, pharmaceutical sciences, fintech, geotech, biotech, medical devices or other fields, Kentucky’s higher-education institutions and the state’s own […]

 FSU Collaborative Collision Seed Fund announcement

The Collaborative Collision seed fund provides up to $25,000 to catalyze the development of new interdisciplinary teams that form as a result of connections made at the Office of Research Development’s Collaborative Collision events. Collaborative Collision grants are intended to allow a new team to position themselves to seek external funding for a new research initiative by demonstrating a history of […]

UPMC grows innovation in the last 4 months

Over the past four months, UPMC has continued to invest in technologies and innovations for healthcare delivery despite financial pressures related to the pandemic. On Aug. 26, the health system revealed more details about two key innovation initiatives in its second-quarter financial results. During the first half of 2020, the health system reported $59 million in operating income and […]