Indiana Fund’s Commercialization Award Supports Promising Technology Based on Work of PVM Faculty Member Riyi Shi

Technology related to the research of Purdue Veterinary Medicine neuroscientist Riyi Shi has received major new support as a means of providing new options for patients with neurological disease and pain. Neuro Vigor, a Purdue University-affiliated startup, won a $100,000 Early Commercialization Award from the Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund. The company’s […]

Twelve universities join forces to launch impact investment fund

The ten-year, multi-million-pound fund will support social ventures created within the twelve participating universities across the UK. The fund will support ventures motivated by beneficial social or environmental impact, rather than solely by profit. Impact 12 has been developed by Social Investment Scotland (SIS), an impact investor and responsible finance provider based in Edinburgh, in […]

European Universities Are The Newest Deep Tech Hotspots

European universities have deep research talent that’s been nearly untapped by venture capitalists but that’s rapidly changing. While few unicorns have emerged from European universities – compared to their U.S. counterparts – there has been a steady, decade-long improvement, both in terms of entrepreneurial attributes at universities and university attitudes toward entrepreneurs. More than ever […]

Horizon Europe: €8.3 billion available for Health research and innovation

If you work in health research and innovation, there are plenty of European funding opportunities coming up. The EU is just launching Horizon Europe, its latest research and innovation programme, which will run until 2027 with a budget of at least €95.5 billion. All types of UK organisations – including academia, industry, the NHS, and […]

University Hospitals Ventures Receives Plug and Play Health’s Corporate Innovation Award

University Hospitals Ventures – the innovation and commercialization arm of University Hospitals Health System — was recognized June 15th with the Health Corporate Innovation Award from Plug and Play at its Summer Summit 2021. Plug and Play makes this distinct recognition to corporations that have demonstrated a commitment to expanding their innovation culture by developing […]

Wyss Institute initiates industry partnership to facilitate brain-targeted drug delivery

Today, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announces that it is collaborating with multiple industry partners to discover more effective approaches to deliver drugs across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) for the treatment of brain diseases. The main goals of the initiative will be to identify transport target proteins in the BBB […]