US Innovation and Competition Act will ensure continued US leadership

While those paying attention to Capitol Hill recently have been focused on the massive infrastructure and budget packages, Congress has also been making progress on another bill of equal significance. If Congress can put that measure over the finish line, the U.S. will be in a much better position to compete with China and to […]

$19.9M expands biomed research, translational science in RI 

The federally funded Advance Clinical and Translational Research program — of which the University of Rhode Island is a key partner — recently received a $19.9 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to fund the program’s expansion into a second five-year phase. Advance-CTR is a statewide partnership that consists of URI, […]

Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act

The Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act, introduced by two key U.S. Senators, seeks to revamp federal law so that donors and foundations have new incentives to make sure gifts to donor-advised funds and in foundation endowments don’t pile up but flow swiftly to nonprofits in need. Join us for a free online briefing to learn why: […]

UWM Research Foundation awards new Catalyst Grants

Three new UWM research projects will divide $150,000 in Catalyst Grant seed funding from the UWM Research Foundation. Now in its 14th year, the Catalyst Grant Program, supported by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, has awarded over $5.5 million in seed funding for more than 100 projects. These projects have led to 55 issued […]

Rice announces new tech development funding opportunities

Rice University’s Office of Research is launching three Creative Ventures Funds to seed new faculty initiatives and help guide them towards commercialization of their discoveries. The university will also open applications for two legacy grant programs to kickstart conferences and creativity. The programs, launching immediately, are the ARPA-H Strategic Initiative Seed Fund, the Technology Development Fund and the Patent […]

Nestlé launches largest R+D Accelerator for food and drink innovation

It is part of Nestlé’s global R+D Accelerator network, launched in 2019, which provides a unique platform for startups, students and Nestlé intrapreneurs to speedily bring highly differentiated innovations to the market.The internal and external teams have full access to Nestlé’s state-of-the-art infrastructure and unmatched science, technology and business expertise. Using early trends, differentiating technologies and scientific […]