Oregon State researchers take key step toward improving treatment of cystic fibrosis

PORTLAND, Oregon – Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have taken a key step toward improving and lengthening the lives of cystic fibrosis patients, who experience chronically clogged airways and a dramatically shortened life expectancy. The team of scientists and clinicians has engineered inhalable lipid nanoparticles that can effectively deliver […]

Greentown Labs, MIT, Texas Universities Reveal New Student Entrepreneurship Program

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, today launched the Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange for Energy (TEX-E), a first-of-a-kind collaboration among Greentown Labs, MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and universities across Texas to create a powerful student-driven entrepreneurship ecosystem in Houston, focused on energy innovation and implementing lessons learned from building a successful ecosystem in the Greater Boston […]

Pitt Innovation Institute makes strides with patents, connection to UPMC Enterprises

Pitt’s Innovation Institute, now part of the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was formed nearly nine years ago, and yet Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Evan Facher says there are still people on campus who don’t know the institute and its partner organizations — the Office of Industry and Economic Partnership and the Institute […]

Lilly commits $92.5 million to Purdue to establish an innovative pharmaceutical manufacturing scholarship program and to extend research collaboration 

INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) are establishing an innovative new pharmaceutical manufacturing scholarship program and have renewed their strategic research collaboration in a series of moves that will expand their impact in Indiana and improve lives on a global scale. Lilly has committed $92.5 million to […]

Discovery Vanderbilt initiative to catalyze university’s transformative research and discovery

Vanderbilt University today launched a landmark investment in transformative research and innovation through Discovery Vanderbilt, a new initiative announced by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver. Discovery Vanderbilt builds upon Opportunity Vanderbilt and Destination Vanderbilt by committing major resources to dramatically increase faculty, student and staff engagement and success in pursuing bold new ideas through disciplined, rigorous […]