USC Granted $15 Million For Tech Startup Incubator 

The University of Southern California was among a group of universities awarded a $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to invest in and incubate startups. The new program is called NSF Innovation Corps Hub: West Region. USC, UCLA and UC Riverside are among the participants, along with Caltech, the University of Colorado Boulder, […]

LSU Announces Largest-ever Investment in Seed Funding for Faculty Research

BATON ROUGE—Today, the LSU Provost’s Fund for Innovation in Research announced $1.1 million in faculty research grants to 33 different projects in support of sustained strategic priorities for the university and for Louisiana. Ranging from the discovery of new antibiotics to underground storage of hydrogen, a low-carbon alternative to oil and gas, to how to […]

Tulsa Innovation Labs unites Oklahoma universities through new virtual health commercialization program | Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Innovation Labs have announced the launch of Canopy Healthtech, a new multi-year initiative to accelerate the commercialization of virtual health innovations from Oklahoma universities. The program will catalyze start-up growth and improve health care outcomes by supporting the development of critical virtual […]

FSU supports faculty moving research to the marketplace 

Research to improve 3D printing algorithms, develop better materials for measuring radiation and test the effectiveness of steroid treatments all received funding from a Florida State University program that supports faculty interested in transforming their academic work into commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded faculty members more than $132,000 through […]

MSU drug developers win seed funding for development of cancer, tuberculosis drugs 

Two biomedical researchers at Michigan State University have received a total of $600,000 in high-risk, high-reward Catalyst Awards from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust. Karen Liby, professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology – a shared department in the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Human Medicine – and Robert Abramovitch, […]

John Deere announces its 2023 Startup Collaborators

Deere & Company has released the names of eight companies chosen for its 2023 Startup Collaborator program. The Startup Collaborator was launched in 2019 and helps John Deere enhance precision technology in its agriculture and construction equipment. This year’s Startup Collaborator participants. “This year’s group shows the importance of connecting with the startup community across […]

TEDCO Tech transfer program creates high-paying jobs, accelerates product development

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is one of five universities working in partnership with TEDCO as part of our Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII). MII was established in 2012 as a technology transfer program with the goal to grow and accelerate promising technologies through venture creation. According to Arti Santhanam, Ph.D., executive director of MII, Maryland’s elevation in national […]

Drexel Launches Innovation Fund to Address World’s Most Pressing Challenges

Drexel University announced the launch of the Innovation Fund, which invests in early-stage Drexel student and postgraduate startups, as well as startups founded to commercialize the results of Drexel scientific research. “This is a bold new initiative to empower our problem solvers to dream big and take on society’s most pressing challenges,” said Drexel President […]