NATO unveils tech accelerator footprint, with plans for over 60 sites

NATO is planning to launch a new trans-Atlantic project to accelerate the development of key technologies, with a single Euro-centric headquarters in London and more than 60 partner facilities spread around the alliance. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg revealed plans to build the Defence Innovation Accelerator of the North Atlantic, or DIANA, modeled on the US […]

CSIRO’s VC fund backs biotech startups from U New South Wales

SynBio 10x will be held in collaboration with the RNA Institute and the University of New South Wales’ School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences. Each startup in the accelerator program will get a $120,000 investment from Main Sequence, with the promise that the VC will look to provide further funding after the program for high-performing […]

 RFSUNY Technology Accelerator Fund Call for Submissions

The TAF Class of 2022 marks the program’s eleventh year of assisting SUNY faculty inventors and scientists in commercializing their research. The program focuses on key research and development milestones, such as feasibility studies, prototyping, and testing, that indicate a product’s commercial viability. The idea is to make them more appealing to potential investors. The […]

TEDCO’s Pre-Seed Builder Fund Invests in Maryland Medical Device Start-up · BioBuzz

COLUMBIA, Md. (March 18, 2022)—TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its Builder Fund invested $100,000 in Astek Diagnostics, a medical device start-up based in Maryland. TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests in and provides executive support to Maryland-based technology companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate economic disadvantage. “We know that getting the correct anti-biotics to patients […]

Congress poised to boost U.S. science funding, launch new health agency 

U.S. research agencies would get budget boosts of roughly 5% this year under a final 2022 spending bill that congressional leaders unveiled early today and hope to pass in the next few days. But those amounts fall far short of aspirational funding levels for several science agencies that Congress is weighing under separate legislation now […]

Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC) has announced a new name for CIT GAP Funds

Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC) has announced a new name for CIT GAP Funds: Virginia Venture Partners. The family of funds places equity investments in Virginia’s high-growth based technology, life science, and cleantech companies at the earliest developmental stages. This new name reflects the investment program’s renewed commitment to the Commonwealth and enduring partnerships with Virginia’s high-tech […]

Binghamton University smart energy start up wins competition

A Binghamton University based smart energy startup has received a boost from winning a Shark Tank style competition. DomCat Technologies won $50,000 recently at the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition. FuzeHub is a non-profit that assists small and medium sized manufacturers in New York. DomCat was founded in 2018 by B-U chemistry graduate student Dominic Caracciolo. It […]

Gifts to Venture Development Fund could mean state tax credit 

Helpful tools for mental and behavioral health professionals. An adjustable desktop shade for using screens in offices with natural light. An app to improve health by spending time in nature. Those are just some of the ways that new enterprises supported by the University Venture Development Fund benefit society. Oregonians who give to the fund […]

TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Advances Innovative Technologies From Lab to Market

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced its recent round of funding, including investments in 12 start-up companies and funding to 36 university projects through the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII). “This past year has seen a record breaking number of applications across various industry sectors.” – Dr. Arti Santhanam Tweet this Established in 2012, the MII program was […]