MUSC, The Citadel partnering for innovative medical program 

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and The Citadel are partnering to “form a core team of medical students, residents, and Citadel cadets and students to develop innovative products focused on increasing the health of South Carolinians.” Students from the MUSC Department of Surgery Human-Centered Design Program (HCD) and The Citadel Tommy and Victoria […]

UofSC’s McNair Institute cultivating student innovators

Hayden Shipley got his first taste of entrepreneurship as a middle school student selling homemade potato chips. During the pandemic lull this spring, the sophomore finance student concocted a new recipe: this time, for a company that will pair families struggling with food insecurity with restaurants struggling to stay in business. The online platform aims […]

UofSC partners with Prisma Health to drive health care innovation in SC

The University of South Carolina and Prisma Health – the state’s largest not-for-profit health organization – have announced a partnership that aims to encourage the development and implementation of innovative health care delivery models, medical devices, digital health applications, and treatments for diseases. Under the arrangement, which was approved by UofSC’s Board of Trustees on […]

Clemson University Research Foundation awards funds for technology development 

The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced six recipients of fiscal year 2017 Technology Maturation Fund awards. The CURF Technology Maturation Fund provides grants to faculty to support the last critical development step needed to move their technology to the marketplace. “There is no limit to innovation at Clemson,” said CURF director Casey Porto, “however, […]

Five startups split $70K from Winston-Salem venture fund, with chance at $250K

Five startups from a pool of 235 were selected to share in $70,000 in upfront funding as part of the 2016 fund of Winston-Salem-based New Ventures Investment Club. Each of the five will now participate in the New Ventures Startup Accelerator program based at Flywheel Cowork in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, with the opportunity to […]