Research shows science increasingly contributes to innovation | Science|Business

Basic scientific research is increasingly driving innovation, according to new analysis from the University of Basel’s Centre for International Economics and Business. The Swiss researchers crunched the numbers for patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office over the last 40 years, finding that approximately 30% of those granted in the last decade cited […]

UC 1819 Innovation Hub fuels Cincinnati’s startup success | University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is a driving force behind Cincinnati’s vibrant startup community, creating jobs and generating profit. This success is no accident. An impressive 33% of the startups featured in this year’s Business Courier Cincy Inno’s Top Startups to Watch list and finalists for the Cincy Inno Fire Awards are either founded by UC alums or are associated […]

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has selected Orion Therapeutics as the first recipient of its $5 million fund | Knoxville News Sentinel

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation has selected Orion Therapeutics as the first recipient of its $5 million fund to support startups that bring research from the university’s labs to the market. Orion is developing a new way to deliver drugs that use ribonucleic acid, or RNA, to new places in the body. RNA, the single-strand cousin of DNA, […]

UH Forges New Partnerships with Houston Angel Network, Houston Exponential to Build a Community of Startup Investors – University of Houston

The University of Houston announced a groundbreaking new partnership with the Houston Angel Network and Houston Exponential that will create investment and mentorship opportunities for UH alumni who want to be a part of the University’s booming innovation community. The partnership, which unites a leading academic institution, a strong regional innovation organization and one of the nation’s […]

Oxford University Innovation to host leading global investors and spinouts at Deep Tech investor day | University of Oxford

OUI, the technology transfer office of the University of Oxford, will host venture capitalists and corporate investors, mainly from the US and UK with interests in sectors including AI, robotics, Quantum, Clean Tech, Computing, and Photonics. Existing and potential local and international investors include Mubadala Capital, IP Group, SOSV, Oxford Science Enterprises and many more. […]

Engine Ventures raises $398M third fund; MIT was anchor investor – Bizwomen

With a couple of investments already out, The Engine Ventures has a new war chest to back more early-stage startups solving the world’s biggest problems. The Cambridge-based venture capital investor told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week it has raised $398 million for its third fund, above its previously declared target of $350 million. Katie […]

Western Australian Innovators Receive $5M Boost for Health Solutions

Western Australian innovators have been awarded $5 million in grants through the Cook Government’s successful Future Health Research and Innovation (FHRI) Innovation Seed Fund. Medical Research Minister Stephen Dawson said this was the third round of the Innovation Seed funding and highlighted the State Government’s continued support of WA’s health and medical innovators. For early […]

Michigan University Innovation Capital Fund now accepting applications | University of Michigan News

A new pre-seed venture fund at the University of Michigan’s Innovation Partnerships has launched and is now accepting applications for investment opportunities. The Michigan University Innovation Capital Fund focuses on investing in Michigan startup companies that have a license to commercialize university technologies from one of the state’s 15 public universities. Announced in January 2024 by Michigan Lt. Gov. […]

UNM Anderson supports local entrepreneurs with pitch competition, final event for first cohort: UNM Newsroom

The UNM Anderson School of Management’s Center for Responsible Entrepreneurship hosted a pitch competition June 6 in Santa Fe, concluding its inaugural cohort of the entrepreneur-focused Accelerator Program. The Accelerator Program is a rigorous 10-month program that combines education, mentoring, business plan development, and investor pitches with shared practical experiences. Program directors Jon Mertz and […]