University City Science Center POC program funds handheld breast cancer diagnostic technology

A breast cancer diagnostic startup that uses fingertip sensors to detect tumors has received a research grant of more than $878,000 to advance its handheld diagnostic device. UE Lifesciences’ “Intelligent Breast Exam” can distinguish between normal breast tissue and a tumor. Breast cancers are stiffer and less mobile than the surrounding tissue, according to a paper documenting […]

GA Science and Technology Accelerator Program supports product development

The Science & Technology Accelerator Program is meant to fill a crucial gap in research funding caused by the increasing hesitance of investors to risk support on early-stage innovations. It is funded solely through philanthropic contributions that are given directly to the program. Unlike research traditionally funded by the American Heart Association through grants, the […]