U Houston GEAR Program Supports Researchers At $30K An Idea

Ask any professor: A good idea alone isn’t likely to receive serious research funding. Big awards almost always have some data that supports the project, that shows the researcher’s idea should work. In a classic catch-22, though, getting this data itself takes money. Materials for experiments, graduate student time, lab space, computing power – none […]

Nanofiber lands $500K from TechColumbus

TechColumbus announced Tuesday it has stepped up its commitment to incubator tenant Nanofiber Solutions LLC with a $500,000 loan that will convert to equity, the largest to date from the current $2 million round of state-backed Pre-Seed Fund investments.