Insight Accelerator, Chicago Universities Team To Spur Start-ups

In the last 25 years, the engineers and designers at Insight Product Development have come up with a portable CT scanner and a wireless cardiac implant monitor. For the next generation of breakthrough medical devices, the Chicago design shop is turning to the area’s research universities and entrepreneurs. Insight is opening an accelerator program called […]

University of Illinois at Chicago prepares to fund 2012 proof of concept projects

This initiative is modeled after a novel early stage funding approach being adopted by many universities across the US and is aimed at helping faculty inventions “bridge” the funding gap that is often encountered when a technology tries to move from the basic research arena into the commercial development realm. Discoveries resulting from basic research […]