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March 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Adds Columbia University Medical Center and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre to II-ON

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Columbia University Medical Center and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) have joined the International Immuno-Oncology Network (II-ON), a global peer-to-peer collaboration between Bristol-Myers Squibb and academia [...]

February 2017

Microsoft to fund research partnership between UBC and U Washington

Microsoft has pledged $1 million to the creation of a data science partnership between the University of Washington (UW) and the University of British Columbia. This follows the Cascadia Conference hosted in Vancouver last September, [...]

Australian government signs university research and innovation/Tech Transfer agreement with Israel

The Australian and Israeli governments have signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation in technological innovation, research, and development that will allow Australian companies to take advantage of opportunities in Israel's biotechnology, IT, and R&D sectors. [...]

Jay Z Set to Launch Venture Capital Fund 

Jay Z is not a businessman, he’s a business, man. For his next non-music endeavor, Hov is set to launch a venture capital fund. According to Axios, the Brooklyn mogul is launching the venture capital [...]

January 2017

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center Collaborate to Launch JLABS

 Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, New York State and the New York Genome Center today announced a collaboration to launch a new JLABS in New York City. Called JLABS @ NYC, the 30,000-square foot facility [...]

Samsung NEXT Announces $150M Fund to Expand Global Support of Early Stage Startups in Emerging Tech

Samsung NEXT (formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) today announced at CES the creation of the Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund, to increase Samsung’s global support of early stage startups pursuing [...]