University of Utah Hosts Speed Teching Event for Investors, Technology Managers From Multiple Utah Universities – Investors and Entrepreneurs Invited to Learn about Available Technologies at Utah Universities for Potential Partnerships –
IP Shakti adds a CEO in Residence program to support seed fund for biomedical and life science innovations
PRINCETON, N.J., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – IP Shakti (www.ipshakti.com) has now launched a CEO-In-Residence (CIR) program with their existing gap fund and technology portfolio. “Management, Funding and Technology form the 3-legged stool a start-up company needs to bring a technology to the marketplace. Many Universities have the technology, and perhaps the management through an entrepreneurship program,
There is a well-known funding gap between basic laboratory research and the resulting commercial products. Proof of Concept (POC) funding has proven to be a crucial element in bridging this so called “valley of death” between research and development. The goal of POC funding is to “de-risk” an invention such that the technology is more attractive for
I couldn’t believe it either. A really good article released from GEN (Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News) underscores an emerging trend in pharma pre-seed gap funding investment in R&D as an answer to a retraction of early stage VC from biotech and pharma sectors. One issue, how can you have a conversation about “Drugs” +”R&D”+”external partnerships”
Purdue University is facilitating and encouraging startup creation through several investment funds, engagement with surrounding communities and investors, and one of the largest university-affiliated incubation parks in the country, which comprises more than 200 companies across Indiana and has provided about $22 million for sponsored research at the university since 1999.“We have several initiatives designed
The Tech Transfer Challenge Prize provides $100,000 worth of mentorship and business support services to a group of Virginia Tech faculty, staff, students and/or alumni proposing to establish a business in Blacksburg, based on Virginia Tech-owned technology.
Student-run venture accelerator IDEA has added another pitch round over the summer, and more funding to its program. Created by a group of students at Northeastern University, IDEA will now offer another opportunity for current undergraduate and graduate students and alumni to bring their ventures out of the dorm room and in front of investors.
University of Rochester Medical Center uses external perspectives and experiences to build a community of entrepreneurial faculty
The University of Rochester-Medical Center, through its tech transfer and commercialization objectives, has a comprehensive strategy to both educate and engage key faculty, leadership, and stakeholders on campus. The CLASP elective course for faculty is great example of one initiative. http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/ctsi/news-events/Technology_Transfer_Elective.cfm An important distinction is their incorporation of leaders from other institutions into the process,
LAS CRUCES – A new program at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center that aims to take near-to-market technologies being developed on campus and help speed their way to the public has picked its first projects to fund.