Pharmacy professor receives SUNY funding to spur research commercialization 

By | July 14th, 2017|New Investments/Awards, New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|

A new technology led by UB faculty member Sathy Balu-Iyer that has the potential to treat autoimmune diseases and improve the success of gene therapy is one of four SUNY research projects that recently received investments from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF).

Funded jointly by SUNY and […]

Binghamton University, U Albany, U Buffalo, and SUNY Oswego Receive Investment From SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund

By | June 29th, 2017|New York|

Four state colleges, including Binghamton University, will receive money from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund to accelerate the development and commercialization of research.

An investment of $200,000 will be distributed to Binghamton University, University at Albany, University at Buffalo, and SUNY Oswego.

TAF helps inventors turn their research into market ready products.

At Binghamton University, Dr. Susan Bane-Tuttle […]

NewYork-Presbyterian launches venture fund for digital health

By | November 17th, 2016|New Fund Announcement, New York, Startup Fund|

NewYork-Presbyterian has formed an investment fund to drive growth of fledgling digital health companies.

NewYork-Presbyterian has focused on advanced technologies for enhanced care delivery for years. The venture fund follows the 2014 launch of the NYP Innovation Center to implement cutting-edge technologies for both clinicians and patients across its hospitals and clinics.

Earlier this year, the center […]

University at Buffalo Seed Fund for Innovative Research Supports Faculty in 6 Departments 

By | October 13th, 2016|New Investments/Awards, New York|

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) program.

“The IMPACT program supports cutting-edge research throughout the university, not just one particular discipline. […]

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University at Buffalo Seed Fund for Innovative Research Supports Faculty in 6 Departments 

By | October 13th, 2016|New Investments/Awards, New York|

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are conducting research supported by the Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) program.

“The IMPACT program supports cutting-edge research throughout the university, not just one particular discipline. […]

University of Buffalo seed fund aims to make an IMPACT on new, innovative research

By | August 15th, 2016|New York, Uncategorized|

Greg Fabiano readily admits that his research project using a driving simulator to test teenage drivers who have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder never would have received federal funding if it weren’t for a smaller seed grant that helped lay the framework for the study.

The grant came in 2009 via an award administered through the University at […]

UB CAT awards over $500K to innovative life sciences companies

By | July 28th, 2016|*Fund Types, New York, State or Government|

The University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology (UB CAT), a program of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), has awarded more than $500,000 in funding to 16 life sciences companies.

Sponsored by the New York State Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), the UB […]

NYU and ffVC collaborate on AI startup support program

By | July 28th, 2016|Accelerator/incubator, New York, Venture Capital|

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering and ff Venture Capital (ffVC), a leading early-stage technology venture capital firm based in New York City, this morning will announce New York City’s first program to launch and support artificial intelligence (AI) startups. The program will also mark the first time in the United States that a university […]

University of Albany Presidential Innovation Fund for Research and Scholarship

By | July 14th, 2016|New York|

In support of this aim, the University announced the creation of the Presidential Innovation Fund for Research and Scholarship (PIFRS) program last year to stimulate new cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research. Now in its second year, this $500,000 competitive, peer reviewed, seed funding program will once again fund multi-investigator led projects in targeted research areas including liberal […]

Syracuse CASE Awards Three University-Industry $50,000 Grants for Collaborative Research

By | March 11th, 2016|Corporate, New York|

The Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering (CASE) at Syracuse University announced the winners of its inaugural University-Industry Seed Funding Competition. This unique program provides New York State companies with an opportunity to receive up to $50,000 in leading-edge University-based research and development with no immediate matching investment.

The competition, announced in October, was open […]