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Indiana University to fund $300M in research

Indiana University will invest at least $300 million during the next five years in a new research program designed to develop transformative solutions to world problems. Titled the Grand Challenges research program, it will fund up to five large-scale research projects that will be selected through a competitive review process, the university announced Wednesday. Applications

 
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Five local OH startup companies raised $275,000 from Innovation Fund at Lorain County Community College

Five local startup companies have raised $275,000 from the Innovation Fund at Lorain County Community College. Two companies received $100,000 non-recourse loans, which only need to be paid back if the companies are successful. The other three received $25,000 grants, according to a news release from the Fund. The loans went to Apollo Medical Devices

 
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UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers launches £2 million fund to help bridge ‘valley of death’ between research and bringing products to market

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is launching a new fund, Stephenson LP, aimed at helping companies overcome the investment hurdle between Research and Development and bringing a product to market. The fund, initially worth a total of £2 million, is in line with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ original statement of purpose set out by

 
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IDEA, Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator, Announces Award Recepients

This past August, IDEA ventures pitched their business plans to IDEA’s Advisory Board with the goal being to receive Gap Funding of up to $10,000. This opportunity is available to ventures on a bi-monthly basis and each business plan is reviewed by IDEA’s student Investment Committee before being selected to pitch. IDEA’s Gap Fund is

 
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University of Wisconsin FluGen snaps up $12 mln Series A

FluGen Inc., a biotechnology company developing a novel “universal” influenza vaccine, has completed a $12 million Series A financing. Venture Investors LLC, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, and other new investors participated in this first institutional financing of the company, along with many of FluGen’s existing investors led

 
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University of Huddersfield funds support researchers developng new device to improve quality of care for young cancer patients

The ‘Hickman Lines’ or central line catheters, will be safely and comfortably hidden away in the harness, while still delivering the medication, including chemotherapy, to children. A DEVICE, developed through a collaboration by a team at the University of Huddersfield and a local charity, is set to improve the quality of care for child cancer

 
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Indian Aaruha Technology Fund for start-ups launched

Budding entrepreneurs now have one more source of support, with the launch of Aaruha Technology Fund by StartupXseed, a seed-funding company, here on Thursday. B.V. Naidu, Managing Partner, StartupXseed, said the key differentiator was that the funding comes along with strategic support, mentorship and exposure to venture capitalists (VCs), so that the start-ups can graduate

 
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Perceptive Navigation Receives $225,000 From Maryland State Venture Fund

Perceptive Navigation, a medical device company in Baltimore, has been awarded a $225,000 investment by the Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), the state’s primary venture capital investment program. Perceptive’s first product, an ultrasound probe dubbed Vu-Path, uses the company’s advanced imaging techniques to allow surgeons to precisely place and guide the instrument during procedures. The state’s

 
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Enterprise Ireland Launches €500,000 Competitive Start up Fund

Enterprise Ireland is delighted to announce a Competitive Start Fund aimed at attracting international start-ups to locate to Ireland.Ten companies will each receive an investment of €50,000 for a 10% equity stake.  In addition, the winning companies will receive a package of other supports including mentor, development program, etc.Applications are made online and the twenty

 
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Washington State University lends helping hand through “valley of death” - Economic Development Site Economic Development Site

For the second year, WSU is supporting researchers in moving innovations from the lab to the marketplace through the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF). The CGF program provides financial assistance to advance technologies that are at the end stage of research, but require additional development before entering the marketplace. Gap funding is an important part of

 
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