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10 spinouts to watch: March 2023

Regrowing limbs, a cure for AML found at the bottom of the ocean and software for data centres to use 25% less energy are all more science than fiction thanks to these 10 spinouts.

Mar 20, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: February 2023

A cure for diabetes, food made from CO2 and a wound dressing that kills superbugs are all a step closer to reality thanks to these 10 spinouts.

Feb 21, 2023

Robinson replaces Glasscock at KSU

Kansas State University has promoted Rebecca Robinson to lead K-State Innovation Partners where she replaces Kent Glasscock, who is retiring.

Feb 15, 2023

Wellspring buys IP Pragmatics

Innovation management software developer Wellspring and tech transfer consultancy IP Pragmatics had been partners for years before this week’s merger.

Feb 3, 2023

Litvin-Vechnyak starts at Georgetown

Tatiana Litvin-Vechnyak is the vice-president for technology commercialisation at Georgetown University effective today.

Feb 1, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: January 2023

How do you stop AI from being racist? What if you could diagnose autism at birth using a single strand of hair? Here are 10 spinouts doing this and more.

Jan 18, 2023

KU makes Michaels executive director

Cliff Michaels will head Kansas University’s Center for Technology Commercialization after having spent the past three years at Georgia State University.

Jan 17, 2023

Old Dominion likes the sound of Leslie

Kevin Leslie has been appointed Old Dominion University’s first associate vice-president for innovation and commercialisation.

Jan 13, 2023

Other News

UTRF makes Krishnamurthy’s presidency permanent

Maha Krishnamurthy will serve as president of University of Tennessee Research Foundation in a permanent capacity, having been interim president since October.

Jan 12, 2023

10 spinouts to watch: December 2022

Enzymes to infinitely recycle plastic, a way to make green ammonia and an app to detect early Alzheimer's are among this month's noteworthy technologies.

Dec 12, 2022

10 spinouts to watch: November 2022

Cures for HIV and blurred vision and using cosmic rays to monitor nuclear waste drums are on our list of recent promising university spinouts.

Nov 21, 2022

WPI wins over Wang

Grace Wang is leaving Ohio State University after two years to become president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Nov 7, 2022

RIVF chooses Connallon

Michael Connallon Jr is the new chairman of the Rowan Innovation Venture Fund, the freshly topped up venture capital arm of Rowan University.

Nov 2, 2022

Editor's Picks

The real magic of the SVB loan book may already be lost

SVB used its influence over venture capital investors to make sure startup loans were repaid. If it is broken up, this power is lost.

Mar 24, 2023

The Big Deal: Viridos tries to crack algae biofuel

Andrew Chang, MD of United Airlines' venture unit, tells us sustainable jet fuels like that of portfolio company Viridos are a strategic priority, but how viable will they be long term?

Mar 17, 2023

Comcast targets generative AI with theme-based accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal Lift Labs is following a theme-based strategy in 2023 with generative artificial intelligence first on the agenda.

Mar 16, 2023

Yamaha Motor puts $100m into second US fund

Yamaha Motor's sophomore Exploratory Fund brings the amount it has committed to corporate VC to $300m in the past five years.

Mar 14, 2023
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