18 April 2017
News round up 18 April 2017
A round up of all the latest news on www.globaluniversityventuring.com for our subscribers.
Author: Thierry Heles, editor
UPMC and Philips have co-led a funding round for ALung Technologies, a Pittsburgh University spinout working on treatments for acute respiratory failure.
Frequency Therapeutics is working on a progenitor cell-related treatment for hearing loss based on research conducted at MIT and Harvard Medical School.
The fund, backed by Tsinghua Unigroup, will support the growth of industries including high-end manufacturing, IT, aerospace, new energy, new materials, pharmaceuticals and internet-related services.
Cardiff University spinout FaultCurrent has secured additional funding, which will drive the company’s commercial expansion.
The weeklong showcase of entrepreneurs and innovators will begin on April 17, covering a wide range of subjects around the theme of overcoming perceived barriers.
Having raised more than $150m, the new incubator will now focus on selecting startups.
Ananda Ghosh, marketing associate at NYU Langone Medical Center, takes a look back on his experience at the AUTM 2017 meeting.
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