News that matters to inventors, innovators, investors, educators and entrepreneurs

October 2015

10/2/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
I-Corps grantee Neon Labs in Wall Street Journal for new photo-selecting software Read more here.

10/1/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Missouri S&T receives VentureWell grant to grow entrepreneurial programs Read more here.

10/1/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Texas Tech faculty awarded VentureWell grant Read more here.

September 2015

9/17/15 | Grantee & Alumni news, VentureWell news
Congratulations to our newest E-Team and Faculty Grant recipients Read more here.

9/11/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Former E-Team Sanivation opens one of world’s first human waste processing and charcoal production sites Read more here.

9/3/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
20 Schools take part in University Innovation Fellows' unique student orientation initiative Read more here.

August 2015

8/19/15 |
Former E-Team Sintact Medical Systems receives NSF SBIR grant plus additional matching funds Read more here.

July 2015

7/8/15 | Innovation Network news
BIG Pitch Collegiate Innovation Solutions Competition Offers $10K Grants to Student Innovators Read more here.

7/1/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
VentureWell partnering with Spark Clean Energy to Run U.S. Dept. of Energy’s National Cleantech University Prize Program Read more here.

June 2015

6/24/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
Pathways to Innovation Program announces 2016 Call for Proposals Read more here.

6/24/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Former E-Team HM Solution wins $40K MassCEC Clean Tech Award Read more here.

6/18/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
E-Team alumni Sproxil Selected for the Social Innovation in Health Initiative Program Read more here.

6/12/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
I-Corps™ team Cyrus Biotechnology licenses its Rosetta software Read more here.

6/10/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Congratulations to the 2015 BMEidea biomedical device competition winners Read more here.

May 2015

5/21/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Three Venture Well E-Teams--Dock Technologies, Iron Goat, and Recon Therapeutics--accepted as Finalists for the MassChallenge Boston 2015 accelerator.

5/6/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
E-Team alumni Sproxil Awarded Frost & Sullivan’s Enabling Technology Leadership Award Read more here.

April 2015

4/16/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
Stage 2 E-Team Afthon creates more efficient generator, solves power shortages in remote areas Read more here.

4/2/15 | Partner news, VentureWell news
Apply by May 11 for University Innovation Fellows Program Read more here.

March 2015

3/31/15 | Grantee & Alumni news
University Innovation Fellows launch #uifresh campaign to attract and retain first-year students to STEM majors Read more here.

3/19/15 | VentureWell news
Student inventors and entrepreneurs push the boundaries of science and technology to make our world healthier, greener. Media invited to private Open Minds showcase in Washington, D.C.Read more here.

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