Polsky Center Pilots Proof-of-Concept Fund to Accelerate Tech Commercialization

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has launched a new “Proof-of-Concept Fund” to support University of Chicago researchers in de-risking early-stage technologies. “By providing funding to bridge the gap…

Meet the Six Early-Stage Companies that are Part of Resurgence Cohort 1

In October, the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in partnership with the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, announced the launch of Resurgence, a new cleantech…

Meet the Seven Early-Stage Companies that are Part of Transform’s Cohort 2

In September, the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Data Science Institute announced the seven early-stage companies accepted into the second cohort of its Transform…

Polsky Center to Support New Biopharma Hub Funded by $10.4 Million Investment

The Chicago Biomedical Consortium Hub for Innovative Technology and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences (CBC-HITES) will help academic inventors translate their research into commercial products. CBC-HITES joins 13 hubs that are…

Life Sciences Community Convenes at Chicago BioCapital Summit in a Showcase of Local Innovation

Hosted by the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC), the inaugural Chicago BioCapital Summit this week brought together industry, academia, and investors in a showcase of the latest innovations in the life…

Chicago Biomedical Consortium Secures $13.5 Million to Scale Work, Support for Life Sciences Industry

The Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) has received an additional $13.5 million in funding from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to expand its mission. Launched in 2001 by…

Clarix Imaging Gets $10 Million to Scale FDA-Cleared 3D Imaging Tech

University of Chicago spinout Clarix Imaging has received $10 million in funding from kineo finance, a Swiss-headquartered investment firm, to advance its novel imaging-based solution for surgical oncology. The…

Doctors Design New Device to Improve Care for Burn Patients

Met with a clinical need to improve care for burn patients, two University of Chicago doctors designed a new device that is now in use at the hospital. A plastic…

UChicago Talent, Programming Proves Itself as a Cornerstone of Illinois’ Quantum Success

Illinois is a top state for deals made by quantum startups and ranks fifth in the nation for active quantum patents, according to a recent report from the World Business…

‘A Great Formula for Success’: Booth Alum Jennifer Fried Named CEO of Another UChicago Startup

An early-stage healthcare investor, founder, and operator, Chicago Booth alum Jennifer Fried, MBA ‘15, has taken on a new role – with a familiar path – at the helm of…

Transform Accelerator Announces Data Science and AI Startups Selected for Cohort 2

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Data Science Institute today announced the seven early-stage companies accepted into the second cohort of its Transform accelerator for…

Innovations in Quantum: Researchers and Technologies at the University of Chicago

University of Chicago researchers are advancing innovations in every discipline – leading the development of cutting-edge technologies and conducting field-defining research for the betterment of humankind. For this feature,…

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