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UChicago Ranks Among Top 25 Institutions for Tech Transfer and Commercialization

A recent analysis entitled Research to Renewal: Advancing University Tech Transfer from Heartland Forward evaluated which universities are most adept at creating new knowledge and embedding it in their graduates…
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Polsky Center Launches New Strategic Program for Innovation at the National Labs to Support Entrepreneurial Thinking

Led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Strategic Program for Innovation at the National Labs (SPIN) kicked off on March 23rd with 17 scientists and staff from…
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Lab Innovation Fellowship Program Promotes Innovation at Argonne and Fermilab

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory work to answer some of the biggest questions facing humanity, from the atomic to the astronomical scale. Occasionally that work…
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Polsky Announces Cohort 4 of Its Deep Tech Accelerator, Compass

The Polsky Center is pleased to announce Cohort 4 of the Compass deep tech accelerator program, which includes several startups working to commercialize research across various industries. “Cohort four of…
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NanoPattern Receives $1 Million NSF Grant: ‘A Validation of Our Vision,’ Says Cofounder

NanoPattern Technologies recently received a $999,428 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant program. Cofounded by Dmitri Talapin, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished…
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Duality Cohort 1 Company Super.tech Launches New SuperstaQ Platform

Super.tech, a participant in the inaugural cohort of the quantum tech startup accelerator Duality, announced the launch of a software platform endeavoring to make quantum computing commercially viable years…
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Duality Quantum Accelerator Accepts Six Startups into Inaugural Cohort

Duality, the nation’s first accelerator exclusively for quantum companies, has accepted six startups for Cohort 1. Duality is led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University…

University of Chicago’s Polsky Center Appoints Chuck Vallurupalli to Lead Duality, Preeti Chalsani Named Deputy Director

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has appointed Chuck Vallurupalli, MBA ’05, as the inaugural senior director of Duality, the first accelerator program in…
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Immunoengineering Conference to Highlight the Latest Developments in Industry, Academia, and UChicago Startups

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering’s Chicago Immunoengineering Innovation Center (CIIC) in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is hosting Immunoengineering 2021 – which will highlight the…
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Compass Teams Gain ‘Clarity of Focus,’ Investor-Ready Pitches, and a ‘Deep Network of Experts’

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s recently-launched Compass accelerator program has concluded its second cohort, which featured four teams working on developing deep tech with applications in various industries.…
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Polsky Teams with National Labs, NSF’s I-Corps to Support Midwest Deep Tech Ecosystem

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has partnered with two of the Department of Energy’s Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs (LEEP) and the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) I-Corps program to provide…
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Navigating Startup Success: Polsky Launches the ‘Compass,’ a New Deep Tech Accelerator Program

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently launched the Compass – a first-of-its-kind deep tech accelerator program for early-stage startups and technologies. “Backed by a 25-year history of…

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