New Fellowship Connects UChicago Students with Cleantech Startups

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has announced the inaugural cohort of the Resurgence Fellowship – a new program connecting students with startups in its…

‘Corporate Collision’ Sparks New Connections and Industry Collaboration

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation last week brought together industry leaders to discover, connect, and collaborate with some of the nation’s top startups. “The Polsky Center has a…

Resurgence Startup ExPost Awarded $8M from DOE in Bid to Improve Battery Recycling

ExPost Technology, a participant in Cohort 1 of Resurgence, has been awarded $8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support development of an advanced mobile machinery system for…

Energy Tech Leaders Take to the National Stage at DOE Pitch Competition

>> UPDATE: Team Rise Reforming from the University of Chicago took First Place at the event and was awarded $50,000. Teams from the University of Chicago and the Polsky Center…

Polsky-Affiliated Initiatives, Startups Ranked Among Chicago’s Hottest Innovators

Eleven entities with roots in the Polsky Center or the University of Chicago have been named to an annual list spotlighting the 50 hottest innovators in the city. Now in…

Profound Trends Have Led to Unique Singularity Event: Samir Mayekar Talks Deep Tech

Several trends have culminated in a unique “singularity event,” said former Chicago Deputy Mayer Samir Mayekar at the inaugural Deep Tech Ventures Showcase in June. Deep Tech Ventures at the…

Innovating for Resilience: Polsky Center Launches ‘Resurgence’ Cleantech Accelerator

  The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the launch of Resurgence, a new cleantech accelerator powered by Deep Tech Ventures. Polsky…

Inaugural Deep Tech Ventures Showcase to Highlight 20 Startups, Keynote from Former Chicago Deputy Mayor Samir Mayekar

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is excited to announce the inaugural Deep Tech Ventures Showcase – which will feature 20 startups across quantum, data science, cleantech, and life…

UChicago’s Transform Accelerator for Data Science and Emerging AI Startups Announces Inaugural Cohort

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Data Science Institute today announced the inaugural cohort of its new accelerator, Transform. Housed within the new Deep Tech…

How Technology Commercialization Teams Are Thinking Differently

Traditional technology commercialization operations teams are being asked to do more – an expanding scope of work that includes an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. A panel of operations experts,…

2 Startups Awarded $175,000 Each to Further Develop Cancer Treatment Technologies

Alnair Therapeutics and Riptide Therapeutics have been awarded investments from the George Shultz Innovation Fund to further develop their cancer treatment technologies. Both will receive $175,000 investments from the Fund.…

Riptide Therapeutics Awarded $175,000 From George Shultz Innovation Fund

The George Shultz Innovation Fund (GSIF), managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, recently selected Riptide Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical startup led by University of Chicago and Northwestern University…

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