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SPIN’s Inaugural Cohort Departs with New Connections, Mindset, and Tools to Move Forward: ‘I Highly Recommend This Program’

Led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Strategic Program for Innovation at the National Labs (SPIN) earlier this year launched with 17 scientists and staff from Argonne…
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Fermilab Engineer Scales Quantum Startup with Support from UChicago

Lismikro – taking its name from the Greek for “micro” – is developing innovative low-power microchip controllers to solve the hardware bottleneck and unleash the full potential of quantum computers.…
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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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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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UChicago, Argonne, and Fermilab Look to Transform the Water Industry

The University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) anchor the Midwest as a hub for water innovation with state-of-the-art research facilities and innovative technologies. “To…
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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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Governor Pritzker Discusses the Impact of Quantum Research with UChicago’s Juan de Pablo

The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit, hosted by the Chicago Quantum Exchange, this week brought together university, government, and industry leaders from across the country. Liew Family Professor in Molecular…
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Polsky Center, Argonne, and Fermilab Discuss Leadership in Water Innovation at First-Ever Chicago Water Week

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, is hosting a webinar as part…
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AI, Measurements Workshop to Explore the Intersection of Machine Learning and Physics

The University of Chicago’s Office of Research and National Laboratories Joint Task Force Initiative earlier this year awarded a second round of AI + Science grants to three projects and…

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