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Jumpstarting Quantum Technology Commercialization: Test the Market Potential of Your Innovation

Offered by the Midwest I-Corps Node, in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Duality, the…
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Polsky Center Teams Up with $15 Million Great Lakes Innovation Hub to Catalyze Innovation in the Midwest

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has joined the Great Lakes Innovation Corps Hub, which was established by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support innovation…
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Stellatus Solutions, a Startup Born at UChicago and Nurtured By Polsky, Acquired by Slingshot Aerospace to Help Prevent Satellite Collisions in Space

Last fall, a team of University of Chicago students was tasked with addressing a challenge one might hope already had a solution: How to improve communication between satellite operators to…
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DeepTechU Day 1: Experts Talk Streamlining Tech Transfer, Accelerating Startup Success, and the Importance of Making Connections

Juan de Pablo, Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation, and Global Initiatives at the University of Chicago, kicked off the first day of DeepTechU – which attracted…
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Polsky Announces 10 Teams in the Winter 2021 I-Corps Cohort

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the participation of 10 teams in the winter 2021 I-Corps cohort. Open to other Chicago-area institutions, the Polsky I-Corps…
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NVC Alum Tovala Raises $30 Million in Latest Funding Round

The meal service company and countertop smart oven, Tovala, has closed a $30 million Series C funding round – with plans to open a new production facility and build out…
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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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11 Teams Join Polsky’s Fall 2020 I-Corps Program Cohort

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the latest cohort of its Polsky I-Corps program, a 7-week highly-experiential program designed to empower UChicago scientists, researchers, and…
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Polsky Weekly 10 // October 5, 2018

Biggest challenges facing higher ed, Five to Nine receives $150K, New tech to prevent gun violence, and more.

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