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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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Can Entrepreneurship Help Revive Syria? This Polsky Center Leader is Training Teens in Business

Chicagoan Steve Lehmann has taken his expertise in early business development nearly 6,000 miles away to the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. His mission: to teach Syrian teens how to…
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Polsky Center Receives $30,000 National Science Foundation Grant for Female STEM Entrepreneurs

Yesterday, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that the University of Chicago was one of eight Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) sites and nodes across the nation that have been selected…

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