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‘A Great Formula for Success’: Booth Alum Jennifer Fried Named CEO of Another UChicago Startup

An early-stage healthcare investor, founder, and operator, Chicago Booth alum Jennifer Fried, MBA ‘15, has taken on a new role – with a familiar path – at the helm of…
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$1M Investment Moves Flow Medical Toward Commercialization for Its Novel Medical Device

University of Chicago startup Flow Medical is finalizing its product design – taking the next steps on its path to commercialization with a $1 million investment from a medical device…
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3 Startups Awarded $200,000 Each to Build Out Teams, Launch Novel Products

Flow Medical, Lismikro, and OrisDX each have been awarded a $200,000 co-investment from the George Shultz Innovation Fund to further develop their technologies. Managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship…
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Cancer Detection, Oil Spill Cleanup, Quantum Computing, and a New Medical Device: Meet the Spring 2022 Innovation Fund Finalists

Four teams have been selected as finalists for the George Shultz Innovation Fund spring 2022 investment cycle – bringing to the forefront solutions for scaling quantum computers, sustainably cleaning oil…
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UChicago Doctors Wanted a Better Medical Device to Treat Pulmonary Embolism. Here Is How They Made Their Own

FLOW Medical is developing a multi-function catheter to help diagnose and treat venous thromboembolic disease while maximizing functionality, optimizing safety, and minimizing complexity. Founders Jonathan Paul, associate professor of medicine,…
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Drug Delivery, Diagnostics, AI Applications Among 10 Projects in the Spring 2021 I-Corps Cohort

Ten teams are participating in the spring 2021 cohort of the Polsky I-Corps program – a highly experiential, 7-week-long program to empower scientists, researchers, and students to test the commercial…

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