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Notoros: Building a More Secure Digital World

A startup in the inaugural cohort of Transform, a data science and AI accelerator, Notoros is working to solve blockchain technology security issues. “We are aiming for a world…
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Small Business Spotlight: Big Plans are Brewing For Kikwetu Kenya Coffee Company

With three young children and a full-time job as a technology executive, Leecox Omollo has to be intentional about how he spends his spare time. So as he and his…
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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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‘This is What the Future Looks Like’: Celebrating Quantum Innovation in Chicago

Last week, World Business Chicago and the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE) hosted leading innovators in celebration of Chicago’s quantum and deep tech ecosystem. The event doubled as a ribbon-cutting ceremony…
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AI, Life Sciences, Quantum Tech to Get Boost as Part of the Compass Accelerator’s Latest Cohort

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce that six teams have been selected for the latest cohort of Compass, a deep tech accelerator program for University…
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DeepTechU Day 1: ‘The Innovation Ecosystem in the Chicago Area is Growing Beautifully – Go All In’

“We’re excited to unite the science and investor communities to advance innovation,” said Juan de Pablo, executive vice president for science, innovation, national laboratories, and global initiatives, kicking off…
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nuBorn Medical to Pitch Their Preemie-Saving Technology at the 2018 Fall George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals

Chicago researchers are trying to deal with one of the preemies’ most vexing problems: Choking while bottle-feeding.

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