UChicago to Mentor Illinois Tech as Part of $6M NSF Program to Accelerate Research Translation

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will help support translational activities at the Illinois Institute of Technology as part of a $6 million investment from the…

Two UChicago Startups Receive Investment from the George Shultz Innovation Fund

The George Shultz Innovation Fund (fall 2023 cycle) has awarded $200,000 to NetMicroscope and $150,000 to CellCipher to further develop their work. Managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and…

New PET Scan Tech to Expand Patient Access, Improve Early Disease Detection

Innovation out of the University of Chicago reduces the radiation levels and high costs associated with PET scans – enabling routine screening for the early detection of disease. Currently, PET…

Polsky Center Pilots Proof-of-Concept Fund to Accelerate Tech Commercialization

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has launched a new “Proof-of-Concept Fund” to support University of Chicago researchers in de-risking early-stage technologies. “By providing funding to bridge the gap…

Polsky Center to Support New Biopharma Hub Funded by $10.4 Million Investment

The Chicago Biomedical Consortium Hub for Innovative Technology and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences (CBC-HITES) will help academic inventors translate their research into commercial products. CBC-HITES joins 13 hubs that are…

Chicago Biomedical Consortium Secures $13.5 Million to Scale Work, Support for Life Sciences Industry

The Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) has received an additional $13.5 million in funding from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to expand its mission. Launched in 2001 by…

Clarix Imaging Gets $10 Million to Scale FDA-Cleared 3D Imaging Tech

University of Chicago spinout Clarix Imaging has received $10 million in funding from kineo finance, a Swiss-headquartered investment firm, to advance its novel imaging-based solution for surgical oncology. The…

Doctors Design New Device to Improve Care for Burn Patients

Met with a clinical need to improve care for burn patients, two University of Chicago doctors designed a new device that is now in use at the hospital. A plastic…

UChicago Talent, Programming Proves Itself as a Cornerstone of Illinois’ Quantum Success

Illinois is a top state for deals made by quantum startups and ranks fifth in the nation for active quantum patents, according to a recent report from the World Business…

The Startup Connection: Researchers and Business Students Meet at Fall Collaboratorium

Connecting researchers with business expertise, the Fall 2023 Collaboratorium will feature teams participating in the Polsky I-Corps program in addition to startups from the Transform and Duality accelerators. The…

Flu Antibodies Developed at UChicago Advance with Fast-Track Grant

Antibodies developed at the University of Chicago, which target a wide variety of influenza strains, are being commercialized by Celdara Medical. The antibodies were patented by the Polsky Center for…

Shape-Shifting Robot Swarms Self-Assemble, Adapt to the Unfamiliar

A new robotic platform developed at the University of Chicago can adapt to its surroundings in real time for applications in unfamiliar environments. The platform, dubbed the Granulobot, consists of…

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