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Special Report >> Immunoengineering Deep Dive: What It Is and Why It Matters to the Future of Fighting Disease

In this special report, presented in part with the Immunoengineering 2021 conference and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation explores work from across the University of Chicago…
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UChicago Grants InFlectis BioScience Exclusive Rights to a Potential New Class of Therapies for Neuromuscular Diseases

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has granted InFlectis BioScience rights to use a patented family of small molecules for the treatment of neuromuscular diseases. Per…
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Novel Wound Dressing Seals, Protects, and Prevents Scar Formation with ‘Significant’ Advantages

University of Chicago researcher Xiaoyang Wu has developed a novel wound dressing that can stop bleeding while preventing infection and scarring using a single material, which has potential applications in…
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UChicago Alums, Researchers Develop Evidence-Based Police Force Management and Early Intervention System

Benchmark Analytics working with research partners led by the University of Chicago has created an evidence-based police force management and early intervention system. The proprietary solution captures and aggregates…
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Immunoengineering Conference to Highlight the Latest Developments in Industry, Academia, and UChicago Startups

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering’s Chicago Immunoengineering Innovation Center (CIIC) in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is hosting Immunoengineering 2021 – which will highlight the…
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UChicago Spinout Pyxis Secures $152 Million Series B, Signs Licensing Agreement with Pfizer

The University of Chicago spinout Pyxis Oncology has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Pfizer after raising $152 million to further advance its portfolio of potent biologics. Pyxis in 2019…
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Bioelectronics Get Upgrade with Novel Approach to Create More Stable, Electrically Efficient Devices

Researchers at the University of Chicago have patented a new approach for developing carbon-based bioelectronic devices, which have a variety of applications in drug delivery, substance detection, and organ modulation.…
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DeepTechU Day 3: Navigating Lab to Launch, Deep Tech Investment, and a Culture Shift Toward Commercialization

“The best companies we see have deep venture experience,” said Beckett Jackson, investing director, Boeing HorizonX. But they also have a grand vision about how the technology will become a…
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DeepTechU Day 2: Industry Insights, Platform Tech Potential, and Advice for Attracting VC Funding

Day two of the DeepTechU conference saw top executives discuss how deep tech innovation is transforming industries and featured a panel discussion between founders and investors who talked through the…
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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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