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Digital Health, Therapeutics Startups Selected for George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has announced the companies selected for the 2022 fall cohort of the George Shultz Innovation Fund. Managed by…
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ClostraBio Closes $4 Million Series A to Transform Intestinal Health with Plug-and-Play Drug Delivery Platform

University of Chicago spinout ClostraBio has closed a $4 million Series A-1 financing round to accelerate development of its lead candidate, expand its plug-n-play platform, and build out its team.…
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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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6 UChicago Researchers to Present at Illinois Ignite

Researchers from the University of Chicago are showcasing novel technologies and innovative startups at the third biennial Illinois Ignite. The event takes place on September 22, 2022, from 9:00…
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AbbVie Joins UChicago to Talk Oncology Research, Ongoing Collaboration, and Opportunities for Expansion

The annual UChicago-AbbVie Research Symposium in August celebrated another successful year of the strategic partnership – bringing together academia and industry to exchange new ideas and drive innovation. The event…
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memQ Works to Develop Semiconductor Materials for Quantum Memory as Part of Duality’s Latest Cohort

Drawing from cutting-edge laboratory research, memQ develops semiconductor materials with novel qubit storage capabilities that will play a critical role in quantum network development. The team has deep ties to…
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Stretchable, Self-Powered Bioelectronics Mimic Skin in Form and Function

Skin-like electronics could seamlessly integrate with the body for applications in health monitoring, medication therapy, implantable medical devices, and biological studies. With the help of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship…
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AbbVie, University of Chicago Symposium to Showcase Latest Oncology Research Efforts

The UChicago-AbbVie Research Symposium celebrates another successful year of strategic partnership, showcasing select innovative research efforts in oncology. Taking place Friday, August 19, 2022, the symposium aims to stimulate…
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Fermilab Engineer Scales Quantum Startup with Support from UChicago

Lismikro – taking its name from the Greek for “micro” – is developing innovative low-power microchip controllers to solve the hardware bottleneck and unleash the full potential of quantum computers.…
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Met With Too Many Late-Stage Diagnoses, Doctors Create Novel Test to Earlier Detect Cancer in Your Saliva

OrisDX has developed a novel saliva-based molecular test to detect and diagnose oral cancer earlier – improving patient outcomes and saving lives. The Chicago-based startup was formed based on a…
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Compass Demo Day to Feature 5 Investor-Ready Deep Tech Startups

Polsky Science Ventures and the Compass deep tech accelerator team at the University of Chicago are hosting a “demo day” to highlight innovative research and technologies seeking growth opportunities.…
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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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