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Polsky Center Fall 2021 I-Corps Teams Tackle Unmet Medical Needs, Data Transparency, and Other Challenges

The Polsky Center’s fall 2021 I-Corps cohort is developing diagnostics, novel therapeutics, innovative devices, new materials, and other technologies across various industries. The Polsky I-Corps program is a 7-week highly-experiential…
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UChicago’s Polsky Center Celebrates Three Startup Exits in Two Months

Series of Startup Exits Solidify the Polsky Center as a ‘Venture Creation’ Engine Three startups supported by the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation – NowPow, Pyxis,…
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UChicago Professors and Grad Students Among 2021’s Highly Cited Researchers

More than 30 professors and graduate students at the University of Chicago were among Clarivate’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers. The list, which included University of Chicago President,…
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A More Efficient and Sustainable Battery for a More ‘Electrified’ Society

An assistant professor in the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago, John Anderson, BS/MS ’08, has patented a material that can store and produce energy more efficiently and…
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Looking to Advance New Drugs to the Clinic, UChicago Spinout Pyxis Files for $100M IPO

The University of Chicago spinout Pyxis Oncology has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) after earlier this year signing a worldwide licensing agreement with Pfizer and raising $152 million…
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Jumpstarting Quantum Technology Commercialization: Test the Market Potential of Your Innovation

Offered by the Midwest I-Corps Node, in partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Duality, the…
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UChicago Spin-Out NowPow Acquired by Unite Us to Scale, Add Greater Value to More Consumers

University of Chicago spin-out NowPow, a referral platform grounded in science and community, has been acquired by Unite Us, the nation's leading technology company connecting health and social care services.…
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UChicago, Duality Teams to Pitch at 2021 Chicago Venture Summit

Several teams from the University of Chicago and Duality – the world’s first accelerator focused exclusively on quantum technologies – pitched at the 2021 Chicago Venture Summit. The venture…
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UChicago Spin-Out AccuraDX Launches KAS-seq Research Kits: ‘A New Way to Study Important Biological Processes and Regulatory Pathways’

A University of Chicago spin-out company AccuraDX this week has launched its KAS-Direct™ single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) Labeling and Enrichment Kit. Founded in 2020, the company, which is headquartered in Natick,…
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NanoPattern Receives $1 Million NSF Grant: ‘A Validation of Our Vision,’ Says Cofounder

NanoPattern Technologies recently received a $999,428 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant program. Cofounded by Dmitri Talapin, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished…

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