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Midwest is a “best-kept secret of biotech”

The Midwest is at the top of the nation’s biotechnology industry according to an Ernst & Young study (The Economic Engine of Biotechnology in Illinois) presented by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Monday (4/22) at the BIO International Convention. With more research spending and more bioscience employees than the East or West Coast., the Midwest is called […]

EXITS: Startups Showcase + Conference is now accepting nominations for showcase startups

Nominate startups to present to a select group of invitation-only investors and Global 1000 companies as part of the Virtual Startups Showcase (VSS) and the Exits Startups Showcase + Conference in San Francisco The Virtual Startups Showcase (VSS) will showcase some of the best startup companies, as nominated by the country’s major research universities, leading venture capitalists, […]

Cross boarder collaboration established: ACCT Canada and MRUN join forces

[wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] [/wpcol_1half] [wpcol_1half_end id=”” class=”” style=””] [/wpcol_1half_end] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Cross boarder collaboration established for increasing commercialization and start up activities between the United States and Canada Calgary, Alberta, Canada – April 11, 2013 – The Alliance for Commercialization of Canadian Technologies (ACCT Canada) and the Midwest Research University Network (MRUN) […]

URES Features Eleven Midwest Presenters in its Showcase of Top University Research for 2013

Entrepreneurs from Midwest research institutions will be well represented at the sixth annual University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES) set for April 3 at the Microsoft New England R&D Center in Cambridge MA.  The URES has evolved into a national venue for bringing world-class breakthrough technologies from top research institutions to a forum of early […]

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Seeks Presenting Companies

Call for Presenting Companies – Submit Your Application Today! Application Deadline: March 7, 2013  About the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium The 32nd Michigan Growth Capital Symposium will feature presentations from 40 of the Midwest’s top high growth companies in addition to keynote speakers and informative panel discussions. More than 65 investment firms will be represented during […]

MRUN February 2013 Update

February 2013 UPDATE We’ve been busy at MRUN and we are overdue in getting word to about the latest at MRUN.  We provided a quick snapshot in December highlighting MRUN’s 2012 activities – expanded region, opening up membership to investors, accelerators, entrepreneurs and those who serve them, an expanded board, our new logo, our new website […]