Archive | News RSS feed for this section

Marblar taps crowdsourcing to translate IP into commercial applications

Marblar uses challenge-driven innovation to crowdsource market applications for dormant and emerging technologies Marblar is a new platform that creates competitions around IP, and encourages Marblar members from around the world to find market applications for the technologies.  Since launching in late Oct-2012, Marblar has registered thousands of people from over 100 countries.  These users have […]

Crowdfunding Comes to Academic Research

Financial innovators have gone to work on the gap funding problem that many university researchers face: how to get their promising projects past the discovery stage to a point where they might have a chance for commercial availability.   Enter crowdfunding which is being advanced as a means to finance projects by university researchers on near […]

CATTEC V – Sneek Peek at investment-ready companies that Presented Oct 11-12

Presenting companies at CATTEC V Twelve emerging investment-ready companies associated with Midwest universities, accelerators, and seed incubators showcased their opportunities to investors from across the region at CATTEC V Oct 11-12.   Each presenting company had 5 minutes to provide a fast pitch on their opportunity. The fast pitch presenters provided an overview of their organization with […]

NCET2 announces nominations are open for the University Startups Showcase

National Council for entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) has opened nominations for its University Startups Showcase. The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) announces the University Startup Showcase (USS) as part of its 7th annual University Startups Conference on March 20-22, 2013 in Washington, DC. Each year U.S. universities create around 600 new companies based […]