Expressing variety of emotions earns entrepreneurs fundingWashington State University
Putting on a happy face might not be enough for entrepreneurs to win over potential investors.
Putting on a happy face might not be enough for entrepreneurs to win over potential investors.
Exotanium, a cloud resource optimization and management company, completed a $5 million seed funding round led by Walden International and Nepenthe Capital LLC. This latest round of funding builds on an exceptional year for Exotanium, which has seen an increase in demand for cloud-optimization solutions as organizations continue to shift their operations online and search for high-quality, budget-friendly cloud management solutions.
To develop capabilities to monitor the current COVID-19 pandemic and other future biological events, DHS S&T has awarded $199,648 to Mesur.io Inc., for analysis and reporting of outbreak-related data.
Universal high-quality preschool is achievable within the next 30 years if the federal government and state and local governments partner to share costs under a two-part plan proposed by the National Institute for Early Education (NIEER) at the Rutgers Graduate School for Education.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $54 million in new funding for the agency’s National Laboratories to advance basic research in microelectronics. Microelectronics are a fundamental building block of modern devices such as laptops, smartphones, and home appliances, and hold the potential to power innovative solutions to challenges like the climate crisis and national security.
The pandemic’s impact on state budgets and preschool enrollment threatens future funding for preschool programs, similar to the years of cuts to preschool following the great recession, according to a new report from the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).
To support DHS research and development (R&D) technology needs, DHS S&T released its annual announcement of the LRBAA.
Bruce Baker, a school finance expert at Rutgers, talks about where administrators should spend money and the challenges the Biden administration faces as schools prepare for a new normal.
Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 25 finalists for the 2021 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability . Now in its third year, the Ivory Prize is an annual award recognizing ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability across three distinct categories: finance, construction and design, and public policy and regulatory reform.
In the span of only 15 years, a small academic elite has increased its share of academic citations significantly. In the year 2000, 14 per cent of all citations went to the top one percent of the most cited researchers.
Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, is partnering with LifeBridge Health to launch 1501 Health, an incubator for healthcare startups. 1501 Health will provide investment and resources to help early-stage companies, located regionally or nationally, develop their healthcare solutions. Companies participating in the program will receive up to $100,000 in investment and have access to unique mentorship and support from payer and provider experts, along with networking and educational events with other startups, investors and stakeholders.
A £20 million investment to champion innovation and nurture the greatest minds in mathematical sciences across the UK has been awarded today to the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research (HIMR).
DALLAS – January 15, 2021 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network (SWHR) saved more than $52 million in 2019. These generated savings place it at the top of organizations participating in the CMS Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model. SWHR has saved nearly $120 million since joining the Next Generation program in 2017.
“Buy low and sell high” says the old adage about investing in the stock market. But a relatively new type of investment fund is luring unsophisticated investors into buying when values are at their highest, resulting in losses almost immediately, a new study has found.
The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is delighted to be able to offer its members up to $35,000 to fund bold ideas that engage local communities with the process of science and increase public scientific literacy.
Congressional leaders have agreed on both a $1.4 trillion Fiscal Year 2021 budget and $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package. The legislation addressed three Association of American Cancer Institutes public policy priorities.
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has created concerns amongst the scientific research community that funding to their area will be impacted in the long term, a global survey shows.
DHS announced the release of 12 topics for the new Small Business Innovation Research 21.1 Pre-solicitation.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions has announced a COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program that provides funding for national laboratory researchers to assist U.S. entities on COVID-19 projects.
Maryland Smith and the Federal Reserve Board co-host a webinar to explore short-term funding markets that are experiencing funding stress and investor runs amid COVID-19 market turmoil.
The grants will be made available to members who fall under NIH’s Interest in Diversity Notice and are underrepresented within the Society. Through its Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant, ASCB can offer funding to ensure access to the meeting for undergraduate, graduate, postdoc, and junior faculty who identify as underrepresented minorities.
Women are underrepresented in academic surgery, but women surgeons are earning a disproportionate share of research grants from the National Institutes of Health, a new study has found.
The coronavirus crisis is creating unprecedented challenges and exacerbating longstanding inequities in education. In response to the pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides more than $2 trillion in spending, including more than $30 billion to support K-12 and higher education, as well as early childhood education.
While 2020 has been a year full of challenges, the generosity of supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has resulted in the university’s highest fundraising year to date with UA Little Rock alumni and friends donating a record-breaking $47,941,061.
With schools around the world looking into various cost-cutting measures in the midst of the COVID-10 pandemic, new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that citizens prefer teachers and administrative staff to be at the frontline of school spending cuts during times of economic crisis.
COVID-19 relief funds at local United Ways and community foundations across the United States raised more than $1.05 billion and distributed at least $589 million to financially vulnerable individuals and nonprofits leading the pandemic response in their communities as of June 30.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding for six new research projects in computational biology.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $19 million in funding for 31 new projects in atmospheric sciences aimed at improving the power of Earth system models to predict weather and climate.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $7 million in funding for nine studies aimed at improving DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM), the first comprehensive model of the Earth system to take full advantage of the world-leading supercomputing capabilities at DOE's national laboratories.
UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, a movement to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, is going virtual for 2020 in order to maintain social distancing and safeguard participant health. The reimagined Anti-Cancer Challenge now includes an eight-week virtual fundraising and wellness program that connects people around the local community and across the nation.
A new study looks for the first time at patients’ views of hospital fundraising, including legally allowable practices that encourage physicians to work with their hospital’s fundraising professionals.
Irvine, Calif., July 20, 2020 — From cutting-edge research and clinical trials focused on cancer care to creating a new center devoted to protecting personal data privacy, University of California, Irvine scholars, scientists and physicians are blazing new paths to help change the world. And their impact keeps growing. In fiscal 2019-20, which ended June 30, UCI researchers received the most funding in campus history: $529 million in grants and contracts.
Announcement of national and international nominations being sought for the 2021 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, which honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity and the potential for clinical application.
The Endocrine Society—the world’s largest professional organization for endocrine scientists and physicians—is calling on Congress to pass the House Labor-HHS spending bill to ensure health agencies are funded before the start of Fiscal Year 2021 and to avoid the tumult and disruption of a continuing resolution and potential government shutdowns.
The Federal Communications Commission awarded UVA Health $767,139 this week to expand UVA’s use of telehealth for patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Cornell-led research shows that inadequate funding is the main barrier to better surveillance and control of ticks, including the blacklegged tick, which spreads Lyme disease, the No. 1 vector-borne illness in the country.
Researchers faced the same time crunch — create a COVID-19 research proposal in just five days, to compete for emergency COVID-19 funding raised through UAB and generous business donors in Birmingham and Montgomery.
DHS S&T announced today the award of 26 competitive research contracts with 23 small businesses to participate in Phase I of the DHS SBIR Program.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical-care partner, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, announced today the organizations are receiving a $500,000 grant from Bank of America for COVID-19 relief.
New York City implemented Participatory Budgeting in 2011, following Brazil's lead. But the effort to bring marginalized citizens into the budget decision-making process has the potential to backfire.
Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis received funding for a new COVID-19 test that is based on brand new technology that won't require brand new tools, making it easy for clinicians to use.
An Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool to help funders identify specialists to peer-review proposals for emergency COVID-19 research has been developed.