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Released: 19-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Hertz Foundation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Partner to Support Scientific Entrepreneurship
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A new collaboration between the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory enables up to three Hertz Fellows a year to attend LLNL’s annual National Labs Entrepreneurship Academy, an intensive four-day commercialization program that gives researchers the tools to transfer their research and technologies out of the lab.

Released: 15-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Hertz Foundation Announces 2024 Hertz Fellows
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced 18 recipients of the 2024 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, engineering and mathematics.

Released: 22-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT
Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group and the Hertz Foundation Announce Partnership to Celebrate World-Class Talent
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Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group (ITV) and the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation are proud to announce a partnership aimed at cultivating and connecting world-class talent in the Tri-Valley region of the Bay Area.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Modern Hydrogen CTO Max Mankin Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Max Mankin to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Concerto Biosciences CEO Cheri Ackerman Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Cheri Ackerman to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
10x Genomics CTO Michael Schnall-Levin Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Michael Schnall-Levin to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Technology Leader Alfred Spector Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Alfred Spector to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; and Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Cybersecurity Pioneer Steven Lipner Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Steven B. Lipner to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Five Science and Technology Leaders Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of five new members to its board of directors: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; Michael Schnall-Levin, founding scientist and CTO, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 5-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST
Utilizing Physics to Understand Social Systems
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Early in Hertz Fellow Alex Siegenfeld’s PhD program, he found himself unmotivated by his research and knew something had to change. His turning point overlapped with the 2016 Hertz Summer Workshop, where he discussed his concerns with other fellows.

Released: 5-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST
A Dark Matter Detective
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Hertz Fellow Katelin Schutz thinks existing experimental data across many fields of physics and cosmology can be re-analyzed through a “dark matter lens.”

Released: 8-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
45 Finalists Named for the 2024 Hertz Fellowships
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 45 finalists for the 2024 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, mathematics and engineering.

Released: 1-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Clinical Trials of Sticky, Bone-Boosting Proteins Funded By Department Of Defense
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A startup company, Theradaptive, founded by Hertz Fellow Luis Alvarez aims to revolutionize sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, dental implants and even cancer care through its uniquely engineered proteins.

Released: 22-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
Illuminating the Future of National Security
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Working with the U.S. Navy, Hertz Fellow Christopher Panuski is applying his research on optical programming to vital challenges in communication and defense.

Released: 5-Dec-2023 2:05 PM EST
Using AI to Speed — and Equalize — Medical Imaging
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Hertz Fellow Sarah Hooper is developing solutions to reduce diagnostic imaging costs and address shortages and delays in radiology.

Released: 23-Aug-2023 5:05 PM EDT
2024 Hertz Fellowship Application Now Open
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2024 Hertz Fellowship awards.

Released: 23-May-2023 10:00 AM EDT
Hertz Foundation Announces 2023 Hertz Fellows
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From advancing artificial intelligence to strengthening our national security, the 2023 Hertz Fellows will address the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

   
Released: 14-Mar-2023 2:05 PM EDT
William Evans Joins Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced the election of William Evans to its board of directors.

Released: 14-Mar-2023 2:00 PM EDT
Stephen Fantone Elected Chair of Hertz Foundation’s Board of Directors
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced the election of Stephen D. Fantone as chair of its board of directors.

Released: 3-Feb-2023 8:05 AM EST
42 Finalists Named for the 2023 Hertz Fellowships
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The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 42 finalists for the 2023 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, mathematics, and engineering.

   


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