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Transform Accelerator Announces Data Science and AI Startups Selected for Cohort 2

Transform accelerator announces second cohort of startups.
12-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago’s Transform Accelerator for Data Science & Emerging AI Startups Announces Inaugural Cohort

Housed within the new Deep Tech Ventures initiative at the Polsky Center, Transform will provide full-spectrum support, including access to business and technical training, industry mentorship, venture capital connections, and funding opportunities,...
28-Mar-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago’s Polsky Exchange Expands Its Commitment to South Side Economic Growth with the Launch of a New Illinois Small Business Development Center

The Polsky Exchange at the University of Chicago will soon launch a new Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to spur and support economic growth on Chicago’s South Side. It will be the first business development center specifically...
27-Feb-2023 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Report Exposes Steep Declines in Data Science Skills Among Fourth- and Eighth-Graders Nationwide

A new report from the Data Science 4 Everyone coalition reveals that data literacy skills among fourth and eighth-grade students have declined significantly over the last decade even as these skills have become increasingly essential in our modern,...
14-Feb-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

UChicago Launches Transform Accelerator for Data Science & Emerging AI Startups

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Data Science Institute today announced the launch of Transform, a new accelerator for startup companies focused on the breakthrough technologies of data science and...
19-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Duality Quantum Accelerator Opens Applications for Third Cohort of Startups

Startup companies looking to break into the competitive quantum economy can now apply to be part of the third cohort of the Duality accelerator program, the first accelerator in the nation created for quantum startups. Applications will remain open...
10-Jan-2023 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Launches Polsky Deep Tech Ventures to Accelerate the Commercialization of Innovations in Quantum, Data Science, Clean Tech, and Life Sciences

The University of Chicago today unveiled Polsky Deep Tech Ventures, a new initiative offering a suite of sector-specific accelerators, entrepreneurial training, and funding dedicated to supporting startups that bring world-changing science and...
5-Jan-2023 6:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Electrons zip along quantum highways in new material

Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) have discovered a new material, MnBi6Te10, which can be used to create quantum highways along which electrons can move. These electron thoroughfares are...
9-Nov-2022 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Interception mission to confirm ‘Oumuamua, other interstellar objects, in the works

24-Mar-2021 10:35 AM EDT

Experts Available - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to Speak at University of Chicago

The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (IOP) will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an event on Wednesday, February 7 featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, who will discuss the importance of youth engagement in public...
6-Feb-2018 1:45 PM EST

University of Chicago Professor Geoffrey Stone to discuss same-sex marriage in Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture

As the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to deliberate on same-sex marriage later this month, Prof. Geoffrey R. Stone, the 2015 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecturer, will devote his talk to this contentious social and legal issue that could mark one of...
10-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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