Category: Entrepreneurship

HealthTech Accelerator #3: Long-time friends partner to launch KelCor, a single-use taping system for intubation

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another article in a series spotlighting the companies that are participating in the inaugural “HealthTech Accelerator” sponsored by CO.LAB, Erlanger Health System and Unum. “Demo Day” is June 5. To register, click here.) By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA A friendship that began 15 years

Electro-Active Technologies selected as winner of this year’s “TechConnect Innovation Awards”

Electro-Active Technologies Inc. is one of 90 winners of this year’s “TechConnect Innovation Awards.” The Knoxville-based start-up, which we spotlighted in this August 2018 article on, has developed a modular system capable of waste conversion and hydrogen production that reduces cost and increases sustainability. The company was co-founded by

New “MIT Solve Innovation Fund” based on philanthropic donations

MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems, has announced the launch of the $30 million “Solve Innovation Fund.” Financed by philanthropic donations to the university, the fund will make investments in early stage entrepreneurs

Indiana University will be seeking new leader for its Innovation and Commercialization Office

The long-time Executive Director of Indiana University’s (IU) Innovation and Commercialization Office is leaving at the end of the month, creating an opening that will be filled after a national search. Since 1997, IU research has generated almost 3,200 inventions resulting in more than 4,800 global patent applications. These discoveries