The Biolocity program has selected five promising and patient-focused technologies for its new cohort of Biolocity Launch, a year-long collaboration that helps faculty members commercialize their innovations. We are pleased to announced that our project was selected! Learn more at https://biolocity.gatech.edu/category/funding/ We are so grateful for Biolocity’s support. Since 2015, the program has awarded more than $8.7 million across 58 projects, generating over 10 times that much follow-on investment. Learn more about Biolocity at www.biolocity.org
The Georgia Research Alliance grows Georgia’s economy by expanding university research capacity and seeding and shaping startup companies around inventions and discoveries. The GRA is supporting the development of Pediatric πCIT™ in collaboration with the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta! Learn more at https://graventurefund.org/
SANICKA was awarded the CREATE-X Faculty Grant. The 12 weeks program includes funding, legal services, full-time coaching from startup experts, mentoring from industry professionals, 24/7 access to collaborative space, and networking with other startups. Learn more at https://create-x.gatech.edu/
Dr. Ana Quiroga and Esther Chen along with our business mentor, Nakia Melecio, traveled all around the US and Switzerland to visit biotech hubs as a part of the national NSF I-Corps Teams. The aim of this intense program is to get academic researchers out of their comfort zone and into the field to evaluate the commercial potential of their technology. The 7-weeks programs provide a methodology supported by advice, resources, networking opportunities, coaching and funding to enable nascent commercialization teams to do early customer evaluation.