Grant expands support for minority, women-owned startups

Grant expands support for minority, women-owned startups

JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently awarded Washington University’s Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship a $100,000 planning grant as part of its Ascend 2020 Initiative.
Spring 2018 LEAP winners announced

Spring 2018 LEAP winners announced

Six Washington University in St. Louis research teams have been selected to receive funding as part of the spring 2018 cycle of the Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, better known as the LEAP Inventor Challenge.
Luscri appointed managing director of Skandalaris Center

Luscri appointed managing director of Skandalaris Center

II “Two” Luscri has been appointed managing director of the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship and assistant vice provost for innovation and entrepreneurship at Washington University. He returns to St. Louis from Villanova University, where he serves as executive director of the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute.
Applications now open for Global Impact Award

Applications now open for Global Impact Award

Applications are now open for the 2018 Global Impact Award (GIA), Washington University in St. Louis’ business plan competition for ventures that are scalable, sustainable and quick-to-market with proof of concept and a broad impact. The deadline is noon March 19.
Geneoscopy, Strayos win 2017 Global Impact Award

Geneoscopy, Strayos win 2017 Global Impact Award

Two new Global Impact Award (GIA) winners recently were selected at Washington University in St. Louis. The $50,000 award will be split evenly between Geneoscopy and Strayos.

​Med Campus students win Neuro Startup Challenge​​​​​​​

A team of Washington University students on the Medical Campus recently won top honors in the Neuro Startup Challenge, a biotech startup competition designed to commercialize promising brain-related discoveries of scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).The team developed a business plan to commercialize a test for patients with multiple sclerosis.
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