Category Open Innovation

The Top 10 Biopharma Clusters – 2016

We concentrate investing in communities that demonstrate collaboration, an established ecosupport system and solid science. Most who made this list have these traits in common and gained to the Top 10 listed cluster by Gen News. Most saw significant increases in NIH funding (thanks in part to the $2 billion Congressional boost in research funding, […]

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe.

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

Less than a year since the US Food and Drug Administration ordered 23andMe, the leading personalized genetic testing company to cease and desist in DNA testing without the proper medical protocols, the National Institute of Health (“NIH”) has awarded the company a $1,367,504 for a two-year project to support the further development of 23andMe’s web-based […]

US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act to restore lost NIH funding

New York: According to Genomeweb Daily News, US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce new legislation later this month called the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act in an effort to let NIH restore some of the funding it has lost in recent years due to flat budgets and sequestration, Jennifer Zeitzer, director of […]

Experimenting With Drugs In The Cloud

This is a cutting edge concept that researchers should consider to counter the effects of Eroom’s Law. For all you computer nerds, yes, that is Moore’s Law spelled backwards. Eroom’s Law works on the idea that the number of new drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) per billion US dollars spent […]

Should you apply to an accelerator?

Originally posted on orionstartups:
By Luis Almanza   “A startup accelerator is built to foster rapid growth of its portfolio companies. It’s a man-made perfect storm of mentorship, access to technology, office spaceand an innovative community, packed into a short time frame.” Dani Fhankhauser   In the last months, the goal of been accepted in an accelerator…

National Health Coordinator Dr. Karen DeSalvo says DX and Health IT industry need to ‘get real for people’

Denver: I agree with National Health Coordinator Dr. DeSalvo that people need to understand the importance of electronic health records and medical data. The US medical community need to get over their fears of using HealthIT or that insurance companies will tell them how to practice medicine — as if the insurance doesn’t already. In the […]