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UIC DPI Seed Program

UIC announces a new program to catalyze UIC-led activities in support of the UI System’s Discovery Partners Institute (DPI). The UIC DPI Seed Program advances the mission of the DPI by investing up…

Actuate Therapeutics

Actuate Therapeutics in the News Again

    Actuate Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company founded in 2015 as a UIC and Northwestern spinout, adds an additional $6.5 Million during the close of a Series B-3 financing round. According to…

University of Illinois at Chicago

Seven UIC Faculty Members - 40 Under 40 Chicago Scientists

    July 23, 2019 – Halocures.com just announced the 40 under 40 Chicago scientists who are changing the world through innovative technologies that earned them the title of “Heroes of Medicine.” Help…

Actuate Therapeutics

Actuate Therapeutics in the News

    Actuate (formerly Apotheca) Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company founded in Chicago as a UIC and Northwestern spinout in 2015, achieved a major milestone recently by completing a $21.7 Million Series B…

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Enzyme By Design in the News

Dr. Arnon Lavie, a UIC faculty member and founder of a UIC spin-off company called Enzyme By Design, has won first place in the BioPharma category at an entrepreneurship pitching contest held at…

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BiAffect in the News

BiAffect, a phone app that can detect when a user is having a depressive or manic episode, was developed by UIC faculty members Dr. Alex Leow, associated professor of psychiatry, bioengineering, and computer…

NETenergy’s thermal battery

UIC startup NETenergy wins DOE funding

NETenergy, a UIC startup founded on Dr. Said Al-Hallaj’s research on combined geothermal PCM systems for heating and cooling applications, was selected to receive $500,000 to work on a project to develop an…

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Final Four Pitch Competition

The University of Illinois System’s Discovery Partners Institute is participating in startup pitch competition with DePaul, Purdue, and Michigan State at 1871 on July 31st (more info below and in the attached flyer).…