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VIPC Awards Commonwealth Commercialization Fund Grant to PS Fertility to Advance Fertility Testing

The Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC) today announced that PS-Fertility, Inc. has been awarded a Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) grant for $75,000. VIPC’s CCF programs have distributed more than $53 million to Virginia-based startups, entrepreneurs, and university-based inventors since 2012 in support of critical early technology testing and market validation efforts. PS Fertility has also


Virginia Catalyst Announces Round 16 of Grant Funding

The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), announced that it is accepting letters of intent (LOI) for Grant Round 16 to fund the development and commercialization of life science projects that address major unmet needs for improving human health and advance Virginia’s economy. “We are proud to continue supporting


RIVANNA Receives $2.9M NIH Grant to Expand Accuro 3S Applications

RIVANNA®, developers of world-first, imaging-based medical solutions, announced they received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant will further the development of Accuro® 3S, designed for image-guided regional anesthesia, to broaden access to opioid-sparing analgesia for hip fracture pain. Each year, over 330,000 Americans face hospitalization due to hip


TearSolutions, Inc. Appoints Robert Dempsey to its Board of Directors

TearSolutions, Inc., a privately held biotech company developing potentially disruptive therapies for the treatment of Dry Eye Disease (DED) and other ocular surface related diseases, today announced that Robert Dempsey has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. “Robert is a proven industry leader with extensive and highly relevant experience in Ophthalmology and DED,”


BRAINBox Solutions Announces Initial Series B Investments to Support U.S. Regulatory Clearance, Initial Commercialization of BRAINBox TBI Concussion Diagnostic/Prognostic Test

BRAINBox Solutions today announced initial investments into the company’s Series B financing to support U.S. regulatory clearance and initial commercialization of its BRAINBox TBI concussion diagnostic/prognostic test in adults and completion of a clinical study in pediatric patients. Genoa Ventures is leading the financing, which includes other current and new investors. “We have made significant


ATCC and USP Launch First Set of Products to Advance Quality and Reduce Risk in the Development of Biological Therapeutics and Vaccines

ATCC and U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP), two premier materials management and standards organizations, announced the launch of their first set of joint products to advance the quality control and reduce the risk in the manufacturing of biological therapies and vaccines. This initial set of six products consists of highly characterized and pure genomic DNA (gDNA) from cell