News

01/06/2022

SanAir Technologies Laboratory Combines with Centek Laboratories

Expands Lab Testing Capabilities into Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Air and Soil Gas Analysis RICHMOND, Va., SanAir Technologies Laboratory, Inc. (SanAir) today announced its merger with Syracuse, NY-based Centek Laboratories, LLC (Centek), expanding its testing capabilities into VOCs using summa cannister and/or thermal desorption tubes technology (EPA Method TO-15 and TO-17) and analyzation of samples by GC/MS coupled with

01/04/2022

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute biotech spin-out raises additional $305,000 in investments

Acomhal Research Inc., a cancer research start-up founded by Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC scientists, recently secured $305,000 in funding from the Virginia Tech Carilion Seed Fund, the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation, and angel investors. With a wave of new grants and investments, a cancer stem cell research company founded by Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

12/30/2021

Virginia Bio Association Announces the Election of Six New Board Members

The Board expands from 24 to 30 Directors to bring more diverse expertise and insight from Virginia’s Life Science Ecosystem. Richmond, VA (December 30, 2021) – The Virginia Bio Membership has elected six new Directors to the Virginia Bio Board. Joining the Board are: Gerry Brunk, Managing Director of Lumina Ventures; Jessica Foley, CSO of

12/15/2021

VT Corporate Research Center Receives GO Virginia Grant to Expand Lab Facilities and Resources

New collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation announced with the aim to accelerate life science sector growth in the New River and Roanoke Valleys by providing access to expert mentors, programming, and commercialization resources for startup companies The GO Virginia Coalition today approved a grant award to the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) to fund the expansion

12/14/2021

Bonumose’s Low-Cost Tagatose Process Receives Key Health Agency Approvals; Construction of First Production Facility on Schedule for Spring 2022 Opening

ASR Group – exclusive sales and distribution partner – reports strong customer demand for the unique, rare sugar, accelerating the timeline for a second production plant. Bonumose, Inc. announces the achievement of regulatory and food application milestones in the United States and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time

12/14/2021

Prestigious annual pediatric medical device competition takes aim at congenital heart disease with five innovators sharing $150K in NCC-PDI grants

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announces five awardees chosen in its prestigious annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition to share $150,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support the advancement of pediatric medical devices. In an unprecedented decision, the competition judges determined that all