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03/30/2021

Virginia Catalyst Announces Round 12 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 12 to fund the development and commercialization of life science projects that address major unmet needs for improving human health and advance Virginia’s economy. Virginia Catalyst awards these funds to

03/23/2021

Riverflow Growth Fund Closes Investment in First Portfolio Company

Healthcare data science company DrugViu is the first company to receive an investment from Riverflow Growth Fund. Riverflow, a new seed-stage venture fund based in Richmond, VA, has invested $250,000 from their first fund into DrugViu. The company aligns with Riverflow’s investment thesis of funding early to late seed-stage companies headquartered in Virginia and the

03/23/2021

MetiStream and Carilion Clinic Partnering to create an Artificial Intelligence to Improve Surgery

MetiStream Incorporated and Carilion Clinic announced a partnership to create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled solution – the Surgical Clinical Reviewer (SCR) – that will find the proverbial needle in a haystack – extracting meaningful insights from unstructured surgical quality data in electronic health records (EHRs). “Carilion physicians know the ins and outs of reviewing

03/18/2021

Leading Children’s Hospitals and Phlow Corp. form an Unprecedented Coalition

Phlow Corp., a U.S.-based, public benefit corporation committed to a bold mission of providing every American with access to affordable, high-quality essential medicines, joins in announcing the launch of a groundbreaking Children’s Hospital Coalition: Powered by PhlowTM (CHC). This first-in-kind coalition brings together some of the top children’s hospitals across the nation, in collaboration with

03/18/2021

AMPAC Fine Chemicals is Hiring

AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), an SK pharmteco company, is a custom manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs, Drug Substances) and registered intermediates for customers in the pharmaceutical industry. Their integrated facilities located in California, Texas, and Virginia specialize in process development, scale-up, and cGMP compliant production from kilograms to multi-ton quantities. The Petersburg, VA location

03/18/2021

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center selected to lead innovative new lab space model in SWVA

The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) in partnership with the Virginia Tech Foundation (VTF) has been awarded a grant from the GO Virginia program to fund the evaluation and design of new lab concepts to serve southwest Virginia’s growing life and health sciences industry. The award is part of the Enhanced Capacity Building program