Should Life Science Investors Invest in the Horse or the Jockey?

When considering early-stage investment opportunities, many investors emphasize the team over the business opportunity, i.e., they bet on the jockey more than the horse. However, in the realm of life science startup...

VIC Fellows Spotlight: Peter Sykora, PhD

The VIC Fellows Program provides an opportunity for individuals with relevant expertise and interest to learn how to identify and evaluate promising innovations from global sources. We are pleased to highlight the...

Solenic Medical Named to MedTech Innovator 2024 Cohort

LOS ANGELES – May 29, 2024 – MedTech Innovator, the world’s largest accelerator of medical technology companies, today announced its 2024 Accelerator Cohort. After a competitive selection process with a five percent...

The VIC Tech Fellowship: Pioneering the Future of Venture Development

The VIC Technology Venture Development Fellowship Program is a crucible of academic theory, medical technology, and venture development, heralding a novel paradigm for cultivating innovation across essential sectors....

Solaris Vaccines Joins BioMaP and RRPV to Protect Public Health

Solaris Vaccines is proud to announce its selection as a member of the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Preparedness Consortium (BioMaP), an assembly of industry leaders across the biopharmaceutical manufacturing...

Women Driving Change in Life Sciences: Robyn Goforth, PhD

What inspired you to pursue a career in life science? Slightly embarrassing to admit, but I was in 9th grade when I decided my first two career choices (astronaut and serving as a scientist in the military) were not...

Solenic Medical Appoints Mrs. Denise Stamos as Vice President of Clinical Operations

ADDISON, TEXAS - We're pleased to introduce Mrs. Denise Stamos RN, MSN,MBA, as the newest member of the Solenic Medical team, serving as Vice President of Clinical Operations. In this role, she will oversee our...

Zebra Analytix Awarded $1.8M Phase II Grant from National Institutes of Health

Fayetteville, AR — Zebra Analytix, a leading innovator in environmental monitoring solutions, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Phase II grant from the Department of Health and Human Services National...

VIC Fellows Spotlight: Gopesh Tilvawala, PhD

The VIC Fellows Program provides an opportunity for individuals with relevant expertise and interest to learn how to identify and evaluate promising innovations from global sources. We are pleased to highlight the...

Navigating Investment Opportunities in Medical Devices: A Guide for Savvy Investors

In the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, technological innovations continue to drive significant advancements. In this article, we delve into the realm of medical device investment, exploring key trends,...

Calyxo Announces FDA Clearance for Second Generation CVAC System

New Solution for Kidney Stone Treatment Already Used to Treat More than 50 Patients PLEASANTON, CA — Calyxo, Inc., a medical device company developing innovative solutions for patients with kidney stones, announced that...

The Ivory Tower’s Secret Mission: Academic to Commercial Translation

Universities and national laboratories inarguably serve a vital function in society. They are most widely known for their educational mission and service to learning and research. However, these institutions are also...

William McCoy, PhD, Joins Zebra Analytix's Board of Directors

Fayetteville, AR - Zebra Analytix, a pioneering company in miniaturization of advanced analytical instruments, is pleased to announce the appointment of William (Bill) McCoy, PhD, to its Board of Directors. Dr. McCoy is...

VIC 2023 Annual Report: Executive Summary

2023 was a highly productive year for VIC and our portfolio companies. Click Here to download the Annual Report Executive Summary or view it below.

VIC Fellows Spotlight: Jonathan Rayner, PhD

The VIC Fellows Program provides an opportunity for individuals with relevant expertise and interest to learn how to identify and evaluate promising innovations from global sources. We are pleased to highlight the...

Solenic Medical to Exhibit at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in San Francisco

Solenic Medical Inc. will be a first time exhibitor (Booth #4142) at The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting February 12-14th. This is the premier event in the field of orthopaedic surgery,...

A Letter from our CEO

In the past year, we saw great achievements across our portfolio of high-impact life science companies despite a challenging overall fundraising environment. Our VIC Tech team and the portfolio company teams showed...

Part 3: Challenges and Solutions for University Technology Commercialization – Gap Programs

Both universities and regional entities have become more active in providing critically needed support to faculty innovators with commercially relevant technologies.

Filtravate Awarded $400,000 LEEP Fellowship Grant From The Department Of Energy

Albuquerque, NM--Filtravate, the anti-fouling filtration membrane company, has been awarded a $400,000 fellowship grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)-Embedded...

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