Entries by Aj Cheline

Request For Proposals: STAIR™ Grant Funding to Support Translational Science and Innovative Research

The UC Davis Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) Grant Program, now in its second year (FY 2014-2015), is managed by the Venture Catalyst unit and funded by the Office of Research. The objective of the program is to provide targeted funding to support translational science and innovative research performed by UC Davis researchers, with […]

Explorer team selected by Physics World as one of the Top 10 Breakthroughs in 2018

Original post: bme.ucdavis.edu/news/explorer-included-breakthrough-year-physics-world Editor Tami Freeman of Physics World chose the EXPLORER total-body PET system as one of her top-five “Breakthroughs of the Year,” and the publication’s entire editorial team named EXPLORER among its top-10 2018 breakthroughs: “The EXPLORER PET/CT scanner – the world’s first medical imaging system that can capture a 3D image of the entire human body simultaneously – […]

UC Davis Selects Global Plant Genetics, Ltd. for Strawberry Licensing in Europe, Mediterranean and South America

Original post: research.ucdavis.edu/uc-davis-selects-global-plant-genetics-ltd-for-strawberry-licensing-in-europe-mediterranean-and-south-america The University of California has entered into a master agreement with Global Plant Genetics, Ltd., based in Norfolk, England, for the sublicensing of new strawberry varieties in selected countries within Europe, the Mediterranean and South America. The agreement governs the commercialization of new varieties from the UC Davis Public Strawberry Breeding Program located […]

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiatives Enabled by AB 2664 Funding Show Impact

Original post: research.ucdavis.edu/innovation-and-entrepreneurship-initiatives-enabled-by-ab-2664-funding-show-impact A one-time $2.2 million investment from the State of California under Assembly Bill 2664 is propelling new and expanded innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the University of California, Davis, through enhancements to its related infrastructure, resources and business training programs. The programs represent a coordinated and collaborative effort among several campus entities […]

Commercialization of Innovative Treatments Aided by STAIR Plus Grants

Original post: research.ucdavis.edu/commercialization-of-innovative-treatments-aided-by-stair-plus-grants Three research teams at University of California, Davis, have received STAIR-Plus™ Grants to help demonstrate proof-of-concept and commercial feasibility for their innovations. Now in its second year, the Venture Catalyst STAIR-Plus Grant program is intended to offer additional support to Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR™) Grant recipients who have successfully achieved their projected […]

Record Number of UC Davis Startups for 2017–18

Original post: research.ucdavis.edu/record-number-of-uc-davis-startups-for-2017-18 The University of California, Davis, enabled the foundation of 16 commercial companies during the fiscal year ending June 30, an all-time high for the university. This brings the total number of startups made possible by UC Davis technologies during the past 10 years to 137. “Our commitment to supporting innovative faculty, students and […]

BASF and UC Davis collaborating to unlock new potential in human milk oligosaccharides

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and BASF announced a collaboration to unlock new benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). The long-term objective of this strategic research partnership is to develop and validate second-generation HMO molecules as potent bioactive compounds that can influence the establishment and maintenance of the gut microbiome and provide benefits […]

UC Davis STAIR and DIAL Grant Recipients Developing Breakthrough Innovations

Original post: research.ucdavis.edu/2018-stair-dial DAVIS, Calif. — Innovators at the University of California, Davis, are receiving financial support to advance their research and technologies toward commercialization. Managed by Venture Catalyst, the Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR™) and the Data, Informatics & Application Launch (DIAL™) grant programs are designed to provide funding to support translational science […]

Bifidobacteria Supplement Colonizes Gut of Breastfed Infants

Original post: ucdavis.edu/news/bifidobacteria-supplement-colonizes-gut-breastfed-infants Supplementing breastfed infants with activated Bifidobacterium infantis (B. infantis) bacteria had a positive impact on babies’ gut microbes for up to a year, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and Evolve BioSystems Inc. The work will be presented June 9 at the annual meeting of […]

UC Davis Signs Subscription Agreement with Intel

Agreement provides Intel with the right to enter into non-exclusive licenses for certain patents managed by UC Davis. UC Davis and Intel Corporation (“Intel”) have signed a subscription agreement covering certain UC Davis patents.  Intel has an option to non-exclusively license patents covered by the agreement during a specified period of time and at a […]