Startup Advances Carbon-Zero Fuels through UConn Partnership
As part of the Technology Incubation Program (TIP), Mattershift is developing ways to convert carbon dioxide from the air into fuels, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, and construction materials.
Horticulturist Wins Patents for Modified Black Chokeberry Cultivars
Prolific inventor and professor of horticulture Mark Brand was recently issued two patents for his novel black chokeberry plants. The new cultivars will be available in garden centers this spring.
Company Man and College Student
Ben Grosse started his earbud business in a basement room. But he listened to demand, and the company is thriving.
UConn Technology Incubation Companies Raise $60M in 2017
The majority of this investment into development of technology-based startups came from out-of-state sources.
UConn Chemist Nationally Recognized for Inventions
Advice from Steven Suib, UConn's newest fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)? Read on.
Supporting the Next Generation of Innovators
After announcing his $22.5 million commitment to foster innovation at UConn, donor Peter Werth attended presentations by student innovators at the newly named Peter J. Werth Residence Tower.
UConn Receives $22.5M Gift for Entrepreneurship, Innovation
The pledge from Peter Werth, an innovator in generic prescription medication, is the second-largest in University history.
New 3-D Fabrication Technique Could Deliver Multiple Doses of Vaccine in One Shot
'In the developing world, that might be the difference between not getting vaccinated and receiving all of your vaccines in one shot.'
Synthesizing Pure Graphene, a ‘Miracle Material’
UConn chemistry professor Doug Adamson has found an inexpensive way to manufacture the pristine form of this substance, which is stronger than steel and thinner than a human hair.
Thinking like an Entrepreneur to Advance Science
Sandra Weller has adapted her decades of research on herpes simplex to address the related cytomegalovirus, which has even more serious effects. She hopes her work will lead to a treatment option with commercial potential.