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Fall 2020 TDF Round Now Open!

The Fall 2020 round of the University’s Technology Development Fund (TDF) is now open. The TDF supports UR researchers as they develop their innovations to a more commercial endpoint. Awards are up to $100,000 and support animal testing, prototyping, and other proof-of-concept studies. The fund is open to all faculty,

Spring 2020 TDF Round Cancelled

Given the changing circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic, URVentures has decided to cancel the Spring 2020 round of the Technology Development Fund. Please direct any questions to the Fund’s Director. Omar Bakht Fund Director

Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Patch Effective in Early Study

A new needle-free flu vaccine patch revved up the immune system much like a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects, according to a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Though the research is in the early stages (the patch hasn’t been tested in humans), it’s an important step

Latest Technology Development Fund Awards Announced

The Technology Development Fund (TDF) made four awards in the latest round. Awards ranged from $50,000 – $100,000 for projects of one-year in length. Interested to learn more about the projects funded in this round? Contact us. Fiber Array to Silicon Photonic Chip Optical Packaging Jaime Cardenas, Institute of Optics Pre-clinical