The British government awarded £4 million in funding to Staffordshire to help small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) expand and to add more jobs in the region.
The government of Chile gave $350,000 in funding to tech startup Kaitek Labs to develop prototype of a device that detects red tide in a bid to reduce the costs of testing for toxins.
San Jose, US-based solar-panel robotics startup Brittmore Group bagged $1 million in a recent grant from the Department of Energy to automate the construction of solar power plants.
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an entrepreneurship program for middle and high school students, awarded seed money to five startups in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area after the student founders presented their business plans.
The US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) awarded $17 million to clean energy businesses across 13 states to tackle the big problem of energy consumption.
Arusha, Tanzania-based solar energy provider Off Grip Electric scored $7 million in a funding round led by Vulcan Capital, SolarCity, and Omidyar Network to power homes with prepaid electricity.
Mayor Michael Nutter announced the five startups in Philadelphia that will each receive a $25,000 grant from the Commerce Department's Startup PHL Call for Ideas to promote entrepreneurship in the city.
Councillors of the city of Kitchener in Ontario, Canada have agreed to shell out $1 million for the next five years to help owners of underused spaces turn their properties into a new landing pad fro startups just out from incubators.
A $10.8 million product development grant was awarded to Houston-based DNAtrix Inc by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas or CPRIT to fund its glioblastoma clinical stage program.
Jeffrey Epstein and the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation has substantially backed a Harvard study looking at the effects of music on reducing the stress of premature infants.
Winner of Downtown Sacramento Foundation's "Calling All Dreamers" business plan contest stands to receive $145,000 business startup package, which includes cash and a rent-free storefront for one year.
Columbus, US-based natural gas compression startup Simple-Fill received an undisclosed amount of technology grant from the Technology Concept Fund, an investment fund backed by Ohio State University.
US tech giant Microsoft selected five African tech startups to receive innovation grants, technical support, and mentorship from Microsoft under its venture arm extension, the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
San Diego-based venture capital fund Origo Ventures secured a grant worth $1 million from the investment arm of the Chilean government called CORFO. Proceeds will be used to invest in promising startups in Chile.
The Center for Health Program Management and its funding partners which include Sierra Health Foundation, The California Endowment and The California Wellness Foundation gave a grant of $1.6 million to four counties to support the Positive Youth Justice Initiative.
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