Grant

Bill Gates

Gates Foundation awards $25 million to HIV vaccine research

Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Oraya Therapeutics

Oraya Therapeutics receives $215,000 grant to work with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to study the potential use of nanomedicine in treating cancers

The US National Institutes of Health has awarded Oraya Therapeutics with a $215,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Grant to investigate gold nanoparticles development.

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Nomanini PoS

Nomanini secures additional ZAR 4.8million investment for international expansion

Nomanini was able to secure an additional investment of ZAR 4.8 million ($449,000) from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). The company provides a unique and colorful mobile Point-of-Sales (Pos) terminal to mobile operators...

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Pacific Ethanol

California Energy Commission awards $3M grant to Pacific Ethanol for ethanol feedstock alternative

The California Energy Commission recently endowed a $3 million grant to Pacific Ethanol to develop a product that would act as an alternative for sorghum. Sorghum is being used as a feedstock for ethanol.

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23andme

23andMe lands $1.4 million grant from NIH to detect genetic roots for disease

Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build survey tools and expand its gene database.

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North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce

Staffordshire pockets £4M grant to expand SMBs

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.

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Kaitek Labs

Chilean government grants $350K to Kaitek Labs to develop red tide detector

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.

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Solar Power Panels

US-based solar-panel robotics startup Brittmore bags $1M in government grant

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.

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

Young Entrepreneurs Academy awards seed money to five startups of Alabama students

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.

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US Department of  Energy (DOE).

US Energy Department awards $17M to clean energy businesses

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.

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Off Grid Electric

Off Grid Electric scores $7M to provide solar energy to Tanzanian homes

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.

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Michael Nutter

Mayor Nutter announces grants for five startups that promote entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

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.

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Kitchener

Kitchener to shell out $1M to provide offices for new local startups

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.

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DNAtrix Inc

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awards $10.8M grant to biotech firm DNAtrix Inc

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.

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Premature Baby

Science activist Jeffrey Epstein and Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation back Harvard study on advantages of music to premature babies

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.

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