Innovation Hub provides funding to seven entrepreneurial teams

“Innovation Hub is closing the gap between innovators and the marketplace by connecting researchers, students and clinicians to the funding, facilities and expertise they need to commercialize their ideas more rapidly and effectively,” says Christina Orsi, associate vice president for economic development at UB.

The $32 million Innovation Hub, also known as I-Hub, supports entrepreneurship with a soon-to-be built incubator center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a $13.5 million accelerator investment fund, as well as startup outreach and support services.

It has been just six months since UB and partners launched the Innovation Hub, a new initiative that will support the region’s growing startup economy. Now, there are seven entrepreneurial teams that have received a combined $500,000 from the initiative to advance promising new technologies that aim to solve […]

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