Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference

Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »

14 Mar, 2017
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Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.

Global Health Symposium »

17 Nov, 2016
International Education Week Boston University’s Fifth Annual International Education Week (IEW) which will take place November 14-18, 2016, is just around the corner. All departments, cultural centers, student organizations, and groups are invited to take part. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education and is celebrated in more than 100…
BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs

BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs »

22 Jul, 2015
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The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.

How Science & Music Might Help Patients Speak Again

How Science & Music Might Help Patients Speak Again »

4 Mar, 2015
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When former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords arrived at the State of the Union Address in 2012, she did so to a hug from President Obama and the resounding applause of her U.S. House and Senate colleagues. A little over a year before, on January 8, 2011, she was shot in the head in a chaotic rampage that left…
Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston

Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston »

31 Mar, 2014
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This the combination brain scanning and stimulating platform manufactured by Barcelona-based Neuroelectrics, a spinoff of Starlab, and its creators hope it’ll be at the forefront of brain science in the Boston and beyond.

What innovators need to know about raising capital

What innovators need to know about raising capital »

13 Mar, 2014
MedTech Features

Boston University’s Office of Technology Development, modeled after MIT’s Tech Transfer Center, hosted an event playfully titled: Tech, Drugs and Rock & Roll, Unplugged.

Boston Medical Center Announces Call for Cancer Care Proposals for 4-7 grants of 50K »

14 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Today, Boston University College of Engineering Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, which is a new center funded by a large National Institute of Health grant, opened applications for funding, mentorship, regulatory support, and lab space. See our interview with Dr. Catherine Klapperich, Director of the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, to learn more…

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