Disparity in Funding and Research Efforts between Feds and Private Industry Limiting Research in Regenerative Medicine, According to BCC Research

Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) June 15, 2015 Regenerative medicine receives more than 10 times as much private funding as government funding. While private-industry research typically focuses on developing an end product in a singular field (e.g., biology, chemistry) government research tends to be in the form of grants to laboratories focused more on fundamental research that ...

hopOn Launches Social-First Travel Booking Service and Announces Seed Funding

hopOn Launches Social-First Travel Booking Service and Announces Seed Funding
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2015 hopOn, the simple and social way to book travel, today announced the public launch of its travel booking service and the close of a seed round of $ 750,000 led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). hopOn lets users book flights from 400+ airlines, choose from 170,000+ hotels, ...

Ancon Medical Seeks Grant Funding for TB Screening Technology

Ancon Medical Seeks Grant Funding for TB Screening Technology
Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 In the 2015 Gates Annual Letter released on Jan. 22, Bill and Melinda Gates set a goal to improve the lives of the poor faster in the next 15 years than through any time in history. The Gates Foundation has shown a consistent dedication to fighting a disease that ...

$1 Million in New Funding for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Diego State University

San Diego, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 San Diego State University (SDSU) is now part of an exclusive network of universities whose lifelong learning programs have received significant private support. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at SDSU is one of 117 in the nation to receive a $ 1 million endowment from The ...

Rise in Research Funding to Aid the Stem Cells Market over the Next Five Years

Rise in Research Funding to Aid the Stem Cells Market over the Next Five Years
Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2015 The research report segments the global stem cells market on the basis of type, therapeutic area, and technology. By type, stem cells are divided into embryonic stem cells, cord blood stem cells, adult stem cells, and others. By therapeutic application area, the stem cells market is categorized into orthopedics, ...

New Report from FCAA Shows Philanthropic Funding for HIV at Lowest Point in Seven Years

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 A new report by Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) showed that global private funding for HIV totaled US$ 592 million, an 8% decrease (US$ 44 million) from 2012, and the lowest level of funding since 2007. The report, Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS in 2013, also revealed that only ...

RIT Sponsored Research Garners $52.7 Million in Funding

Rochester, N.Y. (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 Rochester Institute of Technology’s sponsored research portfolio grew by 12 percent in fiscal year 2014, reaching $ 52.7 million in funding. RIT received a record 410 new awards in the fiscal year 2014 from a variety of state, federal, corporate and foundation sponsors. Half the funding came from ...