Innovation Fund

Application Details Thursday, September13, 11:00 a.m.   Faculty, students, and staff seeking investment to commercialize their research are encouraged to apply to the UChicago Innovation Fund Fall 2018 cohort. The Innovation Fund is a multi-million dollar fund that invests in proof-of-concept and early business development work for viable new startups created by faculty and students. The funds have been donated by alumni, and all proceeds from successful exits will be invested back into the Innovation Fund to ensure it is an evergreen, permanent…

Event Details Tuesday, August 29 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Gordon Center for Integrative Science (GCIS) Room W301/W303 929 E. 57th St., Chicago Faculty, students, and staff seeking investment to commercialize their research are invited to attend the Innovation Fund Fall 2017 cycle info session on Tuesday, August 29. The Innovation Fund is a multi-million dollar fund that invests in proof-of-concept and early business development work for viable new startups created by faculty and students. The funds have been donated by alumni,…

The Innovation Fund spring investment cycle application is officially open. The Innovation Fund is a $20 million investment fund dedicated to supporting emerging companies and commercializing early stage research at the University of Chicago. Applications for the spring cycle are now being accepted. Join the Polsky Center for an info session about the Innovation Fund spring investment cycle on Wednesday, February 15. The Fund invests in promising technologies and startups created by current faculty, students, and staff of the University and its affiliates, including Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi…