“The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.” — Pearl S. Buck, American writer
March 29, 2021
1819 graduates ten startup teams
UC’s Venture Lab startup accelerator at the 1819 Innovation Hub has graduated ten new startup teams, one of which hails from NKU. Other universities represented include Xavier University, University of Dayton, Wright State University, and Cincinnati State.
UC studies HT-006
Speaking of UC, the school has partnered with Hoth Therapeutics to perform critical antimicrobial characterization studies with HT-006 as part of the streamlined drug development plan.
Forest fire tech
Another school making strides in innovation is Xavier University. Acting through the school's entrepreneurship program, seniors Tucker O'Neill and Beck Apple have developed early warning system tech for fighting forest fires. The duo placed second in the Big East Startup Pitch Competition held Feb 25.
Top discoveries from Cincinnati Children's
Funded by more than $240 million in external grants and $26 million in philanthropic support for science, Cincinnati Children's has made significant discoveries in the area of children's health. You can check out some of those by clicking here.
High school innovation
A Mason High School senior has invented a water contamination-detecting device. The device landed her as a finalist in the Society for Science's national Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021, an annual science and mathematics competition dating back to 1942.
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Why AI implementation in Flyover Country is getting noticed
What makes the middle of the country a good place to innovate when it comes to AI? Alan Berube, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at Brookings Institution, joins our host Ben Reno-Weber to share his findings while working on the first AI strategy for an American city and why Flyover Country is perfectly primed to figure out how to apply new technologies.
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