Physna raises $20 million

Cincinnati 3D modeling pioneer Physna has just closed on $20 million in Series B funding, led by Sequoia Capital and Midwest-centric VC firm Drive Capital.

Therapeutics at the push of a button

Enable Injections is developing a medical device called the enFuse, an innovative drug delivery system. The device will allow patients to transfer a therapeutic from a vial and administer it to themselves through the skin at the push of a button.

A fish called Wanda

OK, we’re not sure about the name, but UC researchers are using zebrafish to study a gene mutation that causes scoliosis. Zebrafish and humans share 70% of the same genes. The embryonic tissue of zebrafish is transparent, making visualization easier. The research involves separating genes on a particular chromosome.

Award to research UAVs

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Multi-Agent Systems Technology Research (UAV MASTER) Lab at the University of Cincinnati, partnering with software company VISIMO, won an Air Force “Agility Prime” Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award to research autonomous Orbs and unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAV). 

SoCap taking applications for Spring cohort

SoCap Accelerate, created in partnership with Northern Kentucky University and St. Elizabeth’s Healthcare to foster health innovation companies, is accepting applications for its Spring cohort