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Stories tagged with "Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF)"

  • ONLINE INSTRUCTION COVID-19 UPDATE

    Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended

    March 19, 2020

    To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]

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    Clemson, Prisma Health invest in medical innovation

    December 2, 2019

    Researchers at Clemson University and Prisma Health have received funding to collaborate on the development of new medical treatment and diagnostic technologies. Three Clemson-Prisma Health collaborations received investments from the recently created Innovation Maturation Fund, a joint effort between the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health and the Clemson University Division of Research.

  • This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    INSPIRE event pairs Clemson faculty, local industry for research collaborations

    November 5, 2019

    More than 70 industry representatives and Clemson University faculty members assembled at the Madren Conference Center to learn how to forge research collaborations funded through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants. SBIR and STTR grants stimulate the development and private commercialization of technological innovations derived from federal research-and-development funding.

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    Clemson faculty earn funds for technology development

    November 5, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will be awarded fiscal year 2020 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support them as they embark on the crucial last stage needed to move their technology from innovation to commercialization.

  • Grain sorghum grows in a field at Clemson's Pee Dee research station.

    Clemson-bred agricultural technology company puts down roots in Pee Dee region

    October 3, 2019

    A company spun off from Clemson’s Advanced Plant Technology Program is putting down roots where its concept sprouted near the university’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence to serve growers along the Interstate 95 corridor and rural South Carolina by addressing a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage.

  • This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    New event series to help Clemson researchers thrive

    September 25, 2019

    A new series of events seeks to grow and enhance collaborations between the Clemson University research enterprise and industry. The first event of the INPSIRE series will offer small businesses and Clemson research faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn the aspects of writing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.

  • Prisma Health and Clemson University announce Innovation Maturation Fund partnership

    July 9, 2019

    The Clemson University Division of Research and the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health recently signed agreements to fund up to $200,000 per year in grants through the new Innovation Maturation Fund. The health care-focused grants are intended to advance the development and implementation of new medical initiatives, advance translational science, create job and educational opportunities, improve health care and drive economic growth in the region.

  • Chris Gesswein, executive director of CURF, speaks during the Patent Award Ceremony.

    Clemson faculty members secure 16 patents in 2018

    May 9, 2019

    Among the 16 patents issued to Clemson University researchers in 2018 were technologies for improving on-site building construction with a sustainable building system, purifying lignins and self-healing polymer coatings that inhibit corrosion of metal substrates.

  • Photo of Matt Gevaert, founder and CEO of KIYATEC, at The University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill

    Clemson spinoff participates in exclusive entrepreneurship showcase

    April 25, 2019

    A company born of Clemson University research was among just 20 startups from around the country invited to participate in an entrepreneurship showcase on Capitol Hill this month.  

  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development

    January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

  • Grain sorghum grows in a field during commercial trials.

    Clemson-based project aims to transform Southeastern feed grain industry

    November 13, 2018

    A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline through the Southeast. The company, Carolina Seed Systems, is working to address a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage by creating a grower-focused company to take advantage of South Carolina’s unique environment to maximize crop productivity.

  • Clemson University joins consortium to accelerate commercialization of biomedical technologies

    October 17, 2018

    Clemson University is working to quicken the commercialization of biomedical technologies through its participation in a regional technology transfer accelerator hub recently funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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    Clemson University researchers received 15 patents in 2017

    May 9, 2018

    Among the 15 patents issued to Clemson University researchers in 2017 were technologies for monitoring and controlling electric power systems, Cartesian robotic printers, lockable knee implants and composite membranes for hydrogen separation.

  • Brian Ward stands in a greenhouse

    Meet a Tiger: Brian Ward

    April 3, 2018

    With the help of the Clemson University Research Foundation, this Tiger filed for and finally obtained a patent for his research that could revolutionize the fertilization process of organic crops.

  • ‘Extreme bacteria’ could be game-changer for organic vegetable production

    April 3, 2018

    A Clemson University research scientist has obtained a patent for a way to make organic fertilizer that could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.