$500k in Funding For Biotech Startups Announced

The Accelerate Long Island (ALI) Seed Fund and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) announced initial investments in five Long Island-based biotech and clean energy startups. Four of the five companies each receiving $100,000 are CFB Client companies: Goddard Labs, PolyNova, SynchroPET and Traverse Biosciences. Read the full press release here.

Center for Biotechnology Names Two New BioEntrepreneurs-in-Residence

The Center for Biotechnology at Stony Brook University has appointed Reinhard Warnking and Joseph Scaduto as the Center?s BioEntrepreneurs-In-Residence (B-EIR). The role of the B-EIRs will be to launch new bioscience ventures in the Long Island region based upon commercially promising biomedical technologies developed by Stony Brook University with the goal to spur economic development in the region. Read the full press release here.