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Louisville, KY

Louisville is busting some moves

December 1, 2020

Louisville is first in Site Selection’s ranking Despite a tough year, Louisville has earned first place in Site Selection’s annual Ohio River Corridor ranking. The […]

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UofL’s Innovation MBA program builds entrepreneurs

December 1, 2020

Suzanne Bergmeister, MBA, is the full-time entrepreneur-in-residence and assistant director at the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville.

Grace Simrall, Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology for the city of Louisville

Grace Simrall talks about innovating Louisville

November 17, 2020

Grace Simrall is responsible for advising the Mayor and leading the city’s Smart City initiative, transforming the resident experience of digital government, and facilitating co-creation […]

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Hot Takes: An App for the visually impaired, HANDLE to add 80 jobs, UofL in heart failure study

November 17, 2020

An App for the visually impaired GoodMaps, formerly Access Explorer, has released an accessible wayfinding app designed primarily for people who are blind or visually […]

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Hot Takes: An increase of $18 million for UofL research, Virtual Peaker adds new partner, Pvt selected for Google’s BFE

November 10, 2020

UofL: $170 million for research In the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the University of Louisville secured nearly $170 million to support groundbreaking research. That funding, an […]

Get schooled on some Louisville edtech companies

November 10, 2020

Louisville is well known for key industries like logistics, healthcare and aging innovation, and food and beverage. But educational technology is coming on strong as another important sector.

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Solving Louisville’s tech worker shortage

November 3, 2020

The American economy faces many challenges but two of its most urgent problems are a shortage of tech workers and the devastating impact of COVID-19.

BrainSTEM University was the smart choice at Venture Sharks 2020

November 3, 2020

Judging this year’s Venture Sharks business pitch competition was the opposite of a no-brainer because BrainSTEM University, led by founder Ricky Mason, came out on top.

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UofL in study to reverse heart failure

November 3, 2020

UofL is one of six specialized medical centers nationwide that participated in a study designed to reverse heart failure.

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UofL startup acquired by biotech firm

November 3, 2020

A startup born in the halls of the University of Louisville has been acquired by biotech company Orgenesis, Inc. The company, Koligo Therapeutics Inc., develops cell-therapy technologies using a patient’s own cells. The deal is worth about $15 million.