Bellarmine’s Simulation Laboratory expands

$1 million in federal funding will go toward expanding the reach of Bellarmine’s Simulation Laboratory. In addition to serving current Bellarmine students, the Simulation Training Center will serve K-12 students interested in pursuing health careers and provide professional-development opportunities for regional healthcare practitioners.

Announcing Keyhorse Capital

Kentucky Science and Technology Corp. (KSTC) has rebranded its seed-stage venture fund. With the launch of Keyhorse Capital, the firm will expand its cooperation and collaboration with accelerators, incubators, innovation partners, peer investors and pitch competitions throughout Kentucky and the U.S.

Norton Infectious Diseases Institute selected by Pfizer

Norton Infectious Diseases Institute has been selected by Pfizer as the only site in the United States to study how to effectively detect respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in adults. While most RSV attention has been focused on children, studies have suggested that up to 10% of adults with respiratory illness have RSV. The long-term goal of the study is to determine which adults are most impacted.

UofL hires director to connect manufacturers with school research

In an effort to better connect manufacturers to the school for research, prototyping, and development, UofL has hired a new director of manufacturing engagement in the Office of Research and Innovation. Scott Broughton will work closely with UofL researchers and groups focused on 3D-printing, energy, robotics and other cutting-edge areas that could help manufacturers innovate and grow.