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  1. Innovator Spotlight: Alessandra Franco, UC San Diego School of Medicine

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    Celebrating the rich technologies UC San Diego brings to market

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  2. UC San Diego nurtures the next wave of fundable startups to hit the investment market

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    Investment Prep helps take your company’s life journey to the next level. Designed with funding in mind, the program helps you analyze your business for investment readiness, address challenge areas, build an outstanding investor pitch and prepare to pitch at curated investor pitch sessions that bring investors to you.

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  3. Tales of a Startup: Softsonics

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    Centimeters below the skin, a new wearable is slated to sense the deep tissues and essential organs, built and patented by researchers Sheng Xu and Shu Xiang.

    Born out of the University of California’s Center for Accelerated Innovation, Softsonics hopes their new device will provide a continuous and more accurate measurement of blood pressure, both for people in intensive care and for those going about their daily lives.

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  4. Poseidon Innovation Announces Funding for Three UC San Diego Researchers

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    Poseidon Innovation, a joint collaboration between the University of California San Diego and Deerfield Management Company, is pleased to announce in its first round of funding it will support three UC San Diego researchers.

    Funding will support early stage therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.

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  5. Entrepreneurial Ethos: Behind the Bar with Holy Matcha Founder, Geraldine Ridaura

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    At Holy Matcha, matcha is their craft, their ritual, their way of life. Ridaura is committed to educating and engaging the community of San Diego by cultivating memorable experiences in the café, focused on inclusivity and mentorship…

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  6. Tales of a Startup: Leading Biosciences

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    What happens when the intestine digests itself? UC San Diego ’76 alumnus and Leading Science’s scientific founder and former chair of the Department of Bioengineering, Schmid-Schoenbein has dedicated his research to exactly this question, spearheading the autodigestion theory and solutions.

    Check out our latest Q&A with Leading Biosciences Founder.

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  7. OIC Statement on George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery

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  8. Premiere Innovation Partnership Taps into Talent and Technology at UC San Diego

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    UC San Diego Signs Merck KGaA as its first Premier Innovation Partner UC San Diego and Merck KGaA have partnered to increase innovative solutions… Read More

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  9. Tales of a Startup: Craitor

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    A local Basement founded startup is working to revolutionize the DoD supply chain by making the first expeditionary 3D printer; a rugged, portable system that can fabricate military grade parts from metals, plastics, and composites, all on a single platform.

    Check out our latest Q&A with Craitor’s Founder, Eric Shnell.

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  10. Tales of a Startup: Grolltex

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    A local Triton founded bio sensor startup is harnessing the power of graphene, an incredibly sensitive biosensing material that we will soon see replace silicon and other elements employed today for the use cases of tomorrow.

    Check out our latest Q&A with Grolltex’s CEO, Jeffrey Draa.

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