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UNT Health Science Center Gets $2M from Tarrant County to Boost Emerging Tech Companies

by | Dec 14, 2022
The UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth has received a $2 million grant from Tarrant County to help emerging tech startups successfully apply for federal Small Business Innovation Research funding. "It’s about creating entrepreneurial excellence in Tarrant County,” says Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks. “This puts us at the forefront of innovation in bringing tech industries to Tarrant County as an economic development tool.”
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Fort Worth UNT Health Science Center Opens Simulation Center With ‘Fully Immersive’ VR Rooms
by | Jun 27, 2022
A ribbon-cutting was held Thursday for UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth's $6.75 million Regional Simulation Center. The new center features “immersive simulation spaces” powered by 360-degree virtual-reality projections; 14 realistic-looking examination rooms; VR headset learning experiences; an adaptable procedural skills suite; a daily-living activities suite designed to look like a home’s interior; and assorted team and learning rooms.
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Mayor Cites New Report at the Fort Worth State of Entrepreneurship: Startups Created Nearly 30K Jobs
Mayor Mattie Parker, whose catchphrase is "Go Time," says she coined the term for a reason. Fort Worth is at a pinnacle of possibility, and entrepreneurship is at the center of that. The data speaks for itself, Parker said: A new jobs report from Sparkyard shows startups play a significant role in job creation in Fort Worth and Tarrant County—with average salaries more than twice the minimum wage.
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Schneider Electric, UNT Health Science Center Form $10M Partnership to Support Energy Infrastructure for Research Growth
by | Sep 23, 2021
The 20-year Energy Savings Performance Contract will focus on a modernization project for cooling demand at the university’s health research labs.
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Startups Are the Key to Fort Worth’s Economic Recovery, New HSC Report Shows

by | Nov 17, 2020
New research funded by HSC and released by Sparkyard shows that startups created 155,307 new jobs in Tarrant County from 2013 to 2018.
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Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
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Clinical-Stage Biotech Expands From Silicon Valley to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth
by | Jul 13, 2020
CAGE Bio—currently a resident at Johnson & Johnson Innovation—uses a proprietary platform to develop therapeutic products for dermatology, inflammation, and immunology.
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