Posts Tagged ‘Texas Christian University’

TCU Announces New Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Posted by Alex Edwards

TCU students called out, and their university answered — bringing to campus the Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Formerly the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center, the upgrade comes from students, staff, and the community demanding more access to opportunity. In a …

Innovation Incubator: UNT Health Science Center Set to Open 173,000 Square-Foot Research Facility

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorAnticipation and excitement continue to grow as move-in day approaches for the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building in Fort Worth. This five-story building will be the home of the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy, the Texas Christian

Nonprofit Collaborative Working to Nurture DFW Biosciences Industry

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Imagine the biosciences industry in North Texas as a petri dish full of organisms with the power to save lives and lead to breakthroughs that put the region on the map.

It just needs an ecosystem that connects scaling companies …

Discovery: Caching In to Speed up Data Access; Prof Studies Cochlear Implants & Literacy

Posted by Lance Murray

CACHE IT IF YOU CAN: RESEARCHER SEEKS TO SPEED ACCESS TO DATA

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington is exploring how to make better use of a computer’s cache by allowing programmers to access it directly in

Discovery: New Tool Helps Assess Heart Attack Risk, Young TCU Geniuses Busting Myths

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW RESEARCH TEAM LEADS ASTRO-CHARM DEVELOPMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchWhat are your risks for a heart attack? A tool developed by a team of researchers led by cardiologiest at UT Southwestern Medical Center may be able to more accurately predict which people in

Get Plugged into Fort Worth’s Entrepreneurial Community in its First Startup Crawl

Posted by Heather Noel

Sometimes entrepreneurial events can give you a sense of déjà vu with the same people gathering over and over again.

A group of startup community builders is working to change that in Fort Worth and hopefully inspire more innovators to …

Applications Open for Fort Worth Business Contest Awarding $50K in Cash, Services

Posted by Katie Kelton

Businesses across Tarrant County will have the opportunity to vie for $50,000 in cash and professional services at this year’s Fort Worth Business Plan Competition. 

The eighth annual competition will allow companies to present developing or pre-existing business plans. Judges …

AFS Grants to Support North Texas Filmmakers, EECU Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Lance Murray

NEW GRANT PROGRAM TO SUPPORT NORTH TEXAS FILMMAKERS

Austin Film Society and Oak Cliff Film Festival have announced that the society will administer a new cash grant of $30,000 for filmmakers who live in Dallas-Fort Worth as part of the

‘Humanizing the Digital:’ Symposium to Explore Intersection of Art + Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

Artists, researchers, makers, and students will gather in April on the Texas Woman’s University campus in Denton for the 2018 North Texas Digital Fabrication Symposium.

The event, April 20-21 in the Visual Arts Building, will feature two digital art exhibits …

Discovery: Sway, TCU Partner on Sports Performance Research & UTA Gets $3.3M for Heart Study

Posted by Lance Murray

SWAY MEDICAL, TCU SPORT SCIENCE CENTER PARTNER ON RESEARCH

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchSway Medical and Texas Christian University’s new Sport Science Center have agreed to a multiyear partnership that will support research at the center.

Sway will provide a three-year financial commitment to …

Student Wins $10K, Title of ‘Best Student Entrepreneur in the U.S.’

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

The Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards, hosted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, is a worldwide student startup competition.

On Feb. 9, 26 top students from around the country — …

Research+Development:
Ones to Watch

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Research and development play a starring role in the innovation landscape. Here are five folks hard at work helping to take Dallas-Fort Worth—and beyond—into the future.


Thomas Bamonte
Senior program manager, automated vehicles, North Central Texas Council of Governments’ transportation

Breakthroughs:
High-Minded Discoveries

Posted by Jeff Bounds

When an old high school football injury started nagging, Ted Price created an ointment to rub on his aching Achilles tendon.

Using natural ingredients found in wintergreen plants and grape leaves, the concoction eased his chronic pain in a new …

TCU Senior’s Startup Offering Tech Repair On Demand

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Texas Christian University senior Daniel Castenada wants to cut down long wait times that have become the norm for some tech repair shops. 

Through his startup FlyFix, he offers on-demand tech repairs and is a self-described “Uber” of phone repairs, …

UNIBEES App Planning Rapid Expansion in 2018, Venturing Beyond a Freebie Finder

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

An app that helps college students find free food and events on campus has 12,000 users at some of the state’s biggest universities and could launch nationwide next year.

UNIBEES founders Abinav Varma Kalidindi and Chandra Kiran Achanta started the …

TCU Junior Moving On To Nationals of Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

Last Tuesday, Entrepreneurs’ Organization in Fort Worth hosted its annual Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

GSEA as a world-wide student startup competition. Students move up the ranks …

Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding the next big medical innovation can be a daunting, Herculean journey fraught with years of pitfalls and patience before finally reaching the market.

Compared to a tech startup, which requires a computer, coding, an internet connection, and a lot …

On Demand Car Care: Service With the Push of a Button

Posted by Lance Murray

Does your car need servicing, but you don’t have the time to get it done?

A new Fort Worth startup, On Demand Car Care, is offering a concierge service for car cleaning, oil and filter changes, state inspections, and dealership …

TCU Grad Launches Two Startups Post Graduation

Posted by Sabrina Scott

Austin Patry plans to change the way we valet our cars and how we eat fast food.

Since graduating from Texas Christian University in May, Patry has launched two businesses — a valet app and a food truck.

At TCU, …

TCU Trio’s Startup Gives Kids
VR Escape in Hospital

Posted by Mallory Houser

From Dallas Cowboy football games to Disneyland attractions, virtual reality technology may become a way for children’s hospital patients to experience events from their hospital beds. 

A trio of Texas Christian University students developed a concept for virtual-reality headsets to …