News Archive

Workaround, one of the 2016-2017 innovation teams, have won a spot in the 2017 MassChallenge cohort. The largest startup accelerator in the world, MassChallenge accepts only 8% of applicants to their yearly accelerator.

Brandeis Innovation has launched an Indiegogo campaign to support student innovators while they dedicate themselves to their projects throughout the summer. Named awards are open as well. Proceeds will go directly to the teams. Check out the Indiegogo campaign here.

Lean Startup Champion WeiWei Jiang to Speak at Zhongshan China-Boston Venture Investment Conference

A leading Chinese local government group comes to Boston on Friday, April 26, to identify investment opportunities and connect with local talent. The program's goal is to introduce these ventures and talents to a new entrepreneurial zone that the Chinese government is building to grow the innovation ecosystem in China. WeiWei Jiang, one of our Champions, will be a featured speaker.

Brandeis Innovation Day was a powerful day of of learning, connecting, and building the innovations that our teams have created. Participants had the opportunity to work closely with industry professionals, making important contacts and learning how to drive early business success. Check out the images here.

This year’s second annual Innovation Showcase was a celebration of multidisciplinary innovations from across our entire campus. Read about the three teams who took top honors at the event, flip through some photos of the night or watch how the team, Sclervey, is working to impact the treatment of complex corneal diseases.

Could carrots revolutionize the food industry? 2016 SPROUT funding recipient, KC Hayes and his team think so. The ‪#‎Brandeis innovators and OTL's Executive Director Rebecca Menapace recently spoke with WCVB Channel 5 Boston about how carrot pomace can change the fiber game and even impact Type 2 Diabetes.

Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center selected to join Microsoft BizSpark program.  Read more about it in The Hoot.

Brandeis Featured on Venture Cafe! See interviews with Alan Hassenfeld; Sue Windham-Bannister; SPARK awardees Grady Ward and Dr. Laurence Simon; SPROUT awardee Deirdra Evers-McGregor; and our own Rebecca Menapace.

Brandeis Innovation Gets National Attention! Today Show anchors sampled pancakes made from coffee flour invented right here by a Brandeis researcher. The coffee flour was also featured in the Boston Globe:  Antioxidant in coffee can be put to new uses as golden flour

Noted alumni, Eric Furfine, PhD, talks about SPROUT and his support of the entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community.

How is Brandeis changing the world? Brandeis’ first Innovation Showcase featured poster presentations by the recipients of Brandeis’ SPARK and SPROUT awards on November 3rd.   Find out more about the the projects displayed for SPROUT and SPARK.

Read the day's tweets from this amazing event!  The event was also featured in Brandeis Now and Brandeis Magazine See interviews featured on Venture Cafe with Alan Hassenfeld; Sue Windham-Bannister; SPARK awardees Grady Ward and Dr. Laurence Simon; SPROUT awardee Deirdra Evers-McGregor; and our own Rebecca Menapace.

SPONSORED BY THE HASSENFELD FAMILY INNOVATION CENTER, a partnership of the Office of Technology Licensing and the Brandeis International Business School.