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February 7, 2024In a world where life-saving medications like insulin are expensive, a Brandeis University alum, Eric Moyal is making waves with his groundbreaking initiative, Project Insulin. Founded on the belief that essential medicines should be accessible to all, Moyal’s nonprofit aims to disrupt the pharmaceutical industry by offering generic insulin at cost Read more.
February 6, 2024Brandeis University's Spark cohort 2024 has just kicked off, welcoming 11 teams with innovative ideas who are ready to dive into an entrepreneurial adventure. These teams are gearing up for their first big step: the program’s kick off where they will start turning their creative concepts into real-world solutions Read more.
September 21, 2023On Tuesday, September 19, nearly 60 students from across campus gathered at the Mandel Forum for Brandeis Innovation’s annual Entrepreneurship Mixer. Attendees were eager to learn more about the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the university Read more.
September 6, 2023SparkTank first-place winner Tree for the Taking works to craft innovatively sustainable guitars and accessories using waste-wood from invasive trees. Using the invasive species Tree of Heaven, they have worked with the Brandeis MakerLab, as well as participating in the Brandeis Innovation Virtual Incubator, to create a more sustainable, affordable guitar that is good for the planet Read more.
May 2, 2023Becoming more entrepreneurial is a journey filled with creativity, innovation, and the drive to bring impactful ideas to life. Aspiring entrepreneurs must immerse themselves in environments that foster growth, learning, and networking. One such environment is the MassChallenge accelerator in Boston, renowned for its support and resources for startups Read more.
October 20, 2022From the classroom to the workplace, our way of living always involves some element of coordination and cooperation to accomplish our goals. How we work with others is an essential factor in determining the success of those collective efforts Read more.
July 12, 2022Brandeis Spark, the university’s business incubator and startup accelerator, is proud to announce that two of its teams were accepted into the 2022 MassChallenge cohort Read more.
July 6, 2022The 12th annual Brandeis Sprout awards were announced today. The program provides gap funding from a pool of $100,000 to translational research conducted at Brandeis that has commercial potential. The program continues to have strong representation from biotech and sustainability inventions Read more.
May 26, 2022As far as innovative inventions go, you’ll be hard pressed to find such an interesting, diverse portfolio as Dan Perlman’s. With over a 100 US and international patents (published and pending), Dan’s work spans decades of research and development. Among his vast range of creations are laboratory and consumer products, which include the well-known brand Smart Balance and the Corazonas-branded snack products Read more.
May 17, 2022The 8th cohort of the Brandeis Innovation NSF I-Corps program wrapped up this month with a demo day on April 13, 2022. I-Corps Demo Day marks the culmination of weeks of work exploring the commercial potential of research conducted at Brandeis Read more.
May 17, 2022
What inspired you to start The Farmer Foodie?
I minored in Sustainability Studies at Muhlenberg College. I became extremely aware of my actions and choices and their associated environmental impacts, all of which prompted a lifestyle shift Read more.
April 30, 2022The 8th cohort of the Brandeis Innovation NSF I-Corps program wrapped up this month with a demo day on April 13, 2022. I-Corps Demo Day marks the culmination of weeks of work exploring the commercial potential of research conducted at Brandeis, in which interdisciplinary teams of business students and arts and humanities faculty and students conduct customer discovery to identify market needs for innovations born in the labs and offices of Brandeis Read more.
February 16, 2022Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 SparkTank competition. This year's slate of winners represent several firsts for the Spark program Read more.
February 1, 2022Collaboration with Hampton University aims to bring HBCU STEM students into leadership positions in national university startup ecosystems Read more.
January 24, 2022The Brandeis Innovation Virtual Incubator Spark Program, Brandeis' accelerator for non-bench research, announced the finalists for the 2022 program today. The finalists represent a wide range of startup ideas, from biotech to bespoke jewelry Read more.