The University Startups Conference and Demo Day is a networking and best practices conference focused on bringing together universities and university startups, Fortune 500 and Global 1000 corporations, VCs and angel investors, and federal government agencies. All committed to creating and supporting startups for job creation and economic development.


The search is on for the Best University Startups of 2017. Startups from universities all over the country are invited to submit and be considered to present, meet, and network with Global 1000 and Fortune 500 corporations, angels, VCs, and SBIR program managers at the next University Startups Demo Day in April 2017.


Congratulations to the "Best University Startups 2016” companies that presented at the University Startups Demo Day last September 20 in Washington, DC! 35 University Startups, 29 universities, and over 30 Congressional Visits!


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LumiShield Named One of Nation’s Best University Startups

05 September 2016
LumiShield Named One of Nation’s Best University Startups

LumiShield Named One of Nation’s Best University Startups: Carnegie Mellon Spinoff To Participate in Demo Day in D.C. Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company LumiShield has been selected as one of...

NDSU's Uniqarta named to 'Best University Startups 2016' list

04 September 2016

Uniqarta, a startup company at North Dakota State University, has been invited to Washington, D.C., to participate in University Startups Demo Day at Congress on Sept. 20, 2016. The National...

Avisa Pharma chosen by National Startup Association as a Top University Company

30 August 2016

Avisa Pharma, a New Mexico startup commercializing diagnostic breath test technology developed at the University of New Mexico, has been selected as a “Best University Startups 2016” company by the...

Pitt Student Startup to Present at Congress

30 August 2016

Two Pitt alumni and one Pitt professor will travel to the nation’s capital next month to present their startup company, HiberSense, to Congress in the first-ever University Startups Demo Day....

U Buffalo signs $1.48M contract with medical device company; to create 40 jobs

29 August 2016

The Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG) – a University at Buffalo program and key component of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s $100 million initiative to transform New York...

U launches 100th startup company to commercialize technology

28 August 2016

The 100 startups, which have been launched since the Venture Center was formed in 2006 as part of the Office for Technology Commercialization, mark a milestone in the University’s efforts...

Temple University reaches height of Carnegie research classification

28 August 2016

Temple rose from the “high research activity,” or R2, category to “highest research activity,” or R1, placing it among the top four percent of all four-year institutions in the nation...

Garwood Medical Devices closes in on $3.6 million funding goal

28 August 2016

Garwood Medical Devices is closing in on a $3.6 million Series A round from private investors in Buffalo's business and medical communities. The downtown Buffalo biomedical company has already closed...

Santa Fe tech firm in running for startup honors

28 August 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Santa Fe-based company marketing technology to rapidly test for bacterial lung infections is headed to Washington, D.C. after winning a spot on an elite national listing...

Two startups with ties to University at Buffalo picked for D.C. event

28 August 2016

Two startups with links to the University at Buffalo are part of the initial 18 companies chosen for a national event next month meant to build closer ties and promote...

"American Universities Are Uniquely Positioned To Ensure U.S. Leads Socially And Economically"

28 August 2016

"American Universities Are Uniquely Positioned To Ensure U.S. Leads Socially And Economically" Washington, D.C. - August 29, 2016 - The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2), an association of...

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