Zac Young, a student in Auburn’s Entrepreneurship Program and resident in the New Venture Accelerator, found a way to make power lines safer for linesmen to install, more effective and cost-efficient. Using lessons learned from the entrepreneurship offerings afforded him by Auburn University and the Harbert College of Business, Young is able to cultivate his business idea.
Eight teams of student entrepreneurs at Auburn University were provided lessons in protecting intellectual properties, financial analyses, business law, confidentiality agreements, customer discovery, website and search engine optimization, and more, during the annual eight-week Summer Accelerator Program, sponsored by the Harbert College of Business.
After undertaking a world-wide search for the "best founders -- with tremendous determination, large visions, [and] demonstrated in-depth knowledge of their particular markets", Techstars Sports Accelerator has named Auburn-based Tennibot as one of its ten 2020 class members.
Founded in 2018 by Auburn University chemical engineering postdoctoral fellows Tareq Anani and Barry Yeh with Allan David, the John E. Brown Associate Professor of chemical engineering, NanoXort’s mission is to provide safer diagnostic tools for patient populations that currently receive suboptimum care.
SiO2 Materials Science, located in Auburn Technology Park West, announced yesterday a $143 million agreement with the federal government that will accelerate the company’s production of packaging for storing COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics.
Bill Dean, a veteran financial and research park executive with more than three decades of experience in developing innovative ideas for research parks, life science parks and biotech incubators, has been selected as the executive director of the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation.
In an effort to ensure those in the Auburn community continuing to serve are protected, faculty, staff and students at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy came together to compound, package and deliver hand sanitizer.
Auburn University’s premier student-led entrepreneurship competition crowned a winner on Friday, April 10, as SwiftSku, a platform that brings Big Data to convenience stores, secured first place and $25,000 in capital funding.
An Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor will soon commence testing of new vaccine candidates that could offer protection against COVID-19 and help prevent the spread.
Medical facilities across the region in dire need of protective face masks soon will get a much-needed boost in supplies, thanks to a new Auburn University initiative.