In recent decades, UChicago has become a hub for translating the breakthrough research of our faculty, other researchers, students and the scientists and engineers at our national laboratories into real-world solutions. The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a driving force behind that translation, advancing the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship and accelerating the commercialization of research through education, partnerships, and new venture support. To date, the Polsky Center has launched more than 90 research-based startups that are developing cancer therapeutics, improving disease diagnostics, increasing quality of education and training, creating green-tech energy solutions, and more.
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