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Cloud software startup raises $1M, signs pilot deal

Exotanium, founded by Cornell researchers, has created software tools to help companies save money on running software in the cloud.

eCornell gives high school students an analytic edge

A collaboration between eCornell and the nonprofit National Education Equity Lab is giving high school students in underserved communities the opportunity to develop skills in business analytics while gaining the confidence to recognize they can excel in college.

USDA grant to support CALS’ indoor ag training programs

Thanks to a grant from the USDA, horticulture experts in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will help design new training programs for workers in controlled environment agriculture.

From fashion to fertility: CCMR pairs NY startups with faculty

The Cornell Center for Materials Research is helping startup companies create new, innovative products by connecting them with university researchers while also boosting economic development in New York state.

Study finds food safety practices benefit small farmers

A new Cornell study finds that when small-scale farmers are trained in food safety protocols and develop a farm food safety plan, new markets open up to them, leading to an overall gain in revenue.

Seattle ride-share drivers earn city average, ILR study finds

The vast majority of Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle earn more than the average taxi driver, and their hourly earnings are on par with the general workforce of that city, according to an Institute for Workplace Studies report commissioned by the two major ride-share platforms.

Infant heart-assist device gets new life with $4.7M grant

After being defunded by a company with rights to its intellectual property, development of a pediatric heart-assist device has been revived at Cornell with the help of a $4.7 million defense department grant.

Commercialization fellows working on market-ready tech

Cornell has announced its 2020 cohort of Commercialization Fellows, who will spend a fully funded summer and semester exploring market viability for new technologies, including novel robots and a vaccine delivery system.

Study finds high-skill hiring down amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left very few corners of the U.S. economy unscathed, but it has hit high-skill job seekers and small companies particularly hard, according to Cornell-led research that analyzed recent job-vacancy postings.