Wright State students pitch uses for sensor suit at Innovation Weekend

What if a soldier’s uniform could automatically tighten to create a tourniquet if wounded on the battlefield? Or what if emergency responders could inject a patient with a nanoparticle that would [...]


Students tap into local innovation at Wright Brothers Day

A college student, helmet over his eyes, twists his hands, then pulls them apart. A few inches in front of him, a 3D geometric shape appears between two robotic hands that float on the screen, [...]


Thrift store, coffee shop take top prizes in pitch competition

Zontaye Richardson of TheZe DealZ — A Thrifty Boutique & Bill Miller of Grind House Coffee and Tea Company each took home cash for their businesses last week after winning Pitch Night by [...]


Foodpreneurs pitch, chat, cook at first Early Risers: Food Edition

About 50 people braved the rain last week to get to SPARK Fairborn for the first-ever Early Risers: Food Edition, bringing you the Dayton region’s next great food brands before they hit [...]


New tech available for commercialization pitched in Dayton

Monday afternoon, 26 new technologies and five defense companies were pitched to audience of defense industry and commercialization specialists at the Engineers Club of Dayton. The Purdue-AFRL [...]


Startup Grind Dayton turns 3!

More than 140 people, including residents of Dayton, Cincinnati & Columbus, turned out to celebrate Startup Grind Dayton’s third birthday last week at the 444 building downtown. [...]


Startup community team develops medical device prototypes in five-day tech sprint

In early August, a community team that included engineers, startup ecosystem builders & recent college grads developed two potential solutions to a medical challenge that costs taxpayers [...]


Techstars Startup Week Dayton 2018

Another Startup Week is in the books, and man sakes, was it a good one! Over the course of June 11-15, we saw over 900 people assemble at the Steam Plant to celebrate entrepreneurship, learn from [...]


Takeaways from the Startup Grind Global Conference 2018

With the @startupgrindDYT team in Redwood City for the #startupgrind 2018 Global Conference over the next two days. Will come back with new ideas for #Dayton! pic.twitter.com/IHX6qSAp2J — [...]


August 4th Friday at 444 Recap

When Wright Brothers Institute opened its doors at 444–the new collaborative innovation hub located at 444 E Second St in downtown Dayton– it re-focused its efforts to energize [...]

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