$64M in new federal funding propels defense, environment and health research at FIU

• Florida Congressional delegation helped secure $64 million in new federal funding at federal agencies critical for FIU research.• FIU leads Florida universities in federal Community Project appropriations to fuel innovations and discoveries.• Funding supports FIU’s research on environmental resilience, health, engineering, technology and innovation.• Supported projects range from aContinue Reading

Saudi startups kick off 2023 with fresh funding rounds

CAIRO: Saudi entrepreneurs have shown prominence and courage in bolstering economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship.  The Middle East region has witnessed unprecedented growth in the establishment of small and medium enterprises along with the shift toward entrepreneurship with Saudi Arabia setting an example for a blooming startup ecosystem.  Entrepreneurship inContinue Reading

EPA’s 2023 funding takes a baby step toward rebuilding the agency

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding in the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act finally begins to address years of declining EPA resources and stagnant funding that resulted in a 2021 Agency budget that was half the size, in real dollars, of 40 years ago; a Washington Post report earlier this yearContinue Reading