8.19.2019 - Tympanogen, Bio+Tech Center company, awarded $1.48 million grant from National Institutes of Health

8.16.2019 - Food ingredients company Nutriati has raised $2.9 million in a $12 million capital raise

8.13.2019 - Henrico-based chickpea-powered startup raising $12M

8.7.2019 - State approves nation’s first Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical engineering

JULY 2019

7.30.2019 - VCU Entrepreneurs Hit the Accelerator Trail to Get Their NICU Device to Market

7.11.2019 - Walgreens and Kaléo Expand Retail Pharmacy Collaboration to Include AUVI-q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg, the Only FDA-Approved Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Toddlers, 16.5 – 33 lbs

JUNE 2019

6.20.2019 - Startup Spotlight: BrainBox Solutions makes headway in pursuit of improved brain injury dianostics

APRIL 2019

4.29.2019 A ‘complex, beautiful web’ of support

4.12.2019 Transformation underway: Virginia Bio+Tech Park plans a new building and a bigger role in region’s entrepreneur economy

4.12.2019 Changes underway at biotech park in downtown Richmond including plans to hire new president and CEO


2.20.2019 France-based cancer diagnostics company leasing lab space in Virginia Bio+Tech Park

2.3.2019 Startup Spotlight: Tympanogen is developing hydrogels for eardrum repair and wound treatments

2.1.2019 VCU launches new initiative to bring health innovations to the market


11.29.2018 The Starz children’s fitness educational program named overall winner in the rvAwesome Founder of the Year award

11.28.2018 “Why Richmond?” leads discussion topics at UpRiver summit on the startup community

11.2.2018 Biotech company Immunarray hires new CEO, while former CEO leads spin-off venture


9.16.2018 Two-day summit planned in November for startup founders and entrepreneurs

9.06.2018 Richmond-based Kaleo gets its epinephrine auto-injectors into Walgreen's and Canada


8.29.2018 Bio+Tech Center Company WynnVision Receives $225,000 for Phase I of NIH SBIR FastTrack Award

JUNE 2018

6.20.2018 Startup Virginia gets up to $250,000 grant from Activation Capital to support entrepreneurs

6.9.2018 Startup businesses in the Richmond region are getting investments here but gaps mean they must look elsewhere for funding

6.07.2018 Technology company wins top award in SCOREcard 2018 Pitch Competition

6.07.2018 Two Bio+Tech Center Companies Receive Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Awards

MAY 2018

5.06.2018 Auvi-Q for babies available 

APRIL 2018

4.05.2018 Richmond region sees more mentoring support for startup businesses in 2017, report says

MARCH 2018

3.24.2018 Carrie Roth: RVA's startup culture is good but not great


2.26.2018 Chickpea champions: Nutriati seeks to be a 'game changer' for food ingredients at new culinary center in Henrico

2.18.2018 PHOTOS: Testing Artesa recipes at Nutriati, Inc.

2.15.2018 Five New Tenants added at VA Bio+Tech Park in downtown Richmond

2.14.2018 VA Bio+Tech Park Welcomes Five New Advanced-Technology Companies


12.06.2017 Lighthouse Labs getting $1 million grant over two years from Activation Capital

12.05.2017 Activation Capital Launches Ecosystem Direct Investment Fund to Support Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurial Activity


10.16.17 – VCU tops off $87M Allied Health building


08.28.17 – Virginia Fantasy Sports launches new daily fantasy sports platform

08.28.17 – A 'long -term evolution' for tobacco giant: 10 years after opening, Altria's research center in Richmond tackles changing environment

08.25.17 – VCU receives $25 million from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to establish new institute, increase access to medicine

08.25.17 – VCU awarded $25M grant, launches online MBA

08.25.17 – Nutriati to depart Biotechnology Research Park for kitchen, lab space at Gayton Crossing Shopping Center

08.08.17 – Kaleo to donate epinephrine injectors to all U.S. public elementary schools 

JULY 2017

07.31.17 – Hackathon teams brainstorm tech ideas to help area nonprofits

07.28.17 – Six startups selected for local accelerator program

07.27.17 – U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review for an Epinephrine Auto-Injector in Development by Kaleo Specifically for Infants and Small Children 

07.27.17 – Lighthouse Labs names six startups for fall class

07.13.17 – No One Can Match Silicon Valley, But Other Cities Benefit From Fostering Startups

07.11.17 – Biotech firm Ampliphi names Grint new CEO

07.01.17 – Editorial: Fifty years ago Virginia went on a coliseum spree07.01.17 – Editorial: Fifty years ago Virginia went on a coliseum spree

JUNE 2017

06.30.17 – Activation Capital Elects Two New Members; Massey Named Strategic Initiatives Advisor

06.27.17 – Possible replacement of Richmond Coliseum seen as catalyst for broader opportunity to redevelop downtown Richmond

06.17.17 – Capital One makes another $100.000 donation to accelerator Lighthouse Labs

06.05.17 – Governor McAuliffe Announces FY2017 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Awards

MAY 2017

05.21.17 – Eric and Evan Edwards of Kaleo Awarded with 2017 PM360 Elite 100

05.18.17 – The Dog Wagon carry-out and delivery business wins top prize in startup competition

05.10.17 – Two Virginia Biotech Companies Join Forces to Combat Lupus on World Lupus Day

APRIL 2017

04.27.17 – Three food-related local startups emerge as finalists in business pitch competition

04.21.17 – Richmond-based startup gets $8M investment to commercialize its protein powder made with chickpeas

04.18.17 – Garbanzo-powered startup nears $10M capital raise

04.1317 – New brand adopted to promote innovation in the Richmond region

MARCH 2017

03.13.17 – Group of 25 who will vet requests for GO Virginia money includes Richmond region's most influential


01.31.17 – Bridge between scientists and engineers sets stage for medical technologies and high growth jobs

01.30.17 – VCU fills former HDL space

01.20.17 – Richmond-based Kaleo's Auvi-Q epinephrine injector returning to the market Feb. 14

01.20.17 – Kaleo Announces U.S. Availability and Pricing to Patients of Auvi-Q Auto-Injector, For Life-Threatening Reactions

01.10.17 – VCU details $6 billion impact on state

01.03.17 – VCU receives $5 million Gates grant to find more cost-effective way to make HIV/AIDS drug


12.01.16 – Local biotech company Cupron moving to larger office, warehouse space in Henrico


11.11.16 – Seven startup businesses at Lighthouse Labs pitch their plans

11.04.16 – ChamberRVA's Innovation Award goes to Nutriati; Keiter and Workshop Digital given Impact Awards


10.30.16 – Chesterfield firm helping doctors predict opioid overdoses, high cholesterol

10.29.16 – Study: Copper-infused products developed by Richmond company reducing hospital infections

10.26.16 – EpiPen Competitor Auvi-Q to Return to Market, Promising Lower Costs for Patients  

10.26.16 – World's largest clinical trial on copper a success at Sentara

10.23.16 – Finalists named for ChamberRVA's *i.e. Innovation Award

10.21.16 – Support for startups vital to regional economy, biotech leader says


09.29.16 – ImmunArray gets investment from another firm for traumatic brain injury research


08.30.16 – Company with Richmond roots named a top university startup

08.26.16 – Chronic pancreatitis patient says VCU Health is 'the way to go' for surgery

08.25.16 – Former accountant readies startup for dental domination

08.23.16 – On cusp of new school year, McAuliffe touts investment in biosciences

08.22.16 – Gov. McAuliffe speaks in support of life sciences and meets with VCU entrepreneurs

08.22.16 – Richmond startup hopes spirulina algae is key to success of its new drink

08.04.16 – Organ donor campaign: Even a jerk can be a hero

08.02.16 –Replicating research: VCU's Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry helps inform science and advance human health for more than 40 years

JULY 2016

07.22.16 –Lighthouse Labs announces seven startup ventures for fall class

07.12.16 –Biotech Park company Immuarray gets $10 million investment

07.06.16 –Richmond-based Donate Life working with Apple for organ donation via app

07.05.16 –Downtown VC launches $30M capital raise, rebrands

JUNE 2016

06.22.16 –Local startup to relocate HQ to Va. Beach

06.13.16 –UNOS announces technology changes to increase organ donation in U.S.

06.08.16 –The Innovation Council Names New Members

06.01.16 –Incubator gets six-figure boost from financial giant

MAY 2016

05.30.16 –Spurred by growth, biotech company looks to scurry out of Richmond

05.30.16 – Sanyal Biotechnology's mice could be a game changer in world of liver disease

05.27.16 – Lighthouse Labs Receives $100,000 Grant from Capital One

05.16.16 – Company News for May 16

05.11.16 – Virginia Biotechnology Research Park and Richmond Recognized as Best in Research and Development and Biosciences in Virginia

05.02.16 – Startups find spot to get off ground at business incubator in Ashland

APRIL 2016

04.26.16 – Local agri-food company Nutriati wins spot in Tenn. startup competiton

04.25.16 – Thermal Gradient enters commercial prototype testing phase

04.19.16 – Startup uses tax day for its 'Painless' launch

04.01.16 – Kaleo intends to bring Auvi-Q back to the market

MARCH 2016

03.08.16 – Altria providing $125,000 sponsorship of Lighthouse Labs incubator


02.05.16 – SCORE selects three finalists in business start-up competition


01.29.16 – New startup contest narrows the field

01.26.16 – Richmond firm gets new patent on life-saving device

01.03.16 – Ten judges named for SCOREcard competition

01.01.16 – Virginia Launches Chapter to Fill Void for SCI/D Community 


12.14.15 – Rao: VCU's research will change the world

12.11.15 – VCU gets $16 million gift

12.02.15 – New pitch contest giving startups the stage


11.30.15 – VCU, HDL alums launch firm to fight liver disease

11.19.15 – Altria donates lab equipment to Virginia Biotechnology Research Park

11.18.15 – Altria Makes Lab Equipment Donation to Virginia Biotechnology Research Park's Shared Lab

11.10.15 – Ashland business program relocates office startup hub

11.02.15 – Q & A: Picking up the pieces of HDL


10.29.15 – Growing momentum: Kaleo's Evzio device is part of effort to provide prompt overdose treatment

10.29.15 – Six ventures make the "RVA Companies to Watch" list

10.27.15 – Startup to leave Richmond for chance at $1M

10.26.15 – Robotic therapy device helps challenged babies learn to crawl

10.22.15 – Biotech park draws in NY firm

10.20.15 – Molecular diagnostics firm moving from N.Y. to Richmond research park

10.19.15 – Biotech breakthroughs: Three local companies making progress on new technologies

10.16.15 – Greater Richmond Partnership signs deal with Korean association


09.30.15 – HDL buyer to dissolve brand

09.28.15 - Astrya staffing firm chief an advocate for entrepreneurs


08.31.15 - Auto-injector program helps save 126, firm says

08.18.15 - Dominion Resources Innovation Center moves to downtown Ashland

08.17.15 - Biotech firm maneuvers for better spot on stock market

08.06.15 - Lighthouse Labs receives $50,000 grant from SBA

08.05.15 - AmpliPhi BioSciences Corp. is planning a one-for-50 reverse stock split

JULY 2015

07.29.15 - Economic initiative to push private sector jobs

07.27.15 - Tenant Turner wins spot in prestigious Silicon Valley business accelerator

07.17.15 - Craft chocolate, healthy tea and custom jewelry: Program helps student startups get off the ground

JUNE 2015

06.15.15 - Virginia expands list of disorders newborn screened for

06.07.15 - Volunteers spruce up Richmond with planters

06.02.15 - Virginia Biotechnology Park board shifts focus to regional innovation

MAY 2015

05.18.15 - Startup roundup

05.12.15 - Local biotech company moves operations to research park

05.11.15 - Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Attracts International Biotechnology Company

05.09.15 - Local startup community sees new capital, high-profile struggles

APRIL 2015

04.15.15 - Mushroom farming business and a no-tears onion cutter win VCU Venture Creation Competition

MARCH 2015

03.19.15 - Lighthouse Labs in line for $125,000 state grant

03.11.15 - Biotech firm to raise $13 million in private stock sale

03.11.15 - Health care startup C3 Nexus partners with Home Instead


02.25.15 - Virginia BioTechnology Research Park Expands Its Reach Across Virginia

02.19.15 - Collaborating to Compete

02.11.15 - Love Rox Half Marathon, 10K and 5K – Road Closures


01.24.15 - Richmond’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is growing

01.19.15 - Carrie Roth looking for ways to reinvigorate the biotech park

01.07.15 - Local biotech firm to start clinical study on bacteriophage


12.11.14 - Virginia Bio Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors

12.09.14 - Lighthouse Labs startups make their pitch to investors

12.08.14 - HDL says study shows positive health outcomes

12.04.14 - Governor McAuliffe Announces New Virginia Economy Bioscience Initiative


11.17.14 - VCU Squared ignites student entrepreneurs

11.03.14 - Sentara Careplex in Hampton part of clinical study with copper-infused linens


09.22.14 - Startup Weekend winner gets $10,000 check

09.12.14 - Focused ultrasound has the potential to improve treatment for some conditions

09.09.14 - Virginia Biotech Park Announces Appointment of Executive Director and President/CEO

MAY 2014

05.17.14 - Health Diagnostic Laboratory promoting new direct-to-consumer tests

MARCH 2014

03.27.14 - Microbe-fighting technology now in use at local clinic


01.12.14 - Regional health care: Disrupt the pace of innovation

01.10.14 - Cupron says research shows effectiveness of its copper-infused socks

01.08.14 - Independent Study: Cupron Technology improves skin elasticity by 30% 

01.07.14 - Medical products maker Intelliject changes name to Kaleo

01.06.14 - Cupron technology improves skin elasticity by 30%, independent study finds

01.06.14 - Intelliject, Inc. announces name change to kaléo

01.03.14 - The Copper Cure


12.23.13 - VCU puts together a tinkerer’s paradise

12.19.13 - AmpliPhi Biosciences Announces $18 Million Private Placement

12.09.13 - ImmunArray™ Completes additional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Licensing Agreement expanding Current MS IP portfolio

12.06.13 - Governor McDonnell Announces Additional Appointment to Administration and Board and Commission Appointments

12.04.13 - Roth named as interim leader of Virginia BioTechnology Research Park

12.03.13 - Virginia Biotech Park Announces Interim Leadership Transition

12.03.13 - Virginia BioTechnology Research Park names interim executive director