Empire Co-Founder wins Catalyst Award

Congratulations to our co-founder Dr. Donald McCarthy on winning a UCSF Catalyst Award! The UCSF Catalyst Award is a program that combines customized expert feedback and advice with funding to help drive promising early-stage research through the lengthy and complex process of translating ideas into patient benefit. Per the Clinical & Translational Science Institute: “Another[…]

Empire Announced as a Finalist in the inaugural primeUC startup competition

We have been selected as one of 20 Finalists in the inaugural primeUC startup competition! The primeUC competition awards seed funding to the most promising start-ups emerging from the University of California. Join us at UCSF on December 3rd as we pitch for a chance to win $150K in seed funding. Read more about primeUC[…]

Empire Announced as a OneStart Americas Finalist

We are excited to announce that Empire has been selected as one of ten Finalists in the OneStart Americas competition! OneStart is the world’s largest life sciences and health care startup accelerator programme focused on spurring early-stage companies and entrepreneurs. The Grand Prize for the OneStart 2015 Americas winner is $150k in non-dilutive funding along[…]