News Articles with Topic: Business

Study: Aggressive lockdowns need to last more than six weeks to contain COVID-19

People around the world are wondering how long COVID-restrictions have to last in order to curtail the pandemic. A research study on 36 countries and 50 U.S. states has found that aggressive intervention to contain COVID-19 must be maintained for at least 44 days. The study is co-authored by Professor...

By Imran Ghori | | Business

Economic turmoil expected through second quarter of 2020

COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Biochemist spins out joint venture company with Atomwise

Over the past few years, biochemist John Jefferson Perry at the University of California, Riverside, has collaborated on a number of projects with Atomwise Inc., a company that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, for drug discovery. Now Perry and the company have formed a joint venture called Theia Biosciences. Perry’s...

Why multifamily housing is expensive to build in Los Angeles

Report calls for policymakers to enact zoning and other reforms

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Highlander Venture Fund invests in Basilard BioTech

The UC Riverside-based startup will use the investment to develop next-generation prototypes

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Hot in 2020: Riverside’s startup scene

UC Riverside has helped the city become a testing ground for the technology of the future

By Holly Ober | | Business

FarmSense invited to UC Startup Pitch Showcase

The UC Riverside entrepreneurs are in the running for $10 million in funding

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

The Hechinger Report writes about UC Riverside’s commercialization efforts

UC Riverside is one the universities making it easier for new discoveries to benefit the public

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Inland Empire helps drive California’s economic expansion

The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Riverside makes Inc.’s top 50 Surge Cities list

UC Riverside drives the fast pace of entrepreneurship

By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside biotech startup will mass-produce engineered cells

The licensed technology is a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies

By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Housing scarcity: the Inland Empire’s natural barrier to economic growth

UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level

By Holly Ober | | Business

Entrepreneurship incubator boosts Inland Empire biotech startups

UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator, the first of its kind in the region, has officially opened its doors

By Holly Ober | | Business

Governor’s initiative misunderstands inland California’s economies

‘Regions Rise Together’ comparison to coastal regions may distort policy direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Agreement expands innovation and entrepreneurship support for the Americas

UC Riverside and the Organization of American States partner to grow entrepreneurship and technology commercialization in 34 countries

By Holly Ober | | Business

Business size matters when it comes to economic growth

New analysis finds small businesses are powering establishment growth, but medium and large firms contribute more to job gains

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity jumps following first quarter slowdown

New analysis reveals region’s most and least competitive industries

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Federal Economic Development Administration invests in Inland Empire entrepreneurship

Latest grant to UC Riverside will create an angel investor network to take regional tech startups to the next level

By Holly Ober | | Business

Inland Empire wage gains continue

Wage growth still trails state but fuels impressive jumps in local taxable sales

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business