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Notre Dame Startup and McCloskey Winner, SecūrSpace, Selected for MassChallenge Boston’s 2018 Accelerator

Notre Dame Startup and McCloskey Winner, SecūrSpace, Selected for MassChallenge Boston’s 2018 Accelerator

Nick Swisher

SecūrSpace, a University of Notre Dame startup and co-winner of the 2018 $50,000 McCloskey New Venture Competition grand prize, announced today that it has been selected to participate in the 2018 cohort of MassChallenge Boston, a nationally-ranked high-potential startup accelerator. 

More than 1,600 startups applied to be part of MassChallenge’s 2018 Boston cohort—a record number—but only 128, including SecūrSpace, were selected. …

Generic drugs are competing against one another to get cheaper — but it’s having an unintended consequence on the health of Americans

Generic drugs are competing against one another to get cheaper — but it’s having an unintended consequence on the health of Americans

Business Insider

Kaitlin Wowak's research on the competition to produce cheaper generic drugs was featured in a Business Insider article.  Wowak, an assistant professor in the Department of Information, Analytics, & Operations, coauthored the paper “Product competition, managerial discretion and manufacturing recalls in the U.S. pharmaceutical industry

Big oil to meet with Vatican officials, Pope Francis

An energy forum, co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame, will bring together investors, oil executives and Church officials June 8-9 at the Vatican. Read more here.

While most details about the encounter are being kept secret in hopes of facilitating frank dialogue among the participants, a weekly Vatican media planning calendar indicates the discussion will likely center on the need to transition the global energy market away from dependence on fossil fuels.