Startup From UC Davis Gains Private Funding

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The University of California, Davis, College of Engineering's fledgling high-tech business incubator, the Engineering Translational Technology Center, has its first "graduate."

Dysonics, a startup based on audio technology research conducted at UCD, has secured $750,000 in funding from investors, enabling the company to proceed on its own in San Francisco.

Established in 2010, the ETTC provides member companies with campus space close to the college's laboratories as well as support, mentoring and networking to potential investors and partners.

Members are selected through a review process that includes an assessment of the commercial potential of the faculty research and its readiness for commercial development.

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