Million-Dollar Grant Awarded to Research Start-Up Company Founded by NDSU Computer Science Professor

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 16:00 in Mathematics & Economics

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a two-year, $1.08 million competitive grant award to Dr. Brian Slator, North Dakota State University computer science professor, for his faculty start-up venture known as WoWiWe (pronounced Wow' ee) Instruction Co. The group develops internet-based educational software. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant through NIH's National Center for Research Resources will be used to develop a multi-user virtual biology environment for discovery-oriented science education.

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