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USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and successes have been growing in the Los Angeles technology community, the trio of USC, UCLA and Caltech see a chance to accelerate and better advertise what’s happening around them. The three-year, $3.5-million grant announced Tuesday comes from the independent federal agency's Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, initiative. Five I-Corps “nodes” have already been established since 2011, in the San Francisco Bay Area; New York...

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