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Ex-NFL QB Charlie Batch, Sports Medicine Company Impellia Partner With Michigan Athletics

Impellia, the sports medicine/technology venture by Charlie Batch and partners, announced this week that they have agreed to partner with the University of Michigan and the schools student athletes!

The story, covered by SportTechie.com, reads in part:

“The two entities will be working together to analyze product data while the Pittsburgh-based startup Impellia receives feedback from University of Michigan staff and players around its software and sensor-based technologies. The exploratory partnership could see Impellia license its products to all 31 Division I Michigan athletics teams in the future.”

The article goes on to quote Charlie saying:

“We’re excited about the opportunities this mutually-beneficial endeavor will present. The core of Impellia’s mission is to play a significant role in the future of sports medicine technologies and their impact on player health, and this partnership presents us with a concrete opportunity to do just that.”

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Ex-NFL QB Charlie Batch, Sports Medicine Company Impellia Partner With Michigan Athletics

Comcast Foundation Awards Grant to Best of the Batch Foundation

Today, the Comcast Foundation announced it has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to organizations throughout Pennsylvania including the Best of the Batch Foundation.

The Comcast announcement stated: “In Pittsburgh, Best of the Batch Foundation supports students by providing technology and school-readiness programs in local communities. ‘Best of the Batch Foundation is pleased to continue our partnership with the Comcast Foundation as we bring state of the art technology to our students,’ said Founder and President, Charlie Batch.

‘Thanks to the new equipment, like 3-D printers and 3-D pens that we will be able to purchase for our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Club, we will create new learning outlets and open doors to careers and opportunities.'”

Read the full announcement here.

WQED Features Charlie Batch & The Best of the Batch Foundation

In a recent feature story, WQED recently featured Charlie Batch and the Best of the Batch Foundation. The show tells the story of Charlie’s life growing up in Homestead, Pennsylvania, his pursuit of a professional football career, and his motivation for founding the Best of the Batch Foundation.

The show goes on to explain the foundation’s mission, its basketball league, literacy programs, Batch-A-Toys program, alternative school programs, In the Pocket event and much more.

Watch the full story here!