Interest: University of California, Davis, is launching a new interdisciplinary institute devoted to education, research and outreach in innovation and entrepreneurship, with the help of a $5 million commitment from alumni Mike and Renee Child.
Interest: Ann Arbor-based Arboretum Ventures, Cambridge, Mass.-based Flagship Ventures, Pennsylvania-based Osage Ventures and several private individuals invested in Tangent, which has a small operation on Parkland Plaza south of Jackson Road.
Interest: “Businesses partnering with the Research Centers have raised more than $20 million in financing to commercialize research results,” states Mel Ustad, Director of Commercialization for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Interest: Particle characterization using the Zetasizer Nano is a growing area of demand among a whole arsenal of research methods available for use at the Nanotechnology Research Center (NRC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the USA.
Interest: The Lowcountry has the potential to become a knowledge and life science hub and should tweak parts of its higher-level educational system to better prepare workers for those jobs, business leaders said Thursday.
Interest: Fifty-nine Purdue University faculty, staff and students whose discoveries received patents during the 2010-2011 fiscal year will be recognized Wednesday (Nov. 2) during the Purdue Research Foundation's annual Inventors Recognition Reception.
Interest: A Colorado State University research team has obtained a five-year, $1.2 million grant to develop brain-computer interactions that could help people with severe motor impairments do something as simple as turn on a TV by changing what they are thinking about.
Interest: Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that they have entered into an exclusive, worldwide collaboration and license agreement under which both companies will develop and commercialize highly selective, novel oral Syk inhibitors for the treatment of various autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Interest: $1 million i6 Green award to the Iowa Innovation Council I6 Green Project is an investment that will help spur the creation of new technologies in one of the fastest growing sectors of the global economy, and that, ultimately, will lead to jobs for Iowans
Interest: With a generous grant from Google.org, the search engine giant's philanthropic arm, two scientists from Southern Methodist University (SMU) have pooled together the results from more than 35,000 data sites to paint a very different, almost rosy, energy picture for the United States and, indeed, the world.
Interest: The technology hinges on using single photons - the tiny particles that make up light - for switching and routing in future computers that might harness the exotic principles of quantum mechanics.
Interest: Eden Research plc, the agrochemical and encapsulation company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the
exclusive, global rights to a next-generation encapsulation delivery system based on scientific research at the
University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, USA ("UMMS").
Interest: Purdue Research Foundation's Office of Technology Commercialization has launched a service to quickly bring mobile applications developed with university resources to market. The service released its first app, Phototate, October 17.
Interest: T3 Motion, Inc. (NYSE AMEX:TTTM) a producer of clean technology electric vehicles, announced today that Saint Louis University (SLU) has purchased T3 Electric Stand-up Vehicles (ESV) for university security patrol.