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Author: Clarey Zhu


Source: The Huffington Post


Interest: After China's Bright Food acquired 56% of Israel's largest food producer, Tnuva, in May, the burgeoning Chinese-Israeli connection in high tech and venture capital finally aroused public attention. The "Start-up Nation", as Israel was called in highly popular 2009 book on the topic by Dan Senor and Saul Singer, now eagerly seeks foreign investment from China to sustain its high-tech inventiveness, while Chinese firms are scaling up manufacturing and pouring billions of dollars...


Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/china-hands/growth-potential_b_6165062.html

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Author: Andrew Nicla


Source: The State Press


Interest: An ASU-based tool company is reinventing of the oldest tools in history: the shovel. Bosse Tools, based at ASU SkySong in Scottsdale, is a tool company that is changing hardware tools through ergonomics with its proposed “two-handed shovel” design. The company’s two-handed tools features a patented rotational center handle located about halfway down the shaft that allows users to perform the task needed while improving posture and reducing back and muscle strain.


Link: http://www.statepress.com/2014/11/09/asu-startup-reinvents-shovel-digs-up-funds-for-venture/

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Author: Keith Landry


Source: MyFoxOrlando.com


Interest: A simple video shows what could become a huge change in how we send and store electricity through wires. The video illustrates research being done at the University of Central Florida's NanoScience Technology Center.


Link: http://www.myfoxorlando.com/story/25686820/nanotechnology-research-at-ucf-could-change-how-we-send-and-store-electricity

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Author: Barry Levine


Source: CIO Today


Interest: The Ryden dual carbon battery, says the Power Japan Plus company, can be discharged thousands of times without diminishing its capacity, can generate more power and can be recharged about 20 times as fast as standard lithium-ion batteries. The company said its carbon battery is rated for more than 3,000 recharge cycles.


Link: http://www.cio-today.com/news/Japan-Start-Up-Creates-Carbon-Battery/story.xhtml?story_id=0310031RF77F

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Author: concentratemedia


Source: concentratemedia


Interest: Imagine military uniforms that can assess the environment they're in. Or even the condition of the soldier wearing them? An Ann Arbor start-up isn't just imagining such a thing, they're developing it.


Link: http://concentratemedia.com/inthenews/Psikickbodysensors0281.aspx

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Author: EIN News


Source: EIN News


Interest: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase II Release 1 award winners, including two hydrogen and fuel cell projects in Colorado and New Jersey.


Link: http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/202479586/sbir-sttr-phase-ii-release-1-award-winners-announced-includes-two-hydrogen-and-fuel-cell-projects

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Author: Enid Burns


Source: RedOrbit


Interest: Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) worked in partnership with Sunkyunkwan University to develop a new method for synthesizing graphene. The material has one-hundred times greater electron mobility than silicon. Silicon is used in semiconductors today, and an increased availability of graphene could mean that semiconductors can become more powerful and more functional.


Link: http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/1113114863/samsung-develops-graphene-wearable-technology-other-040714/

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Author: Lincoln Journal Star


Source: Lincoln Journal Star


Interest: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln said it will be a partner in a $320 million advanced manufacturing collaboration that President Barack Obama announced Tuesday at the White House.


Link: http://journalstar.com/business/local/unl-part-of-federal-manufacturing-research-hub/article_13288519-844a-5c13-87ae-ff55278f6d1c.html

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Author: ElectronicsWeekly.com


Source: ElectronicsWeekly.com


Interest: University spinout Ionix Advanced Technologies is developing a range of devices based on high-temperature piezoelectric materials developed by the University of Leeds. The two-year-old start-up has received funding from IP Group.


Link: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/general/university-spin-develops-high-temperature-piezoelectric-materials-2014-02/

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Author: Derek Markham


Source: Ecopreneurist


Interest: Lack of access to financing can keep many otherwise worthy solar energy projects from being built in poor and underserved areas, but a solar crowdfunding site is helping to connect individual investors with solar energy businesses and working to bring affordable solar energy to communities around the world.


Link: http://ecopreneurist.com/2014/02/03/sunfunder-crowdfunds-affordable-solar-energy-projects-underserved-communities/

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Author: Gregg Bayes-Brown


Source: Global University Venturing


Interest: The IP Group has extended its commercialisation agreement with the University of Manchester's tech transfer unit UMI3 to include proof-of-principle funding for graphene products.


Link: http://www.globaluniversityventuring.com/article.php/3272/ip-group-doubles-down-on-graphene

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Author: Barry Levine


Source: Top Tech News


Interest: Google is going deeper into intelligence Relevant Products/Services. According to news reports, the technology giant has paid in the vicinity of $400 million to buy artificial intelligence start-up DeepMind Technologies. On its one-page Web site, the London-based DeepMind describes itself as a "cutting edge" AI company, combining techniques from "machine learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms."


Link: http://www.toptechnews.com/story.xhtml?story_id=123003YKUYI9

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Author: EIN News


Source: EIN News


Interest: Renaissance BioScience Corp. is pleased to announce that it has exclusively licensed, from the Regents of the University of California, patented and patent pending technology for the development and commercialization of yeast strains that reduce the formation of hydrogen sulfide in wine and other fermented products.


Link: http://world.einnews.com/247pr/373468

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Author: Chad Swiatecki


Source: Austin Business Journal


Interest: University of Texas scientists and commercialization specialists are hoping that an advance developed at the school which improves the effectiveness of vaccines could mean big business from pharmaceutical giants like GlaxoSmithKline.


Link: http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2014/01/06/ut-vaccine-research-eyed-for.html

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Author: Yuliya Chernova


Source: The Wall Street Journal


Interest: Early investors in Tesla Motors have backed another electric transportation company, bus maker Proterra, company representatives told VentureWire. Nick and Joby Pritzker, via their investment firm Tao Invest, participated in a $10 million second close of Proterra’s Series C round, which now totals a little more than $34 million, as VentureWire previously reported. Proterra’s valuation is getting close to $200 million, Chief Executive Garrett Mikita said.


Link: http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/01/07/early-tesla-motors-investors-back-electric-bus-co-proterra/

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Author: Charlotte Hsu and Steve Schnepf


Source: UB News Center


Interest: BUFFALO, N.Y. — A temporary building on the University at Buffalo’s South Campus houses a humble-looking contraption that could serve as a spark for improving public transit everywhere: a full-scale replica of a 40-foot public bus, complete with a fare box, seats and wheelchair ramp.


Link: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2013/12/021.html

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Author: Techvibes


Source: Techvibes


Interest: Versant Ventures, a US-based life sciences venture capital firm, revealed today that it is expanding operations into Canada to invest in early-stage drug discovery programs. The firm hopes to establish new life science companies that can accelerate the commercialization of scientific research in Canada.


Link: http://www.techvibes.com/blog/us-venture-capital-firm-expands-operations-into-canada-2013-12-09

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Author: Mu Xuequan


Source: Xinhuanet.com


Interest: Humble aluminum's plasmonic properties may make it far more valuable than gold and silver for certain applications, reckons a new research done by scientists with Rice University of the United States.


Link: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/sci/2013-12/03/c_125796227.htm

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Author: AZoNano.com


Source: AZoNano.com


Interest: The full title of the patent is “Mechanism for discharging residual surface charge, especially for apparatuses intended for electrostatic spinning and spraying”. The patented solution is already incorporated into 4SPIN, the nano-material production apparatus developed in Contipro’s labs. Although this is only a one-metre-high piece of laboratory equipment, many technically new solutions are used on it because of the enhanced safety and ease of operation it offers.


Link: http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28882

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Author: Yuki Takayama


Source: The Asahi Shimbun


Interest: Nissan Motor Co. unveiled a car that can travel to destinations without a driver touching the wheel, accelerator or brakes. Toyota Motor Corp., Google Inc. in the United States and Daimler AG in Germany are among other companies jumping on board to develop technology for these “autonomous vehicles.”


Link: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/economy/technology/AJ201311290016

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