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UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

UCLA's newly launched on-campus technology incubator at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) has opened lab space to MediSens Wireless, a startup company that develops and manufactures personal body-monitoring systems for medical and health applications. The incubator program was establ...

Veteran-Owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. company registered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Center for Veterans Enterprise as a veteran-run business filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with NYS Governor David A. Paterson, alleging discriminatory practice...

Huntington Area Development Council Attracts Technology-Based Startup Companies With $150,000 Grant From Verizon West Virginia

Grant to Support Council's Biotech Incubator on MarshallUniversity's Campus HUNTINGTON, W. Va.,Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to attract new biotechnology companies and assist them in bringing new ideas and products to market quickly and efficiently, the Huntington Area Developme...

RainDance Announces Company Relocation and Manufacturing Startup

GUILFORD, Conn., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced the relocation of the company from Guilford, Connecticut, to Lexington, Massachusetts. RainDance said it will open ...

Connecting Investment Capital with Entrepreneurs: Investors to lay out what theyre looking for in startup companies

The conference, scheduled for June 3-4 in Milwaukee, is being organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council and its subsidiary, the Wisconsin Innovation Network . Organizers plan to turn the tables on a standard venture conference by giving entrepreneurs and other representatives of emerging tec...

Wisconsin startup delivers project management relief to creative firms and ad agencies

Green Bay, Wis. - Epicsoft , based in Green Bay, has announced a new Web-based collaboration package using a Flash interface to reach out to creative agencies and their clients. The system will allow logins with adjustable permissions from designers, project managers and clients. It is intende...

Midwest is cost-effective for startup biotech companies

In May 2003, I wrote a column about the cost of doing business (CODB) for biotech companies in different parts of the United States. The point of the column was that one of the advantages of doing business in the Midwest is a significant cost advantage versus setting up shop in other parts of the...

30 days to success: Three simple steps to create your own international startup

Becoming the president of an international corporation used to take a lifetime of hard work. Now, it can be done with a PC, strong entrepreneurial spirit, and in less than 30 days. The idea of being self-employed seems daunting to many professionals. It's estimated that 80 percent of businesse...

Software to aid brain surgery is goal of Milwaukee startup

Milwaukee, Wis. The invention of three Medical College of Wisconsin radiology professors could help doctors look inside patients' brains. Kyron Clinical Imaging Inc. received FDA clearance last week to market the software it's developing, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported . Kyron's sof...

Froedtert invests $1.5M in local medical imaging startup

Milwaukee, Wis. Wisconsin biotechnology officials hope Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital 's decision to invest $1.5 million in an entrepreneurial medical imaging company will be the tip of the iceberg of close-to-home venture investing. In the past, the state's early-stage biotechs have w...

ZeroWire could propel Milwaukee startup

Milwaukee, Wis. - Brad Rake knew the prospects for testing and funding his wireless invention were good when he got a higher-up from the U.S. Air Force to discuss the technology at length during a cold call earlier this year. Various consultants assured Rake, the founder and principal of ups...

State puts up $1 million for James Thomson's new stem cell startup

Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle, as part of a directive to provide $5 million in state funding to companies involved with stem cell research, has announced the state will provide $1 million in state loans and grants to a company co-founded by stem cell researcher James Thomson. Thomson, the Un...

Xconomy Launches XSITE 2009; First Annual Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at Boston University

...list of participating industry, venture capital and academic leaders are: Juan Enriquez of Biotechonomy, Nobel Laureate Phil Sharp of MIT , Microsoft startup Labs Managing Director Reed Sturtevant, Boston Power CEO Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals CEO John Maraganore, Boston Scientific Co-fo...

Solidus Bioscience Protect their Research and Improve Efficiency With Amphora's PatentSafe Solution

...iaturized 3D cell cultures and metabolizing enzymes. Solidus has opted for Amphora's PatentSafe Starter Pack option, which is targeted specifically at startup companies and small biotechs, to document contract studies and new product development. With their research team split between the East and West c...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

...ed new materials, technologies and system solutions. BASF Future Business GmbH commissions research from BASF's R&D units but also cooperates with startup companies, industrial partners, universities and potential customers. Other alternatives include the acquisition of direct stakes, joint ventures with...

Fina Technologies Names Spotfire Founder Christopher Ahlberg to Board of Directors

...and the Hult International Business School. "Christopher will be an invaluable asset to Fina, given his experience in building Spotfire, from the startup phase onward," said Josh Holden, CEO of Fina Technologies. "We will fully utilize his insights and intuition as to how to best apply and develop our ...

Nanoscience Instruments, Inc. Announces Distribution of NaugaNeedles Metallic Needle AFM Tips

...ion, STM supplies and teaching materials & samples. More information can be found at nanoscience.com . About NaugaNeedles NaugaNeedles is a startup that develops & manufactures innovative scanning probe microscopy sensors. Current products include high performance, durable and customizable nee...

Axikin Pharmaceuticals Spins out of Actimis

... SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Axikin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a startup company dedicated to developing and commercializing small molecule therapeutics for respiratory and inflammatory diseases, today announced a $3 millio...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund Awards $4.7 Million to Support New Vaccine Program

...uit-settlement bonus and provides essential funding to bring this innovative new organization to life. WAVA core operations during the initial startup phase will operate within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. WAVA is a consortium of seve...

Delcath Adds Senior Pharmaceutical Professional to Its Board of Directors

...gi-bin/prnh/20081118/NY46990LOGO ) Prior to joining Cortex, Dr. Stoll worked as a consultant to several east coast venture capital firms and startup venture companies. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Stoll was Executive Vice-President of Fresenius Medical Care - North America, a leading manufacturer and di...

IDRI and Immune Design Corp. Enter License Agreement on GLA Vaccine Adjuvant

... the promising preclinical results observed so far with GLA," said Chris Clegg, VP Operations and Technology at Immune Design Corp., a Seattle biotech startup focused on novel immunization strategies. "This innovative adjuvant could drive a major shift in the vaccine field." "We are using GLA in seve...

HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City

... an executive position with a multi-national organization spanning the Atlantic. He has always had a particular passion for serving as a consultant to startup companies, mentoring entrepreneurs and teaching gifted businesspeople to step outside their 9-to-5 jobs. After graduating from Tom C. Clark High Sch...

New Company to Develop Nutritional Interventions Against Chronic Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases

...nventor and Virginia Tech to support further research and education. VTIP facilitates the licensing of technology to companies, encourages new faculty startup ventures, works with publishers and distributors of software, and supports the transfer of research and knowledge to other universities, research inst...

DIA Co-located Conference to Examine Outsourcing and Project Management Best Practices

...rcing best practices to one's own projects and corporate culture. Featured topics will include: Proposals, RFPs and Budgets Expediting the startup Phase The Outsourcing Strategy Revolving Door and its Impact on Performance How to address Persistent Problems Unraveling the mysteries in I...

Body Shaping Fuels Growth of $5.2 Billion Global Medical Aesthetic Market

...lergan, Bioform, Candela, Cutera, Cynosure, Medicis, Mentor, Obagi, Palomar, Syneron, Thermage and more than three dozen others, including the leading startup players. GAM V provides critical information on every product and procedure segment of the medical aesthetic industry. For more information and to p...

TechCFO Adds Two New Partners to Atlanta Office

...k." The addition of Froistad and Rapoport is in direct response to rising demand TechCFO is seeing for its services among a growing number of startup and established software, technology, healthcare IT, and life sciences companies in the Atlanta market. For detailed biographies on Eric J. Froist...

N.C. Biotech Center Launches Larger Loans

...ying investment fund. The Business and Technology Development Program has provided more than $16 million in loans and other support to more than 100 startup companies statewide since the Biotechnology Center was established in 1984. That investment has resulted in more than $1.6 billion in additional dol...

Brazil's biotech firms: From imitators to innovators in health-related products

...ic and executive programs in entrepreneurial training specifically for the biotech sector; Use public procurement mechanisms to support innovative startup firms. Next steps in the MRC program The MRC will continue to study health biotechnology companies in the developing world, and expand its foc...

Environmental Operating Solutions Completes Initial Tranche of $2.5 Million Institutional Financing

...removal upgrades to comply with increasingly stringent regulatory requirements -- Improved Performance: MicroC(TM) enables faster denitrification startup and recovery periods, and improved performance in colder temperatures MicroC(TM) products are currently in commercial use at a large number of w...

NSF Funds New Entrepreneurship Program

...l. Each team will explore a different potential market for the product. Fifty percent of each student's grade will be determined by final licensing or startup plans developed by their respective teams and class presentations on those plans. Other partners in the Creighton program include the Greater Omah...

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Expand Manufacturing Operation for Single-Use Bioprocessing Containers

...iochemically active substances). Single-use bioprocessing components eliminate the risk of batch-to-batch cross contamination and significantly reduce startup costs for customers. "We are excited about the expanded capabilities that our BioCenter will provide," said Marc N. Casper, executive vice president ...

Hank Plain Joins Morgenthaler Ventures as Partner

...its Menlo Park office. Plain brings significant entrepreneurial experience and deep knowledge of the medical- device industry, having co-founded eight startup medical device companies and directed the exits of four companies with a combined value well in excess of $1 billion. Plain was the president and CEO...

KGI Names Kerry Howell Vice President for Advancement

...wing student body." Prior to joining KGI, Howell was the director of development for NPower Seattle, a technology assistance non-profit launched with startup funding from Microsoft. There she was responsible for fundraising, corporate outreach, communications and public relations. Before this, she served as...

The End is Near or Is It?

...ley technology companies define their media strategies. Shipley is a frequent speaker at technology industry forums, and acts as an advisor to several startup ventures. To subscribe to DEMOletter please visit: http://www.idgexecforums.com/demoletter/index.html The next DEMO conference is DEMOmobile ...

WAVE of the Future?

...faculty, as well as access to the knowledge and experience of many business leaders, she said. Pschorr consulted with Platypus Technologies, a biotech startup company in Madison, and was then offered a job with the company after graduation. After graduation, if a WAVE student has an exceptional business ...

The Milkweed Effect: Disseminating Technology to New Regions

...ley technology companies define their media strategies. Shipley is a frequent speaker at technology industry forums, and acts as an advisor to several startup ventures. To subscribe to DEMOletter please visit: http://www.idgexecforums.com/demoletter/index.html...

Bioinformatics A New Science

... web site www.bioinformatics.org is also helping spread the word internationally via its nonprofit organization, Bioinformatics.Org.. A couple of startup companies in the San Francisco Bay Area have tried and failed. Venture capitalists believe they were just too early in the game to commercialize the t...

Learning from the Big Guys

... When beginning a brand new startup or building a small company, entrepreneurs need to fully understand the cha...haps the way to handle this situation is to make special tax allowances for startup companies that have not gone public. Given the current climate reg...

Interview: WTN Gets Real with Appletons Brad Hansen - Dot-Com Experience helps Executive to Spot Trends

...ns after an action-packed stint as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Chicago startup BidBuyBuild. Hansen oversees Northeast Telephone, Nsight Long Distance, Loc...siness climate always comes around. Prior to Nsight, I was CTO of a Chicago startup called BidBuyBuild. When BidBuyBuild ran out of money, the executive team s...

Why Wisconsin Lags Behind the U.S. and Minnesota

...alize many new marketplace value creations that trigger and sustain economic growth and renewal. The cream of the venture capital investment crop(5) startup financings like Digital Equipment Corporation (1957) and Apple Computer, Inc. (1975) and hundreds of similar firms have been noted for their value ...
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