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Radiology Informatics: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Next Big Wave in Medicine

...rch Analyst Shriram Shanmugham. "These systems represent the future though." This briefing presentation will be of significant value to venture capitalists and healthcare IT companies looking to expand its product portfolio through innovation. CEOs, corporate vice-presidents for product development, rese...

Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation

...ket, more than almost any other, needs an influx of innovation in order to spark dramatic change. Sensing the big opportunity that lies ahead, venture capitalists have invested more in healthcare than in any other industry - a total of $10 billion invested in healthcare in 2007. Healthspottr is in the right plac...

Boston Heart Lab Named 'Most Promising Early Stage Company' 2009 by Silicom Ventures

... Ventures is one of the leading angel investment organizations in the United States. It links experienced investors (high-tech executives) and venture capitalists with entrepreneurs from around the globe and helps individual angels pool their efforts to gain access to better ventures and better investment deals....

Legislation Will Expand Access to Life-Saving Laboratory Tests

...ntury Medicine represents some of the world's most innovative diagnostic technology companies, clinical laboratories, researchers, physicians, venture capitalists and patient advocacy groups - all linked by a common mission to develop advanced diagnostics that improve the quality of healthcare for patients. For ...

LOHAS Announces Final Program Line-up Including Speakers from Wal-Mart, Coca Cola, MINI, Facebook Causes, Saatchi & SaatchiS, Gaiam and eBay

... With debut of LOHAS Venture Capital Fair, LOHAS unites Fortune 500 leaders with emerging entrepreneurs and venture capitalists BOULDER, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) announced today the full LOHAS Forum program, featuring ...

Overhaul of Genetic and Other Advanced Diagnostic Testing Regulations Necessary for Personalized Medicine, HHS Secretary Told

...ntury Medicine represents some of the world's most innovative diagnostic technology companies, clinical laboratories, researchers, physicians, venture capitalists and patient advocacy groups - all linked by a common mission to develop advanced diagnostics that improve the quality of healthcare for patients. Forf...

BIOCOM's 4th Annual DeviceFest and Exhibition

...conference will include thought provoking panel discussions around Overcoming Adversity, the Future of Innovation and a respected panel of venture capitalists will talk about what is driving them. The event will also feature the DeviceFest Exhibition, an exciting roundup of the hottest new medical devic...

U.S. Venture Investment Lowest in 11 Years, Down 50% to $3.9 Billion in First Quarter

...al industry continued to contract in the first quarter of the year. Venture capitalists invested just $3.90 billion in U.S. companies in the quarter, a 50% decline...Size Shrinks as More Money Goes to Older Companies "Not only did venture capitalists back fewer companies in the first quarter but invested less money in the de...

Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Endorses 'Patient Access to Critical Lab Tests Act'

...ntury Medicine represents some of the world's most innovative diagnostic technology companies, clinical laboratories, researchers, physicians, venture capitalists and patient advocacy groups - all linked by a common mission to develop advanced diagnostics that improve the quality of healthcare for patients. For ...

Consumer Group Wants Public to Share Profits From Federally Funded Stem Cell and Medical Research

...ee. Once taxpayers pay to develop a technology, all researchers should have free access to it for further non-commercial research. "When venture capitalists provide money to companies they require clearly spelled out conditions and expectations," said Simpson. "There is no reason it should be any different...
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Promising device snags young inventors coveted spot at IShow

...nter, could receive up to $10,000 in seed funding from ASME. And that's just the beginning. All finalists get to pitch their inventions to venture capitalists and "angel investors" who will be in attendance to get their hands on the next big thing. "The IShow is known for picking the cream of the crop. W...

Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders

...es, which combined, would generate an additional $14 million in economic activity and $4.1 million in payroll for 110 employees. Last year, venture capitalists invested $175.9 million in the United States to develop biofuel from microalgae, according to Biofuels Digest. The industry publication said $100-mill...

Synthetic Biology: Coming Up Fast!

... WASHINGTON Synthetic biology is being touted by scientists and venture capitalists as "the next big thing." Researchers claim to be on the brink of creating artificial life in a laboratory and making the world's first synthetic micr...

Aquaculture concept leaves judges 'goggle eyed'

...ized into detailed business plans. Sixteen finalists were then chosen to present to a panel of judges comprising local business executives and venture capitalists from across the country. "The real value of the competition is not the money," said Rothschild at the awards ceremony. "The simulation of the real-...

FDLI, PEN co-sponsor major conference on nanotechnology

...otel, in Washington, DC, food and drug industry representatives also will find out whats happening internationally on nanotech regulation, how venture capitalists look at the future of nanotechnology and what the leading corporations, scientific laboratories and academic centers are focusing on in this dynamic f...

WCS study finds potential to double tiger numbers in South Asia

...ext decade. This new initiative, called Tigers Forever, blends a business model with hard science, and has already attracted the attention of venture capitalists who have pledged an initial $10 million to go to specific projects to support the initiative. Unlike earlier efforts to set tiger conservation targ...

Tigers get a business plan

...al Nature. The new initiative, called "Tigers Forever," blends a business model with hard science, and has already attracted the attention of venture capitalists who have pledged an initial $10 million to support it. The program involves a dozen WCS field sites where an estimated 800 tigers currently reside....

Friendly bacteria in humans may protect against HIV

...y, effectively and safely." "The major roadblock in the development of this technology is the lack of financial support. Drug companies and venture capitalists are not interested because the beneficiary populations are infants and women in poor countries," says Tao. He is currently seeking sponsorship from ch...
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Venture Capitalists to Invest in Promising PA Life Science Companies, Governor Rendell Says

Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Firms to Help Stimulate Biotech Sector HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is setting the stage for future opportunity and innovation while expanding its reputation as a leader in the life science industry, Governor Edward G...

Venture Capitalists Bullish on Greentech and Biotech, KPMG Study Says

China and India remain hot, as VCs face more competition from private equity and hedge funds NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capitalists will largely direct their investments to the greentech and biotech industries in the coming year, while China and India re...

Nano-Velcro Sticks With Venture Capitalists

New Biomaterial that Stops Bleeding Wins Professor Venture Fair at U-Md. Bioscience Day COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Maryland professor and doctoral student team who invented a new material that halts wound bleeding won the attention of a group of ven...

Capital-raising term sheets for angels and venture capitalists

Editor's note: Matt Storms is writing a series of articles on raising capital from investors. This installment focuses on the term sheet. Most of the time when raising equity capital, the offering terms are summarized in what is referred to as a term sheet . When dealing with angel invest...

Synthetic Biology: The Next Biotech Revolution Is Brewing

...ope, led by the European Union's 6th Framework program (FP6) which provides millions of euros in funding for synbio research. Corporations and venture capitalists are investing hundreds of millions of dollars into startups like Amyris, LS9 and Gevo. Some estimate that by 2015, a fifth of the chemical industry (w...

14th Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference to Feature CEOs from WebMD, McKesson, Humana and Given Imaging

...Ventures, Forward Ventures, CHL Medical Partners, and Pulmatrix The Focus On Innovation Session will bring together promising start-ups and venture capitalists in a dynamic forum. This year's advisory board include investors from Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, SR One, Quaker Bioventures, Safe...

Oberon FMR Wins Top Prize at BioWest 2008 Venture Showcase Competition

...esentation to the five panelists, and the perceived future value to venture capitalists and society at large. Oberon FMR converts wastewater from food and be...is a real source of validation for Oberon in that it was awarded by venture capitalists that have only just learned about our company, not from our Series A invest...

San Diego universities, government and industry rally around local Clean-Tech cluster

...ten times lack the resources and funding to make that a reality. This so-called "Valley of Death" is created when federal funding runs out and venture capitalists see the science as too risky to put money into. "Many of these technologies are so early stage that many investors don't fund them," Ochoa said. "...

MedTechIQ Selects TheBrain to Visualize Expansive Biointellingence Database and Connect the Dots Between Life Sciences, Medicine and Venture Capital

...y "Thoughts" encompassing technology transfer, academic medical research, global subject matter experts, funding programs, industry, venture capitalists and market sectors. "When you click through Conrad Clyburn's digital brain it's like entering another world," said Shelley Hayduk, Co-F...

S*BIO Completes US$26 Million Equity Financing

...land, Singapore and Menlo Park, California. The Aravis investment team is comprised of 13 partners, investment experienced leading scientists, venture capitalists and operating executives who have been involved with the successful financing, growth and realization of more than 80 companies worldwide over the las...
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