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Delfigo Security Selected as One of Twenty Five Most Promising Startups by The Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference

Delfigo Security, a Boston based venture-backed technology startup has been selected to participate in the 12th Annual Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference (WEC25). The WEC25 Expo is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to present their ideas and products to a vast network of VCs and entrepreneurs. De...

2008 Compensation and Entrepreneurship Report Highlights Executive Compensation Trends at Emerging Life Sciences Firms

Expert Trend Analysis and Survey Findings Disclosed at Nov. 7 Webcast BOSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the past quarter experiencing unprecedented market ups and downs, life sciences companies are re-evaluating performance metrics, targets, and overall spending. As a result, emerging compe...

Rand study examines the effect of policy on entrepreneurship and small businesses

An improved understanding of the effects of regulation on small businesses will help lawmakers develop policy designed to advance entrepreneurship, according to a new RAND Corporation report. The Kauffman-RAND Institute for Entrepreneurship Public Policy report provides an overview of the ways...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds SonoScape's Outstanding Entrepreneurship

LONDON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Ultrasound Entrepreneurial Company Award is presented to SonoScape Co. Ltd. With a strong focus on developing highly sophisticated and ergonomically friendly ultrasound technologies at affordable prices, the company has been a...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

... business, be self employed, you will still have health insurance. And think about what that means to the vitality of our economy so we can encourage entrepreneurship while people have the confidence that they will have health insurance and can take more risks. There will be a cap on what you pay to the insu...

Landrieu Leads Senate Fight to Improve Health Care For Small Businesses

... ***AUDIO AVAILABLE*** WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La., joined Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin and Senators Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., today ...

F. Duwaine Townsen Joins SpectraScience Board of Directors

... supporter of entrepreneurship. He was one of the original organizers of San Diego Venture Group. He has been an active participant in technology and entrepreneurship programs at the University of California, San Diego (as a member of the Steering Committee of the CONNECT Program) and San Diego State University Entr...

Landrieu Comments on Presidents Small Business Health Care Report

... WASHINGTON, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu today made the following comment on the release of the President's Council of Economic Advisers' "Economic Effects of Health Care ...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...gun to test the lens in animals and plan to begin human testing as soon as possible. The technology recently won the Life Sciences track in MIT's 100K entrepreneurship Competition. The study was supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health, a Fight for ...

Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses

...ewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Ranking Member Olympia J. Snowe, R-Maine, t... "This is the 12th meeting of the Senate Committee on Small Business and entrepreneurship that I have chaired this Congress. While the topics have ranged from entrep...
Entrepreneurship in Medical Technology

DIA Annual Meeting Attendees Invited to Participate in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Clinical Trial Survey

...atige in der Medizinischen Dokumentation (DVMD). Professor Dr. Paul Gemmel from the University of Ghent, Department of Management, Innovation and entrepreneurship is supervising the survey and will validate its methodology and statistical relevance. TechTeam is scheduled to announce the survey's findings in a we...
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Flexible solar strips light up campus bus shelter

... engineer in the Department of Engineering Physics. Julia Zhu, a research technician in the department, and Jesika Briones, a master's of engineering entrepreneurship and innovation graduate, also helped develop the initiative. The ability to bend the solar cells to fit the curved roof of the bus shelter is one o...

Yellowfin tuna biz concept a winner

...annual University of Miami (UM) School of Business entrepreneurship Competition awarded prizes to a sustainable fisher...ese projects. Established in 2003, the School's entrepreneurship Competition is open to all University of Miami stu...nounced at an awards luncheon. "As a leader in entrepreneurship education and research, the School of Business has...

2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research

...l. For large breakthroughs, we need to take risks. We're delighted to once again be funding such innovative ideas." Mr. Rachleff is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford School of Business, and a co-founder of Benchmark Capital. His previous investments include AOL and Juniper Networks. ...

David Rose to present Howe School lecture on new technologies and business models, Jan. 29

...f the New York City public school system and Horace Mann High School. He is an Associate Fellow of Pierson College at Yale University, a member of the entrepreneurship Advisory Board of Columbia Business School, and a Lifetime Professional Member of the World Future Society. ...

Developer of advanced computing memory, father of biochemical engineering, and innovative engineering educators win highest engineering honors of 2009

...eveloping, and tirelessly disseminating technology entrepreneurship education resources for engineering students and e...rtnerships. The pair created the Roundtable for entrepreneurship Education conferences as part of STVP, to facilita...other educators about best practices in technology entrepreneurship education. The conferences are now held annually ...

'Arid aquaculture' among livelihoods promoted to relieve worsening pressure on world's drylands

...nd" eco-tourism industry To support the marketing of chicken and eggs, a company was set up in the area and participating families were trained in entrepreneurship and business principles. Future project plans include producing organic chicken and eggs, in order to tap into growing markets in nearby urban center...

Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes top student inventors

...nthropic foundation of the global health care company Abbott, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In celebration of Global entrepreneurship Week (November 17 23), the twelve finalist teams, comprised of one to four students per team, will be hosted by the Kauffman Foundation at their head...

Prosthetic vein valve designed to direct blood flow shows promising pre-clinical results

...but the body uses vein valves to pump blood in one direction back to the heart," said David Ku, the Lawrence P. Huang Endowed Chair in Engineering and entrepreneurship and Regents' Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. "However, sometimes a vein valve dissolves away aft...

The viability of hydrogen transportation markets: Chicken or egg?

...d acceptance? According to an article by James Winebrake and Patrick Meyer in "Technovation: The International Journal of Technological Innovation, entrepreneurship and Technology Management," there are a number of barriers to overcome before the hydrogen-fuel infrastructure becomes efficient, affordable and publi...

Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

...s with faculty and students from other cultures. They will gain exposure to entrepreneurship and innovation through partnerships with industry, including startup compan...try as well as start-up companies through Iowa State's Pappajohn Center for entrepreneurship and venture capital firms Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & By...
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Xconomy Launches XSITE 2009; First Annual Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at Boston University

New England's Academic and Industry Leaders Discuss Future of Life Sciences, Energy and IT Sectors, Showcase Start-Ups Cambridge, Mass., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Xconomy , the authoritative voice on business and technology in the exponential economy, has partnered with Boston University's O...

NSF Funds New Entrepreneurship Program

OMAHA, Neb., March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Creighton University law, science, medical and business students are getting a real-world taste of what it takes to convert scientific research into new business ventures. Sixteen students -- selected through a competitive application and in...

UW-Madison Receives Grant to Develop Entrepreneurship Proposal

UW-Madison has received a $50,000 planning grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation , Kansas City, Mo., to develop a comprehensive plan for cross-campus entrepreneurship in a national competition among 30 universities. UW-Madison, along with 14 other U.S. universities, was selected by the F...

UW plans entrepreneurship program to link campus resources

Entrepreneurs on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will have a new resource to help them navigate the process of starting a company and the many related centers on campus. The Office of Corporate Relations is heading the New Business Start-Up Initiative , which is to include events, pu...

Inner-city entrepreneurship isn't 'Easy Street,' but some are walking the walk

St. Timothy's Church on Milwaukee's North Teutonia Avenue is a place where people can expect to hear a thing or two about angels, but usually they're angels who are depicted in flowing robes as they descend from heaven. At a meeting in the church last week, Alder Michael McGee Jr. wanted to di...

High taxes and low rates of entrepreneurship - is there a relationship?

Madison, Wis. - Ask a Wisconsin entrepreneur what's vital to the success of his or her business, and you're as likely to get a shopping list as a definitive answer. Finding and keeping the right employees, affording health insurance, protecting intellectual property, and cutting through governm...

Nettles Names Christenson as Director of Bureau of Entrepreneurship

Pamela Christenson will assume duties as director of the state Department of Commerce s Bureau of Entrepreneurship. Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles announced the hire last week as a part of Gov. Doyles Grow Wisconsin initiative. Part of the key to our successful entrepreneurial efforts for t...

Wisconsin Angel Network is part of states focus on entrepreneurship

Five years ago, it wasnt necessary to use terms such as entrepreneur, venture capital or knowledge worker when talking about the state economy. That was before the recession of 2000, the war on terror and other global trends fundamentally changed the Wisconsin landscape. Seemingly overnight, a stat...

EForum to showcase Southeast Wisconsin tech entrepreneurship

Waukesha Information technology and venture funding experts will share some tips on April 14 at an event put on by EInnovate at the Marriott West in Waukesha. EForum will bring together Wisconsin and national entrepreneurs and technologists with a focus on building businesses and showcasing...

UW gets $5M to extend entrepreneurship

Madison, Wis. - In an effort to spur entrepreneurship in a broader range of students, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has named the University of Wisconsin-Madison as one of its eight "Kauffman Campuses," and the university has received $5 million to help train students in entrepreneursh...

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