$10 Million in Startup Funding Approved for Maryland Health Information Exchange
BALTIMORE, Aug 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of the national health care reform debate, Maryland has taken an important step in fostering the use of interoperable technology to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care for all Marylanders.
Agito Networks Named to the First Annual InformationWeek Startup 50 Listing
Agito Recognized for its Leading FMC Platform Delivering Mobile Context with Location-Based Enterprise Presence, Unique Enterprise-Class and Cost-Savings Functionalities
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Agito Networks, Inc.(TM), the company delivering innovative solutions in ent...
Early Detection Push from New Alzheimer's Disease Discussion Group Points to Advances by Startup Companies, Including Louisville-Based Neuronetrix, Inc.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent discussions about
screening for Alzheimer's disease have begun to stimulate interest in
advanced diagnostic technologies. A new advisory group, called AD Screening
Discussion Group, has recommended screening for Alzheimer's as patients
Blankenburg Launches New Mobile Computing Startup
Company to provide mobile software and services
REDMOND, Wash., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Blankenburg today announced the launch of idaptix, LLC. The company will provide mobile software development services to companies that want to create new mobile products or extend their existing prod...
Wellspring Hires Sanford Devries as Controller
...over 20 years of financial management experience as a Controller with fast paced private companies and rapidly growing public entities. Sanford took a startup
company to $40M in sales after nine years with a leveraged buyout by management in the fourth year. He identified critical variances and metrics that ...
Ridge Diagnostics Wins Growth-Promoting Loan From Biotech Center
...s made under the Biotechnology Center's Strategic Growth Loan (SGL) program, which helps promising North Carolina companies succeed in the challenging startup
"Ridge Diagnostics is a great example of why the loans from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center are so important," said John Richert...
New Software Makes Lawyers Accountable for Their Part in Our Healthcare Crisis
...e in helping our healthcare crisis, and we are making that happen," says Stephen Ambrose, CIO of the SubroShare(R) data exchange.
SubroShare is a startup
healthcare IT company which utilizes Collaborative Subrogation(TM), a technology predicated upon a common activity known as a request for a patient's ...
BioArts International Clones 9-11 Hero Dog - Owner to Receive Five Cloned Puppies June 17 in Los Angeles
...Trakr. If Trakr hadn't picked up her scent, we might not have known she was there. They helped save her life."
BioArts International is a biotech startup
based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with primary scientific labs in Beijing, custom micro-engineering operations in London, and key scientific partne...
Chindex International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
...Income from operations before foreign exchange gains was
$7.3 million, a 29% decrease over the $10.3 million in the prior year period.
Development and startup
costs, including post-opening expenses, were $2.1
Lipson stated, "Hospital services revenue growth was driven primarily by
BioFit Names Rusty Benschoter National Sales & Marketing Manager
...ng companies. In serving as national sales manager for the past 16 years, Mr. Church has played an integral role in shepherding the one-time furniture startup
to its current form as a 100+ employee, $20-million globally recognized specialty seating provider. He will remain on staff part-time, assisting with ...
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Wayne County Partners With TechTown to Launch Global Stem Cell 'Innovation and Commercialization Lab'
...rate partners creating an internationally influential village in Detroit. TechTown brings the resources of Wayne State University to high-technology startup
companies so as to diversify and strengthen Michigan's economy in high-growth emerging industries. For more information, visit www.techtownwsu.org ...
Major State Grant Accelerates Research and Development of Novel Cancer Therapy
...my and its public universities. With these funds, universities are
able to promote their commercialization endeavors by securing patents,
companies, developing licensing agreements and
attracting private investments.
FAU, together with CHS (which licensed this technology from FAU),
Virogenomics, Inc. Awarded $2 Million National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advanced Technology Program Grant to Develop Integrated Diagnostic Biosensors
....7 days, with more than 3,500 research projects currently
under way. OHSU disclosed 132 inventions in 2007 alone, and OHSU research
has resulted in 33 startup
companies since 2000, most of which are based in
Oregon. About Portland State University Portland State University (PSU) serves as a center of oppor...
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ABL77 Blood Gas Analyzer
Features:... Accurate results in just 60 seconds Always ready to measure No manual preparation or calibration prior to measurement Fast startup
time: Ready within five minutes after replacement of sensor cassette Measures on just 70 L of whole blood Inlet automatically aspirates samples from...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.
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.... Kerosene Heaters in both Indirect Fired and Direct ... Diesel, Kerosene , Fuel Oil, ... OIL Fueled (Diesel, Kerosene , Fuel Oil) - Two-stage startup
means no ... Shopping for cheap or even free kerosene ? eHow probably can't help you get it free, but we can help you find the lowest prices onli...
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Iowa State chemist synthesizes carbohydrates, launches startup company
AMES, Iowa Carbohydrates are part of our daily vocabulary. We all know they're part of a healthy diet. We know they're in breads and pastas. We know they have something to do with starches and sugars. But, even though carbohydrates are so familiar, there's still a lot for science to learn about t...
Texas invests record $3.5 million in startup cofounded by UT's Mauro Ferrari
NanoMedical Systems Inc., (NMS), an Austin-based startup
cofounded by Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSC-Houston), to improve the effectiveness of anti-cancer agents and other medications, has received a record $3.5 million Commercialization Aw...
Spallation Neutron Source sees first target replacement
SNS operators are taking advantage of a planned maintenance outage to replace the old target, which has been in service since the SNS's startup
on April 28, 2006.
"We were anticipating this operation as far back as the summer of 2008, and the fact is that the target received nearly twice th...
Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy
... international experts will discuss issues such as current clinical practice, machinery, future developments in delivery and planning, and operational startup
and ongoing costs. Controversies related to planning and treatment uncertainties, the question of clinical trials, and biological questions such as RB...
Stanford researchers develop biodegradable substitutes for wood, plastic bottles and other materials
...ducing low-cost, recyclable biocomposites has caught the attention of the private sector. In the next few months, the researchers expect to form a new startup
company with venture capital funding.
Interest in the hemp-PHB biocomposites has moved beyond artificial wood products. ...
Queen's receives $9.1 million to establish National Center of Excellence in green chemistry
...nada aims to manage the commercialization of 50 Green Chemistry technologies, leading to at least 10 licence agreements, and to establish at least six startup
companies. During this time, they also anticipate the creation of at least 250 highly skilled jobs. The centre is expected to be fully operational by...
Tailor-made recombinant proteins in mammals
...aceutical manufacture to have licensed the technology through the University of California and, with former graduate student David Rabuka, cofounded a startup
named Redwood Biosciences. "You don't need any high-tech genetic engineering or any fancy chemistry it's really as simple as cloning a little six-res...
State fund advances titanium powder research, 9 other Iowa State projects
...als science and engineering, is hoping the new metals and new processing technology developed by his research team could lead to the creation of a new startup
business called Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies and a new biomedical manufacturing industry in Iowa.
A grant from the Grow Iowa Values Fund, a...
The Science Coalition's '10 questions' for the presidential debate
...covered at leading U.S. universities. University technology transfer overall adds billions of dollars to the economy each year. In 2006 alone, 553 new startup
companies were launched as a result of university technology transfer.
More importantly, if the United States is to successfully address many of th...
US Senate confirms Clemson University engineering Dean Esin Gulari to National Science Board
... and materials science department at Wayne State University. She has private-sector experience having served as chief technology officer of nanoSEC, a startup
company formed to manufacture and market nanocomposites produced using supercritical fluid processing.
From 2000 to 2004, Gulari served at the Nati...
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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
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 .
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...