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University of Michigan Spin-off Tangent Medical Technologies Commercializes Medical Device
AnnArbor.com
Ann Arbor-based medical device company Tangent Medical Technologies announced it will now be accepting commercial orders for the company's innovative NovaCath IV catheter. The University of Michigan spin-off will begin delivering on the commercial orders of the short peripheral catheter in the third quarter of this year, which begins July 1. The move to commercialization comes less than four years after the company's founding.
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Nuclea Biotechnologies Dips Into Nanochip Industry With New Partnerships
The Berkshire Eagle
Nuclea Biotechnologies has entered into two new research agreements, including a $1 million initiative with the State University of New York's College of Science & Engineering, a move that allies the company with the nanochip industry.
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MSU Grants Oil Extraction License to Jackson Company
Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi State University has granted a commercialization license to a Jackson-based company for a technology developed and owned by the university. The technology extracts oil from microorganisms. Bio Energy Spectrum Solutions, LLC, received the exclusive right to commercialize MSU's patented technology involving extracting biocrude from oleaginous microorganisms, which are found in wastewater treatment facilities.
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Desalination With Small Electrical Fields — Simple New Method May Revolutionize Seawater Desalination
Clean Technica
Seawater desalination with nothing more than a small electrical field? A simple new method of creating freshwater from seawater — that uses far less energy than conventional methods do — has just been developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Marburg in Germany. The new method/technology is patent-pending and is currently in commercial development by startup company Okeanos Technologies.
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UC San Francisco to Host Life Science Tech Transfer Summit, North America on July 29-30
UCSF
UC San Francisco's Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances is hosting the 2013 Tech Transfer Summit, North America on July 29-30 at the UCSF-Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium. Organized by TTS, Ltd with support from BayBio, QB3 and others, TTSNA brings together biotech stakeholders including tech transfer professionals, investors, institutes, academia, foundations, nonprofits and governmental agencies for two days of top speakers and interactive discussions with experts and colleagues. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Space is limited. Register ASAP for early bird rates. AUTM members please use Partner Code UCSF13 for additional savings. For more information, contact terry.graham@ucsf.edu.
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Duke Ag Biotech Spin-off Acquired by Monsanto
The Herald-Sun
Monsanto Co. has acquired GrassRoots Biotechnology, a 6-year-old Durham-based Duke University spin-off focused on discovering genes and other genetic elements that can be used to improve the performance of agricultural crops.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Two Years Later, Bold New Steps for the Materials Genome Initiative (The White House)
Allied Minds Expands Investments in Market-Making Technologies Licensed From Top US Universities (The Herald)
Texas A&M-Developed Technology Earns National Innovation Award (Texas A&M University)
Moto's Skunkworks Enlists U of I, Other Top Schools (Crain's Chicago Business)
Small GR Firm Receives Grant for Research With WMU (Grand Rapids Business Journal)
N.C. State Gets Help to Commercialize Wireless Tech Research (Triangle Business Journal)
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UT Austin Receives $7.8M Award
Controlled Environments
The Semiconductor Research Corporation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded The University of Texas at Austin a five-year, $7.8 million nanoelectronics award. The award will be used to develop novel, ultra-low-power transistor research at the South West Academy of Nanoelectronics 2.0 at the Cockrell School of Engineering. This is the second such award from the SRC and NIST collaboration.

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Allied Minds Expands Investments in Market-Making Technologies Licensed From Top US Universities
The Herald
Allied Minds, Inc., the biggest investor in technologies developed at renowned U.S. university and federal government research labs, announced the completion of its largest-ever funding round as the company expands investments in a diverse portfolio of companies with market-creating products and services.

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N.C. State Gets Help to Commercialize Wireless Tech Research
Triangle Business Journal
North Carolina State University will partner with the Wireless Research Center of N.C. to work on ways to commercialize wireless technology research from the university. The partnership was spearheaded by the university's Office of Technology Transfer, the group that helps scientists bring their research into the world outside academia.

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Bridging the Other 'Valley of Death' — From Lab to Market
Prairie Business
For companies and researchers, bringing a technology to market can be a daunting challenge. Whether licensing a North Dakota State University-developed technology to bring to the marketplace, or assisting companies in solving challenges to bring their own products to customers, NDSU has a strong track record for transferring technology from the university lab to the marketplace.
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AUTM NEWS


AUTM 2013 Central Region Meeting — In-person Registration Available
AUTM
It's not too late to register in-person for the AUTM 2013 Central Region Meeting, which takes place July 17-19. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with technology transfer professionals in the Central region!

Download the program. Schedule at a Glance.

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Register for the AUTM Eastern Region Meeting by July 25 and save $75
AUTM
The AUTM 2013 Eastern Region Meeting features strategies for forming industry-academia partnerships and showcases successful practices and new strategies to help weather complicated economic times. Check out the program for full details.

Sept. 9 - 10
Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
Boston, MA, USA

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Save the Date! AUTM 2013 Western Region Meeting
AUTM
The AUTM 2013 Western Region Meeting encourages interaction between colleagues from the western United States and Canada. Join other AUTM Western Region members in Portland, for an exciting program of educational and networking events designed to provide insights for experienced and new technology transfer professionals.

Sept. 30 - Oct.1
The Nines Hotel
Portland, OR, USA

Hotel and Travel Information. Registration Information.

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AUTM Webinars
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AUTM webinars provide year-round education for technology transfer students and professionals.

July 23, Noon – 1:30 p.m. EDT
Certified Licensing Professional: A Career Development Opportunity
Join us for a free webinar to learn the history of the Certified Licensing Professional Inc. organization and certification. Learn why the CLP credential was established and why it is important to your career path. Learn more or register.

Aug. 21, Noon – 1:30 p.m. EDT
Negotiation of License Agreements
This session will explore strategies to help you negotiate through the process without losing momentum, sacrificing deal terms or adversely impacting the long-term relationship with a future licensee. Learn more or register.

AUTM also offers on-demand webinars and other professional development sessions. View the complete list.

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Two UCF Companies Chosen to Compete in MegaWatt Ventures $100K Prize
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Challenge accepted
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ARCADIS Grant to Establish Center at Colorado State University to Support Groundwater Research
(Colorado State University)



 

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