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Air Cleaning in a Box Brings Down Industrial Pollutants
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An air-cleaning device, based on the natural cleaning ability of the Earth's atmosphere, could be the key to enable industries to meet stringent new emission rules. The University of Copenhagen's department of chemistry, has invented and patented the air-cleaning method in a device known as an atmospheric photochemical accelerator. The device is based on the Earth's atmosphere, where sunlight triggers a process in which polluting gases form particles when they come across naturally occurring compounds such as ozone. More

Most Advanced Humanoid 'Roboy' to be Birthed Within 9 Months by Swiss Engineers
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A new humanoid 'Roboy' developed at the University of Zurich will employ a new technology to move as elegantly as humans. The project represents a new generation of robots and an innovative research direction for science and industry, according to the developers from the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Starting just 5 months ago, the team's goal is to develop one of the most advanced humanoid robots within the record-breaking timeframe of only 9 months. More

UK Invests $35 Million In Graphene Commercialization Research
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Government investments into certain private companies, sometimes derided as "picking winners and losers," can be controversial, yet the U.K. government has stepped into the breach and announced that it will be investing over $35 million in an effort to commercialize graphene, a new "super-material." Invented by two scientists at the University of Manchester, graphene is an atom-thick, carbon-based material that could be utilized in everything from telecommunications to energy transmission technology. More

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New Incubator Aims to Take University Technologies to Market
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Four new University of New Mexico technologies may be headed for a novel assembly line. Not a product assembly line, but a company-forming incubator where the New Mexico Angels will build the initial foundations to create new businesses that take UNM technologies to market. "We're in the process of forming the New Mexico Startup Factory LLC," said Angels President John Chavez. "It's a holding company where we'll take options to license new technologies from UNM. We'll spend time on developing the intellectual property and creating business and commercialization plans, and then we'll make decisions about spinning out new companies to take the technologies to market." More

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Carnegie Mellon Wins Record $1.17 Billion Verdict Against Marvell Semiconductor
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A Pittsburgh jury found that hard drive control chips made by Marvell Semiconductor infringe two patents owned by Carnegie Mellon University. Following a four-week trial in federal court, nine jurors unanimously held that Marvell should have to pay $1,169,140,271 in damages — the full sum that CMU's lawyers had asked for. More

NAI Conference Feb. 21-22, 2013

Register now for the 2nd Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors, Feb. 21-22 in Tampa, Florida. Keynotes by USPTO Commissioner for Patents Margaret Focarino and National Medal of Technology & Innovation winner Robert Langer of MIT. Induction of the 100 NAI Charter Fellows. Register and read more

University Researchers Make Real-time HDR Encoding Reality
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Researchers have pushed the boundaries of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video to match our own eyes' ability to cope with the real world's ever rapidly changing light intensity, such as sun simply going behind clouds. Researchers at the University of Warwick (U.K.) have found a way to compress and stream HDR video directly to monitors and mobile devices, such as an iPad. More

Act Now for $75 Early Registration Savings!
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This is the final week to qualify for AUTM's Annual Meeting early registration $75 discount. Don't miss this opportunity to save $$$ while partnering with industry, network with colleagues. The AUTM Annual Meeting is the must-attend gathering of academic technology transfer professionals and managers of intellectual property.
Early Registration Deadline: Jan. 9

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AUTM Asia 2013
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AUTM Asia 2013 will be the largest gathering of academic research institutions, industry, technology transfer professionals, and entrepreneurs examining issues related to commercializing technology. Many of AUTM's most seasoned leaders will speak on Licensing in Asia (Biotech Case Study), a Review of the Bayh-Dole Act in Asia, Enhancing Industry-academia Collaboration and more.

March 20-22, 2013, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
Read the program. View the video. Register. Visit the AUTM Asia website.

Become a Registered Technology Professional
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The Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP) is currently accepting applications for its registered technology transfer professional designation, the RTTP. Now is your opportunity to gain global recognition as a technology transfer expert. The deadline for application submissions is Jan. 24. Apply here. Read the latest ATTP newsletter here.

National Academy of Inventors Announces 2012 NAI Charter Fellows
(National Academy of Inventors)

Super-fine Sound Beam Could Be An Invisible Scalpel
(University of Michigan)

Military Projects Push Boundaries of Flexible Electronics in Imaging Technologies
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Rice Opens New Window on Parkinson's Disease
(Rice University)


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