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2014-06-18 12:29:46

Translating university researchers' discoveries to the market can transform both the institution and society TAMPA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just how valuable is "technology transfer" for universities? This question is addressed in "More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer," an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic...

2013-03-14 23:01:06

Dr. Buff brings IP Management, Technology Transfer, Licensing and Business Development experience to ideaken. Boston (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 ideaken - a leading open innovation platform and services provider in Asia, is pleased to announce that Dr. Eugene Buff has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Buff brings a wealth of experience and knowledge after serving more than 20 years in various organizations prior to his most recent role as Vice President, Consulting at yet2 dot com Dr. Eugene...

2012-12-20 05:00:25

The National Academy of Inventors has named 98 innovators to NAI Charter Fellow status, representing 54 prestigious research universities and non-profit research institutes. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 98 innovators to NAI Charter Fellow status, representing 54 prestigious research universities and non-profit research institutes. Together, the new Fellows hold more than 3,200 U.S. patents. Included in the Charter class are...

2011-02-28 09:25:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo today announces the new University Tech Pool program developed to address unmet needs in the tech transfer market. This program will draw relevant patents from multiple universities to create comprehensive patent portfolios which will be offered to the market at reasonable licensing terms. Information on the program for both potential university participants and end-licensees will be available online in the coming weeks and at the...

2010-11-18 11:35:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 1, 2010, the United States Supreme Court decided to hear a patent ownership dispute between Stanford University and Roche. How the court decides the case could profoundly affect who owns the technological fruits of federally-supported research and development throughout the country. The patents at issue cover methods for testing the efficacy of anti-HIV treatments. The court will decide whether Stanford University exclusively owns them...

2010-10-04 22:33:13

The system put in place by the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 -- which gives universities significant control over intellectual property associated with the results of federally funded research at their institutions "“ has been more effective than the pre-1980 system in making research advances available to the public and spurring innovation, says a new report from the National Research Council. Nevertheless, the current system needs improvement, said the committee that wrote the report. "The...

2010-04-15 15:08:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlight Research(TM) - The Source for Patent Analysis, today announced the release of its comprehensive Stem Cell Industry Report analyzing the U.S. Stem Cell patent landscape. Stem cells are particularly attractive for use as cellular therapies because they self-renew and have the capacity to produce many different specialized cell types. The Report evaluates 911 issued U.S. patents relating to stem cell technologies. The stem cell patents have...

2010-03-17 13:38:00

BOISE, Idaho, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new professional services company has been launched focused on accelerating the connections of university-based bioscience research with commercial development opportunities. Bioscience Bridge, LLC was formed by Michelle Travis, principal and managing director, along with Mark Stinson, chief strategic officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/CG72294LOGO) Bioscience Bridge is also supported by a team of consultants with...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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