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2013-10-15 23:27:15

Arizona State University has launched the first cohort of Quanta, a new online research program that harnesses social networking and e-learning to connect high school students with ASU students and scientists. Quanta is a massive, online, open research platform (MOOR) that serves as a portal into university research that gives any student the opportunity to engage with research and work with experienced mentors on topics they themselves are passionate about. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 15,...

2013-09-30 23:19:02

New technologies, new online platform and new partner organizations lined up to support commercialization of research Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Arizona Commerce Authority and BioAccel, in conjunction with ASU’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, Arizona Technology Enterprises, Northern Arizona University, Dignity Health in Arizona and Mayo Clinic, invite entrepreneurs to apply for the second cohort of the Arizona Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator. The...

2013-09-27 23:20:41

Unusual partnership brings together two very different institutions to see if hands-on, interactive approach can boost leadership skills, minority student retention in engineering. Needham, Mass. and El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Olin College of Engineering have entered into a groundbreaking multi-year partnership to explore whether hands-on, interactive learning approaches such as those in use at Olin can boost leadership skills...

2013-09-17 23:02:22

Mayo will add medical technology transfer expertise and intellectual property to second installation of competition. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic announced today that Mayo will become a technology transfer participant to join Arizona Furnace, the startup accelerator that supports entrepreneurial teams using designated research discoveries and intellectual property as the basis for new companies. As ASU and its current partners...

2013-08-20 23:04:42

AZ-based company developing inexpensive tools for individual health monitoring Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 HealthTell, Inc., a biotech spinout from Arizona State University, has raised $4 million in new funding over the past few months to help commercialize a new test for lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancer. “Last year, more than 270,000 Americans died from lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancers – the top four cancers worldwide,” said Bill Colston,...

2013-08-07 23:00:45

SafeSIPP a top 5 finalist in College Entrepreneur of the Year competition. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 ASU graduate student Jared Schoepf co-founder of SafeSIPP, a student-led startup in ASU’s Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative, has been named a top five finalist in the College Entrepreneur of the Year competition run by Entrepreneur Magazine. This is the third year in a row that one of ASU’s Edson student startups has been a finalist in the competition. In 2012, JJ...

2013-08-06 23:28:47

New funds to accelerate growth and expand commercial footprint. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Heliae, a spinout from Arizona State University, has announced it has raised $28.4 million in funding from existing and new investors. The funding will be used to support the operation and expansion of Heliae’s first commercial facility in Gilbert, Arizona. Heliae has commercialized a platform technology that produces high-value products from algae. The company’s flexible Volaris...


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