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2010-09-29 17:24:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) is pleased to announce three companies who will receive up to a total of $2.9 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) The TETF program was established by Gov. Perry and the Texas Legislature in 2005 to...

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2010-09-28 14:21:29

Researchers analyze decade's worth of GPS data for study A large section of northwestern Harris County "“ particularly the Jersey Village area "“ is sinking rapidly, according to a University of Houston (UH) geologist who has analyzed GPS data measuring ground elevation in the Houston area. Some points in Jersey Village are subsiding by up to 5.5 centimeters (about 2 inches) a year, said Shuhab Khan, an associate professor of geology at UH. Khan, along with UH geology professor...

2010-09-27 11:27:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced Friday, eCardio was included on the Houston Business Journal's Fast 100, which honors 100 of the fastest growing companies in the Houston area. eCardio was ranked at No. four with a two-year growth of 305.23%. "eCardio is privileged to be recognized locally for our considerable growth," stated Larry Lawson, President and Chief Executive Officer of eCardio. "Our growth has enabled us to employ close to 400 employees in the Houston area, a vast...

2010-09-14 14:46:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, will host the largest presentation of Gulf Coast emerging technology companies from the energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology, and NASA/aerospace industries during its Gulf Coast Innovation Conference & Showcase on September 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-27 09:12:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its geographic footprint, Think Resources has opened a new office in Houston, TX. A leading provider of innovative Engineering and Technical staffing solutions, Think Resources' new regional branch will provide both local clients and national accounts in the Houston area with support in finding Engineering and Technical talent. Headed by Branch Manager Matt Brooks, the office officially opened its doors on August 23rd. Contact information for the...

2010-07-08 14:33:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), a self-managed, non-traded real estate investment trust, announced the acquisition of an approximately 84% interest in the partnership that owns a medical office building located in Houston, Texas for approximately $38,100,000. 7900 Fannin (the "Property") is a 100% leased Class-A medical office building in Houston, Texas. The Property is adjacent to The Woman's Hospital of Texas, an HCA-affiliated...

2010-06-04 07:30:00

HOUSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) was pleased to announce four companies who will receive up to a total of $6.5 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). The announcement was made this morning at the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, whose client companies are among the award recipients. (Logo:...

2010-05-03 15:08:00

HOUSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas, will be hosting its 7th annual gala on Thursday, May 13, at the Omni Houston Hotel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) The Red, White and Blue Gala, "A Celebration of Entrepreneurs" will honor Jim McIngvale "Mattress Mack," owner of Gallery Furniture, whose dedication to his business and family has established him as a fixture...

2010-01-29 09:42:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Technology Center (HTC), announced today that client company Salient Pharmaceuticals received a $2 million commercialization award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) for the commercialization of their CASAD therapy, an all natural product used to prevent and treat some cancer therapy-induced side effects. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) "It is imperative that we continue to foster the growth of Texas'...

2010-01-26 18:21:00

In the news release, Houston Technology Organizations Meet to Share Plans for Accelerating Entrepreneurship in 2010, issued 26-Jan-2010 by Houston Technology Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that radio personality Michael Garfield, host of "The High-Tech Texan Show" on Houston station "The 9-5-0", will be the guest speaker for Houston Technology Center's Tech Connection event this Thursday evening. His affiliation in the original press release was incorrect. Houston...