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2014-09-17 12:32:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) kicks off its annual World Series of Innovation (#WSI), presented by Microsoft YouthSpark, by opening real-world innovation challenges to young people. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/DC93642LOGO Through WSI, teams of young innovators around the world are invited to think creatively and invent new products or services that address every-day opportunities identified by...

2014-09-15 08:33:34

TEL AVIV, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - AutoAgronom Won the Cleantech Open Israel Competition The CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition is the world's largest green technology competition, and it takes place in the same time in 23 countries. The competition is designed for companies that raised no more than one million dollars, that have a technology / product breakthrough in one of the following areas: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste,...

2014-09-11 12:22:37

The addition of six board members with a broad range of skills and expertise will support national and global expansion of the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, which now operates in seven countries. PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cleantech Open (www.cleantechopen.org), the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, has appointed six industry experts to its board of directors to support and direct the organization's accelerating global...

2014-08-06 12:33:02

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The competition for start-ups is underway and companies are narrowing down StartUp Open is underway! The competition was originally launched as part of the Kauffman Foundation in 2010 and is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Since its inception, StartUp Open has been a leader in the promotion and nourishment of aspiring entrepreneurs and is one of the world's largest competitions for startup companies, boosting...

2014-05-20 04:20:14

The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs provides small and medium-size enterprises in growing economies with training, mentoring, and access to investors. Based on the successful Cleantech Open Accelerator, the initiative aims to spur local innovations in energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste to energy, and water efficiency. PALO ALTO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cleantech Open (www.cleantechopen.org), the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, is...

2013-11-21 23:33:08

Global Entrepreneurship week in Bangladesh kicked off with a flying start. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Global Entrepreneurship week in Bangladesh kicked off with a flying start with a packed room with exciting speakers who spoke on the “importance of an entrepreneurial community” to inspire the next wave of innovative and disruptive entrepreneurs. The kickoff began at the NewsCred office in Dhaka with an opening talk by MK Aaref of Edward M. Kennedy Center in Dhaka...

2013-10-31 23:02:53

Force Impact Technologies reaches finals of global startup competition with mouth guard that integrates force-detection technology. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 When Arizona State University graduate student Anthony Gonzales suffered a concussion during a multiplayer collision at a collegiate rugby game, he didn’t have any typical concussion symptoms. With no idea that he had just sustained a serious head injury, he attempted to keep playing. Fortunately for Gonzales, a...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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