Latest Innovate Texas Foundation Stories

2010-09-21 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), a non-profit, public/private collaboration, which was fostered by the Innovate Texas Foundation, announces major wind turbine development and research projects in Texas. NIRE, Texas Tech University (TTU), industrial and research partners will soon power up the first of several planned renewable energy test and production facilities to help resolve key issues facing the wind power and broader clean...

2010-07-26 14:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Governor Rick Perry announced Texas Tech University and the National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), a non-profit, public/private collaboration, will receive $8.4 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). The grant allows both entities to help resolve key scientific and technology issues facing the wind power industry. NIRE, which was formed in 2009 with organizational support from Innovate Texas Foundation and in...

2010-05-24 09:35:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovate Texas Foundation joined the Texas Tech University System and The Wind Alliance to announce today the formation of the National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), an independent public-private collaboration that will work to solve key scientific and technology challenges facing the wind power industry. The announcement was made during the Windpower 2010 Conference in Dallas, sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association. NIRE will...

2009-04-06 07:00:00

DAVID NANCE WILL LEAD AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AUSTIN, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new non-profit organization, Innovate Texas Foundation was officially launched today to enhance Texas' competitiveness in bringing promising technologies to the marketplace and creating high-value jobs in the state. David Guajardo Nance will become the Foundation's first executive director. Innovate Texas will help foster the transfer of new technologies from the inventor to the marketplace and...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'