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2014-10-30 23:01:45

Company Hosts NUvention Program Students at Chicago Facility Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The evening of October 29th, Northwestern University tapped Insight Product Development’s decades-long heritage in successful medical device development to give its graduate students real world context for what it takes to successfully innovate in the complex and highly regulated medical space. As part of a two-hour on-site class, Insight gave master’s program students from the...

2014-10-30 16:25:20

DOHA, Qatar, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - What will school look like in 2030? The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), the leading global initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has today revealed the results of a survey conducted among its global community of experts, and revealing their perspectives on what school will look like in 2030. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-10-29 12:26:59

SAO PAULO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The INNOVATION TRIP promoted by LIDE - Grupo de Lideres Empresariais (Group of Business Leaders), LIDE FUTURO and LIDE INOVACAO, has brought together 20 Brazilian executives at some of the world's most advanced economic centers in Minneapolis, Boston and Atlanta. The first stop was at the headquarters of 3M, a leading company in innovation, named in 2013 as one of the world's 100 major companies in strategy. 3M has a presence in 70 countries,...

2014-10-28 23:08:18

Kurbo Health was named one of three finalists vying for $30K prize in “Shark Tank”-like competition for Boston Children's Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Kurbo Health, the first safe and effective mobile weight loss program for children and teens, has been selected as one of three finalists competing for a $30,000 prize in the “Innovation Tank” competition at Boston Children’s Hospital’s annual Global Pediatric Innovation...

2014-10-28 23:03:51

More than $20K Awarded to Chicago Startups to Fuel Life-Improving Innovation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 On October 23rd Insight Product Development broke past event attendance records by hosting nearly 200 key health tech industry leaders at its annual Chicago HealthTECH Summit. Insight unveiled three tiers of Midwest innovation at the Summit spanning early stage medical device and digital health startups, recently funded startups, and IP concepts from Chicago’s leading...

2014-10-28 16:27:36

QUEENSLAND, Australia, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Innovation today announced the opening of the Asia Pacific Innovation Center, located in Shanghai with satellites in Singapore, Australia and Japan. The Asia Pacific Innovation Center extends the network of Johnson & Johnson Innovation Centers in life sciences hotspots around the globe. With local science and technology experts and deal-making capabilities, the Center will identify and develop promising...

2014-10-28 12:34:58

Study also finds that more technology industry business leaders consider market value best measurement of innovation value, though revenue growth still top metric SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a sign of expanding global opportunities, more technology industry business leaders in China, and less in the U.S., than a year ago said that capital is widely accessible at their company to foster technology innovation, according to the 2014 KPMG Global Technology...

2014-10-23 23:04:15

Taking place November 12-14 in Silicon Valley, pii2014 conference focuses on Building Trust in the Data-Driven Economy. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Producers of the 5th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014) today unveiled the names of eight startups chosen for the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight program. Taking place November 12-14, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto hotel in Silicon Valley, the pii2014 conference brings together leading experts and innovators...

2014-10-22 23:03:43

This December 2 & 3, Innovation Enterprise hosts the Chief Innovation Officer Summit, taking place at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in Manhattan, New York. Join 250+ innovation leaders from global brands such as Dell, Hershey’s, Coca Cola, NASA, Disney, Hasbro & more. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ‘Innovation is the ability to convert ideas into invoices'. The Chief Innovation Officer Summit is the perfect opportunity to learn from & share insights with...

2014-10-22 23:03:02

Tuesday, October 21st, GLP 331 IP of Baltimore, led by GLP Development Company, broke ground on 331 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park at Penn State in University Park (State College), Pennsylvania. The four-story, 82,000 square feet, LEED-certified building, scheduled for completion August 2015, signals both high demand and new levels of collaboration between Penn State and the area business community. University Park, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Tuesday, October 21st, GLP...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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