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2013-10-08 23:02:35

Increases Size and Scope of Nation’s Largest Innovation Network Riverside, Calif. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 California state economic development director Kish Rajan and deputy director Louis Stewart today joined state and local elected officials in Riverside to announce the designation of four new Innovation Hubs (i-Hub), further expanding the largest network of state sponsored innovation clusters in the U.S. This announcement comes just days after Governor Brown signed legislation –...

2013-10-08 23:02:07

Following a competitive selection process, American Councils announces three residents for a new startup incubator initiative. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 A total of 87 applicants from more than 30 cities across Russia sought to land one of just three residency openings in the U.S.-Russia Innovation Corridor (USRIC), a collaborative innovation initiative led by American Councils for International Education. Of the 12 finalists selected for interviews, two startups and one...

2013-10-03 23:26:49

Esteemed Program, Famous for Studies of "Lean Production," Will Build On Auto Industry Expertise Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it is expanding its research network through the addition of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI). The integration of PVMI expands the application of the Mack Institute’s expertise and rigorous...

2013-10-02 23:32:42

Southwest Michigan Innovation Center graduate PharmOptima offers prime example of region's continued 125-year success and growth of life sciences in the region. Portage, MI (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 PharmOptima, a contract research organization, is encouraging other companies and entrepreneurs in the life sciences field to attend an online one-day visit to the burgeoning Kalamazoo life science region, hosted by the firm's "alma mater," the Southwest Michigan Innovation...

2013-10-01 23:35:42

UnleashWD, the only innovation summit for the wholesale distribution industry, hosted a webinar to teach attendees how identify trends in the economy and take advantage of them to create value. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 How does a company turn plans for innovation into actual business value? Attendees of the Sept. 26 UnleashWD and Innovaro webinar, “The First Steps of Innovation” learned how to successfully begin an innovation initiative. Chris Carbone, director at Innovaro...

2013-09-30 23:38:38

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global ICT Industry and Market Report 2013” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-ict-industry-and-market-report-2013-edition Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The rigid economic conditions in 2012 stemming from the European debt crisis, slow recovery of mature economies, and less expected growth in the emerging markets had caused government and enterprise sectors to cut down...

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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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