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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...

2013-09-30 23:21:49

StopSensor, a trailer alignment technology that aids in the loading and unloading of trucks, was recently honored with a Sterling Standard Award for Innovation at the 2013 Western Canada Farm Progress show. The award recognizes innovative inventions and the creative minds behind them that are working to improve agriculture around the world. New Salem, ND (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Trailer alignment technology StopSensor was recently honored with a Sterling Standard Award for Innovation at...

2013-09-30 23:19:02

New technologies, new online platform and new partner organizations lined up to support commercialization of research Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Arizona Commerce Authority and BioAccel, in conjunction with ASU’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, Arizona Technology Enterprises, Northern Arizona University, Dignity Health in Arizona and Mayo Clinic, invite entrepreneurs to apply for the second cohort of the Arizona Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator. The...

2013-09-27 23:24:00

Prepr Foundation helps hackathon participants learn key skills by tackling real world problems and innovating solutions together. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Prepr, an Open Education and Open Innovation Foundation, shows an ongoing commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship by organizing and sponsoring multiple hackathon and startup events in 2013. The events, which include AngelHack, Startup Weekend Edu, and EduHack, among others, encourage young innovators to...

2013-09-27 23:02:28

With green and sustainable turf, flower and tree care on the rise, Holganix is enhancing the planet’s environmental footprint while providing lawn-care, landscape contractors, golf course superintendents and property owners with a competitive advantage via its innovative products, technology and customer support. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Philadelphia is a city rich not only in history but as an important hub of business innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Each...

2013-09-26 09:50:17

10 inexpensive, proven systems could slash death toll by 1.2 million Ten health care innovations, if brought to scale immediately in low-resource countries, could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015. Right now the annual global death toll of mothers and children under 5 is 6.9 million. Between 2016-2020, these innovations have the potential to save the lives of nearly 7.5 million women and children. The ten, identified by...

2013-09-24 23:32:14

Entrepreneur Magazine selects Fort Wayne, IN-based Center out of more than 1,250 incubators across the U.S. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) announced today that it has been named one of the top four “Best Under the Radar Business Incubators” in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine. The other three incubators to make the top four list included: High Tech Rochester in West Henrietta, NY, University of Central Florida Business...


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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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