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2014-10-09 23:05:11

The Business Intelligence Innovation Summit is taking place at the Swissotel in Chicago on November 12 & 13 and will unite leading data professionals for an exploration of the innovative developments within business intelligence. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Business Intelligence is a data-driven, mission-critical enterprise resource. It plays a key role in identifying new opportunities and competitive advantages. Cutting edge analytics: combining big data, cloud, social...

2014-10-08 04:21:06

OXFORD, England and LONDON, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OBN and EMIG - organisations with a combined membership of approximately 570 emerging R&D companies in biotechnology and medical technology, and established small and mid-sized biopharmaceutical firms, respectively - have called on the UK government to allocate additional funding to support the industrial component of Innovate UK's Biomedical Catalyst (BMC). Jon Rees, OBN's CEO commented, "With EMIG, OBN...

2014-10-07 08:30:11

Second Online Competition Will Feature Education, Fitness and Toy Categories BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WayFounder has announced details around the launch of their second quarterly online competition, which targets "Nontrepreneurs," those who have great ideas but are unable to assume the financial or lifestyle risks involved with founding a company. The second competition will seek ideas for consumer product and mobile applications in three new...

2014-10-06 20:23:25

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has appointed Michael Page as vice president of Information Technology Services (ITS) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this role, Page will lead SRI's information technology strategy and operations and drive IT-supported business process innovation. He will oversee corporate information systems, network and host security, telecommunications systems, and desktop support services. "Michael Page's experience is a...

2014-10-01 08:23:48

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) this morning announced the signing of a multi-year lease to create a new Research & Innovation Leadership Center in Northwest Houston, doubling the size of the Company's chemistry research effort. In addition, the Company announced the creation of FracMax Analytics, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flotek which will focus on applied research and data analysis generated by Flotek's new proprietary software...

2014-09-29 23:06:58

For the 4th consecutive year, Baltimore's and Maryland's first Accelerator, AccelerateBaltimore, will be launched with continued support from The Abell Foundation. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) http://www.etcbaltimore.com, Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation centers, announced today that The Abell Foundation will continue its support of AccelerateBaltimore™ for 2015. Six companies will be selected for this...

2014-09-29 20:24:25

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centre will foster collaboration between greatest academic and business minds in digital - helping showcase and develop new ideas to help the UK realise the potential of data in the economy The Digital Catapult Centre [https://cde.catapult.org.uk/ideas-innovation-centre ], a national centre to rapidly advance the UK's best digital ideas, will open its doors on November 5th. The Centre...

2014-09-25 12:28:52

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -Damien English TD, the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, to open two-day event, which is the gateway to inspiration and home of the latest developments around medical device technology- MEDTEC Ireland [http://www.medtecireland.com ] is set to return to Galway, the medical technology hub of Ireland, on the 1st and 2nd October 2014. The two-day event will be the perfect...

2014-09-24 23:13:02

Healthcare Big Data Leader Recognized for Most Innovative Use of a National Trend for Big Data Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that it has been recognized with a 2014 NorTech Innovation Award in the “Most Innovative Use of a National Trend” category for Big Data. The award was presented to Explorys at the Innovation Awards gala at the Cleveland Convention Center on September 23rd. “We are...

2014-09-23 23:12:24

INXPO’s Business TV solution is among the top innovative technologies in Chicago. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Out of 552 nominees, INXPO has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 13th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The awards recognize the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization sizes, sectors and industries. 1500 business and civic leaders will come together to honor the winners...


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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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