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2014-07-01 16:32:13

Association Develops First-of-Its-Kind Standard for Innovation Management; Will Certify and Train Executives and Innovation Teams This Year CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals, today announced that it has developed the first Corporate Innovation Standard, to provide top executives a disciplined structure in which to drive successful and meaningful...

2014-06-30 08:25:23

Publication Provides Key Findings from Yearlong Research Effort and Recommendations for Mayors and Ministers to Create Their Own Teams LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world's top innovation teams in government. The publication, i-teams: The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world, showcases innovation teams established by...

2014-06-27 23:06:55

Optimal Process Technologies will improve fuel efficiency for vehicles fueled by petroleum and enable smaller batteries and longer driving range for electric vehicles. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 NextEnergy presented the $10,000 Advanced Energy Innovation Award to Optimal Process Technologies at the 14th annual MiQuest Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ) Business Plan Competition Awards last week. MiQuest, a statewide organization that seeks to catalyze entrepreneurship...

2014-06-26 23:12:03

Silicon Valley, a new automotive innovation hotbed reaches faster and further to America’s automotive centers. Silicon Valley Innovator’s Forum brings the face-to-face collaboration to the AutoHarvest virtual innovation ecosystem. San Jose, Calif., Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Autotech Council, based in San Jose, Calif., today announced that it is joining the AutoHarvest Foundation as a strategic partner. The Council is a group of technology innovators whose members...

2014-06-26 23:04:46

Global leader in sports performance challenges ambitious innovators to present their ideas for a chance to win up to $200,000 Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Today, Under Armour (NYSE:UA), the global leader in sports performance and innovation, announced plans for the 2014 Under Armour Future Show: The Connected Fitness Innovation Challenge, which asks innovators to submit concepts for the next generation of game-changing digital experiences, through apps and wearable technology,...

2014-06-26 23:00:50

The program is part of the City of Arts and Innovation Intern Experience in which twenty businesses from across Winston-Salem collaborated in 2014 to form CAIIE to enhance the intern experience at their respective companies. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Inmar and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter leadership will speak to members of the City of Arts and Innovation Winston-Salem Intern Experience (CAIIE) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday, June 30. David Mounts, Chairman and CEO,...

2014-06-25 23:07:13

Organizers of the new Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401) are betting that assembling the key elements of the entrepreneurial ecosystem on a small scale in one location will help boost innovation, collaboration and business creation in Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 What happens when you mix a mid-size tech company, high-tech startup companies and an accelerator program like DreamIt Ventures? Organizers of the new Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401) are betting that...

2014-06-25 23:05:56

International District Energy Association recognizes Pepco Energy Services for impressive controls and efficiency innovation. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) awarded the second annual IDEA Innovation Award at its 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, WA to Pepco Energy Services for their district cooling system in Atlantic City, New Jersey. With over 600 people in attendance, former IDEA Chair Joe Brillhart of...

2014-06-25 12:34:28

Corporate Innovation Program re-branded as RocketX to expand offerings for Fortune 500 brands to partner with disruptive startups SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RocketSpace, a technology campus located in downtown San Francisco, announced today the addition of Michele McConomy to the executive team to lead its Corporate Innovation Program, newly re-named RocketX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121118 "Modern organizations must embrace open innovation to stay...

2014-06-25 08:38:09

WALTHAM, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoCentive Inc., the pioneer in crowd sourced innovation and software platforms and Strategos, a global leader in strategy and innovation consulting services, today announced a strategic alliance that will provide clients with a strategic and systemic crowd sourced innovation solution designed to develop breakthrough strategies, drive top line growth and embed innovation capability within the enterprise....


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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