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2014-06-18 12:29:46

Translating university researchers' discoveries to the market can transform both the institution and society TAMPA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just how valuable is "technology transfer" for universities? This question is addressed in "More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer," an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic...

2014-06-18 08:34:13

Inteva Products, Ralco Industries, Green Flash Brewing, and Canvas Watch Honored for Achievements at PowerPlex 2014 TROY, Mich., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, last week recognized manufacturing organizations for industry leadership, transformation, innovation and spearheading manufacturing's future. Inteva Products, Ralco Industries Inc., Green Flash Brewing Co. and Canvas Watch Co. are the first-ever recipients of the Plex...

2014-06-17 08:31:29

European Tech Veteran and Entrepreneur to Head Up Center in Kosice SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalLogic today announced that it is opening a new engineering center in Slovakia. The center will be located in the city of Kosice, the second largest city in the country, and will be headed up by Ivan Hruska, former president of Ness Europe and an entrepreneur with nearly 30 years of technology experience. The new center will provide more opportunities for the...

2014-06-13 23:05:40

Together with Germany-based industrial designer Mikaela Dörfel, IntoConcrete is developing an exclusive collection. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Today, the art, design and innovation group IntoConcrete announced that they have teamed up with award-winning industrial designer Mikaela Dörfel to develop a new line of concrete pieces. IntoConcrete is dedicated to showcasing the world’s finest examples of modern design and craftsmanship in the realm of concrete. While their...

2014-06-12 23:00:34

Local networking group United4Defense organized their annual Innovation Fair that featured New England-based companies in the defense industry and their innovative new technologies. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Last week on June 4th, more than 75 professionals from the New England area, 10 local defense technology companies and one Congressman from North Carolina gathered at the Venture Café in Kendall Square, Cambridge for an evening of innovation, ground breaking technology...

2014-06-12 16:26:08

Sandbox Centers Create 'Proving Grounds' Where Public and Private Sector Organizations Can Test Innovation Viability Using a Start Small and Scale Approach COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- kloudtrack®, a leader in cybersecurity and cloud computing (cyber|cloud) technologies and solution services for sensitive data, process management and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), will team up with the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and...

2014-06-11 23:02:15

The 2014 State New Economy Index measures how states and regions are performing in the "New Economy," while offering policy reforms which can spur innovation-based economic growth. The index, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the economic environment for success in the 21st century. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The New Economy, marked by globalization, technological innovation and...

2014-06-11 08:25:14

NUREMBERG, Germany, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GfK today announced the launch of GfK MarketBuilder, an innovation management solution that proactively drives successful commercialization and market launch of new products and services. Based on a new paradigm that puts actual consumer behaviour (not just stated intentions) and influencers at the center of measuring innovation performance, GfK MarketBuilder defines what factors will really drive adoption. Moreover, it...

2014-06-04 23:14:45

Caroline Worrall and Jorge Castillo join the ETC staff as Entrepreneurs in Residence. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) – Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center – today announced it has added two new In Residence professionals to the team. Caroline Worrall, CFA, CPA will serve as the CFO In Residence while Jorge Castillo, MBA, will serve as the CMO In Residence. As part of the existing In Residence program at the ETC,...

2014-06-04 23:13:32

Technology integration partnership enables B2B companies to generate new voice of the customer content and centralize usage in sales cycles with automated technology platforms. Emeryville, CA and Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 TechValidate, the authority on automatically creating customer evidence content, and RO|Innovation, the leading provider of customer reference solutions, today announced the availability of an integration between the two applications to accelerate and centralize...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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