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2014-03-20 08:36:39

Calls Upon Intellectual Property Industry to Adopt Practices that Foster and Support Technological Advancements, Investments in Innovation and Continued Job Creation NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (OTC MKT: FNJN) today announced a commitment to its benchmark Licensing Best Practices to ensure candid, transparent and consistent business practices for intellectual property (IP) licensing. In conjunction with the publication of these best practices and its own...

2014-03-19 08:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley executive Jag Randhawa's newly published book "The Bright Idea Box" has won the Silver Medal in the 7(th) Annual Axiom Business Book Awards. The step-by-step book teaches readers how to create a bottom-up innovation program, in which employees generate ideas to improve business processes, increase customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs, and raise the top line. Photo -...

2014-03-18 08:23:20

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top French Corporations established in Silicon Valley together with U.S. corporations will share open innovation best practices and engage with high-growth companies of all sizes to accelerate innovation and transatlantic collaboration. Initiated by PRIME and the French Consulate in San Francisco, the Open Innovation Club also announced a partnership with the newly-minted French Tech Hub based in San Francisco, inaugurated by President Francois...

2014-03-04 16:25:23

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIA - the innovation accelerator for healthcare providers ­- announced today that it welcomes The Innovation Learning Network (ILN) - an organizational-based membership network with a mission to make healthcare better through good design - to its growing roster of subject matter experts helping providers build their innovation capacity and skill. AVIA and ILN officially announced their partnership today, however the collaboration...

2014-03-04 04:21:21

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- German C-arm manufacturer honored as Best Company for Innovation & Leadership during award ceremony in Hong Kong Ziehm Imaging is announced to be the winner in the category "Best Company for Innovation & Leadership" at this year's IAIR GLOBAL AWARDS. More than 500 attendees were present at the award dinner held at the Sheraton Tower in Hong Kong last Friday. The IAR AWARDS constantly seek for excellence in...

2014-02-27 23:25:26

To better educate state, national and international policymakers regarding the importance of energy innovation in addressing climate change, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has established the Center for Clean Energy Innovation (CCEI). Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Energy innovation in low-carbon technology is central to addressing global climate change, increasing economic growth, and eliminating energy poverty. Yet spurring energy innovation takes...

2014-02-24 16:20:11

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxion Wheels ("Maxion" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Pieter Klinkers has accepted the promotion to, and additional responsibilities of, President - Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific and Global Innovation, effective March 1, 2014. Pieter will continue to report to Fred Bentley, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. "Pieter has been working with a few great mentors to further his personal development," Bentley said. "He...

2014-02-20 23:27:53

The World Innovation & Design Awards are now open for entries from businesses, institutions and enterprises from all countries. Como, Italy (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The A’ Design Award & Competition today issued a call for entries for its 2014 Annual World Innovation & Design Awards (WIDA), honoring the most innovative concepts, products and companies at the frontiers of science, engineering, design and technology. The World Innovation & Design Awards are unique and...

2014-02-17 23:20:34

InventHelp client’s invention, Pen Wrestlers, has been licensed by Commonwealth Toy & Novelty Co., Inc., and is for sale at numerous specialty retail and novelty stores. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, announces an InventHelp client’s invention, Pen Wrestlers, has been licensed by Commonwealth Toy & Novelty Co., Inc., and is for sale at numerous specialty retail and novelty stores. Intromark Incorporated, InventHelp’s...

2014-02-14 23:24:07

Join Silicon Valley’s first-ever festival celebrating the ecosystems that grow startups, and drive entrepreneurship, technology, and economic impact Silicon Valley, Calif. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Global Innovation Summit +Week is the world's leading event focused on fostering systemic innovation in startup communities and across companies, cities and countries. The main event, Global Innovation Summit, seeks to grow innovation ecosystems that can stimulate the creation of...


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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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