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2014-07-17 12:21:47

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF), and the Governor's Office of Aerospace and Aviation today announced a collaboration in support of entrepreneurial ventures in Texas seeking to use the International Space Station (ISS) for development of innovative commercial projects capable of improving life on Earth. Through this unique collaboration, CASIS will...

2010-09-29 17:24:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) is pleased to announce three companies who will receive up to a total of $2.9 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) The TETF program was established by Gov. Perry and the Texas Legislature in 2005 to...

2010-06-14 11:04:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Savara, Inc., an inhalation drug delivery company, today announced that it has been chosen by the state of Texas as the recipient of a commercialization award funded through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). The company, which produces novel respiratory therapeutics, will receive a $1.9 million award for the commercialization of its products. "Savara's dry-powder technology holds great potential for treating asthma, lung cancer, and other...

2010-06-04 07:30:00

HOUSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) was pleased to announce four companies who will receive up to a total of $6.5 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). The announcement was made this morning at the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, whose client companies are among the award recipients. (Logo:...

2010-02-03 15:42:00

Research Superiority Award to Enable Recruitment of Stellar Faculty, Formally Establish Applied Research Hub at Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH-ARH) HOUSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Houston has received a Research Superiority Award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF), announced today by Gov. Rick Perry on behalf of the ETF board. The University of Houston's Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH) will receive $3.5 million over a five-year...

2010-01-29 09:42:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Technology Center (HTC), announced today that client company Salient Pharmaceuticals received a $2 million commercialization award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) for the commercialization of their CASAD therapy, an all natural product used to prevent and treat some cancer therapy-induced side effects. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) "It is imperative that we continue to foster the growth of Texas'...

2010-01-05 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced the creation of the NI Texas Emerging Technology Grant Program, which provides software and training services to companies that receive investments from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). NI created the grant to support the ETF, which the Texas Legislature and Texas Governor Rick Perry created in 2005 to help expedite the development and commercialization of new technologies...

2009-10-21 16:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists emerging technology companies, is hosting 80 local companies to assist them in accelerating the commercialization of their technologies. The companies are presenting their latest technologies during the Gulf Coast Innovation Conference & Showcase at the Hilton Americas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/AQ28157LOGO) Governor Rick Perry will announce three...

2009-06-11 08:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SeprOx Corporation received a pre-seed commercialization award from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) presented by Governor Rick Perry at Texas Technology Leadership Day held this past Friday at the Houston Technology Center. SeprOx will receive an initial investment of $250,000 and is eligible to receive up to $1 million in total funding. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090611/DA30680LOGO) "Too often, great ideas are...


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