Archive for October, 2010

Schrödinger (Columbia) Announces Update 1 to Suite 2010 (10/8/2010)

October 11, 2010

Schrödinger is a Columbia University spinoff focusing on chemical simulations for research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Schrödinger announces the release of Update 1 to Schrödinger Suite 2010. New features have been added to the Canvas and Epik products. [read more]

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RainDance Technologies (Harvard) CEO Recognized For Leadership and Community Service (10/8/2010)

October 11, 2010

RainDance Technologies is a Harvard University spinoff that creates instruments for genomic selection.

Roopom Banerjee, President and CEO of RainDance Technologies, Inc., a private company pioneering microdroplet-based technologies for single-molecule and single-cell analysis, has been named by the Boston Business Journal to its 2010 “40 Under 40” list of local leaders. [read more]

Dimagi (MIT) awarded USAID venture grant (10/8/2010)

October 11, 2010

Dimagi is a MIT spinoff focused in heatlhcare.

Dimagi was awarded one of eight development innovation ventures grants from USAID. The project will support our continued effort to adapt our CommCare platform for wide-scale use within the Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) program in India. More information about enrolling on our advisory committee or becoming a beta testing will be released shortly. [read more]

Time Medical (Columbia) Is Pleased To Announce The Receipt of $21 Million RMB Research Grant From Jiangsu Province, China (10/7/2010)

October 11, 2010

Time Medical is a Columbia University spinoff that develops Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems.

China, Jiangsu province bestowed Time Medical the “2010 Technology Innovation – Best Team Award” in recognition of the team’s breakthrough innovation ~ the High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) Technology & MR products.

Time Medical team, led by Prof. Q Y Ma, will receive the award with $21 million RMB Research & Development grant to further develop the key components of MRI and commercialise its patented HTS RF coil products over the next 3 years. Time Medical is the only company in the middle, northern Jiangsu region to receive this prestigious award. [read more]

LI-COR (Nebraska) Introduces SmartFlow Anesthesia and Surgical Suites for In Vivo Imaging Applications (10/7/2010)

October 11, 2010

LI-COR Biosciences is a University of Nebraska spinoff that develops instruments for plant biology, drug discovery, and environmental research.

LI-COR® Biosciences introduces a multi-mode inhalation Anesthesia Suite for small animal, in vivo research. The new, SmartFlow system features an innovative design that ensures accurate gas flow for up to five different lines with the simple flip of a switch. This allows the system to deliver accurate flow to multiple breathing systems in a lab. [read more]

Carnegie Learning (CMU) Hosts National School Improvement Summit in Washington, DC (10/7/2010)

October 11, 2010

Carnegie Learning is a CMU spinoff that produces math curricula.

Carnegie Learning, publisher of innovative, research-based math curricula, will convene a School Improvement Summit in Washington, DC next week, bringing together leading education innovators and state, district and school-level educators. Nearly 75 invited guests are attending the two-day meeting at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Monday, October 11 and Tuesday, October 12, where they will exchange strategies, experiences, and lessons learned building and implementing school transformation programs. [read more]

BioNanomatrix (Princeton) Founder and CSO Dr. Han Cao Awarded Chinese Rising Star Entrepreneur Award (10/7/2010)

October 11, 2010

BioNanomatrix is a Princeton-based spinoff developing nanoscale imaging and analytic technologies to analyze genomes.

BioNanomatrix, Inc., which is developing and commercializing breakthrough single-molecule genomic analysis technology, announced today that Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Han Cao, Ph.D., was awarded the Chinese Rising Star Entrepreneur Award at the China International Economic and Technical Cooperation Forum in Beijing, China on September 27, 2010. The award is in recognition of Dr. Cao’s entrepreneurial spirit and success in the founding of BioNanomatrix and the development of the Company’s novel genomic analysis technology. [read more]

Wavestream (Caltech) Receives $19M Order for High Power Ka-band Solid State Amplifiers (10/5/2010)

October 11, 2010

Wavestream is a Caltech spinoff that designs and manufactures next generation high power solid state amplifiers.

Wavestream Corporation announced it has received a $19 million purchase order from General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies for the company’s high power 50W Ka-band solid state amplifiers to support U.S. Army and Marine Corps satellite communications systems. Product deliveries are scheduled starting in October 2010. [read more]

SensAble’s (MIT) Dental Lab System Wins Prestigious “WOW!” Award from the Journal of Dental Technology (10/5/2010)

October 11, 2010

SensAble Technologies is an MIT spinoff that develops 3D touch-enabled technology.

SensAble Technologies Inc., a leading provider of dental restoration design and fabrication solutions, 3D modeling software and haptic devices, announced that Journal of Dental Technology, the monthly magazine of the National Association of Dental Labs (NADL), has named the SensAble Dental Lab System as one of its 2010 WOW! Products. Awarded annually, JDT’s WOW! Product awards honor solutions that save dental laboratory owners time, money and improve dental restoration quality. [read more]

LI-COR (Nebraska) Expands Offering of BrightSite Optical Agents for In Vivo Imaging (10/5/2010)

October 11, 2010

LI-COR Biosciences is a University of Nebraska spinoff that develops instruments for plant biology, drug discovery, and environmental research.

IRDye® 800CW HA Optical Probe for in vivo imaging is the latest addition to the BrightSite™ Optical Agent family from LI-COR Biosciences. Hyaluronan (hyaluronic acid; HA) is an extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycan formed from disaccharide units containing N-acetylglucosamine and glucuronic acid. [read more]