Archive for the ‘MIT Spinoffs’ Category

Baluke Dental Studios Joins the SensAble (MIT) Authorized Production Center Program (12/17/2010)

December 20, 2010

SensAble Technologies develops 3D touch-enabled technology that has evolved from research conducted at MIT by Thomas Massie and Dr. Kenneth Salisbury.

From the company’s press release:
SensAble Technologies, Inc, a leading provider of dental restoration design and fabrication solutions, 3D modeling software and haptic devices, announced that Baluke Dental Studios of Toronto has joined the SensAble Authorized Production Center (SAPC) Program. SAPCs create fixed and removable dental restorations for their own dentists using the SensAble Dental Lab System, an award-winning touch-enabled CAD/CAM system, and are certified to provide design and fabrication services to other dental labs. A full service dental lab whose two locations serve Toronto, Quebec and the Eastern provinces, Baluke Dental Studios has a reputation for quality and a commitment to adopting leading-edge technology that has attracted discerning dentists throughout Canada and made it a dental lab of choice for advanced or complex cases. read full press release

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Luminus’ (MIT) Big Chip LEDs Light Primetime TV on NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ (12/13/2010)

December 17, 2010

Luminus Devices’ PhlatLight is based on technology developed by Alexei Erchak as part of his PhD research at MIT. Erchak is the founder and CTO of Luminus Devices.

From the copmany’s press release:
Luminus Devices, developer and manufacturer of big-chip LEDs, today announced that its CBM-380-RGBW product used inside VARI*LITE VLX Wash Luminaires are lighting the stage for NBC’s hit television program ‘America’s Got Talent.’ read full press release

Cerulean Pharma Inc. (MIT) Senior Executive to Present at the National Nanotechnology Innovation Summit (12/9/2010)

December 17, 2010

Cerulean Pharma Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nanotechnology-based therapeutics. The company was co-founded by MIT Professor of Health Sciences & Technology and Biological Engineering Ram Sasisekahran and Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Shiladitya Sengupta.

From the company’s press release:
Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in designing and developing nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that Alexandra Glucksmann, Ph.D., the Company’s Senior Vice President, Research and Business Operations, will present at the Nanotechnology Innovation Summit being organized by the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). The Summit is being held in Washington, D.C. from December 8-10, 2010. read full press release

OmniGuide (MIT) Announces Expansion into Gynecology Market with the Availability of the BeamPath®-GYN CO2 Laser Fiber (12/7/2010)

December 13, 2010

OmniGuide Inc. designs and manufactures precise optical laser scalpels. One of the company’s co-founders is MIT Materials Science and Engineering Associate Professor Yoel Fink, who serves as OmniGuide’s Chairman and previously served as the company’s CEO.

From the company’s press release:
OmniGuide, Inc., a company pioneering flexible CO2 laser fibers for precision surgery, today announced it has expanded its BeamPath® CO2 laser fiber technology into the Gynecology (GYN) market with the availability of the flexible BeamPath-GYN. The BeamPath-GYN fiber is designed to enhance the safety and precision needed by surgeons in gynecology and is suitable for procedures such as laparoscopic endometriosis treatment, lower genital condyloma and dysplasia, and myomectomy. read full press release

QD Vision (MIT) to be Featured at National Nanotechnology Innovation Conference and Showcase (12/2/2010)

December 13, 2010

QD Vision was co-founded by MIT professors Vladimir Bulovic and Moungi Bawendi to develop highly differentiated lighting and displays solutions.

From the company’s press release:
The National Nanotechnology Innovation Conference and Showcase will be the venue as QD Vision demonstrates the latest lighting and display products based on its quantum dot LED technology. In addition, CTO and co-founder Dr. Seth Coe-Sullivan will present on Quantum Dots for Lighting and Display Applications. read full press release

SensAble (MIT) Expands European Dental Partner Network with SILADENT and Innodema (12/1/2010)

December 13, 2010

SensAble Technologies develops 3D touch-enabled technology that has evolved from research conducted at MIT by Thomas Massie and Dr. Kenneth Salisbury.

From the company’s press release:
SensAble Technologies Inc., a leading provider of dental restoration design and fabrication solutions, 3D modeling software and haptic devices, announced that it has further expanded its network of European partners in service to the growing dental lab business in Europe. The company today announced partnerships with SILADENT Dr. Böhme & Schöps GmbH, Goslar, Germany and Innodema, an alliance of dental lab fabrication experts based in Belgium, both of whom become SensAble Authorized Production Centers (SAPCs). Following on September’s appointment of other German production and milling partners, today’s new partnership appointments further expand SensAble’s dental lab market presence in Europe, where the company markets its award-winning SensAble™ Dental Lab System and the new modular configurations designed for the European market. read full press release

SensAble’s (MIT) Newest FreeForm® Version Delivers More Speed, Control and Choice for Organic 3D Design and Manufacture (12/1/2010)

December 13, 2010

SensAble Technologies develops 3D touch-enabled technology that has evolved from research conducted at MIT by Thomas Massie and Dr. Kenneth Salisbury.

From the company’s press release:
SensAble Technologies Inc., a leading provider of touch-enabled 3D modeling applications, dental restoration design and fabrication solutions and haptic devices, announced the availability of a new version of its FreeForm® 3D modeling system that streamlines digital workflows for both designers and engineers who create complex, organically shaped products. This software allows companies to deliver on the promise of digitally-driven product design, where time and cost efficiencies are finally realized. read full press release

Recognized Industry Leaders Firetide (MIT) and Milestone Systems Enter Into Strategic Alliance For Advanced Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions (12/1/2010)

December 13, 2010

Firetide Inc. is an MIT spinoff focusing on wireless infrastructure mesh networks.

From the company’s press release:
Firetide Inc., the leading provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, and Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, announced their strategic alliance to provide comprehensive video surveillance control and management capabilities over Firetide’s high performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks. With this alliance, Milestone combines its leading software solutions to control and manage large IP-based video surveillance systems with Firetide’s renowned high speed and secure wireless networks. read full press release

QD Vision (MIT) and LG Display Join Forces to Develop New Generation of Active Matrix Displays Based on Quantum Dot LEDs (QLEDS) (11/30/2010)

December 13, 2010

QD Vision was co-founded by MIT professors Vladimir Bulovic and Moungi Bawendi to develop highly differentiated lighting and displays solutions.

From the company’s press release:
QD Vision, Inc. and LG Display (NYSE: LPL, KRX : 034220), today announced a joint development agreement focused on creating highly-efficient, high-performance active matrix displays based on electroluminescent quantum dot LED (QLED) nanotechnology. The display will require much less energy than current products, while producing brighter, richer colors. read full press release

Joule Unlimited (Harvard, MIT) Expands Senior Management Team (11/29/2010)

December 13, 2010

Joule Unlimited, Inc. develops a platform for renewable fuel production. Among the co-founders are George Church, PhD, who is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and and Noubar Afeyan, PhD, who is Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

From the company’s press release:
Joule Unlimited, Inc. pioneer of Liquid Fuel from the Sun™, today announced the expansion of its senior management team to support the company’s rapid progress towards high-volume commercial production of renewable diesel fuel. Eric d’Esparbes has joined as Chief Financial Officer, and Kevin Madden has joined as Vice President of Biology Operations. read full press release