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Startup Challenge Program a New Way to Advance Multiple Inventions Into Multiple Startup Companies at One Time

Startup Challenge Program a New Way to Advance Multiple Inventions Into Multiple Startup Companies at One Time

December 17, 2014 - (0) comments

The Challenge Platform, an innovative technology transfer model originally created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to commercialize breast cancer technologies, has proven so effective that the agency is expanding its use into other areas, starting with [...]

Lab Spotlight: PNNL – “Gut Check” Model

Lab Spotlight: PNNL – “Gut Check” Model

December 17, 2014 - (0) comments

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers are developing a model of the microbial environment inside the human gut, using human intestinal cells cultured with specific gut bacteria. Changes in certain bacterial populations have been [...]

Indiana Appoints John Dement Director of Technology Commercialization

Indiana Appoints John Dement Director of Technology Commercialization

December 16, 2014 - (0) comments

Congratulations are in order for our own John Dement! A longtime FLC board member and tech transfer champion, John has been appointed the new Director of Technology Commercialization for the Indiana Office of Defense [...]

Lab Spotlight: NINDS – Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Lab Spotlight: NINDS – Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

December 15, 2014 - (0) comments

This device is an invention for deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) produced by a noninvasive stimulator placed on a patient’s head to magnetically stimulate the brain. The unique coil shape is designed to target [...]

Multifunctional Blood Substitute

Multifunctional Blood Substitute

December 12, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Technology: A multifunctional blood substitute product capable of enhancing the survivability of patients with severe blood loss. Opportunity: The Navy is seeking a partner to help develop the product, lead [...]

New ARS-Developed Potato Is Delicious, Nutritious, and a Colorful Dish for the Holidays

New ARS-Developed Potato Is Delicious, Nutritious, and a Colorful Dish for the Holidays

December 11, 2014 - (0) comments

Just in time for the holidays! A new great-tasting, high-nutrient red potato, AmaRosa, is one of three new varieties now available to consumers thanks to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). ARS scientists and their cooperators [...]

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Acoustic Levitation for Medicine

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Acoustic Levitation for Medicine

December 10, 2014 - (0) comments

It’s not a magic trick and it’s not sleight of hand. Scientists are really using levitation to improve the drug development process, eventually yielding more effective pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects. Scientists at Argonne [...]

Biomarker for Predicting Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Adult Type 2  Diabetes

Biomarker for Predicting Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Adult Type 2 Diabetes

December 09, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), New Jersey Healthcare System Technology: New prognostic/diagnostic method that could help prevent heart attacks. Plasma basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) is a biomarker that could identify adult type [...]

New DOE Tech Transfer Bill Introduced in the Senate

New DOE Tech Transfer Bill Introduced in the Senate

December 08, 2014 - 1 Comment

Greetings from D.C.  Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, has introduced a bill “to accelerate technology transfer by establishing off-campus microlabs that would serve as [...]

Accelerated Ebola Vaccine Co-developed by NIAID Shows Promise

Accelerated Ebola Vaccine Co-developed by NIAID Shows Promise

December 05, 2014 - (0) comments

In a great sign for those fighting to control the Ebola virus, an experimental vaccine has shown promising results so far. The vaccine was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received [...]

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