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Caltech Scientists's Kickstarter Project: Nanoart

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Here's an interesting Kickstarter project looking for some (crowd) funding: a Caltech scientist is looking to raise $50,000 to create "nanoart".

Elon Musk To Deliver Caltech Commencement

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Caltech said Musk will deliver the commencement address for the school on June 15th at its campus in Pasadena. government. READ MORE>>.

President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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Caltech Sues Apple, Broadcom, Avago Over Wi-Fi Patents

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Pasadena-based Caltech has sued both Apple Computer and Broadcom over their use of technology used in Wi-Fi networking. The patents owned by Caltech are U.S. Caltech is specificdally suing the three companies over use of IRA/LDPC encoders, which are related to the implementation of 802.11n networking and parity checks.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, July 14, at The California Institute of Technology (CalTech). Its Time! Its Time! SuperDemo. Event Details.

Caltech Taps Venture Capitalist As Trustee

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According to Caltech, Narendra K. caltech venture capital executive trustee education california technology school nexus india investment

Caltech Team Wins Top Prize, $100K In Bill Gates' Toilet Tech Effort

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The Caltech team won the top prize for its solar-powered toilet that generates hydrogen and electricity. bill gates caltech prize toilet sanitation waste competition microsoftGates' philanthropic organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said it will invest $3.4M in advancing toilet projects, as part of an overall $6.5

Alta Devices, With Links to Caltech, Gains $72M

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A new startup with links to Caltech has just raised $72M in funding. Alta Devices< is based on the research of Caltech's Harry Atwater, Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science at Caltech, along with co-founder Eli Yablonovitch of UC Berkeley.

CalTech Enterprise Forum | Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid

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The CalTech Enterprise Forum presents Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur this Saturday May 7th. Register: Online: [link]. $40 on-line registration fee; $50 at-the-door; $10 for students with full-time student ID and free for Caltech students (must show ID at door).  In 2010, investors poured $3.7

USC, Caltech License Technology To SFC Energy

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The Caltech team included S. caltech energy fuel cell clean technology patent licensing transferThe University of Southern California , the California Insitute of Technology , and fuel cell development firm SFC Energy said late Tuesday that the three have executed on a license to a portfolio of U.S. Surya Prakash and George Olah.

JPL's New Space Tourism Posters Wow, Inspire

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Gevo, With Ties To Caltech and UCLA, Files For IPO

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Gevo--which is now based in Englewood, Colorado--was started in Pasadena, and has licensed technology from both the University of California, Los Angeles, and Caltech. coli) bacteria, as well as technology from Caltech from the lab of Dr. Frances Arnold. Gevo said it will raised up to $150M on the Nasdaq Global Market, trading as GEVO.

Redefining The Future At Humanity+ Live From Caltech

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On December 4-5, 2010 TechZulu will present to the Humanity Plus conference live from the Caltech (California Institute of Technology). Tags: Business Development Events Science & Technology Caltech Humanity Plus Visit TechZulu for full story.

Northrop Grumman Provides $17.5M To Caltech For Space Power Effort

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Northrop Grumman Corporation said yesterday that it will be providing up to $17.5M to Caltech , as part of an effort to develop space-based, solar power systems. northrop grumman space power solar beam laser caltech research The research effort is being led by Professors Harry A. Atwater, Jr., READ MORE>>.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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She was also a co-founder at Gevo , the biofuels startup which spun out of Caltech, which had its IPO in 2011. READ MORE>>.

Caltech Invests In Coursera

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According to Coursera, Caltech and the University of Pennsylvania have invested a combined $3.7M in investments to back its efforts to put university courses online. coursera caltech venture capital education online classesCoursera allows anyone to take university courses online, for free, across a wide range of disciplines.

Impinj, With Offices In OC, Files For IPO

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Impinj was co-founded by Caltech professor Carver Mead, and had set up offices in Newport Beach in 2004. impinj merger acquisition wireless rfid chip radio frequency identification caltechThe company has applied to list on the NASDAQ Global Market as PI. The company has its headquarters in Seattle. READ MORE>>.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Winter

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Winter. The  Caltech Entrepreneurship Club  is the hub for innovators in the Caltech community who want to learn how to make their idea a reality. If you’d like to present,  APPLY HERE. Diamond Sponsor. Community Sponsors.

SlipChip Gets $26.5M For Microfluidics Technology

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Pasadena-based SlipChip , a Caltech spinoff developing microfluidics technology, has raised $26.5M as part of an ongoing, $30M funding raising effort, according to a filing from the company. Photo: Caltech, demonstration of technology licensed by SlipChip by the school. The filing says six investors participated in the round.

Caltech Leads $122M Energy Effort

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The new effort will be directed out of Caltech by Professor Nathan S. The U.S. Department of Energy is continuing its efforts to fund new energy innovation projects, saying Thursday that it is awarding up to $122M in funding to a project being led by the California Institute of Technology , based out of Pasadena. According to U.S. Lewis.

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.

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Impinj Files For IPO

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Impinj , a developer of RFID chips which has satellite engineering office in Rancho Cordova and Newport Beach, and which was founded by a California Institute of Technology (Caltech) professor, has filed for an IPO. impinj merger acquisition semiconductor chip rfid carver mead caltechREAD MORE>>.

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups

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The Western Regional winners at Caltech were determined by a panel of judges from Mohr Davidow, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Sierra Ventures, CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund, the Angeleno Group and the Pasadena and Tech Coast Angels. caltech idea business competition startup university west look firstREAD MORE>>.

Elevance Renewable Sciences Files For IPO

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The technology being used at both Materia and Elevance was originally developed at Caltech. elevance renewable sciences merger acquisition materia caltechWoodridge, Illinois-based Elevance Renewable Sciences , a developer of renewable chemicals technology which was spun off from Pasadena-based Materia , has filed for an IPO.

Innovate Pasadena Seeks To Focus Pasadena's Innovation, Tech Efforts

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One of those areas is Pasadena, home to Idealab, Caltech, and a large number of technology companies, big and small. materia caltech idealab group economic startup pasadena innovate According to the group, it will focus on promoting local opportunities, share resources, and more between local institutions, businesses, and investors.

Gevo Raises $107M In IPO

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Gevo , the biofuels technology startup spawned out of technology at Caltech and UCLA, has raised $107M in an IPO this morning. gevo merger acquisition nasdaq clean cleantech caltech ucla biofuels processing renewableThe stock was trading as high as $17.50 in morning trading. million shares of its common stock. READ MORE>>.

Elevance Pulls IPO

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Elevance was spun out of Materia in March of 2008, based on the research conducted by Materia, whose technology is derived from Nobel prize winning chemical technology originally developed at Caltech. elevance renewable sciences caltech olefin specialty chemical cleantech merger acquisition exit withdrawalREAD MORE>>.

FastSoft Names New Marketing VP

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FastSoft is based on technology originally developed for the Internet2 at Caltech. fastsoft marketing executive content delivery hardware caltechPasadena-based FastSoft , the developer of content acceleration software and appliances, said today that it has named Jerry Hall as Vice President of Marketing at the firm. READ MORE>>.

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Spotlight: LA Tech Summer! | Featuring CODA

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology ( CalTech ) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Summer. Business Culture Entrepreneurship Events News Science & Technology Spotlight Startup Video California Institute of Technology Caltech CODA CODA Automotive Spotlight LA TechIf you’d like to present,  APPLY HERE.

Shakin' it up at Caltech

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Thursday, November 13, 2008 -- Shakin' it up at Caltech. Rae Yip and Shang-Lin will be on hand to give us an overview of the open source software in use at the Caltech Seismology Lab. San Gabriel Valley Linux Users Group. See [link] (more

Caltech, French Research Group Team On Nanotech Commercialization

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Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Institute and CEA-Leti's Electronics and Information Technologies Laboratory have been working together for the past three years on nanotechnology efforts. Tags: caltech cei-leti nanotechnology nanosystem technology commercialization

Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum?s 2012 Fall Social

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 -- Innovation Soiree: Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum?s September at Caltech, signals innovation in high gear as summer blends into a new academic year: creative minds abuzz, innovating and discovering throughout a strikingly beautiful campus. 2012 Fall Social. See [link].

Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010 -- Partners in Discovery: Creating the Future of Medicine The Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative. Join us for an enlightening evening as two teams of researchers talk about their projects under the Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative. Email gbelansky@caltech.edu.

FastSoft Adds IPv6 Support

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The company, whose products are based on research originally developed at Caltech, said its E Series acceleration appliance now support the IPv6 protocol. fastsoft ipv6 internet traffic acceleration caltechREAD MORE>>.

Linux at the Caltech seismo lab

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Thursday, November 13, 2008 -- Linux at the Caltech seismo lab. San Gabriel Valley Linux Users Group. See [link] (more

Materia Gets NIH Funding Grant

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materia funding olefin chemistry caltech government researchPasadena-based Materia , the developer of olefin metathesis catalyst technology developed at the California Institute of Technology, said this week that it has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH), Phase II funding grant. Amoumt of the grant was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Contour Energy Systems Finds More Funding

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Azusa-based Contour Energy Systems , the developer of battery technology based on research from Caltech, said today that it has raised a Series C funding round. caltech energy cleantech clean battery capital venture systems contourVenture Partners. Size of the funding round was not announced by the company. READ MORE>>.

Contour Energy Expands Battery Line

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Azusa-based Contour Energy Systems , the venture-backed battery developer spun out of research from Caltech, said today that it has added two new lithium batteries to its line of coin cells. contour energy battery cell clean cleantech caltech lithium coinREAD MORE>>.

Ondax Names Belz To Board

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ondax executive andrea belz optical holographic gratings pasadena angels angel investor caltechBelz was the lead investor on the funding round.

Assistive Technologies

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Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Saturday, June 16, 2012 -- Assistive Technologies. See [link] (more