President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research
JANUARY 26, 2011
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Caltech Engineers Use Legos, Google Smartphone For Smart Petri Dish
OCTOBER 11, 2011
Caltech did not say if the team intends to commercialize the development. READ MORE>>.
Guidance Software Funds Data Security Program At Caltech
AUGUST 19, 2015
Pasadena-based Guidance Software , which makes computer forensics and digital investigation software, said today that it has funded a data security research program at the Caltech Institute of Technology (Caltech). guidance software caltech data security cybersecurity grant funding research incident response breach
Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
She was also a co-founder at Gevo , the biofuels startup which spun out of Caltech, which had its IPO in 2011. READ MORE>>.
Tribute To Caltech's Larry Gilbert, Founder of Tech Transfer Office
JANUARY 20, 2017
Larry Gilbert , the founder of the technology transfer program at Caltech , passed away in November in Florida, Caltech said this week, with a tribute to Gilbert's efforts at the school. Gilbert was the "founding father of technology transfer" at Caltech, according to the school, forming the Office of Technology Transfer in 1995.
Materia Gets NIH Funding Grant
MAY 3, 2012
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.
Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative
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APRIL 15, 2010
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 -- Partners in Discovery: Creating the Future of Medicine The Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative. Scientists from two of the nations premier research institutions have joined forces to answer fundamental questions of science and improve cancer and diabetes treatment for the future.
Northrop Grumman Provides $17.5M To Caltech For Space Power Effort
APRIL 21, 2015
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. The research effort is being led by Professors Harry A. northrop grumman space power solar beam laser caltech research Atwater, Jr., READ MORE>>.
Elevance Pulls IPO
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Elevance Renewable Sciences , the producer of specialty, renewable chemicals based on research licensed from Pasadena-based Materia , has pulled its IPO. elevance renewable sciences caltech olefin specialty chemical cleantech merger acquisition exit withdrawalREAD MORE>>.
Caltech, French Research Group Team On Nanotech Commercialization
OCTOBER 14, 2010
Pasadena-based California Institute of Technology and French research and development institution CEA-Leti said this morning that the two are teaming up on a nanotechnology commercialization effort. Tags: caltech cei-leti nanotechnology nanosystem technology commercialization
UC, Caltech Key To Bill Gates' New $1 Billion Cleantech Investment Effort
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Both the University of California , and Caltech both appear to be key to the new clean technology investment fund, Breakthrough Energy , which is being led by former Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gates called climate change a "serious threat" , especially in the poorest parts of the world. READ MORE>>.
FastSoft Adds IPv6 Support
APRIL 2, 2012
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>>.
City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone
MAY 13, 2016
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Contour Energy Systems Finds More Funding
JUNE 21, 2011
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. The firm said the additional round will go towards research and development, production capacity expansion, and working capital. Venture Partners. READ MORE>>.
Contour Energy Expands Battery Line
MARCH 30, 2011
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>>.
Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium
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OCTOBER 7, 2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011 -- Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. Join us on Thursday October 13th at 9AM at the Beckman Institute Auditorium on the Caltech Campus for the Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. See [link] (more
Ondax Raises $2M More
DECEMBER 16, 2010
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Elevance Renewable Sciences Raises $50M More
JULY 22, 2011
The firm's technology is based on research originally created at the California Institute of Technology. elevance renewable sciences venture capital materia catalyst plant process clean cleantech materials biofuels biotech caltechElevance spun out of Materia in March of 2008, and had previously raised at least $140M in funding.
New Group Looks To Bridge Gap Between Research, Companies
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
Taking notice of the gap between the amount and depth of research and technology at local universities, and new company formation, a new group has quietly formed in Los Angeles to tackle the issue. Tags: startups university research mentoring network tech Wedbush Morgan Securities and NewCap Partners, among other firms.
Gevo Sets Range For IPO
JANUARY 19, 2011
Gevo , the biofuels startup spawned out of technology from the University of California, Los Angeles and Caltech, has set an offering range for its IPO. The firm's technology is based on research form UCLA focused on producing next-generation biofuels through genetically modified Escherichia coli (E. Gevo moved to Colorado in 2008.
SlipChip Gets $26.5M For Microfluidics Technology
MARCH 9, 2015
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.
Indi Molecular Raises $1.5M For Antibody Startup
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
Culver City- and Seattle-based Indi Molecular , a startup developing a synthetic replacement for antibodies, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round.
Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
We have one of the most diverse ecosystems around, from software companies, to hardware companies, to hard science technology out of Caltech and JPL, to design driven opportunities out of the Art Center. Pasadena has long been known as the home for many spinouts of Caltech and JPL. They've filled up pretty quickly. Thanks! READ MORE>>.
Materia Spinoff Elevance Gets $100M
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Elevance is a spinout of Pasadena-based Materia , the material research firm based on research out of Caltech. Materia spun out Elevance Renewable Sciences in March of 2008, with $40M in funding. The new funding for Elevance came from Naxos Capital Partners, Total Energy Ventures, TPG Biotech and TPG Growth. READ MORE>>.
NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA
AUGUST 26, 2014
The National Science Foundation is planning to create a new, innovation center in Los Angeles, in conjunction with the University of Southern California , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) , and the University of California Los Angeles , the NSF said this morning. Yortsos. READ MORE>>.
Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena
JULY 16, 2013
Because of that, I formally reached out to Caltech, Idealab, the Art Center College of Design, and all the CEOs I knew running tech companies out here.
Contour Energy Systems Names New CEO
AUGUST 16, 2012
Contour Energy is developing Flourine-based battery technology originally developed at Caltech and CNRS, the French National Center for Scientific Research. contour energy systems battery executive cleantech caltechAzusa-based battery technology firm Contour Energy Systems announced this morning that it has named Louis E.
FastSoft Raises $950K
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
Pasadena-based FastSoft , a developer of Internet acceleration appliances based on research out of Caltech, has raised $950K in a debt funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm. The company's technology is based on research into optimizing the TCP/IP protocol. READ MORE>>.
Gevo Buys Ethanol Plant
OCTOBER 1, 2010
Gevo , the Caltech spinoff developing biofuels processing technology, said last week that it has completed its acquisition of a biofuels plant in Luverne, Minnesota. Gevo's technology is based on research developed out of Caltech, although the firm is now located in Colorado. Gevo filed for an IPO in August. READ MORE>>.
Contour Energy Expands In UK
JUNE 21, 2010
Azusa-based Contour Energy Systems , the Caltech spinout working on Flourine-based battery systems, said today that it has opened up a new limited subsidiary in the United Kingdom. Contour is developing battery technology originally developed at Caltech and the CNRS, the French National Center for Scientific Research.
CFX Battery Becomes Contour Energy, Out Of Stealth
MARCH 15, 2010
Azusa-based CFX Battery , the stealthy Caltech battery spinoff, said today that it has renamed itself Contour Energy , and emerged out of stealth mode. Tags: battery contour energy stealth mode advanced materials caltech chemistry As part of the announcement, the firm said it has also scored two technology transfer contracts with NASA.
Materia, BASF In Technology Licensing Deal
OCTOBER 13, 2009
Pasadena-based Materia , the advanced chemical technology firm spun out of Caltech, said Tuesday that it has licensed its metathesis technology to specialty chemical firm BASF. According to Materia, BASF will use the technology in research and development of certain specialty chemicals. Materia is headed by Michael Giardello.
Avidity Biosciences Finds $16M
JANUARY 5, 2017
The company's technology is based on research originally conducted at Caltech. La Jolla-based Avidity Biosciences , a biopharmaceuticals developer focused on monoclonal antibody and siRNA-based therapeutics, said today that it has raised $16M in a Series B funding round. Avidity Biosciences is led by Troy Wilson. READ MORE>>.
Interview with Paul Gloger, Rockoco
AUGUST 4, 2010
It came out of a lab at Caltech, operated by Axel Scherer. Thanks for chatting today. What's the technology all about? George, who has a Ph.D.
San Gabriel Valley: Bitcoin Creator Not The Only Inventor In Town
MARCH 6, 2014
It''s also home to many other prominent technology companies, including OpenX and NewEgg. billion and became Yahoo Search Marketing. Comment below!
Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics
JANUARY 11, 2017
Those will be supplied to big companies, to research and development labs, and university folks, to get them working with our technology, which we think will change the landscape. How did a startup like yours go from that research to a product without millions and millions invested in semiconductor infrastructure? READ MORE>>.
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Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network
OCTOBER 14, 2010
If an existing company is not interested in licensing, and a researcher is not an entrepreneurial spirit, those projects go no where.
Indi Molecular Picks Up $300K More In $1.8M Seed Funding
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Indi Molecular''s technology is based on research out of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). READ MORE>>.
FastSoft Updates Product Line
MAY 22, 2009
Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout developing Internet acceleration devices, disclosed earlier this week that it has rolled out a new product. FastSoft is venture backed by Miramar Venture Partners, Caltech, and angel investors. Pricing on the new product was not released. READ MORE>>.