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President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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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>>.

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.

Guidance Software Funds Data Security Program At Caltech

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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

Caltech Engineers Use Legos, Google Smartphone For Smart Petri Dish

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Caltech did not say if the team intends to commercialize the development. READ MORE>>.

City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone

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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-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. Scientists from two of the nations premier research institutions have joined forces to answer fundamental questions of science and improve cancer and diabetes treatment for the future.

Caltech, French Research Group Team On Nanotech Commercialization

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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

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.

Elevance Pulls IPO

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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>>.

New Group Looks To Bridge Gap Between Research, Companies

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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.

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>>.

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. 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

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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>>.

Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium

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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

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Elevance Renewable Sciences Raises $50M More

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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.

Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network

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If an existing company is not interested in licensing, and a researcher is not an entrepreneurial spirit, those projects go no where.

Gevo Sets Range For IPO

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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.

Indi Molecular Raises $1.5M For Antibody Startup

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Culver City- and Seattle-based Indi Molecular , a startup developing a synthetic replacement for antibodies, has raised $1.5M in a seed funding round.

NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA

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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>>.

Interview with Paul Gloger, Rockoco

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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.

Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena

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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 Expands In UK

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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.

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Materia Spinoff Elevance Gets $100M

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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>>.

Contour Energy Systems Names New CEO

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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

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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>>.

Indi Molecular Picks Up $300K More In $1.8M Seed Funding

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Indi Molecular''s technology is based on research out of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). READ MORE>>.

Gevo Buys Ethanol Plant

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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>>.

CFX Battery Becomes Contour Energy, Out Of Stealth

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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

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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.

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Neuroscientist at Caltech, UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery, and NYUMoran is interested in attention, emotions regulations, and dreams. issue.

San Gabriel Valley: Bitcoin Creator Not The Only Inventor In Town

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It''s also home to many other prominent technology companies, including OpenX and NewEgg. billion and became Yahoo Search Marketing. Comment below!

Cool Planet Biosystems Moves HQ To Colorado

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The company will continue to work on research and development in Camarillo, according to the company. Camarillo-based biofuels firm Cool Planet Biofuels is moving its headquarters to Colorado, after that state dangled state tax rebates to attract the company. READ MORE>>.

FastSoft Updates Product Line

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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>>.

How Rexter Is Turning Connections Into Business, with Andy Wilson

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It takes a lot of observation, analysis, and research around trying to figure out what that is. What exactly is Rexter? How does that work?

Contour Energy Gets New Patent

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Azusa-based Contour Energy Systems , the Caltech battery technology startup headed by Joe Fisher, said today that it has been awarded a new, U.S. Rachid Yazami and Andre Hamwi are the inventors on the patent; Yazami is a researcher at Caltech, and Hamwi is a researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research.