Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking

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The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute , the Santa Monica-based thinktank. technology transfer ranking caltech ucla ucsd education school basic research

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UCLA Gets $1.14 Billion For Rights To Cancer Drug

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has sold the royalty rights to a prostate cancer medication based on research done at the school, for a cool $1.14 UCLA said it was advised by Goldman Sachs and Gibson Dunn in the deal; Goodwin Procter advised Royalty Pharma.

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UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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A new, Los Angeles-based startup, spun out of UCLA, is in the midst of looking to commercialize a technique developed by researchers at the school to create easily printable supercapacitors--circuits which, in the future, could further shrink the size of mobile electronics.

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LA Group Launches Effort To Promote Technology Corridor In Los Angeles

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What's the best way to encourage development of the technology industry in Los Angeles? The group said it found that since 2008, 54% of UCLA's engineering graduates have chosen to relocate from the area, which the group called a "brain drain" to the region.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. The introduction of Zipcar to the Los Angeles market would be a first for the mainline, peer-to-peer car sharing movement, which allows car owners to rent out their cars on an hour-by-hour basis to their neighbors.

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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There’s a team of Los Angeles entrepreneurs who would agree with me on that, and they launched their platform Kadenze to help people tap their creativity. Education access to education Art art courses Creativity Dr. Ajay Kapur Dr. Perry Cook Kadenze Los Angeles online courses online education ResourcesI don’t like when people say: “I’m just not creative”. It doesn’t make me mad, but that’s my least favorite phrase in the world because I think it’s a cop out.

UCLA Health: Health Data From More Than 4.5 Million Patients Hacked

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In the latest, high profile cyber hacking incident, Los Angeles-based UCLA Health , the healthcare and hospital system connect with UCLA, reported on Friday morning that it is the victim of a crimical cyber attack, which has exposed the records of as many as 4.5 UCLA said that "criminal hackers" have gained access to parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information for the healthcare system.

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Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall. Entrepreneurship Events Spotlight Startups TechZulu LA Tech Los Angeles UCLA

UCLA Boelter Hall: Where The Internet Was Born

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It was born here in Los Angeles, at a nondescript room at the University of California, Los Angeles. ucla internet invented kleinrock university arpanet Ever wonder where the Internet was born?

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ImaginAB Licenses UCLA Technology

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Los Angeles-based ImaginAb , a biotechnology firm spun out by UCLA faculty members, announced this morning that it has concluded a technology licensing agreement with the school. ImaginAb said the technology was developed at UCLA's Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging. imaginab biotechnology ucla technology spinout transfer university research

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Kite Pharma Names UCLA Researcher As New Board Member

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founding director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), to its board of directors. kite pharma pharmaceuticals cancer immunotherapy executive board director owen witte ucla professorSanta Monica-based cancer treatment developer Kite Pharma announced on Thursday that it has named Owen N. Witte, M.D.,

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

UCLA Advancing Women in Technology Conference [ LOS ANGELES ]

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The UCLA Conference to Advance Women in Technology will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (w/Networking Reception 3:00 – 5:00 pm) at the UCLA Pauley Pavilion Club. About. To submit questions for the panelists, please visit this page. Registration. Registration for this event is invitation-only. To register, you will need to input the event password. Please email womenintech@ucla.edu with any questions or to request an invitation.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J. Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday.

UCLA Startup AutoESL Acquired By Xilinx

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a developer of software tools used for high level synthesis of electronic circuit designs, and a spinout of UCLA, was acquired this morning by Xilinx. AutoESL was co-founded by Jason Cong, Yiping Fan, and Zhiru Zhang, and originally started in Los Angeles; the firm's headquarters is based in Cupertino with additional offices in Austin and Beijing. software design semiconductor acquisition merger xilinx spinout startup ucla autoesl

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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GumGum is led by founder and Los Angeles native wunderkind, Ophir Tanz. He began programming courses at UCLA while in high school and went on to earn a B.S. Think about how many images are on the web. Millions, billions, trillions?

Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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Mindhare LA teamed up with UCLA and are presenting “From Whence We Came…” With an amazing lineup of speakers that will guide you through life, Earth, Time, Space and across the universe. The post Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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UCLA Engineers Create World's Fastest Camera

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Engineers at the University of California, Los Angeles have created the world's fatest camera, and are using it to help detect cancer cells and detecting disease, the school said last week. nantworks science research lifescience cancer microscope camera fastest ucla

ThousandEyes, Spawned At UCLA, Raises Funding From Sequoia

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A new startup, which was created at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has just raised a first funding round from Sequoia Capital. ThousandEyes , created by two UCLA computer science Ph.D.''s, in Computer Science from UCLA; his co-founder is Ricardo Oliveira, who also received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA. spinout ucla cyclops capital venture tools performance software cloud eyes thousand thousandeyes

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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Be Great Partners , a Los Angeles technology incubator, has recently released a report on the startup community in LA and the information shows a positive growth for startups here in LA. Los Angeles is 3 rd in the global startup ecosystem, behind Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. upStart.LA is a startup accelerator based in Los Angeles that helps tech entrepreneurs get their business up and going. Demeter Interactive is a digital marketing and communications firm based in Los Angeles, California. Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund.

LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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Los Angeles is the only place in the US with a collegiate hackathon, an event where programmers spend hours together programming and building, of that scale and the LA Hacks team from UCLA made sure it was awesome. We want UCLA to be the top tech school that comes to mind.”

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Los Angeles PyCamp 2010

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Monday, June 14, 2010 -- Los Angeles PyCamp 2010. Ultra-low-cost, week-long Python Boot Camp held at UCLA and sponsored by LA Plone Users Group. See [link] (more

Wheelz Expands In Los Angeles

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Peer-to-peer car sharing service Wheelz has expanded into the Los Angeles, saying that it has added four college campuses in Los Angeles to its list of local schools where it lets students share their cars with others. According to Wheelz, it has added the Claremont Colleges, Loyola marymount, Caltech, and Occidental to its list of local schools, which already includes USC and UCLA.

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

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CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California) runs the California Research and Education Network (CalREN) , which connects such institutions as Caltech, UCLA, USC, Cal State LA, and the Los Angeles Community Colleges, as well as K-20 students and educators.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event. The City of Los Angeles is launching its new cleantech business incubator to accelerate the development of cleantech start-ups and to help build a stronger green economy in LA.

Linked in Live Los Angeles

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Friday, April 16, 2010 -- Linked in Live Los Angeles. LinkedIn Live Networking LinkedIn Live Los Angeles is an in-person networking event coming to Los Angeles for the frst tme at UCLA. LinkedIn Live LA's purpose is two-fold: to promote in-person networking among local Los Angeles LinkedIn connectons and to foster the pay it forward lifestyle that gives to others.

Free Yourself at the UnCubed Startup Job Festival

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Their next stop is UnCubed Los Angeles on January 31, 2013. Robert Jadon, Director of Startup UCLA. Necessity is the mother of invention.

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The City of Los Angeles said this morning that it will be officially launching its Cleantech Incubator tomorrow, as it attempts to create a cluster of clean technology companies downtown. According to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles. city development economic startup business clean incubator cleantech angeles

Clicker.com Links With UCLA

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Los Angeles-based Clicker Media , the online video guide service funded by Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, said that it has linked with the University of California, Los Angeles, with a branded version of the service specifically for UCLA students.

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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According to Pasadena-based green marketplace firm OnGreen , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), UC Los Angeles (UCLA), and University of Southern California (USC) scored a grant from the U.S. ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technology

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UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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The University of California, Los Angeles is looking to an outside board to help it negotiate technology transfer and research deals with companies, according to reports. innovation ucla technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Kalanick went to the University of California, Los Angeles, and dropped out of UCLA to join his first startup, Scour, and eventually went on to found Uber. palm tree startup founders warby parker school ucla ucsd feature