USC Researchers Develop Liquid Solar Cell Technology

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Researchers at the University of Southern California report that they have developed new technology to create liquid, solar cells, which can be printed onto surfaces. The new technology--based on solar nanocrystals--were developed by chemistry researchers led by Richard L.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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Golomb was given the National Medal of Science for his advances in mathematics and communications; his research has been key to advances in everything from radar, cell phone communications, to space communications.

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FundaGeek Looks To Help Researchers Find Crowdfunding

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Are you a scientific researcher, looking to help fund one of your research projects using crowdfunding? FundaGeek , the crowdsourcing site led by Dan Gutierrez, has launched a new portal site it says is specifically aimed at helping those researchers use the crowdfunding craze to address their research areas. The firm said the new site includes tips and other resources for helping researchers get the most out of crowdfunding.

Silicon Beach Report Jan. 24: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Plans French Research Center

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans French research center, Warner Bros. Interactive to develop Disney’s “Cars 3” game, and Faraday Future hit with another lawsuit for unpaid bills

Boosting the US Economy | Invest in Research & Development for Tax Credit

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Drawing from the UK Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) experience, US Senator Chris Coons will talk about the version of the Research & Development tax credit bill he sponsored on August 8 in New York City.

Figuring It Out: Addressing Practices That Impact Women in Technology

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Assessing our current situation Women have consistently been paid less than their male counterparts and research shows that over time the number of women working in.

Snapchat Sets Up Secret Research Lab In Utah

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Lehi is a major center of technology talent in Utah's Silicon Slopes, and is home to scores of other technology companies. snapchat snap research jobs employment utah siliconslopes silicon slopesVenice, California-based Snap, Inc. , the parent firm of Snapchat , has reportedly set up a new, secret location in Lehi, Utah, according to a report this week. The report says that the new lab is being headed up by former Scan.me co-founder Kirk Ouimet, who founded Scan.me

Technology Trends of 2016

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Technology is constantly evolving and maturing. Solving some of the problems that have been holding the IoT back from realizing its full potential are some of the most compelling technology trends to watch in 2016. The post Technology Trends of 2016 appeared first on TechZulu.

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President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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In last night's State of the Union Address , President Obama plugged an effort at Pasadena's California Institute of Technology to develop a way to convert solar energy, carbon dioxide, and water into fuel.

REC Solar Gets Research Funding

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headquarters in San Luis Obispo, said today that it has been selected to received $8.53M in grants from the Clean Energy Research Program (CERP), from the country of Singapore. The firm said the grants will go towards optimizing its manufacturing process, working with partner ASM Technology Singapore Pte Ltd. recsolar research singapore funding cleantech solar energyREC Solar , the developer of solar modules and provider of solar installation services which has its U.S.

Qualcomm Making Inroads with Wireless EV Charging Technology

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If there’s one thing that’s become clear in the five years since Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) acquired its Halo wireless automotive charging technology, it’s that building a new business—and a new industry—takes time.

How Connectifier Is Applying Search Technology To Recruiting, With John Jersin

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The company recently announced a funding round, led by True Ventures, so we thought we'd talk with John about what the company is doing, and why he believes search technology is so important to apply to recruiting. Recruiters can access that search technology in one of two ways.

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Convertro Taps UCLA Anderson Professor For Research Effort

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Santa Monica-based online advertising attribution technology provider Convertro --which is led by serial entrepreneur Jeff Zwelling--said today that it has added UCLA Anderson School professor Sanjog Misra as the chair of a new research committee for the company. Convertro said Dr. Misra is an expert in the marketing science field, for his research using structural econometric methods to study consumer and company decisions.

Arrowhead Research Names COO

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research , which develops biotherapeutics and other technology, announced today that it has named Bruce Given, M.D., Sandoz Research Institute, and Schering-Plough Corporation. arrowhead research executive biopharma pharmaceutical lifescienceas its Chief Operating Officer. Given was previously CEO of Leonardo Biosystems, and also has been on the board of Calando Pharmaceuticals, one of Arrowhead's subsidiaries, as well as ICON plc.

Acacia Research Names Two VPs

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Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the technology patent licensing firm, said today that it has named two VPs. Lucas joins from Alcatel Lucent, and also has served at The Boeing COmpany, Cambridge Display Technology, Motorola, Harman International, and Discovision Associates. Acacia Research acquires patents, aggressively pursuing technology firms for IP licensing and patent infringement. acacia research patent licensing legal executive

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community.

Wireless Technology Firm Opens San Diego Research Center

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Pennsylvania-based InterDigital , a developer of wireless technology products, said Monday that it is opening up a new office in San Diego. According to the firm, the new West Coast Research and Development Center will help the firm tap into the region's ecosystem of innovation. diego expansion jobs employment wireless research interdigital

TriTech, NASA In Economic Development, Technology Transfer Agreement

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TriTech Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which provides consulting and training to high tech entrepreneurs, and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center , in Edwards, California, are in a new economic development, technology transfer, and research relationship, the two announced on Thursday. The intent of the partnership is to facilitate the technology transfer and commercialization of NASA technologies into the Southern California region.

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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U.S. Army To Recruit Dozens Of Researchers At New Campus In Playa Vista

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In a bid to tap into the growing, innovative technology atmosphere in Playa Vista, the U.S. Army said Tuesday that it plans to recruit up to 70 researchers to a new campus in the growing center for technology, at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT). Army Research Laboratory , the lab will be the first west of the Mississippi, and will focus on discovery, innovation, and transition of science and technology.

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Why Open Offices May Be Bad for Your Tech Startup [ Infographic ]

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Moving to a physical venue signals exciting times for a technology startup. In a 2005 study , researchers examined the effects of things like flexible use of workspace on job productivity and team cohesion. Productivity coworking employees offices Research Startups work workspace

Arrowhead Research Boosts Investment In Ablaris

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research said Wednesday that it has boosted its stake in Ablaris Therapeutics , a firm developing treatments for obesity. According to Arrowhead Research, it invested $1.3M The technology from Ablaris was licensed from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Fetch Technologies Raises $4.6M

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El Segundo-based Fetch Technologies , a firm which develops software for aggregating data from web sites, said Tuesday that it has raised $4.6M The firm's technology is based on research from the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute.

Champion Technology Names Execs For Cybersecurity Startup

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Santa Monica-based Champion Technology Company , a developer of cybersecurity software, has named Jess Richter as Chief Revenue Officer, and David Aucsmith and Michael Kluse both as as Senior Advisors. Kluse was most recently chief executive of the Department of Energy (DoE) National Research Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Champion Technology is developing cybersecurity automation and orchestration software.

LA Clean Technology Corridor Gets Funding

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The effort to establish a "clean technology corridor" in Los Angeles has received $2.1M The center will include offices, conference rooms, research laboratories, and more. Los Angeles has been trying to establish a "clean technology corridor" to attract companies in the industry to locate in parts of downtown. angeles cleantech corridor clean technologyin a grant, according to the LABJ , from the Commerce Department.

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UCLA Gets $1M From Raytheon For Research Center

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Raytheon said it selected UCLA because of its reputation as the "long-standing world leader in radio communications networking technology.". college university public engineering network research ucla raytheonRaytheon said Monday afternoon that it has committed to $1M in funding during the next three years, to establish a new center at UCLA focused on public safety network systems.

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 that it has licensed technology related to novel fluorine chemistry for the rapid and robust labeling of proteins, peptides and biomolecules for diagnostic imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET). imaginab biotechnology ucla technology spinout transfer university research

Is Technology Crucial for Innovation?

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Technology is crucial for innovation—and innovation in technology is critical to innovation in just about every other arena. Because it’s the forward march of technology that allows us to do more with less, improving our lives in the process.

WiSpry Opens Research Office In Denmark

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Irvine-based WiSpry , which develops tunable, radio frequency (RF) semiconductors, announced today that it has opened up a new research and development office in Aalborg, Denmark. WiSpry said that the new office is near Aaalborg University, the home of Professor Gert Frolund, who the firm says is working closely with the company on RF and antenna technology.

3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation

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The Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University shared data that shows the state is the nation’s second-largest exporter of life sciences products , with $9.9 The impact on in-state residents is huge, too: More than 56,500 people work at nearly 1,700 companies throughout Indiana in the sectors of medical care, drugs and pharmaceuticals, medical devices and equipment, research and testing laboratories, and the like.

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Fallbrook Technologies Bolsters Advisors

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San Diego-based Fallbrook Technologies said today that it has added two former auto executives to its transportation advisory board. Fallbrook is targeting its transmission technology for the automotive industry.

Los Angeles Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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angeles economy growth unicorn startup technology research valuationLos Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.

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Arrowhead Research Inks Deal With Alnylam

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Pasadena-based Arrowhead Research and RNAi therapeutics firm Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced this morning that the two are in a collaboration and licensing agreement. Arrow head will also be providing its Dynamic Polyconjugate (DPC) delivery technology to Alnylam, for similar milestone and royalty terms READ MORE>>. arrowhead research alnylam license rnai biotech lifescience