Category Economic Development

The Top 10 Biopharma Clusters – 2016

We concentrate investing in communities that demonstrate collaboration, an established ecosupport system and solid science. Most who made this list have these traits in common and gained to the Top 10 listed cluster by Gen News. Most saw significant increases in NIH funding (thanks in part to the $2 billion Congressional boost in research funding, […]

Global Policymakers Urged to Accelerate Cancer Reseach through Academic-Industry Collabrations

the lack of collaboration at the academic research level is astonishing and needs to change. Universities should cultivate a culture of open innovation and shared responsibility as part of the paradigm shift into the innovation economy.

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe.

NIH Agrees to $1.4 million in Funding for 23andMe

Less than a year since the US Food and Drug Administration ordered 23andMe, the leading personalized genetic testing company to cease and desist in DNA testing without the proper medical protocols, the National Institute of Health (“NIH”) has awarded the company a $1,367,504 for a two-year project to support the further development of 23andMe’s web-based […]

US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act to restore lost NIH funding

New York: According to Genomeweb Daily News, US Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) plans to introduce new legislation later this month called the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act in an effort to let NIH restore some of the funding it has lost in recent years due to flat budgets and sequestration, Jennifer Zeitzer, director of […]

Workplace Design Outlook: The Evolving Workspace – Urban Land Magazine

I wanted to share two links that discuss the design principles and practices for healthy “cool” residential and work environments, which are influenced by the expectations of Boomers and Millennium’s for collaboration, flexibility, fitness, and efficiency. Buildings that incorporate these features will become more valuable as companies respond to the future demands of tomorrow’s workforce […]

Should you apply to an accelerator?

Originally posted on orionstartups:
By Luis Almanza   “A startup accelerator is built to foster rapid growth of its portfolio companies. It’s a man-made perfect storm of mentorship, access to technology, office spaceand an innovative community, packed into a short time frame.” Dani Fhankhauser   In the last months, the goal of been accepted in an accelerator…