Category Job Creation

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 […]

AstraZeneca To Add Headquarters and A World Class Research Building to the Cambridge BioMedical Campus

I am pleased to see a new and higher level of sustainability and “living wellness” has been incorporated into the proposed structure

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 […]

Seth’s Blog: The self-driving reset of just about everything in our cities

Seth describes a world where the “car” is no longer the king. We already have the science to make all of this possible. We have witnessed major traffic jams in large cities that took several days to unsnarl and start flowing again. I recommend you read and think for a few minutes about just how […]

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…

Eurovision Song Contest: sustainability a ‘focal point’ for host Copenhagen

Building the sustainable urban environment will not happen by accident. Global leaders are gathering in Copenhagen to discuss strategies for continued expansion and acceleration of the effort. Learn More: Eurovision Song Contest: sustainability a ‘focal point’ for host Copenhagen.