Monthly Archives: July 2011

Study Identifies Barriers, Strategies for Tech Transfer from Federal Labs to Industry

Study Identifies Barriers, Strategies for Tech Transfer from Federal Labs to Industry The diversity and scope of a federal laboratory’s mission, congressional support and oversight, and the centralization/decentralization of technology transfer functions at the agency and laboratory levels are among … Continue reading

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Pair of IL Bills Boost Investment in Tech-Based Firms, Support Student Entrepreneurs

Pair of IL Bills Boost Investment in Tech-Based Firms, Support Student Entrepreneurs Gov. Pat Quinn this week signed into law two bills in support of tech-based companies and student entrepreneurs. SB 107 builds on the state’s Technology Development Account, which … Continue reading

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Conservation Guest Scholars

Conservation Guest Scholars Sponsor: Getty (J. Paul) Trust SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides support for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of wide general interest to the international conservation community. Deadline(s): 11/01/2011 Web … Continue reading

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DOE Announces $2M in Funding for University-Based Clean Energy Business Competitions

DOE Announces $2M in Funding for University-Based Clean Energy Business Competitions Steven Chu, Secretary of the Department of Energy, announced $2 million in available funding for the National University Clean Energy Business Challenge — a nationwide network of regional university-based … Continue reading

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Legislative Wrap-Up II: MA, MN, NJ Dedicate Funds for S&T

Legislative Wrap-Up II: MA, MN, NJ Dedicate Funds for S&T Recent legislative actions supporting technology-based economic development include level funding for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, funding to support programs of the Minnesota Science and Technology Authority and the expansion … Continue reading

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People’s Garden Grant Program

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is pleased to announce the release of the FY 2011 Request for Applications (RFA) for the People’s Garden Grant Program (PPGP).  The program is designed to facilitate the creation of produce, recreation, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Research Program–Clinical Translational Research Awards

Breast Cancer Research Program–Clinical Translational Research Awards Sponsor: Department of the Army SYNOPSIS: The sponsor challenges the scientific community to design innovative, high-impact research that will address critical issues and foster new directions toward the vision of eradicating breast cancer. … Continue reading

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