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voice of the technology business community September 2009 Issue
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Welcome to the TechConnect Newsletter! The TechConnect community provides a powerful solution for catalyzing commercialization, partnership and licensing of emerging technology. Each month, we will feature exciting technology profiles and leading news items from the global business technology community.
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IP Profiles
IP Profile: Mg2Si: Environmentally benign semiconductor material for energy conversion, Toyko University of Science, JP
At our laboratory, we have developed a direct thermal-to-electric power generator using environmentally-benign semiconducting material. [more]
IP Profile: Compositions and methods for polynucleotide extraction and methylation detection, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, US
The invention features methods and compositions for methylation detection, as well as a novel method for polynucleotide extraction and sodium bisulfite treatment. [more]
TechConnect Summit
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Features News:
Federal labs critical to spurring entrepreneurial innovation**************************
House Small Business Subcommittee members examine how federal labs partner with small companies to spur technology R&D, new product development, and support local economic activity. [more]
US Government to Create Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
US Department of Commerce will also create a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship[more]
Serious Materials Raises $60 Million in Third-Round Financing
Cleantech Start-Up's Innovative Energy Efficiency Solutions Attracts Strong Investor Interest [more]
DiscoveryBioMed, Inc. Awarded Phase 2 SBIR Grant
NIH Grants Company $750k to Continue Their Innovative Research [more]
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