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Raddish is committed to edible education and creating memorable family meals.
Our first product, a monthly subscription box, delivers culinary adventures and family fun right to your door. Each themed box takes the guesswork out of teaching kids to cook and inspiring families to eat together.
Designed by a team of experienced educators and culinary experts, Raddish transforms the kitchen classroom into the tastiest and most fun place to learn math, science, geography, nutrition, culture, and history! Each cooking kit includes: illustrated step-by-step recipe guides; unique projects and experiments; materials or tools; a culinary skill card; table talk cards for meaningful mealtime chatter fun; and a shopping list.
Raddish is a division of Kitchen Kid, LA's leading provider of culinary education to kids. Kitchen Kid's camps, parties, classes, and after school lessons are market-proven; Raddish adapts this successful approach and packages them for kids everywhere.
MalibuIQ, LLC is a private investment partnership located at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, CA. The MalibuIQ team partners scientists and engineers with experienced investors and entrepreneurs to commercialize technology platforms in the fields of materials science, microelectronics, electromagnetics and information sciences.
MalibuIQ has established a partnership with HRL Laboratories to commercialize HRL inventions originally developed for the defense, aerospace and automotive industries. This partnership combines the extensive intellectual property assets developed at HRL with the entrepreneurial business expertise at MalibuIQ and a pool of committed private capital to rapidly advance these disruptive technologies into new markets.
At this moment 3D printers are becoming cheaper. However, the necessary supplies are still expensive (US$36/kg) and its price doesn't match with the real value (US$5/kg). EMcube is able to make user's personal 3D material from other 3D printings, plastic objects such as bottles, plastic bags, and other plastic-made objects in bulk. We aim to help people developing new 3D coils with different properties by enabling to create personal designs of different plastic combinations . This will increase the posibility of customizing and creating new materials.
Our product is a simple machine which takes a wide range of small pieces of plastic as its printing supply, and extrudes it in order to make plastic coil. It can be used with any generic 3D printer. It's designed to be a modular product; therefore, users can add new modules either obtained from us or personally developed. We support any module modification made by users than significate an upgrade to the machine.
Osage University Partners (OUP) is a venture capital fund that invests exclusively in startups that are commercializing university research.
At OUP, we firmly believe that universities provide an unparalleled innovation engine to launch disruptive startups. Hence, we have partnered with over 65 of the most entrepreneurial universities and research centers to invest in their startups, and share part of our profits with those institutions to further promote the university entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Our investment strategy is built on the following premises:
◦Partner with passionate entrepreneurs and premier researchers who have disruptive technologies addressing large market opportunities
◦Invest across all sectors of university commercialization, including Information Technology, Energy, Materials, and Life Science
◦Invest across all stages of company development, seed through growth equity, with $5-6 million per investment
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NanoxClean® is an additive powder developed with high technology to be added in the manufacturing of polymers like HDPE, with the benefit of making them antimicrobial and creating an efficient natural barrier of protection for the product.
We launched our first product 'the Volta Racer' at the end of March this year (2013). The Volta Racer is the worlds first solar motorcar powered by a flexible polycrystalline silicon solar cell.
By assembling the Volta Racer, kids will learn the basic concepts and principles of renewable energy (solar), electronics and mechanical engineering. The Volta Racer's unique flexible polycrystalline silicon solar cell allows the car to capture more of the sun’s energy even when off axis. The car also employs super-lightweight, eco-friendly, recyclable materials. The Volta Racer received the Good Design award for its unique industrial design as well as for its educational value and eco-friendly components.
Our Electric Federal content is \Drive channel and Red Bull Media distributed...and we are a lean, savvy production company with a solid fan base, industry relationships, and YouTube views totaling over 3 Million. We want to produce a broadcast edu-tainment/art outlet (website, blog, Q&A, live demos) to showcase technology advances and engineering in the automotive world, including: integration of the Internet Of Things into our autos, 3D printing, alternative fuels, recycling, safety advances and green materials.
What American obsession is bigger than the relationship with have with our cars? And what industry attracts more advertising dollars? Our Elevator pitch: Think "Motor Trend" and "Velocity Channel" meets "Bill Nye the Science Guy."
With an existing fan base of motor heads and techies, this project provides an advertising and product feature opportunity with a large reach. The series has a particular focus on innovator technologies showcased and incorporated in the process.
Educating K-12 Students by assessing their current level and catering their learning to their needs. At the same time allowing teachers the freedom to control the content.
Engaging students in active learning with instructional materials and access to a wealth of resources that can facilitate the adoption of research based principles and best practices from the learning sciences.
Individualizing and differentiating instruction based on student performance on diagnostic assessments and preferred pace of learning.
Personalizing learning by building on student interests, which can result in increased student motivation, time on task and ultimately better learning outcomes.
Making better use of teacher and student time by automating routine tasks and enabling teacher time to focus on high-value activities.
We have developed a scientific image analysis platform to assist labs with microscopic examinations. It is used by materials, nanotechnology, microelectronic and bio-technology industries, for inspections, quality control and diagnostics. It gives customers access to high-tech analytic software with no upfront costs, frequent updates and online support.
Currently the software programs used for scientific image analysis are sold to companies at high prices of above $10,000 and are deployed via installations from CDs. These programs are highly generalized and cause customers difficulty learning and making customizations. Our system is disrupting the traditional model of technical software distribution by offering a SaaS for image analysis. Our customers can access a collection of specialized apps from our platform with no entry barrier or upfront costs. It is much easier to learn and to use these apps, especially for customized needs.
Prof-desk is Facebook for education - social media meets learning style, course content, collaboration and relevant reporting to employers, schools and co-workers. Education should be free and accessible for everyone and we are developing the technology to make it happen. By decreasing barriers to learning materials, student feed back and homework help, teachers can have more time to do what they are best at - inspire students to learn and have a passion for all aspects of subject matters. Imagine - kids and teachers in inner city schools AND Africa having access to tools to teach themselves from learning labs and to learn about science, technology, and art, and to chat in an easy to use format that allows for feedback, collaboration and easy translation. We believe that students, no matter where they studied in the world should have equal opportunity and fair chance to go to school, to learn more from the teachers that give them the motivation and drive to achieve, and to be hired.
Omni Nano develops and produces high-quality, innovative, and interactive Nanotechnology educational materials for high school students and college undergraduates — both in-classroom and online — at an affordable price.
Omni Nano believes that by providing low-cost, top-quality Nanotechnology curricula, we can better prepare today's students for their professional science, engineering, and administrative careers in the globalized, high-tech economy of the 21st century.
3D Matter is a 3D printing materials specialist: we are focused on the consumables that are fed into the printer to make objects and parts.
We test existing materials to help users understand what they print. Our unique testing procedure enables us to shed light on a nascent industry that has yet to establish standards.
In addition to testing the current materials offering, we formulate our own innovative materials to broaden the range of products available on the market.
We invented a detergent chemical process for the cleaning and restoration of commercial ceiling tiles in the late 80’s. This process “recycles” ceilings in place using a completely biodegradable, green detergent which is Sprayed onto the ceilings which then turn white and new again. This process is performed at night so as not to disrupt the normal business activities of the client. The process costs ¼ of the price of paining and 1/10 the cost of replacement.
When graphene is used alone or combined with other materials or substances the possibilities are infinite. It is a young material with the potential to create incredible future technologies and vastly enhance existing products.
Graphene has enormous potential when used as a membrane to separate liquids. It could see huge progress in water purification and treatment in developing countries, and even provide more efficient desalination plants.
Graphene can make the world a safer place. In aircraft technology and cars. Through clothing for the defense industry.
Graphene conducts. It means advanced paints could both reduce corrosion and increase energy efficiency.
Graphene absorbs light and retains it as energy. Add this to its strength and flexibility and bendable mobile phones and cameras with enormous battery life are ever closer.These are future technologies which are becoming realistic in our present. The potential of graphene is limited only by our imagination.
We develop new data mining algorithms that ‘read’ scientific text and find & organize information about products, suppliers, and researchers. E.g. for a particular microscope, we know who supplies it, how it relates to other microscopes, the names of 160 researchers that use it (and how and where they use it), and 64 of their emails. And we know this information for every product in our database - currently 70,000 products from over 2000 suppliers. This puts us in an incredible position to do something disruptive: bring together millions of previously isolated researchers, into hundreds of thousands of product-specific micro-communities.
Researchers can access these micro-communities on LabScholars.com to identify relevant suppliers and make purchasing decisions - stuff that used to take hours/days now takes minutes. And they can see how other researchers around the world have used a product, and connect with them through LabScholars to get advice and collaborate.
FullScaleNANO is developing an automatic dimensional analysis software tool called NanoMet(TM) for use with electron microscopy images of nanomaterials. Our customers are pioneers in the nanotechnology industry and range from nanomaterials manufacturers to biomedical nanodevice producers as well as research universities. NanoMet enables our customers to save a tremendous amount of time and money normally associated with quality control, production feedback and R&D while improving measurement reliability and comprehensiveness. Completely automated and armed with intelligent algorithms developed and licensed at Georgia Tech, NanoMet is unique in the market as a purpose-driven, application specific tool tailored directly to the needs of the emerging nanotechnology industry. FullScaleNANO was awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation in the summer of 2013 for development of NanoMet.
The Crated is a Product Innovation studio focused on developing 2nd generation wearable technology. We believe that the key to productive wearable tech lies within the realm of fiber science. With this in mind, we focus on performance & responsive materials and soft circuitry.
We believe that recombinant innovation is the key to creating a bright future for wearables, so we emphasize working with existing companies to creative innovative products.
We take companies into the future. Contact us at future[at]thecrated.com to learn more.
"ElemMates characters based on the 118 chemical elements live in an interactive Periodic Table based city at the ElemMates.com website. Through the scifi fantasy world grades 5th-8th graders get hooked on STEM: the elements, Periodic Table, Chemistry, Materials, Ecology and Engineering Design by developing the city and creating products.
A strong multi-platform STEM product ElemMates uses STEM+A, (story telling, creativity, social action) to inspire. The novel, Evie & the ElemMates, gives the full fictional adventure through Evie. It is getting great reviews from all age readers. The curriculum around it is endorsed by schools and Liberty Science Center STEM Educators.
Seeking funds to grow the site, create TV series, ramp up book, trading card, games and peripherals for both mass, specialty and educational markets including Events, class enrichment and Club formation.
Pallas Advanced Learning Systems (ALS) provides learner-centered EdTech products and services to teach difficult 21st century knowledge and skills in STEM areas. Students use research based cutting edge intelligent virtual reality systems with computer modeling and visualization technologies to “learn science by” “doing 21st century science”. Other PallasALS products for teachers include advanced STEM curricular materials, teaching guides, professional development, and assessment resources. Our go-to-market strategy seeks rapid global adoption to take advantage of the low variable cost nature of our web-applications. Schools will pay because PALLASALS can demonstratively make teaching and learning of the hardest STEM areas both more effective and easier than other current EdTech options for STEM education.
WHAT WE DO
Oceanit begins with cutting-edge research and development activities carried out by our life sciences, engineering, and advanced materials teams, then tested in laboratories and in the field. Our R & D activities take a circular approach that takes our employees through the process of discovery, listening, prototyping, testing, going to market, then back to research and development to deliver the most effective solutions for our customers.
HOW WE DO IT
The difference Oceanit brings to projects lies in our ability to approach complex problems in the areas of science, technology and engineering from a multi-disciplinary, human-centered approach. We bring the best minds and skills together to bring value to our customers. Hybrid solutions and non-traditional approaches (think disruptive!) from a team of problem-solvers with expertise in a wide array of technology disciplines have proven invaluable for Oceanit and its customers across various market sectors and geography.
Exponent is a firm founded by Y Combinator alumni that makes small investments in early stage technology companies. We enjoy working with good, thoughtful people who are passionate about creating products the world needs in the near future.
Shiva Science & Technology Group LLC (“Shiva”) is a company which is principally engaged in the research and development of technologies to advance the state of the art or to improve quality of life. To this end, the principal areas targeted by Shiva's R&D are energy, pharmaceuticals, defense, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, propulsion, materials science, and nanotechnology. Shiva then seeks to sell or license the intellectual property developed or develop partnerships with other companies to further develop, or to manufacture, goods based upon these technologies.
DEFIANT Magazine is the first publication to address the fashion technology and innovation lifestyle niche. Through rich editorial content, DEFIANT shows readers how they can incorporate sci-fi realities into their everyday.
We believe that creating more consumer awareness of innovation will instigate demand. Our inspirational publicity will not only encourage development funding for new technologies globally, it will cut the time they're integrated within society, in half. We also promote products that are already on the market, and have yet to make their way into every consumer's life.
DEFIANT is your "guide to the world of tomorrow".
We have approached topics of algae architecture, 3D Printing, reactive materials, synthetic biology, longetivity, cybernetics, humanoids, robotics/AI, virtual reality, augmented reality, transhumanism/posthumanism, bioengineering, stem cell research, cyber romance, space colonisation, protocells, and more.
See our issues at www.DEFIANTMagazine.com
Using its patent pending text mining software technology, NLPCore helps life sciences researchers and healthcare professionals to find contextually relevant biological entities (genes, proteins, cell lines), their expressions, interactions, transformations and inter-relationships to other entities including reagents, researchers, and labs that are buried deep with-in text of millions of research papers, trials and clinical records. Researchers can make informed decisions such as better candidate protein selection (for proteomics or genomics research), individualized cancer care recommendations (based upon patients' bio-markers and medical history), drug discovery and much more.
NLPCore is working on pilot projects with life sciences institutions in Seattle, WA as well as adding features to its live site at http://NLPCore.com to allow researchers to author, rate and review manuscripts, collaborate and transact on contextually relevant scientific materials (a $50 billion marketplace).
Trivedi Science - The impact of The Trivedi Effect® in the field of agriculture is outstanding. Experiments have been performed on more than 40 species of crops, showing a remarkable increase in the quantity and quality of produce. Also, this energy has dramatically enhanced the quality of seeds, fruits, flowering, immunity and overall resistance to disease in each crop.
Ag Business Springboard is a business plan presentation competition open to all students at Penn State. Teams consisting of 2-5 students, at least one of whom must be a student enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, are eligible to compete. Teams will develop and pitch an innovative business plan addressing a need in the field of food, agriculture, ecosystems or bio-renewable materials and energy.
SPONLI is an innovative astronomical project in which users are provided with online access to professional telescopes. There are also unique interactive materials for the study of astronomy, scale encyclopedia, news and events, database of astronomical catalogues.
Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences, whose interest in the “heated” rumors of the existence of extraterrestrial life, controversial and difficult to explain cosmic phenomena, objects, whose nature is not fully known.
In fact, the level of public awareness is unacceptably low. We want to fix it.
Fusion3 engineered the F306 from the ground up to provide a ‘best in class’ Large Print Volume 3D Printer. From our breakthrough drive and motion systems to hundreds of software and firmware tweaks, Fusion3 pushes the envelope of print quality at high speeds. The F306 has BOTH the largest build volume of any 3D printer in its class and the largest ABS-capable build volume under $10,000. We’ve conducted over 10,000 hours of internal and external testing to ensure the F306 is one of the most reliable 3D printers on the market. With its all-metal print head and high-temperature heated bed, the F306 is equipped to handle nearly any printing material on the market today. Fusion3, unlike many competitors, does not require the purchase of proprietary materials.
Thesis couture is the world’s first performance driven, fashion footwear brand within the $40B global high heel market.
We’ve recruited world class experts and luminaries across fashion, technology, and anatomy to reset the standard of design excellence in women’s high heels. Our brilliant team includes a former NASA astronaut, a uniquely-trained fashion scientist and designer, a world class orthopedic surgeon, and more.
Using structural engineering principles, advanced material science, and a keen focus on human factors, we have created a patent-pending internal architecture of core components to replace the century-old parts and processes still used in today’s painful high heels.
Our design and materials measurably improve load distribution across the foot, impact shock, and kinematics, resulting in a healthier and longer-wearing shoe that never compromises on high fashion or sexy aesthetic.
One World Lab (OWL) is a global distributor of scientific reagents. Three key innovations set the OWL program apart from traditional Life Science distributors. First, OWL specializes in small-batch distribution by providing test-size aliquots. OWL re-sizes, stores, and ships products for dozens of manufacturers for sale throughout the world. Second, OWL never re-labels products. Traditional distributors have created a problem by re-labeling the products that they distribute under their own brand making the identification and standardization of products near impossible. Finally, OWL provides a forum for researchers to review and discuss products directly with manufacturers. This aids to identify effective from ineffective products providing substantial savings in time, money, and materials. The feedback on the relative efficacy of products facilitates the gradual improvement to existing catalogs.
OWL enables efficiency, transparency, and community for medical research.
Spanish based startup company engaged in the field of material sciences applied to the water and energy sectors centered on water demands and possessing an important intellectual property portfolio for drastic economic reductions in the field of synthesis of nanoparticles and their application to the water purification products and marketplace. Intellectual property for nanoparticle synthesis, and processes application of these raw materials for the remediation and recovery of drinking and waste water processes including photocatalytic treatments. Raw Materials, to environmental sector waste water and drinking water treatments photocatalysis, cavitation and new materials sciences based on nanosciences. zero waste materials for synthesis facilities to investigate, integrate, develop and implement new materials technologies for water treatment without the use of chemicals in the process of nanoparticle synthesis processes, producing raw high quality nanoparticles and coatings.
Tribogenics is a transformative X-ray technology company developing affordable and highly portable solutions for materials analysis and imaging. The Tribogenics range of X-ray sources includes the X-Change™ cartridge, the world’s smallest turnkey X-ray source designed for use in revolutionary new XRF systems. Tribogenics was founded in 2011 and currently employs 17 scientists and engineers at a world-class R&D facility in Marina Del Rey, CA. Our advisors include luminaries in business, scientific and medical fields. The company is backed by a consortium of investors and recently closed a $6.2M round led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund.
Element Science is currently focused on addressing the need of a way to treat temporary periods of elevated sudden cardiac death risk successfully and cost-effectively, while delivering an outstanding patient experience. By leveraging significant advances in technology and materials, it is developing a novel therapeutic wearable that will allow many more patients at risk of sudden cardiac death globally to receive a potentially life-saving therapy.
The founders of AskMisterWizard believe education in science should be freely and easily available to all children and can be done in a commercially viable, self-sufficient way, providing a positive social impact with an acceptable return on investment. AskMisterWizard is an interactive website providing science related educational materials for students and teachers in an easy, fun and satisfying manner.
AskMisterWizard will allow users to:
Do online research on an extensive list of science topics related to classroom curriculums.
Browse science topics by subject matter and grade levels.
Ask science related questions to be answered by Mr. Wizard or other members of the community.
Create research projects and class assignments with an online word processor and the ability to build their own project libraries.
Partake in science related edutainment such as videos, i.e. exploding buildings or talking goats, and interactive educational games, i.e. the Solar System Navigator Challenge.
SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute that conducts contract research and development for government agencies, businesses and foundations. A pioneer in the creation and application of innovative solutions, SRI licenses its technologies and creates new spin-off ventures to bring its innovations to the marketplace. Areas of expertise include information, communications, and engineering technologies; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; chemistry and physics; and the public policy areas of education, health, and economic development.
Founded in May of 1998, The Knowledge Foundation specializes in providing an unbiased forum that showcases the latest technology and research through the production of highly focused conferences and publications. In 2002, we launched The Knowledge Press which centralized our online publishing operations under a separate division.
Since it’s inception, the Knowledge Foundation and it’s divisions have produced over 200 conferences and online publications & webcasts.
Our product is a novel anode for lithium ion batteries that has:
1. High-energy capacity: it provides 3X the energy capacity (1200mAh/g) of graphite anodes.
2. Long cycle lifetime: Besstech’s anode is able to provide energy without detriment to the cycle life. Our anodes have been tested to more than 1000 cycles above 80% initial capacity.
3. Allowed fast charging rates: most anodes require slow charging rates to avoid structural damage. Because of our surface engineering, our anode can withstand charging rates as fast as 6 minutes (10C) .
4. Manufacturing time: our technology is a departure from traditional anode manufacturing, which involves mixing, coating, drying, and calendaring (process can take 3-4 weeks). Our anode is fully manufactured via PVD and CVD. Manufacturing time takes less than 2 hours. Our approach also eliminates the use of carbon and binders and greatly reduces the large overhead commonly associated with anode manufacturing.
Mimetics hands-on robotics workshop package fills a vacant niche that is a key focus of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education in the classroom. The centerpiece of our workshop and materials is the Mimetics robot pivot: around which the workshops, classroom and training materials revolve. The robot is designed to engage students and enthusiasts and can be utilized in virtually any classroom, community group or corporate location.
Nobel Prize winning light harvesting materials delivering High Sensitivity Fluorescence in diagnostic and Life Science applications
Kiwi Crate is a commerce and content platform centered on creativity for young makers. Kiwi Crate provides all of the inspiration and materials necessary for a variety of hands-on activities including art, science, games, and imaginative play. It's engaging and fun for young innovators, and convenient for their busy parents.
With activities designed to help kids ages 4-8 discover, explore, and create, Kiwi Crate delivers hands-on fun. We just launched 3 new product lines, which triple our addressable market:
- Koala Crate encourages play-based learning for pre-schoolers ages 3-4.
- Tinker Crate delivers STEM-based projects for hands-on learning and experimentation for kids ages 9-14+.
- Doodle Crate teaches new creative techniques and encourages self-expression in young makers ages 9-16+.
The offline experience across the lines is supplemented with online content and activities to extend the fun and to allow for project-based learning.
Mercury Fund is a seed-stage venture capital firm that makes equity investments in compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities. Mercury partners with extraordinary entrepreneurs to build globally competitive businesses, focusing on technology innovation originating in the U.S. Midcontinent. Our firm has a particular interest in startups associated with seed accelerators, incubators and universities. We frequently invest prior to the formation of a business plan or complete management team.
Since inception in 2005, Mercury has become one of the most active seed-stage venture firms in the Midcontinent, becoming a "go-to" fund for entrepreneurs at the earliest stages of idea generation, company formation, and market execution.
Gelesis is developing a breakthrough smart pill (Gelesis100) to fulfill the unmet need for a product that can safely result in significant weight loss. Gelesis100 was developed for overweight and obese individuals, as well as for patients with impaired fasting glucose and diabetes who would particularly benefit from weight reduction but for whom weight loss is often a challenge. A safe, effective treatment for obesity and diabetes (two of the leading public health epidemics in the world) would have a major impact on the lives of millions of people suffering from these debilitating diseases. Gelesis has generated extensive in vitro, in vivo and human data supporting the efficacy and safety of Gelesis100.
Gelesis is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and was founded by PureTech Ventures and a group of leading obesity researchers. Gelesis is led by a strong management team, with expertise in business, materials science, and medicine. Our scientific advisory board and clinical advisors are key opinion leaders in the obesity field.
Liquidia Technologies is developing precision engineered particle-based vaccines and therapeutics that have the potential to dramatically improve the quality of human life. Utilizing a novel technology known as the PRINT® platform, Liquidia is creating rationally-design therapeutic carriers for improved delivery of small molecule and biological cargos.
The proprietary PRINT platform used by Liquidia makes it possible for the first time to design particles with independent and precise control of particle size, shape, chemistry, surface functionality, and flexibility. The ability to modify these key particle attributes is allowing Liquidia and its partners to develop more optimized, safe, and effective vaccines and therapies for a wide variety of diseases.
Liquidia was founded in 2004 on the discoveries of Professor Joseph DeSimone and colleagues at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The company is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
See website: http://www.ExplorationNation.com
The company develops and distributes digital science instruction programming to educators featuring real kids doing authentic scientific research; from discovering mammoth remains in New Mexico to exploring the jungle with a native shaman in Nicaragua and beyond.
These expeditions are captured on video in the style of popular adventure/reality programming and paired with complete instruction materials and hands-on activities. The content is delivered digitally to schools for recurring subscription fees.
Our customer is an overburdened and under-equipped educator in grades 1-8 who struggles with teaching science but still desires to inspire and motivate students.
Our stakeholders are innovative companies that require an educated, technical and inspired workforce. We connect future innovators to careers that improve lives.
The Florida Institute provides business planning services and funding opportunities for seed-stage startups in the areas of biotechnology, life sciences, medical devices, advanced materials, clean technology, innovative hardware and software applications and other advanced technology areas.
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