1. Reconstructing Cancer Treatment: zPREDICTA Deal Profile

    Imagine if each and every cancer patient got a custom treatment based on their bodies’ makeup, which in turn increased the likelihood of the treatment’s success? zPREDICTA is making this vision reality. By artificially replicating a body’s internal environment, cancer drugs can be effectively tested before entering a human body, allowing drug developers and physicians…

    Continue reading
  2. Positron Dynamics Paves the Road to the Final Frontier

    By Joel Greenberg Ever since Jules Verne and before — perhaps as early as the 5th century B.C. — writers, philosophers and scientists have brought fantasies to life about spaceships carrying humans to other planets, solar systems and galaxies. Of all the potential targets, only the moon thus far has hosted Earthling “boots on the ground.” Next on most…

    Continue reading
  3. The True Potential of Cleantech: An Interview with Jason Holt

    The Cleantech industry is at the vanguard of confronting some of the most important challenges of our time. From energy storage to waste management, clean technologies are transforming the way we interact with our environment. However, Cleantech has long been considered an investing black hole where it’s impossible to make money. Here steps in Jason…

    Continue reading
  4. The Thinkers of Tomorrow: How the Conrad Foundation is Nurturing the Next Generation of Innovators

    They’re making brain food for astronauts to take into space, creating lightweight, flame-resistant gear for firefighters, and purifying water in Nigeria–and they’re all under the age of 18. For over decade, the Conrad Foundation has been fostering the best (and youngest) inventors and innovators. In the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, these young scholars compete…

    Continue reading
  5. From Idea to Startup: Lawrence Livermore’s Tech Transfer

    Each and every one of us has been touched by our national lab system in more ways than we realize. That’s especially the case with the Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL), whose innovations and cutting edge technologies continue to impact us in surprising ways. They help us parallel park and make our cars safer via crash…

    Continue reading