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Article ID: 717788

DOE Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement

Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its first Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Fiscal Year 2020.

Released:
21-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Bioenergy startup licenses ORNL food-waste-to-fuel system

Article ID: 717602

Bioenergy startup licenses ORNL food-waste-to-fuel system

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Electro-Active Technologies, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup’s co-founders while working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel.

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16-Aug-2019 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717508

Babson ePitch: Second Century Challenge Semi-Finalists Announced

Babson College

Babson College’s biggest pitch competition to date – the Babson ePitch: Second Century Challenge - is just over a month away, and 12 semifinalists, who have just been named, are vying for a spot on stage. Upward of $100,000 will be awarded to entrepreneurs who have pitched, and won over, a panel of well-known judges, including Jamie Siminoff ’99, founder of Ring.

Released:
15-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717408

Sanford Burnham Prebys expands collaboration with Lilly to investigate immunological therapies

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute today announced a three-year extension to its existing collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) to discover and develop immunological therapies. The goals of the agreement are to advance ongoing projects—including a Phase 1 clinical trial of an immune therapy that arose from the research collaboration—and to expand the previous scope to include omics-based target identification studies.

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14-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Darden First Year Internships Span Industries, Functions and Locations Around the World

Article ID: 717417

Darden First Year Internships Span Industries, Functions and Locations Around the World

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

This summer, and for the second in a row, 100 percent of Darden full-time MBA students received an internship, and students entered roles at 145 companies in all major MBA industries.

Released:
13-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Defense work propels Wichita State University to annual R&D award record

Article ID: 717384

Defense work propels Wichita State University to annual R&D award record

Wichita State University

Wichita State University has set a new record for research and development awards, with a total of $136 million in fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30, topping last year’s record-breaking total of $104 million. The significant increase comes from a steep rise in contracts and awards from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), which increased by more than $40 million from FY18 to FY19.

Released:
13-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717375

AI tool characterizes a song's genre & provides insights regarding perception music

University of Southern California (USC)

The debate can finally be put to rest--Lil Nas X's record-setting, chart-topping hit "Old Town Road" is indeed country. But it's also a little rock 'n roll. And when you analyze the lyrics and chords together, it's straight-up pop.

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13-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Developing the next generation of wine communicators

Article ID: 717308

Developing the next generation of wine communicators

University of Adelaide

Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) and the Adelaide Business School at the University of Adelaide are set to launch a national wine industry mentor program to boost the career trajectory of the next generation of wine communicators. The program will benefit people who will take a leading role promoting Australia’s wine industry in their public relations, marketing and communications careers.

Released:
12-Aug-2019 1:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 717269

Employees less upset at being replaced by robots than by other people

Technical University of Munich

Generally speaking, most people find the idea of workers being replaced by robots or software worse than if the jobs are taken over by other workers.

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9-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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