Growing Produce

School Project Nets Sweet Solution to Major Berry Pest It’s difficult to overstate the havoc spotted wing drosophila (SWD) has wreaked on berry crops. Since its first appearance in California nearly a decade ago, the invasive pest has caused millions of dollars of crop losses. While growers who produce soft-skinned fruits, like blueberries, raspberries, and…
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Plasma In New Scientist

 Also available in plasma (Image: Nick Daly/Getty) Glow-in-the-dark trucks use plasma to reduce drag and save fuel Click here for original release: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22730314-600-plasma-makes-lorries-hit-purple-patch-of-fuel-efficiency/ YOU’RE driving down the motorway at night when you pass a truck that’s glowing purple. Don’t worry, it isn’t leaking toxic chemicals: it just has a clever way of reducing drag by using…
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Glowing aerodynamic add-ons could boost big-rig fuel economy by 7-10%

“Headlight white” and “stoplight red,” the characteristic colors of the highway at night, could soon get a companion: “plasma purple”—that is, if a new fuel-saving, aerodynamic technology catches on big with big-rig trucks. The electric plasmas emitted by the devices, which glow purple-violet in the dark, can smooth the turbulent wakes that sweep off the…
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NASA, Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to Launch UAV Tracking Platform

NASA, Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to Launch UAV Tracking Platform NASA has signed a license agreement with Mobile Antenna Platform Systems Inc. to commercialize a portable antenna platform the company designed to provide users satellite-based tracking functions for unmanned aerial vehicles. The space agency said Friday the platform is built to constantly rotate approximately 60 pounds of antennas, transmitters and receivers and eliminate the…
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Plasma Wind Media Release in Windpowerengineering.com

Plasma actuator promises more power in moderate winds Andrew Merecicky  (See original release here http://www.windpowerengineering.com/author/amerecicky/) An innovative and patent-pending plasma actuator for turbine blades has the potential to increase their rotational speed in wind from near zero to 12-mph and possibly more. It does so by creating a stream-wise longitudinal vortex sheet that reduces aerodynamic drag.…
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Founder & CEO Secures Millions In Financing

Penny Auction Solutions, Inc. Secures $10 Million in Financing from Kodiak Capital Group, LLC Penny Auction Solutions, Inc. (PAS) is pleased to announce that it has signed an investment agreement with Kodiak Capital Group, LLC of New York City (Kodiak) for a $10 million equity line of credit. Sep 16, 2010, 06:18 ET from Penny…
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MealCheck Technologies, Inc., in the News

UNLV Teams with Startup to Bring Advanced Wearable Health Tracker to Market (Original release found here – http://www.unlv.edu/news/release/unlv-teams-startup-bring-advanced-wearable-health-tracker-market) MealCheck Technologies, Inc. will produce the UNLV invention, which combines the best of existing fitness-monitoring devices to make dieting or staying healthy easier than ever. BUSINESS & COMMUNITY  |  AUG 3, 2016  |  BY RAEGEN PIETRUCHA Media Contact: Raegen Pietrucha, 702-895-4191 or…
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Test developed by UNMC researchers would gauge risk of coronary disease

Test developed by UNMC researchers would gauge risk of coronary disease  Click here for original release http://www.omaha.com/livewellnebraska/health/test-developed-by-unmc-researchers-would-gauge-risk-of-coronary/article_a129fb72-7f57-5bc8-8b1b-5f1b5ad36349.html Once thought to be a problem largely of smokers and people with poor diet and exercise habits, coronary artery disease — or buildup of plaque inside the arteries — is something that virtually all adults eventually develop, research now…
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Seal The Deal

Sealing the Deal Click here for original release http://engineering.und.edu/news/2013/11/paint-can-sealer.cfm While working in a hardware store in 2008, Michael Lupelow, ’13, knew there had to be an easier way to seal paint cans. As part of a class project and with the assistance of a UND professor, Lupelow eventually turned his solution into reality. And now…
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A Proven Process

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Academic Technology Ventures has created a detailed process, well structured to ensure we select technologies with the highest potential. We use a scientific process to analyze the optimum commercialization for each IP. We analyze industry trends, sales & distribution channels, marketplace size and profit margins.…
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