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More reliable tool developed for energy industry

December 16, 2014

Mark Lobo has invented a more reliable severe service control valve. His proprietary design simplifies the liquid’s flow path through the valve, creating greater reliability.

Set health center as innovation district

December 14, 2014

Dr. Stephen Prescott writes that if we want to transform the institutional, somewhat inhuman feel of the health center into a lively ferment of ideas and idea-generators, we need to build a community that draws creative people there.

Lithium Battery Fires: A Need for Real World Testing

December 12, 2014

This article was written by Dr. Thomas Accardi, retired Director of Flight Standards for the FAA. It was contributed to i2E by guest blogger Kent Faith, with client company SpectrumFX.

CNBC names OU students’ app among hottest startups

December 9, 2014

A mobile application developed by University of Oklahoma graduate business students for the automotive industry is quickly gaining traction, after CNBC last month named it among the world’s 20 hottest startups of 2014.

DormaTarg working to make impact on cancer

December 9, 2014

DormaTarg, an Oklahoma-based firm is developing therapeutics to deal with one of the toughest challenges in fighting cancer — inhibiting the recurrence in metastasis-prone cancers.

Grant supports research for sickle cell pill

December 9, 2014

Robert Broyles received $218,000 to advance his business, and he aims to turn it into more than $1 million for Oklahoma City-based EpimedX.

OU Grad Dean targets drug-resistant bacteria

December 8, 2014

For almost a decade, Anne Pereira and her Biolytx team have worked to prepare a therapeutic based on the CAP37 peptide that will kill drug-resistant bacteria.

Tech companies: Fair access to faster Internet critical

December 5, 2014

“Fast and easy access to the Internet is critical for anyone who has built their company online,” said Danny Maloney, CEO and co-founder of Tailwind, an OKC-based tech company.

Lithium battery fires: Why not water?

December 2, 2014

One of the biggest issues concerning the lithium primary and lithium-ion battery threat is whether or not to extinguish using water. Tests show that water can intensify a lithium battery fire.

What kind of start-up attracts investors?

December 2, 2014

When you see as many deals as we do, you learn that with start-ups there are a lot more red flags and caution lights than indicators that shout full speed ahead.