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Word is the word: Word Industries Fabrication brings expanding business to Tulsa Port of Catoosa

By Casey Smith Copyright © 2015 BH Media Group Holdings, Inc. CATOOSA — Word Industries Fabrication LLC, a company that President and CEO Tom Word affectionately refers to as a “restart,” is now operating out of the Tulsa Port of […]

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Oklahoma startup firm remanufactures high-performance batteries

By Scott Meacham Copyright © 2015 The Oklahoma Publishing Co. Dirk Spiers, president of Spiers New Technologies Inc., has a compelling vision for Oklahoma. Spiers’ new company performs battery life cycle management of advanced battery storage packs. Working with electric […]

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National biotech industry meeting reflects growth in Oklahoma sector

By Scott Meacham Copyright © 2015 The Oklahoma Publishing Co. Creating a startup in bioscience is different than creating a startup in any other industry. For starters, the research and invention can take years. Last week I wrote about Biolytx, […]

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RAGBRAI Partners with ICEdot for Annual Bicycle Ride

By TJ Juskiewicz Courtesy of RAGBRAI RAGBRAI announced today its partnership with ICEdot to provide emergency identification and notification services to this year’s participants. Now in its 43rd year, the week-long bicycle touring event will offer riders the ability to […]

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Farmers’ interest in using drones takes off

By Mary Clare Jalonick Courtesy The Associated Press CORDOVA, Md. — Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor his farm’s irrigation pipes — […]

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Moleculera receives OCAST grant

By staff writers Courtesy of The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Moleculera Labs has been awarded a two-year $300,000 matching grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. The grant supports the development and clinical validation […]

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Bringing a new drug to market in Oklahoma is not for the faint of heart

By Scott Meacham Copyright © 2015 The Oklahoma Publishing Co. Discovering and bringing a new drug to market is not for the faint of heart. But when the challenge is as big as fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and the scientist is […]

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New job creation requires funding commitment

I must admit to being somewhat of a numbers nerd. I think numbers always tell a story whether they be a company’s financial statement or a state budget. I also believe in the old saying, “Put your money where your mouth is.”

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Exaptive helps facilitate innovation

An electrical engineer from MIT who has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures for 15-plus years, Dave King started Exaptive in 2011. The first step toward proving Exaptive’s technology was to help customers analyze and mine data.

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Bio Matters: Rafal Farjo

Farjo is chief operating officer of both EyeCRO and Charlesson, which are involved in research to advance treatments for eye disease such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and ocular inflammation.

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i2E invests in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive

i2E Inc. recently led a $1.825 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive, Inc., whose software platform helps data scientists, software developers and researchers collaborate and experiment with data and analysis techniques.

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i2E leads $1.825 million investment in Exaptive

i2E, Inc. recently led a $1.825 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Exaptive, Inc., a company whose software platform enables collaboration between data scientists, software developers and researchers.

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OSU research gets attention

At the BIO Convention, Oklahoma State University’s tech transfer office is pitching several projects from its research scientists for possible commercialization.

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Student’s presentation results in trip to BIO

A presentation at a graduate research symposium in Oklahoma City led to one doctoral student’s trip to attend the international convention of the Bioscience Industry Organization.

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