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13May2010

Which schools do the best job crafting technology leaders? The Daily Beast tabulated alma maters of more than 250 industry tycoons and execs to determine which colleges turn out greatness by ranking Universities that produce tech leaders.

13May2010

ACGT and Chromatin jointly announced their intent to pursue a long term research agreement to develop mini-chromosome technology on 5/5/10. ACGT is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Plantations Berhad, the plantation unit of the Genting Group, one of Asia's leading conglomerates (www.genting.com). ACGT is a center of excellence in genomic science, focused on the application of genome technology to improve crop plants for sustainable food and fuel.

13May2010

ANDalyze is expanding its operation in EnterpriseWorks this month as the company grows the development of its fluorimeter, a hand-held device for heavy metals testing of water supplies. The company and VP of Engineering, Dave Kellner, were featured this month in Central Illinois Business Magazine. Article Excerpt: Tests for heavy metals in water can take weeks. But ANDalyze's product can determine how much lead is in water in just 40 seconds.

13May2010

Engineering Career Services (with assistance from Business and Chemical Sciences Career Services) conducted a compensation study of wages, benefits, and recruiting practices for Research Park companies and other local tech sector companies in Champaign-Urbana. The survey characterized wage information for full time positions and student interns, data includes wages, benefits, and use of outside service providers.

13May2010

004 Technologies GmbH is the research and development subsidiary of 004 Beratungs GmbH. The new “soft landing” US office will open in June in EnterpriseWorks as a R&D center to identify emerging trends in ecommerce and technical disciplines. The office will also serve as a US office to provide consulting for companies seeking to enter the European market via ecommerce expansion. The center will employ students and full time employees to begin work on information systems and payment methods for mobile devices and market research on fulfillment partnerships for European markets.

13May2010

Nuvixa is focused on delivering a platform for revolutionary and compelling user experiences involving presence. Nuvixa’s platform will enable users to experience exciting new applications where video and audio are integrated into the user interface, where remote video collaborations are fluidly integrated into applications for productivity, education, and entertainment. Nuvixa creates a virtual green screen capability to imbed presence into digital settings.

12May2010
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28Apr2010

Today, Chromatin, Inc. announces that the company has acquired the assets of Sorghum Partners, Inc. (SPI) and Milo Genetics, LP. The transaction provides Chromatin with access to SPI’s well­established multi­national network of sorghum growers and distributors as well as existing sorghum seed production facilities, representing over 7% of the sorghum hybrid market in the US.

21Apr2010

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