Neuron Technology Summer School – JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017

From JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017 | SISSA The 7th Neuron Technology Summer School aims to provide practical and theoretical training on the application of a large spectrum of techniques to neuroscience. The School will address the following topics: Basic Electrophysiology Imaging and optical recordings Optical tweezers microscopy for single cell neurobiology Single-molecule imaging and single cell handling with Atomic Force Microscopy Basic Structural Biology Admission ...
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DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) is looking for concepts for designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage on – Virtual Proposers Day on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3-4, 2017

DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) focuses on conceiving, designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage, including vehicles, weapons, and other full-scale, potentially field-deployable systems. Whether designed to operate on the ground, at sea, in the air, in space or across domains, TTO platforms and supporting technologies have a common origin: as innovative ideas generated by program managers ...
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German Center for Research and Innovation event on ‘Smart Cities & Urban Development ‘ in New York on May 2, 2017

German Center for Research and Innovation event on 'Smart Cities & Urban Development ' in New York on May 2, 2017 In order to achieve the goal of sustainable smart cities, strong collaborations in research and technology are critical. For this reason, six German urban research networks are building partnerships in the US to develop innovative solutions and joint projects for resource-efficient and climate-adapted cities of the future. The GCRI is inviting American researchers, urban plann...
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DARPA’s Microsystems Technology is conducting competition for individuals and teams to demonstrates that they have devised the best collaborative framework yet for making sure the spectrum will be able to accommodate the ever-growing demand to use it

Over the next three years, DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office will hold a series of competitive events as the Agency’s next grand challenge—the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)—unfolds. SC2 is the first-of-its-kind collaborative machine-learning competition to overcome scarcity in the radio frequency spectrum. Today, access to the spectrum is managed by dividing it into rigid, exclusively licensed bands. This human-driven process does not adapt to the dynamics of supply and demand, ...
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Proteomics and Bioinformatics Conference – Solving Problems in Health and Life Sciences- May 22-24, 2017 Osaka, Japan

Conference will focus on the following topics during presentations of the three day event, which reflect current research, developments and innovations internationally and as evidenced in both Proteomics and Bioinformatics. The Proteomics along with bioinformatics has a strong emphasis on support and inspiration for the next generation of scientists, along with early-career researchers, a Young Researchers Forum, and activities to encourage interaction with peers and experts. Altogether th...
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LIFE SCIENCE INNOVATION WITH NEW BUSINESS AND R&D MODELS CONFERENCE- 20th – 21st April, London

Changing the World through Medical Technology and Collaborative Strategies 20th - 21st April, London Conference overview Nowadays life science innovation is the top priority for researchers and bioengineers as digital technology, big data and Internet are constantly evolving each day. Digital Technology is changing medics’ and patients’ experience of healthcare on a daily basis as well. Global Forum on Life Science Innovation with New Business and R&D Models will serve as a business-...
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NASA’s Vascular Tissue Challenge to successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment.

NASA's Centennial Challenges: Vascular Tissue Challenge The Vascular Tissue Challenge offers a $500,000 prize to be divided among the first three teams that can successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment. About the Challenge NASA, in partnership with the nonprofit Methuselah Foundation’s New Organ Alliance, is seeking ways to advance the field of regenerative medicine through a new prize competition....
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Biomedia Life Sciences Summit 2017 at the TU Eindhoven, Netherlands on May 9th and 10th

BIOMEDICA 2017 – Health care for the future Biomedica Life Sciences Summit 2017 planning is underway. The rotating, euregional conference will be hosted on May 9th and 10th, 2017 by the TU Eindhoven in the Netherlands. In the spirit of euregional and international cooperation, the 2017 Biomedica Life Sciences Summit will bring together top researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands, and also from all over the globe. We are certain that our next ...
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Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge

Cisco is seeking innovators, entrepreneurs, developers and researchers to submit disruptive ideas that transform industries and governments, and change the world. Digital transformation is more than simple connectivity; it is how we enable continuous and disruptive change in businesses, industries, and countries, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT). For governments, it means improved services and better quality of life for citizens. For industries, it means a more efficient approach and m...
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BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) White House’s Initiative

BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) White House's Initiative® – a bold, new initiative focused on revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain. The BRAIN Initiative is one of the Administration’s “Grand Challenges” – ambitious but achievable goals that require advances in science and technology. Since the President announced the BRAIN Initiative, dozens of leading technology firms, academic institutions, scientists, and other key contributors to the f...
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Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge – Can you connect the human brain with digital world?. – Deadline 1st February 2017

Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge - Can you connect the human brain with digital world? The Wyss Center, a not-for-profit neurotechnology organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, has today launched a global neurotech innovation challenge to connect the human brain with the digital world. The Challenge seeks the most disruptive new technologies for brain stimulation and neural signal recording. The goal is to develop technology with a clinical application that could help p...
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NASA’s agency wide Innovation Mission Day – Nov1st

NASA will host an agencywide event Tuesday, Nov. 1, highlighting innovation by NASA employees. NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman will discuss the importance of encouraging collaboration across the agency, and this keynote presentation will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at noon EDT. The day-long event for agency employees also will feature activities at each NASA center, including an opportunity for employees to help select new creative ideas through the NASA Innovat...
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New Opportunities for Small Businesses to Partner with Berkeley Lab

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to submit Requests for Assistance (RFA) for technical assistance from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) labs through the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot. “The SBV pilot is a solution for small businesses to access the world-renowned expertise and instrumentation at Berkeley Lab and other DOE labs to help scale up their new clean technologies,” said Ramamoorthy ...
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Planetarium Show Brings ‘Phantom’ Matter to Life – Visualizing the Invisible

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, a new planetarium show is designed to immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter. Michael Barnett, a physicist at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), imagined these scenes coming to life inside planetarium domes...
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NASA’s 2017 BIG idea challenge for school and college students

In the 2017 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is engaging university-level students in its quest to reduce the cost of deep space exploration. NASA’s Game Changing Development Program (GCD), managed by the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are seeking novel and robust concepts for in-space assembly of spacecraft — particularly tugs, propelled by solar electric propulsion (SEP), that transfer payloa...
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CycleAT – Bluetooth tire sensor for motorcycle (& bicycle)

CycleAT - Bluetooth tire sensor for motorcycle (& bicycle), gives you REAL-TIME tire temp, pressure. The device is designed to help riders get a safer and more efficient ride every time. It comes with 2 sensors to let you know when you are riding with improper tire pressure. It notifies you through audio and visual cues if your bike deviates outside the range of safe values. The companion app lets you create a profile for your bike to suggest optimal tire pressure based on that informa...
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WonderCube is a versatile 8 in 1keychain accessory

WonderCube is a versatile keychain accessory that aims to provide emergency charging, storage, and much more. Charger+Memory+PhoneStand+EmergencyPower all in a one-inch cube. Simple cubic inch keychain gadget that instantly allows you to use up to 8 iPhone or Android essentials. The WonderCube packs a built-in Micro USB or Lightning cable for easy data transfers, easy backups or charging your phone on the go; a phone stand to help you keep an eye on your phone while working at your des...
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Innovative Modern Home Accesories

Musical Chair Wondering sometimes what you can do the job the old drives, they no longer listen to? The young designer Belen Ermosa found a solution. Although her idea is not the first of its kind, on its Cdchair is quite elegant andprobably comfortable performance. Just imagine – sit on it, closeyour eyes and drop your favorite music … House Rain Tonax is the latest innovative range of shower enclosures Ideal Standard. The collection features functionality and very usefulintro...
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One stop shop for ideation process (Idea to ‘go to market’)

ALTYOR: subcontracting & ODM/OEM solutions for start-ups, SME and majors. Fully integrated solution from design, to production, to distribution. ALTYOR has a deep understanding of market and technological trends and always imposes itself a high pressure on market intelligence and technical intelligence as well as business environement trends. Employing young talents aware of latest technologies, staying tunes with the market to be able to support customers in design thinking approach. ...
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The Jellyfish Parasite

Genome sequencing confirms that myxozoans, a diverse group of microscopic parasites that infect invertebrate and vertebrate hosts, are actually “highly reduced” cnidarians, the phylum that includes jellyfish, corals and sea anemones. “This is a remarkable case of extreme degeneration of an animal body plan,” said Paulyn Cartwright, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at KU and principal investigator on the research project. “First, we confirmed they’re cnidarians. Now we need...
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Legos Used to Create Most Affordable Braille Printer

Legos aren't just child's play. The world's most affordable Braille printer is made out of them and won one of 10 of Popular Science’s 2015 Invention Awards in the Category of Communication. Originally conceived by Shubham Banerjee at twelve years old, the printer was meant to be a cheaper alternative to Braille printers that costed over $1,800. The first prototype, called Braigo, was finished in February 2014 but was “limited to printing on narrow rolls of paper.” “In summer 2014, Banerje...
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Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura win Physics NOBEL prize

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having invented a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the blue light-emitting diode (LED). In the spirit of Alfred Nobel the Prize rewards an invention of greatest benefit to mankind; using blue LEDs, white light can be created in a new way. With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long-lasting and more efficient alternatives to older light sources. When Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura produced bright blu...
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NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program   The supersonic bi-directional flying wing (SBiDir-FW) aircraft in high-speed configuration (Image: University of Miami)   Looking ahead to an exciting future, NASA is continuing to invest in concepts that may one day revolutionize how we live and work in space with the selection of five technology proposals for continued study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. NASA's Space Technology Mission Directo...
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The Kazanjian Foundation is Funding Economic Education Projects

Is economic education a focus for you? The Kazanjian Foundation  is offering opportunities to apply for funding for projects relating to economic education. Grant Information The Foundation makes grants of various sizes. The average grant is approximately $22,000, however grants as small as $3,500 and as large as $150,000 have been made. Occasionally, multi-year grants are made for larger projects. The Foundation has an abiding interest in elevating the nation’s understanding of the nee...
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Grants for Nonprofit Organizations on Long Island in 2015

The Women's Fund of Long Island is an organization that provides grant support to nonprofit organizations that  provide direct services, education, and training for women and girls on Long Island. The mission of Women’s Fund of Long Island (WFLI) is to ignite networks that transform the lives of women and girls on Long Island through grant-making, leadership development, education and philanthropy. The WFLI envisions a Long Island where all women and girls reach their full potential. E...
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Boston Foundation for Architecture Grant Program Deadline in September

Boston Foundation for Architecture grant applications are still available for those who would like funding for innovative, education programs related to architecture and/or the community-development process.  The application is open to virtually anyone, from teachers to community service centers. Programs targeted towards students and underserved populations are of special interest. The Foundation looks for programs that increase public awareness and understanding of architecture and may h...
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Project & Presidential Awards: Economic Grants to Look At

pplication Process and Deadlines Deadlines for both letters of inquiry and project proposals are oriented around the Foundation’s regularly-scheduled Board meetings. All Project Awards with budget requests greater than $35,000 must be approved by the Foundation's Board of Trustees; all budget requests up to $35,000 are treated as Presidential Authority Awards and may be approved without prior Board review. All potential projects must be preceded by a letter of inquiry. We encourage interested ...
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Baxter BioScience Grant Application Deadline Aug. 31, 2014

Baxter Healthcare Corporation is offering an opportunity for researchers to receive funding for their innovative investigations. The Grants program offers two types of research applications. Investigator Initiated Research Award/Grant (which includes:) Clinical Research: Grants that involve the use of therapeutics or medical devices in human study subjects Non-Clinical Research: Grants for research that does not involve the use of therapeutics or medical devices in human study sub...
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Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) is Offering Several Grant Opportunities

The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) is keenly interested in fostering awareness and appreciation among healthcare professionals and scientists for the research of health-related concerns in outdoor and wilderness activities. Criteria: The successful applicant will submit a project proposal likely to result in a substantive contribution to the field of wilderness and environmental medicine. The successful applicant will be expected to conduct a well-defined project during the ensuing year and...
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W. M. Keck Foundation: A Possible Source for Medical Grants

Looking for a medical grant? W.M. Keck Foundation's grant may be a wise choice. The Foundation employs a two-phase application process. Grants are awarded twice a year, in June and December. Research universities, medical colleges and major private independent scientific and medical research institutes are eligible to apply to the Research Program. Organizations must be exempt from federal taxation as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be designated as a public c...
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