Houston—In just a few days, Xconomy’s Disruptors conference will bring some of the brightest innovators in Texas together.
The daylong forum, being held Thursday at the Texas Medical Center’s TMCx accelerator in Houston, features innovation in healthcare, space, transportation, energy,... Read more »
The foremost universities of the Northwest, which provide much of the talent and technology on which the region’s innovation economy is built, are increasingly turning to private donations to advance their efforts in the sciences, engineering, and healthcare. It’s a good... Read more »
Tech startup founders are convinced that any human experience can be duplicated—or improved—by translating it into an app. A flurry of Bay Area startups inspired by this creed raised money or introduced new products this week.
—Has your child ever set... Read more »
The proliferation of smartphones and wearable devices has enabled people to track all kinds of data about their physical health, from heart rate to steps walked in a day. Now, tech companies have their sights set on helping us—and perhaps others—monitor... Read more »
Austin—NuPark, a startup with video technology and software that helps customers like schools and governments manage parking, has added $1 million in new funding to the $1.4 million seed round the company raised last year, CEO Kevin Uhlenhaker tells Xconomy.... Read more »
If you’re among those frustrated by the lack of talk about health and science in the three presidential debates, this week perhaps brought you a wee consolation prize. The steady drip of hacked Hillary Clinton-related emails showed her campaign team questioning... Read more »
Alkermes believes it has done it: showed that patients who took its treatment for depression fared better than people who didn’t.
Based in Dublin and Waltham, MA, Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS) said Thursday afternoon that its once-a-day pill, ALKS 5461, met... Read more »
Wipro, a Bangalore-based IT services firm, announced today that it has signed an agreement to fork over $500 million to acquire Appirio, an Indianapolis-based cloud services company.
Established in 2006, Appirio has more than 1,200 employees spread across five... Read more »
San Antonio — Eric Mayes is in Texas to look for deals. As the CEO of Endomag, a medical device company from the U.K. with a magnetic-based technology used for cancer diagnosis, he’s no stranger to making them.
In 2014, Endomag... Read more »
After more than a year spent quietly beta-testing its intelligent e-mail app, Ann Arbor, MI-based startup Notion publicly launched this week with the goal of nothing less than solving our modern communications overload, co-founder Guy Suter says.
“We’ve been very intentionally... Read more »
An Eli Lilly drug for treating soft tissue sarcoma has received accelerated FDA approval, the first new drug to win the regulator’s approval for this type of cancer in more than 40 years.
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly’s (NYSE: LLY) olaratumab... Read more »
The winds continue to blow in Propeller Health’s favor.
In the past year, Madison, WI-based Propeller—which makes Internet-connected inhalers and sensors designed to help asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients manage their conditions—has announced several new partnerships and... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Jamf announced a collaboration with University of California San Diego Health that’s aimed at equipping every patient room in a still-to-be-built 245-bed facility with an iPad and an Apple... Read more »