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Future of Food: The "dead meat" industry

The world’s meat industry must adapt to the challenges posed by climate change and growing demand for plant-based alternatives or face "ruin," according to a group of investors managing $20 trillion in assets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 24th, 2020

Canadian biotech helmed by Peter Greenleaf expands into Rockville

A Canadian pharmaceutical company is expanding into Rockville about a year after an executive with a long history in Maryland’s bioscience industry took the helm. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Victoria, British Columbia announced plans to open.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2020

"Chasing Grace" documentary on women in tech returns to Portland

Portland-based producer Jennifer Cloer has collected more than 200 stories from women across the country on what it's like working in technology and how they have overcome challenges within the industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2019

Seattle-based online car marketplace Joydrive expands nationally

"This is truly, in our view, the Amazon of the industry," Gee Automotive CEO Ryan Gee said. "It's an opportunity for customers to buy a vehicle like they’re buying everything else in their life.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

ON Semiconductor buys Irish imaging firm

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) has acquired an Irish imaging company that will position ON to offer better products in the automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets as well as the fledgling autonomous vehicle industry. ON bought I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

How this startup went from producing a synthetic spider silk to partnering with fashion icons

Bolt Threads is a biotech company based in Emeryville, California, that produces sustainable materials to supply the apparel industry. Among these materials are a synthetic spider silk called Microsilk, developed without the help of spide.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 19th, 2018

Workforce development program expands at Dayton-area university

A workforce development program at Central State University is expanding thanks to new partnerships in the banking industry. The Summer Banking Institute, which started as an initiative between the Wilberforce-based university and Union Savings B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2018

Cannabis biotech companies see new opportunities to raise capital

The cannabis industry has grown a lot since the 2010 founding of KannaLife Sciences, a biotech firm with operations in Doylestown, Pa. and New York City. It is developing cannabidiol-based treatments... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 2nd, 2018

Taiwan biotech can take off by overcoming challenges, says Frank Kung, founder of Vivo Capital

Having started three businesses, two of which successfully went public, founder of Vivo Capi.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 10th, 2018

Maryland Tech Council taps biotech industry veteran as new CEO

The Maryland Tech Council has appointed 35-year biotech industry veteran Martin "Marty" Rosendale as its new CEO, effective immediately. The Gaithersburg-based trade organization works to represent the interests of more than 450 member tech and b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

Qualcomm expands R&D team in Taiwan

Qualcomm has been expanding its local R&D team in Taiwan to bring the company closer to its Taiwan-based partners such as TSMC for the development of 5G mobile chips, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 23rd, 2018

Birmingham biotech firm expands in Asia

Circulogene, the Birmingham-based molecular genetic testing company, is starting the year with an international expansion. The company has entered into an international partnership with the Auckland, New Zealand-based Circulogene Asia Pacific Limited. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

Dash for NASH trips up Gilead, but "fatty liver disease" remains biotech target

A late-stage clinical trial by Gilead Sciences Inc. failed in fatty liver disease, the company said, sending a blow to a drug industry that has seen treatments for the disease as the next big thing. The Foster City-based company's (NASDAQ: GILD) s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2019

Luxshare reportedly looking to buy iPhone manufacturing plant from Wistron

China-based Luxshare Precision Industry is reportedly seeking to acquire a plant that is used to manufacture iPhones in China from Taiwan-based Wistron, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 10th, 2020

Consumer MCU demand picking up

Taiwan-based MCU specialists have seen orders for TWS Bluetooth earbuds and other consumer electronics applications pick up substantially since the start of third-quarter 2020, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 8th, 2020

Notebook battery demand remains robust

Taiwan-based notebook battery module makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy continue to enjoy better-than-expected orders from their notebook clients, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 8th, 2020

China EV power charging market highly competitive

Demand for EV (electric vehicle) power charging stations and piles is growing fast in China, but Taiwan-based suppliers can hardly play significant roles there, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 8th, 2020

Local jerky brand expands to the Mainland

Hawaii jerky company DE.HI Foods has rebranded to Hawaii Jerky Shop as it begins expansion to the Mainland. The popular local brand recently launched in 2,500 Rite Aid stores across 19 states. “Covid-19 has presented its challenges for the co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

Arizona biotech firm execs agree to pay cut

The three top executives with the Tucson-based medical device maker will have their salaries reduced through mid-December, according to a regulatory filing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

Optical component makers see increased shipments for 5G

Taiwan-based optical component suppliers have seen shipments for 5G base station and other applications start gaining momentum thanks to an acceleration of 5G infrastructure construction in China, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 7th, 2020