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UTA Faculty Startup AbeXXa Makes Prestigious List

Posted by Lance Murray

The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer has named AbeXXa Biologics, a faculty startup at the University of Texas at Arlington, as one of 40 “Best University Startups 2017.”

The Council is a Washington, D.C.-based association of startup officers from …

MBA Students Experience Innovation Overseas—Firsthand

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEach year, students in The University of Texas at Dallas’ Executive MBA program and Global Leadership Executive MBA programs take a one-week international study trip to see how their classroom lessons play out on the world stage. 

This spring, the …

Capital One BarnRaise: Creating Solutions For Population Growth

Posted by Renee Yan

As part of its Future Edge DFW initiative, Capital One hosted Texas’ first BarnRaise, a maker conference that marries concepts of design and functionality to help solve community problems. 

The design-a-thon, which was organized by AdaptivePath.org, Capital One’s pro-bono …

Winners Named in Richardson Smart Cities Reverse Pitch

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesA smart parking system that uses cameras could revolutionize parking at the University of Texas at Dallas. And medical students could soon be using augmented reality to improve their bedside manner.

Both application ideas won a $5,000 prize in the …

Mobile Makerspace Once Known as SparkTruck Rolls Into Town

Posted by Lance Murray

You might call it a maker truck in the making, and it’s about to hit the streets of Dallas to promote the maker movement to teachers and students alike.

Formerly called the SparkTruck, Southern Methodist University adopted the vehicle from …

On Tap: Soluna Festival, North Texas Small Business Conference, Tech Titans Awards Gala

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

My Possibilities Begins $25M Campaign for New Campus

Posted by Lance Murray

My Possibilities has announced the first phase of a three-year, $25 million capital campaign that will expand the nonprofit’s ability to serve the more than 250,000 people with a cognitive disability over the age of 5 living in North Texas.

Steve Guengerich Settles into Role at UTD Institute

Posted by Lance Murray

Steve Guengerich has taken charge at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Dallas, bringing with him a background in corporate innovation at an Austin startup accelerator and incubator.

As executive director at the institute, …

Groundbreaking Geneticist Collins to Make SMU Addresses

Posted by Lance Murray

A trailblazing physician-geneticist will make two appearances this weekend at Southern Methodist University — one a free public symposium on Friday and then delivering the commencement address on Saturday.

Francis S. Collins led the Human Genome Project before becoming director …

Dallas Among Nine U.S. Sites for Inner City Capital Seminars

Posted by Dave Moore

Attention, entrepreneurs seeking to strengthen or gain a business foothold in inner-city neighborhoods.

This summer, Dallas will be among nine U.S. cities to host Inner City Capital Connections seminars, which coach leaders of businesses operating in inner-city communities on how …