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Women Behind Innovation: Maryam Rofougaran

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Maryam Rofougaran is Co-CEO/COO & Founder of Movandi. She is a transformational inventor, technology executive, and entrepreneur in the field of electrical engineering, with a focus on wireless technologies. She was co-founder of Innovent Systems in 1998, and has been listed on the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. Maryam was … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Maryam Rofougaran

Breakthrough Device Looks to Heal Organs

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Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a nanotechnology applications that can switch cell function to rescue failing body functions with a single touch. Tissue nano-transfection approach is simple non-viral technology, developed for direct cell conversion in-vivo. Using patient’s own tissue and specific combination of reprogramming factors, skin fibroblasts are successfully converted to cell type that … Continue reading Breakthrough Device Looks to Heal Organs

The Future of the Factory Powered By Desktop Metal

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Traditional metal fabrication processes like injection molding, can be noisy, create extreme welding fumes and exhaust, and require workers use a large amount of chemicals. Desktop Metal’s new additive manufacturing method uses FDM techniques that are safer and easier to work with. Jonah Myerberg, CEO with Desktop Metal will be joined by Don T. Jones General … Continue reading The Future of the Factory Powered By Desktop Metal

Sophia the Robot to join the 2018 Edison Awards

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The 2018 Edison Awards Innovators’ Showcase is held in conjunction with the Meet the Innovators forum, giving guests an opportunity to enjoy a hands-on look at nominated products between sessions. This year the Edison Awards is proud to announce the addition of Sophia – the AI Robot to the exhibitor’s list. Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ … Continue reading Sophia the Robot to join the 2018 Edison Awards

Engineering a Better Tomorrow – Marillyn Hewson

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2018 Edison Awards Achievement Honoree, Marillyn A. Hewson is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Offer of  Lockheed Martin Corporation and says for more than 100 years, innovation has been in the lifeblood of Lockheed Martin and believes her company’s ties run deep with Thomas Edison. “And we believe, as did Thomas Edison, that human ingenuity & transformative … Continue reading Engineering a Better Tomorrow – Marillyn Hewson

5 reasons you should attend the 2018 Edison Awards

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The 2018 Edison Awards is designed for industry leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are responsible for information, technology, strategy, and marketing, who are charged with driving innovation and new product development—across various industries. Attendees will participate in a full day of stimulating, interactive discussion and exhibits. Network with leading innovation professionals across all industries Thousands … Continue reading 5 reasons you should attend the 2018 Edison Awards

Women Behind Innovation: Sarah Ohle

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Sarah Ohle leads the Marketing Insights team at GroundTruth, using the power of real-world, location-based data to understand and then empower marketers with actionable insights about consumers. Before joining GroundTruth, Sarah was Director of Custom Research for Nielsen’s Telecom Practice Group, where she was responsible for designing and executing proprietary research studies for Nielsen’s technology … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Sarah Ohle

Women Behind Innovation: Stephanie Potisek

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Stephanie Potisek, Ph. D. is the Oil Sands R&D Manager in Dow’s Oil, Gas & Mining Group where she oversees the development of new products for both oil sands mining and in-situ oil and gas operations.  Dr. Potisek has over 9 years of industrial R&D experience at The Dow Chemical Company, where she has brought … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Stephanie Potisek

America’s Top Builders Are Calling AeroBarrier The Most Innovative Product of The Decade

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AeroBarrier officially launched in January 2018, after five years of research and development at the University of California, Davis.  Immediately, some of America’s most innovative builders embraced the technology. Zero energy in Arizona Mandalay Homes, a homebuilder in Arizona, is breaking ground on a 2,900 home community that will make a zero-cost electric bill a … Continue reading America’s Top Builders Are Calling AeroBarrier The Most Innovative Product of The Decade

Women Behind Innovation: Tracy Campbell Accardi

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Tracy Campbell Accardi joined Hologic as Vice President of Research and Development for the Breast Health and Skeletal Health Division in September 2014. Hologic is the leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostic and medical imaging systems in women’s health that improve patient outcomes and drive clinical utility. Hologic was the first to bring breast … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Tracy Campbell Accardi