Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture that will be used in their collaboration to help ensure the safety of fresh food products.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a member of The Texas A&M University System, announced the creation of the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise Center for Computer Architecture Research, made possible with an $11 million donation from Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Dr. Arum Han and a Texas A&M University-led research team received a grant from the DARPA program totaling more than $15 million to develop a way to quickly detect and determine which bacterial pathogens are present in a soil or water sample.
When biomedical researchers have a technology they believe can help patients, they want to get it into the clinic as soon as possible. However, some therapies that look promising in the lab are challenging to “scale up” and produce in sufficient quantities to test in a larger group, or eventually make broadly available to patients.
With a total pool of $380,000, $165,000 in cash and $215,000 in in-kind and investment prizes, this is the largest prize pool yet for the Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC). This year’s startups include companies from across a wide spectrum of fields including healthcare, IT/software, digital health, transportation and clean energy technology.
The Texas A&M Energy Institute is joining the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) and the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy to support implementation of the Department of Energy-led U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program to advance women’s participation and leadership in clean energy.
Three College Station startups are among the 16 semifinalists announced for the 2018 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC). At the May 17 competition, judges will narrow the field of 16 semi-finalists from across Texas down to six finalists. The final judging round begins at 1 p.m. and is open to the public and the media. The finals will take place in the All American Club at Kyle Field.