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HemoSonics' System for the Management of Critical Bleeding Presented in Four Articles in Anesthesia & Analgesia

PRNewswire
September 21, 2016

HemoSonics announced today the publication of four journal articles, accompanied by an editorial, in Anesthesia & Analgesia describing the first clinical experiences with the Quantra Hemostasis Analyzer, a groundbreaking system designed to transform and improve the management of critical bleeding. These papers introduce the device and describe the results of multi-center clinical studies involving more than 150 cardiac and spine surgery patients. The leading editorial highlights Quantra's novel SEER Sonorheometry technology, which may provide significant advantages over existing systems.

In Memoriam: John C. Herr, Ph.D.

UVA Today
September 20, 2016

John C. Herr, 68, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, died unexpectedly on Saturday after having participated that morning in the Gene Arnold Memorial Special Olympics 10K Run & 2 Mile Walk at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School in Ivy.

Mission Secure Closes Third Financing to Help Protect Control Systems in Critical Defense and Industrial Assets from Cyber Attacks


September 8, 2016

Mission Secure, Inc., (MSi) a provider of cyber protection solutions focused on control systems and critical assets in energy and defense, announced it has successfully closed a third round of financing. The funds will be used to expand MSi’s team and further enhance the company’s patent-pending Secure Sentinel Platform. The Secure Sentinel Platform protects control systems and the key processes they monitor and operate from cyber attacks.

Charlottesville named #4 in U.S. for Entrepreneurship


August 2, 2016

The University of Virginia’s hometown continues to draw plaudits for its entrepreneurial ecosystem, with Entrepreneur magazine naming the Charlottesville area No. 4 on its list of the 50 best cities for entrepreneurs.

UVA's Top Innovators Are Revolutionizing Medical and Communications Technologies

UVA Today
April 11, 2016

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group has named two winners, an individual and a team, of the 2016 Edlich-Henderson Innovators of the Year, given to University faculty members whose research discoveries are making a major impact on society.

MadiDrop PBC Closes Second Round of Bridge Funding

MadiDrop
March 30, 2016

MadiDrop PBC, a public benefit company that manufactures and distributes safe drinking water technologies to communities throughout the world, has announced a second round of bridge funding with Axel Johnson Inc., a private operating company that invests in and helps grow industry-leading businesses.

Good Chemistry: Faster UVA Molecular Analysis Technology Fuels New Start-up

UVA Today
March 10, 2016

There are people in the world – chemical engineers, astronomers, national defense scientists investigating an explosion – who need to know just what something is made of, down to the molecular level.

Nominate a UVA Innovator for $10,000 Cash Prize


February 10, 2016

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group is seeking nominations for the 2016 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award.

New Capital for Venture Capital

UVA Today
February 2, 2016

The University of Virginia’s hometown has long been a hub of innovation, but in the last five years Charlottesville has exploded with entrepreneurial growth. The National Venture Capital Association recently ranked Charlottesville as the fastest-growing venture capital ecosystem in the United States.

U.S Venture Capital Investment Spanned 133 MSAs in 2015: Charlottesville experienced the greatest rate of growth with a 156.5% increase since 2010


January 28, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – With the entrepreneurial ecosystem expanding from coast to coast, venture investors deployed capital to 3,662 companies located in 133 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) in 2015, according to the MoneyTree™ Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data from Thomson Reuters.

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