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03/15/2021

RAMP welcomes startups to inaugural Health & Life Sciences cohort

Entrepreneurs developing fabrics that filter viral matter like SARS-CoV-2, and therapeutic peptides from cow milk, are among the four startup companies from around Virginia invited to RAMP’s Spring 2021 cohort focused on health and life sciences. The companies were selected in a rigorous application and interview process by RAMP, the Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program

03/15/2021

VIC’s Feldmann Shares: How To Grow a Bigger Tech Economy

As reported on Roanoke.com within the final article of a three part series, Greg Feldmann, Executive Director and CEO of the Valleys Innovation Council shared insight about the area’s technology industry. Over the past couple of years Virginia has undertaken some important introspective studies that have helped the state identify its significant innovation assets, while

03/10/2021

Embody Advances Biologic Augmentation Market with First-Of-Its-Kind Collagen Implant

Embody, Inc., a privately-held medical device company developing novel collagen-based technologies for soft tissue injury and repair, announced today the expansion and clinical use cases of TAPESTRY® Biointegrative Implant in the U.S. market. TAPESTRY Biointegrative Implant is the first collagen-based implant with a bioengineered micro-architecture and biostimulative, highly organized type I collagen chemistry specifically designed

03/10/2021

Innovation alliance unveils new name and strategic plan for Western Virginia

A strategic alliance has a new name — Verge — and a new vision of acting as the front door for an innovation economy that stretches from Lynchburg to the New River Valley. Formed last year, the alliance is a joint mission of the Valleys Innovation Council, the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council and the Regional Accelerator

03/04/2021

Call for Abstracts to Present at MHSRS 2021

The call for abstracts to present a poster at this year’s Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is now open through March 31. They are planning for this year’s conference to be in person. The dates are pending, but usually are in mid- to late-August in Orlando, FL. G2G account managers will reach out separately

03/02/2021

MBF Bioscience Announces the Acquisition of Vidrio Technologies

MBF Bioscience, a leading provider of bioscience image analysis tools, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Vidrio Technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Ashburn, VA, Vidrio is a fast-growing provider of software and hardware components for laser scanning and two photon microscopes. “Vidrio Technologies builds widely loved tools for