Archive for June, 2018

Innovation Study: DFW Should Embrace its Sprawl & Work Together to Propel its Growth, Identity as ‘Hub for Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

It’s said there’s power in numbers and as North Texas looks to accelerate the growth and success of its innovation economy it’s going to take a communitywide effort, according to a study released Thursday.

Startups, corporations, investors, universities, government, social …

Discovery: E-Whiskers May Lead to Electronic Human Skin, $750K Grant to Fund Neutrino Research

Posted by Lance Murray

E-WHISKERS MIMIC THE REAL THINGS AS TOUCH SENSORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHave you ever been intrigued by the whiskers on your pet cat or dog? Maybe not, but researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas are, and they’ve created artificial, electronic versions

Business as Mutual: Leaders Give Insight on How Collaboration + Innovation Happens in DFW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Collaboration and partnerships are the lifeblood of business and innovation, and the Dallas-Fort Worth region has diversity that drives collaboration from a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to a strong enterprise base to wide-ranging educational opportunities.     

“Business as usual” represents the status …

Follow the Money: Texas Standard Raises $500K, DCS Global Gets Growth Investment

Posted by Lance Murray

TEXAS STANDARD RAISES $500K IN SEED FUNDING

Dallas-based clothier Texas Standard announced this week that it has raised $500,000 in a seed funding round — capital that will help the company with production and growing its staff.

“We are looking …

Voltea Unveils Innovative New Water Treatment System for Homes

Posted by Lance Murray

Voltea, a global provider of electro-desalination water treatment technology with North Texas ties, announced this week that its launching its first residential-focused water purification unit.

The Netherlands-based company, whose U.S. headquarters is in Farmers Branch, introduced the unit called DiEntry …

On Tap: Per Scholas Grand Opening, African Film Festival & a Branding Workshop

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 …

It’s a Year-Round Produce Harvest at Eden Green Technology in Cleburne

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A new vertical farm in Cleburne could change the way produce is grown worldwide with hydroponic watering, micro-climate controls, and 12 crop cycles a year.

Dallas-based Eden Green Technology showed off the state-of-the-art, 44,000-square-foot facility off Sparks Drive in Cleburne …

Robotics Contest Getting a Reboot for Denton Students

Posted by Lance Murray

After a five-year hiatus, DC BEST is on its way back.

The name is an acronym for Denton County’s Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology Robotics competition, a six-week extracurricular robotics contest in the fall for Denton County middle and high …

Dallas Center for Architecture Becomes AD EX, Reveals Plans for New Downtown Home

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas Center for Architecture said Tuesday that it has changed its name to AD EX — short for The Architecture and Design Exchange — and released renderings of its new home at Republic Center.

AD EX said it wants …

Sundance Square: A Study in Urban Revitalization

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Fort Worth’s Sundance Square has become a shining example for how to revitalize an aging downtown in a major metropolitan city. 

“At least weekly we get a phone call or a visit from another city or civic group who just …