Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

EVERY LAST WORD: “With Its ‘Can-Do’ Spirit, Texas Can Harness the Momentum of the 2021 Freeze and Transform the Markets for Energy Efficiency.”

Posted by Quincy Preston

These North Texas innovators had “The Last Word.” Here’s a roundup of the quotes that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every Day e-newsletter. Don’t miss …

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education to

Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 16

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Water-Based Chemistry: North Texas Startup Invents Agriculture and Energy Solutions That Are Better for Business AND the Environment

Posted by Quincy Preston

Bravis Brown and his team at BPS Technology are improving agricultural production and the environment through sustainable chemical innovations. With a dozen patents filed in the last 12 months—all powered by a water-based technology called SymMAX—the company’s invention is moving

Success in the Genes: Launching in a Pandemic Didn’t Hurt This Fast-Growth Dallas Biotech Company

Posted by Quincy Preston
 

Since emerging from stealth less than a year ago, Taysha Gene Therapies has been anything but quiet.

Founded by R.A. Session II in 2019, Taysha saw an explosive start last year raising $125 million in Series A and

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. 

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

AT&T VP Talks about Trust and Transformation in Telecommunications

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

“Imagine a world where no matter where you are you can get coverage, in any kind of emergency,” says Kate Hopkins, a vice president at Dallas-based AT&T.

Hopkins credits the company’s investment in advanced technology for new innovations that support …

Raytheon Intelligence and Space Chief Engineer Motivated by Supporting U.S. Military

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

As the chief engineer in the product area at Raytheon Intelligence & Space in McKinney, Jennifer Benson leads a distributed team spanning D.C. to California to develop lasers that can carry secure messages for satellites and aircraft.

Benson and the

Through Roles at UTSW and Pegasus Park, Claire Aldridge Leads Efforts to Make DFW a Key Center for Healthcare Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

With an entrepreneurial mindset, Claire Aldridge helps move discoveries from the lab to the real world. Aldridge, who is a self-described “lifelong science geek,” says she gets to collaborate with some of the best minds in the business every day.

UTSW’s Children’s Medical Research Institute Discovers Why Exercise Helps Build New Bones and Improve Immune Function

Posted by Alexa Vickaryous

Scientists at Children’s Medical Research Institute at UT Southwestern have identified the niche—a specialized environment where new bone and immune cells are produced—located in bone marrow, leading to a discovery that shows movement-induced stimulation is necessary to maintain the bone

Dallas Invents: 134 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 9

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

14 Emerging Tech Trends for 2021—and Dallas-Area Companies That Are Innovating for the Future

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

Tech is booming, big-time. We saw its strength reflected in the stock market in 2020, despite a global pandemic. In a world gone virtual, it was a lifeline for businesses and people alike.

“Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 disrupted our assumptions and …

Dallas-Based Spark Biomedical Gets FDA Clearance for its Drug‑Free Solution to Opioid Withdrawal

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

Spark Biomedical CEO Daniel Powell and his team of detox developers are fighting the nation’s opioid epidemic, which has worsened during COVID-19. Since its Sparrow Therapy System received FDA clearance in January, Spark has begun providing drug-free opioid withdrawal relief

How Building the World’s Longest-Distance Radio Transmitters Put This Dallas RF Tech Company on a Mission to Mars

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas is headed to Mars—sort of. Spacecrafts from several countries are currently flying from Earth to Mars, most of which are set to arrive in early 2021.

One of the companies making significant contributions to make those missions happen is

Dallas Invents: 144 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 2

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Riding the Funding Wave: These DFW Startups Got the Money in 2020

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

COVID brought in-person meetings and pitches to a screeching halt last year, but that didn’t stop deals from getting done. VCs, angels, and corporates—along with IPOs—kept the money flowing for companies in Dallas-Fort Worth to fund future developments, hires, and

Dallas Fintech Startup Takes the Awkwardness Out of Lending to Friends and Family

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

Dennis Cail calls his startup, Zirtue, a “radically different” fintech platform. It takes the awkwardness out of lending and borrowing money from friends and family while tracking how much is owed with a digital paper trail, the CEO and co-founder

Dallas Invents: 140 Patents Granted for Week of Jan. 26

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Toyota Motor North America Continues To Lead in R&D Patents Among Automakers

Posted by Bella Pinera

According to the annual ranking by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded more patents to Toyota than any other automaker in 2020.

With a 4 percent increase from 2019, Toyota Motor …

A UT Southwestern Machine Learning Algorithm Finds COVID-19 Cases Significantly Higher Than Reported

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

While it has long been speculated that the number of COVID-19 cases is significantly higher than those reported, a new machine learning algorithm created by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers from the Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics confirms this theory.