Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

Discovery: UTA Studies How We Interact with Tech to Learn; Donating Blood Could ID Genetic Cholesterol Condition

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Life Time Plans to Launch Luxury Living Community Focusing on Health and Wellness

Posted by Liz Goodwin

Life Time Living is bringing health and wellness home with its future launch of a holistic residential community.

With over 1.7 million members, Life Time—the healthy lifestyle company that owns Life Time Fitness gyms—plans to launch new luxury residences that …

Dallas’ Peloton Therapeutics Exits to Merck in $2.2B Deal

Posted by Lance Murray

Just weeks after Dallas-based Peloton Therapeutics filed for an initial public offering, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced it is buying the biotech company in a deal valued as much as $2.2 billion.

The deal should close in the third …

Dallas Invents: 133 Patents Granted for Week of May 14

Posted by Quincy Preston

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

Dallas Invents: Patents Granted
in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

Posted by Quincy Preston

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 by the USPTO to local assignees and those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be …

Fort Worth Biopharma Actuate Therapeutics Raises $21.7M in Series B Funding

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based Actuate Therapeutics Inc. has announced that it raised $21.7 million in a Series B financing round.

Actuate is a private biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing compounds to be used in the treatment of cancer and inflammatory …

Discovery: UNTHSC Expands Pain Research Registry, UT Arlington Student Gets NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Arlington Agtech Company SolGro Named to 2 Major Startup Cohorts

Posted by Lance Murray

May has been a fruitful month for SolGro, an Arlington-based agtech startup that has been chosen for cohorts in two prominent programs.

SolGro has been selected as one of five early-stage companies for the first-ever agtech cohort by The Wells …

Dallas Invents: 147 Patents Granted for Week of May 7

Posted by Quincy Preston

 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

How One Dallas Company is Changing the Game with Foot-Operated Controller Patent

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

After watching his nephew glide around on a hoverboard, Rick Tett became inspired. Fast forward a few months, and he had an idea. What if a hoverboard’s control scheme could be combined with a virtual reality headset?

So, Tett set …

Discovery: Work on Crystals Pays off for UTD Grad Student; UTSW Targets Rare Genetic Diseases in Children

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Dallas Invents: 118 Patents Granted for Week of April 30

Posted by Quincy Preston

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

Perspectives on Innovation: 5 Minutes with Texas Instruments CEO Rich Templeton

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based semiconductor maker Texas Instruments has been in the news lately after it announced that it had chosen Richardson as the site for a $3.1 billion semiconductor facility that’s anticipated to create more than 488 jobs.

The announcement was built …

Discovery: UTA Team Creating Water Modeling Tool for Trinity River; UTSW Finds How ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Enters Artery Walls

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Caris Life Sciences Acquires Pharmatech to Pair Patients with Clinical Trials, Faster

Posted by Payton Potter

Irving-based Caris Life Science has acquired Pharmatech Inc. to redefine cancer treatment by pairing each patient with the right clinical trial, regardless of their location, in as little as 10 days.

Caris uses molecular information to personalize therapy for cancer …

Dallas Invents: 136 Patents Granted for Week of April 23

Posted by Quincy Preston

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

Fatal Yeast: Carrollton Startup MycoDART Steps Up to Fight Infections in Hospitalized Patients

Posted by Blair Welch

A deadly yeast that claims the lives of one in three victims has historically been difficult to diagnose and treat, but new molecular tests from MycoDART may change those odds. 

Carrollton-based clinical molecular laboratory MycoDART’s new test has the potential …

Next-Gen Electric Motor Maker Linear Labs Powers Up Mobility with Global Partnership

Posted by Lance Murray

Linear Labs, a smart electric motor company that intends to create the next generation of world-changing solutions for the electric power industry, announced a partnership with Abtery, a company developing cleantech systems in electro-mobility.

It’s a strategic move for both …

Discovery: UTSW Leads Charge Against Resistant Pathogens; UTA Students Design Training Aid for Wheelchair Athletes

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Dallas Animal Services’ App Rakes in $200K Investment at Innovation Showdown

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Animal Services’ cutting-edge customer service app that will help save animals’ lives has earned the agency a jaw-dropping $200,000, which will be used to further development and implementation of the app. According to DAS officials, the app is designed