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

by | Mar 5, 2021
There are plenty of things to do with your physically distanced time. Here are a few from our curated selection.
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UNT Researchers Launch Tech to Manage COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Solve Equity Problems
by | Mar 4, 2021
UNT hopes its cloud-based computer program called RE-PLAN will be able to solve equitable distribution issues that often accompany a speedy rollout. The technology, which uses sourced data to allow public health agencies to craft response plans, will be dispensed with an urgency to target special demographics communities, like people who have disabilities, don't speak English, and don't have cars.
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Lighter, Faster, Stronger: Dallas‑Based Materials Company Aims to Revolutionize Aviation, Defense, and Space With Aluminum Alternative
by | Mar 4, 2021
Alpine Advanced Materials' patented HX5 weighs half as much as aluminum and is easier to produce.

Less weight means less fuel, along with a smaller carbon footprint and lower operating costs, says President Roger Raley. That makes it a gamechanger.
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THE LAST WORD on Dallas Innovates. Find "who said what" in our collection of quotes on Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation.
EVERY LAST WORD: “An Emerging Sentiment Took Hold That You Don’t Need To Be in the Bay Area To Build the Next Unicorn or Decacorn.”
by | Mar 4, 2021
Telstra Ventures Mark Sherman has the "last word" on how COVID affected VCs. "During the past 12 months, COVID required the VC community to think, act, and work differently," he says in the DBJ.

Here's more of "who said what" in North Texas.
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Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 16

by | Mar 2, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • 7-Eleven's customer-based video feed, Audatex North America's web-based repair cost estimating system, BNSF's pressure sensing probe, DFB Soria's delivery of drug nanoparticles, Knightscope's autonomous data machines and systems, Raytheon's smart receiver with compressive sensing and machine learning, Sports 40 40's swing training device, Texas Instruments' tamper detection, Thermotek's wound care utilizing a thermally-treated therapeutic agent, Toyota's autonomous vehicle virtual reality navigation system, and Zynga's gameplay notification system for a cross-platform environment
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Water-Based Chemistry: North Texas Startup Invents Agriculture and Energy Solutions That Are Better for Business AND the Environment
by | Mar 2, 2021
BPS Technology CEO Bravis Brown calls his company's chemical-mechanical technology "revolutionary."

Filing a dozen patents in 2020, the Argyle-based company is moving fast to protect and scale a "first-of-its-kind" innovation called SymMAX that can reduce the amount of chemicals needed by almost any industry. This year the focus is on commercialization.
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Success in the Genes: Launching in a Pandemic Didn’t Hurt This Fast-Growth Dallas Biotech Company
by | Feb 26, 2021
In under six months, Taysha Gene Therapies rocketed from the unveiling of its UTSW spinout to a $157 million initial public offering. We talk with Founder and CEO R.A. Session II about the biotech with big plans.
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AT&T VP Talks about Trust and Transformation in Telecommunications
Providing cell service in all the ERs in a city and helping the FCC track down and stop robocallers are top recent accomplishments from Kate Hopkins' telecom tech team.
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