collaboration

UT Southwestern Collaborates With Pfizer to Develop Better RNA Delivery Tech

by | Feb 13, 2024
UT Southwestern Medical Center and pharmaceutical company Pfizer have teamed up to develop new ways to deliver genetic treatments to patients.

Together they aim to accelerate the development of therapies that work through RNA biology and engineered delivery methods to fix root genetic causes of disease, which Pfizer could apply to its portfolio of investigational programs.
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Plug and Play Launches Fintech Startup Accelerator in Frisco and McKinney
by | Feb 7, 2024
The global innovation platform opened offices in the two North Texas cities late last year, announcing accelerators for Sportstech and Enterprise & AI. Now Plug and Play is banking on a new way to make Frisco and McKinney key players in another disruptive industry.
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Siemens and Salesforce Partner on New Service Lifecycle Management App
by | Jan 16, 2024
Siemens and Salesforce are teaming up to integrate customer management with product development, improving efficiency for manufacturers.
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Caterpillar Signs with Top Aggregates Producer for Electric Off-Highway Trucks, Charging Solutions
by | Jan 9, 2024
Irving-based Caterpillar said the agreement focuses on accelerating the deployment of Caterpillar's 70- to 100-ton-class battery electric off-highway trucks and charging solutions at a CRH site in North America.
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Caterpillar Partners on Self-Driving Haul Trucks at Arizona Copper Mine

by | Nov 1, 2023
Freeport-McMoRan's Bagdad Mine in Arizona represents one of the largest copper reserves on earth. The company will work with Caterpillar to convert its Bagdad fleet of 33 massive Cat 793 haul trucks to an autonomous haulage system using Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
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Irving’s Flowserve Partners with Chart Industries on Hydrogen as Alternate Fuel Source
by | Oct 31, 2022
The two companies will partner on liquid hydrogen fueling pumps for more than 100 systems planned to be put into operation in California, Australia, and South Korea over the next five years. The pumps will be used in Chart's liquid hydrogen fuel station equipment for fuel cell vehicles. Flowserve CEO R. Scott Rowe says the partnership will "support the development and commercialization of hydrogen as an energy source to build a better, brighter world for everyone."
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Collaboration Is the Key to North Texas’ Emergence as a Bio-Hub
"When it comes to the biotech industry, our region is leading the U.S. in key metrics of job growth and investment," write Kathleen Otto and George Goodno. One proof point? VC funding is flowing into DFW at a faster rate than any other area in the nation.

These North Texas life science leaders say the region's success is no coincidence. Here's how the shared ambition of key players and strategic collaboration has impact.
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North Texas Innovation Alliance Teams Up to Supersize New Smart City Partnership
by | Oct 5, 2021
The NTXIA is a founding member of the new National Smart Coalitions Partnership, now one of the largest smart cities networks in the country. The organization unites more than 100 governments across seven regional smart cities consortiums. The goal? To accelerate sustainability and resilience in communities.
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New North Texas Center for Mobility Technologies Will Fuel Innovation With Industry-University Collaborations

by | Dec 8, 2020
North Texas’ research universities will offer their expertise in artificial intelligence, composite materials, wireless vehicle tech, IOT, big data, and more.

Under the umbrella of the Texas Research Association, the new center aims to solve mobility challenges faced by industry, nonprofits, municipalities, and transportation agencies—here and beyond.
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Microsoft To Partner with State and Local Leaders To Accelerate Digital Learning Across Texas
by | Oct 22, 2020
Microsoft and the Texas Education Agency are collaborating on digital skills programs statewide that tackle issues such as STEM engagement and talent pipeline growth.
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New Fort Worth Chamber CEO Aims for Growth, Innovation, and Development
by | Sep 22, 2020
CEO Brandom Gengelbach says he’s doing business differently in the fast-growing city “where the West begins.”
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Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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The University of North Texas to Debut an MBA in Music Business This Fall

by | Jul 27, 2020
The music business MBA is expected to provide a collaborative experience for aspiring music professionals by combining business administration and music entrepreneurship curricula.
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United Way Dallas and CoSpero Consulting Come ‘Together for Tomorrow’ to Solve Educational Problems
by | Jul 22, 2020
The Together for Tomorrow cohort is comprised of ten education-focused nonprofits that will collaborate on how to support parents, students, and teachers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
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Frito Lay’s Joan Cetera [DI composite. Photo: Frito Lay]
Q+A: PepsiCo Foods North America’s Joan Cetera on Frito-Lay’s Local Community Efforts
by | Jul 16, 2020
Through Southern Dallas Thrives and Frito-Lay's collaboration with Volunteers of America, the Plano-based company continues to support causes in the Dallas region and beyond.
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Five Impact Organizations Move to the Water Cooler at Dallas’ Future-Focused Pegasus Park
by | Jul 16, 2020
California-based Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation—a venture philanthropy group—will expand to Dallas with the move. Dallas-based founding tenants Commit Partnership, The Dallas Foundation, United to Learn, and Uplift Education served as thought partners during a multi-year planning process. Prospective Water Cooler tenants may receive reduced rent and access to a 'What-Else-Do-You-Need-to-be-Awesome' fund.
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