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  • Capturing cancer: a powerful new technique for early diagnosis - July 14, 2014
    Despite impressive medical strides, cancer remains a leading killer and overwhelming burden to health care systems, causing well over a half million fatalities per year, with a projected cost of $174 billion by 2020, according to the National Cancer Institute.
  • ASU embarks on next phase of effort to rapidly assess absorbed radiation – June 03, 2014
    Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute announced it is entering a new, $9 million phase of a multi-million, multi-institutional development project to produce a diagnostic test to measure rapidly an individual’s level of absorption of ionizing radiation in the event of an unplanned radiological or nuclear event.
  • Using tobacco to thwart West Nile virus – March 27, 2014
    An international research group, led by Arizona State University professor Qiang "Shawn" Chen, has developed a new generation of potentially safer and more cost-effective therapeutics against West Nile virus and other pathogens.
  • ASU startup Viomics wins funding from Arizona Commerce Authority - Jun 24, 2013

    Arizona State University startup company Viomics has received $250,000 from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) to continue developing innovative cancer detection technologies that save lives by enabling the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

  • ASU startups pitch Calif. investors at First Look LA - Jun 18, 2013

    In 2012, startup companies licensing ASU research received more than $55 million in venture funding and other financing. Overall, ASU-powered startups have attracted more than $360 million. Last week, five ASU teams traveled to First Look LA to present to a crowd of 150 investors in hopes of adding to that total.

  • AZ Furnace Demo Day - Jun 10, 2013

    Using existing technologies and intellectual property from the three major state universities, 10 startup companies pitched their business plans, expected revenue and investment needs Wednesday at the inaugural AZ Furnace Demo Day.

  • ASU Flexible Electronics and Display Center - Feb 25, 2013

    The Flexible Electronics and Display Center (FEDC) at Arizona State University (formerly the Flexible Display Center) and PARC, a Xerox company, today announced that they successfully manufactured the world-s largest flexible X-ray detector prototype using advanced thin film transistors (TFTs). Measuring 7.9 diagonal inches, the device was jointly developed at the FEDC and PARC in conjunction with the Army Research Lab (ARL) and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). This device will be used to advance the development of flexible X-ray detectors for use in thin, lightweight, conformable and highly rugged devices.

  • Arizona Republic: Non-profit group posts increases in patents, licensing agreements - Feb 6, 2013

    Arizona Technology Enterprises, the independently operated non-profit organization established in 2003 to bring ASU-developed inventions to market, had a banner year in 2012, according to the university’s most recent annual report.

  • ASU spin-off launches world's first portable metabolism tracker - Jan 24, 2013

    Breezing, a new startup based on technology developed by researchers at Arizona State University, is offering the world’s first portable device that can track an individual’s metabolism and use that information to provide diet and exercise recommendations for maintaining or reaching a healthy weight.

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