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Pascal Biosciences Acquires Technology to Treat Leukemia from the University of New Mexico

Source: BioMmune Technologies Inc September 11, 2017 13:22 ET VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pascal Biosciences Inc. (TSX-V:PAS) (“Pascal” or the “Company”), a drug discovery and development company, today announced that the Company has executed an exclusive, worldwide license option agreement with STC.UNM (“STC”), the University of New Mexico’s (“UNM”) technology-transfer and economic-development organization, to acquire a therapeutic monoclonal antibody for B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP-ALL). ALL …Read More

Ganesh Balakrishnan, Ph.D.

Ganesh Balakrishnan, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering The University of New Mexico Dr. Balakrishnan has disclosed 15 inventions to STC, received five UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents and has four pending U. S. patent applications for his semiconductor, reconfigurable antenna, and solar cell technologies. Dr. Balakrishnan’s primary research focus for the past decade has been the growth and characterization of highly mismatched III-Sb compound …Read More

Report Showcases States’ Public-Private Partnerships to Grow Biotech Industry

New Mexico Among States Having Effective Programs Aimed at Creating Biotech Companies and Jobs Albuquerque, NM, August 29, 2017.  The world’s largest trade association for biotechnology companies and academic institutions developing innovative products from medical devices and lifesaving drugs to green technologies for the environment and food production has issued a report on state programs aimed at creating good-paying biotechnology jobs across a broad range of occupations.  In 2016, the …Read More

Community Invited to Official Opening of Lobo Rainforest Building

A rainforest has sprung up in the middle of New Mexico’s high desert, adding new life to Albuquerque’s downtown. City, county, state and federal officials today joined The University of New Mexico and its private partners in cutting the ribbon to officially open the new Lobo Rainforest Building at the Innovate ABQ site at Broadway and Central. Terry Laudick, chair of the Innovate ABQ board of directors and president of …Read More

STC.UNM Startup Armonica Technologies, Inc. Receives Investment from State Catalyst Fund

Armonica Technologies, Inc., an STC.UNM startup commercializing new technology that promises to be a gigantic leap in genomic sequencing capabilities, has received a $1.5 million investment from the state’s Catalyst Fund and local private investors Cottonwood Technology Funds and Tramway Venture Partners.  The technology is being developed by UNM Distinguished Professor Emeritus Steven Brueck, Professor Jeremy Edwards, and their team at the Center for High Technology Materials. The technology, called …Read More

STC and Innovation Academy Setting Up in New Home

The University of New Mexico’s tech transfer organization, STC.UNM, and its entrepreneurial program for UNM students, the Innovation Academy, have moved into the Lobo Rainforest Building.  The building, which houses UNM programs, start-ups, and other tenants on the ground floor, also welcomed UNM students to new apartment living on the upper floors.  To read more, see  Kelly Urvanejo’s August 17, 2017 article, “Lobo Rainforest now houses students and community groups,” …Read More

STC and UNM Innovation Academy Awarded NSF I-Corps Site Grant

Albuquerque, NM, August 8, 2017. STC.UNM (STC), UNM’s technology transfer and economic development arm, and the Innovation Academy (iA), UNM’s innovative program for entrepreneurial students, announced that they have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Sites grant for $443,631. The five-year grant will fund new programs and expand existing ones developed by the two organizations. The NSF awarded the grant under its Innovation Corps – National Innovation Networks …Read More

Pressure Analysis Company Secures License and Investment from STC.UNM

Albuquerque, NM, August 1, 2017.  Local start-up Pressure Analysis Company (PAC) and STC.UNM, the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) technology-transfer organization, recently closed on a license agreement and investment.  PAC is developing a wireless, impact-monitoring skullcap for athletes in contact sports based on sensor technology created at UNM.  The company’s flagship product is a pliable, breathable sensor array built into an athlete’s conventional cap. The technology has many monitoring applications …Read More

Media Tour Lobo Rainforest Building

On Friday afternoon, local and UNM media toured the downtown site for the nearly completed Lobo Rainforest Building, the first-phase construction for the Innovate ABQ innovation district.   To find out more, see Celia Raney’s August 2, 2017 article, “Lobo Rainforest housing development move-in ready this month,” from DailyLobo.com, reprinted below. Lobo Rainforest housing development move-in ready this month By Celia Raney, Celia_Raney  Published 08/01/17 3:59pm A technology- and innovation-based student housing …Read More

Air Force Research Lab Partnering with New Mexico Universities to Increase Its Tech Transfer

The Air Force Research Lab-NM’s (AFRL) technology engagement office will be moving to the Lobo Rainforest Building in August in an effort to increase commercial opportunities with companies and research collaborations with the state’s research universities.  An important part of the Lab’s move coincides with a new partnership agreement that will train the AFRL’s engagement office staff and AFRL scientists and engineers in technology commercialization.  To read more, see Kevin …Read More