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Sign Up for R&D Tax Credit Webinar October 24

The federal and Virginia R&D tax credits are often overlooked or underutilized by eligible companies.

Companies should make sure they are gaining full benefit of these tax laws to help fund operations and improve the bottom line.

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Virginia Bioscience Commercialization Luncheon October 13

Plan to join Virginia Bio for a discussion around women building biotechnology in Virginia. This lunch meeting, to be held on Thursday, October 13 at 11:30 am in Richmond, follows on a conference that took place in September at the Anova Center for Personalized Health on 'Women Building Bio: the XX Factor'. 

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Tech Tour Focuses on Next Generation Technology Leaders

The 2016 Tech Tour, a local event to introduce area middle and high school students to the dynamic high technology world that exists in the Charlottesville/Albemarle County metro region, kicked off at 9:00 am at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Earl Dickinson Center. 

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Shortening the Toxic Clock

Agrospheres, a student-led, Charlottesville-based start-up, has created a new biologic treatment that safely degrades harmful pesticides from crops in a matter of hours, condensing a process that can take weeks or months to occur naturally.

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HemoSonics' Clinical Studies Show Rapid and Comprehensive Measurement of Coagulation at the Point-of-Care

HemoSonics, a UVA-affiliated medical device company, has announced the publication of four journal articles, accompanied by an editorial, in Anesthesia & Analgesia describing the first clinical experiences with the Quantra™ Hemostasis Analyzer, a groundbreaking system designed to transform and improve the management of critical bleeding.

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In Memoriam: John C. Herr, Ph.D., UVA Champion of Translational Research

John C. Herr, 68, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, died unexpectedly on September 17 after having participated in the Gene Arnold Memorial Special Olympics 10K Run & 2 Mile Walk at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School in Ivy.

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SafeSharp, Developer of Gel to Dissolve Syringe Needles and Destroy its Pathogens, is Entering its Initial Fundraising Period

A new company with a global safety and environmental mission, SafeSharp LLC, is announcing its initial fundraising period commences September 22, 2016, to bring its breakthrough technology to market. SafeSharp is entering its initial public fundraising round, to fund additional patents and to begin field testing of the SafeSharp Dissolver Gel and optimal delivery methods.

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