THE SHARP POINT
- ...and contributes to closure of Market Research Center. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;05/18/98, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p13
Reports on the closure of Utah's Market Research Center primarily due to funding cutbacks and declining demand for services. Share of the Utah Technology Finance Corp. in the center's funding; Maintenance cost for the unit; Services offered by the center to businesses.
- Research yields rewards. // Oregon Business Magazine;Dec94, Vol. 17 Issue 12, Willamette Valley p29
Features the major research centers in Willamette Valley, Oregon. Role in helping to make the valley a mecca for new industry; Researches at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon; Electronics, biotech, software, aerospace and environmental researches; Licensing of businesses to...
- Bizz the buzz about small business. // T+D;Jan2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on the study conducted by the Research Institute for Small and Emerging Business that examines training trends and needs for small business enterprises. Important findings reported by National Commission on Entrepreneurship; Dissatisfaction among small companies regarding the...
- Who's afraid of the future? // American Enterprise;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p68
Presents the view of four panelists in the discussion on `The Future' held at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Reason editor Virginia Postrel; DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fellow James K. Glassman; Bradley Fellow Charles Murray; AEI President Christopher DeMuth.
- Low pollution means high returns. Philip, Christine // Pensions & Investments;5/15/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p6
Reports on an Investor Responsibility Research Center study indicating that environmentally responsible companies perform as well or better financially that bigger polluters in the same industry category.
- On the road to innovation. Doss, Monica P. // Business North Carolina;Fall2004 Supp Innovation, p5
Focuses on the Research Triangle region in North Carolina. Formation of a task force in the 1980s to explore why the Triangle lagged in new-company formation; Institutions that increased the amount of capital available to young North Carolina companies; Collaboration of research institutions...
- For many North Carolina start-ups, biology is destiny. // Business North Carolina;Fall2004 Supp Innovation, p12
Focuses on the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Growth of commercial biotechnology in the state; Mission of the organization; Services offered by the Biotechnology Center to small companies.
- MAKING INDUSTRY--UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS WORK. Santoro, Michael D.; Betts, Stephen C. // Research Technology Management;May/Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p42
Discusses the benefits of the partnership between industrial firms and university research centers. Importance of intellectual property rights, patent ownership and licensing to both industrial firms and universities; Effects of granting exclusive rights to firms; Reason for the reluctance of...
- Catapult Centres launch UK technology into the marketplace. // Engineer (Online Edition);4/3/2012, p7
The author discusses potential benefits of the British Catapult Centres to businesses. He describes the high-value manufacturing and economic opportunities that these centres can provide to companies. He mentions his attendance to the previous Manufacturing Growth Summit where he met British...