GWHIZ, the developer of more than 200 mobile study apps covering preK to professional certification needs, has been acquired by Higher Learning Technologies (HLT), a Coralville, Iowa-based startup. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in the press release. The acquisition will more than double HLT’s portfolio of mobile apps for college test prep, graduate studies in medical, nursing and dental training, and professional services including military placement exams.
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Voxello, developer of communication solutions for impaired hospitalized patients, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the noddleTM, a pioneering solution that detects voluntary gestures in hospitalized patients who would otherwise be unable to communicate.
Integrated DNA Technologies, through its Singapore subsidiary, this month completed the acquisition of the oligonucleotide manufacturing business of GeneWorks Pty Ltd. in Australia.
Twelve exciting emerging companies have been selected to present and compete at Partnering for Growth's Biotech Innovation Showcase on March 21st. These twelve companies represent various biotech industry sectors, including Agricultural Technology, Human Health, Animal Health and Bio Materials.
One company will be selected and announced during the March 21st evening reception to receive a $5,000 prize, sponsored by Biotechnology Innovation Organization.
VIDA Diagnostics Inc., a medical software and services company based in the UI BioVentures Center and created through research at the UI College of Engineering, recently announced the company raised $5.1 million in Series B funding.
AUSTIN, TEXAS, U.S. – Applied Food Sciences, Inc., an ingredient supplier specializing in botanical extracts for food, beverages and supplements, has opened a research and development center in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S. Primary goals at the center include fostering the growth of plant-based science, examining how the evolution of food fits into the current and future food supply, and how to continue feeding a growing population in a healthy way.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Innovas Technologies, located at the University of Iowa Technology Innovation Center in the UI Research Park, a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) seed funding grant to conduct research and development on mobile micro-sensors aimed at eliminating $40 billion in waste in equipment used in industries such as power generation, oil and gas, industrial manufacturing and commercial cooling.
TROY, Mich., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Altair Partner Alliance (APA) is pleased to announce the addition of SantosHuman Inc.'s Santos® Pro (Pro) to its software offering. Pro predicts human performance in order to aid in human-centric virtual design and analysis, while considering human strength, fatigue, flexibility, balance, vision and posture as well as clothing and other equipment worn on the body, external forces and environmental conditions.
KemPharm, a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company based in Coralville, has received encouraging news from an early study designed to assess the company's abuse-resistant form of the painkiller hydromorphone.
Austin, Texas-based Applied Food Sciences Inc. recently opened a new branch of its company at the University of Iowa’s BioVentures Center in the UI Research Park. Applied Food Sciences is a natural ingredient supplier specializing in botanical extracts for food, beverages and supplements.