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Member News: Nixon Peabody Representing UC in Groundbreaking Patent Campaign

Member News: Nixon Peabody Representing UC in Groundbreaking Patent Campaign

A Nixon Peabody team is representing the University of California (UC) in a first-of-its-kind direct patent enforcement campaign against an entire industry to protect UC’s rights in the reinvention of the light bulb by a Nobel laureate-led research group at UC Santa Barbara.

What Is Technology-Based Economic Development?

What Is Technology-Based Economic Development?

As CTC embarks on new programs linking investors and entrepreneurs with labs and universities, we also constantly benchmark our systems and processes with similar organizations around the world.

How Do We Know What We Know?

How Do We Know What We Know?

How does an organization leverage the knowledge of its’ members/employees? The CTC has launched a core team to do exactly this: identify the CTC experts, facilitate the method/means to leverage their business wisdom - not only for each other’s benefit but for the benefit of our members and those we serve.

How to Become an Overnight Success in a Decade or Less

How to Become an Overnight Success in a Decade or Less

Promising advances in the combination of technology and healthcare have led to successive waves of innovation since the genomic revolution. The combination of genomic data, health information systems, inexpensive and ubiquitous sensors, integration with mobile phones and watches, and other factors have contributed to the dramatic rise in potential for "digital health" to change our overall care. So why is getting to scale proving so challenging?

CTC Issues Joint White Paper on Federal Technology Acquisition

CTC Issues Joint White Paper on Federal Technology Acquisition

The Professional Services Council (PSC), the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and the California Technology Council (CTC) have jointly issued a white paper, “Delivering Results: A Framework for Federal Government Technology Access & Acquisition.”

THE LIST: World Economic Forum Celebrates California

THE LIST: World Economic Forum Celebrates California

This month, the World Economic Forum released its list of 2015 Technology Pioneers. Incredibly, 28 of the current group of 49 companies recognized are California-based.

Agtech Report Says Pace is Record-Setting

Agtech Report Says Pace is Record-Setting

A mid-year report by AgFunder says that agtech startups raised $2.06 billion in the first half of 2015. The report, powered in part by CrunchBase, highlighted the rising trend in agtech investing, with the comparable figure for all of 2014 at $2.36 billion.