New Method of Protection Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia

VaxNewMo is developing pneumococcal conjugate vaccines to provide broader protection against more strains of bacteria that cause pneumococcal pneumonia. The company says its bioconjugation technology bypasses dependency on the synthetic chemistry techniques previously required to …

3-D Hologram of Patient’s Heart Floating in Mid-Air is a Heartbeat Away for St. Louis Startup

SentiAR is developing a 3D visualization platform for interventional surgeries, using real-time holography of the patient's anatomy. A husband and wife team at Washington University in St. Louis created the software using Microsoft HoloLens. Forming …

VoiceXP is Harnessing the Power of Voice Using Voice-Activated Technology

VoiceXP, a St. Louis startup, claims to be leading the way in voice-activated technology by creating custom voice experiences and changing how businesses communicate. The technology is intended to be personal, unique and as simple …

Outdoor Metrix Offers Smart Hunting for Hunters to Predict and Plan the Next Hunt (Arch Grants)

OutdoorMetrix is a hunt performance and wildlife management dashboard. The St. Louis company created the web-based technology to make hunters, anglers and wildlife managers smarter and more effective by providing them with data analytics. The …

Platform for Agricultural Ads to Follow Farmers From Phone to Desktop to Tablet (Arch Grants)

Lead Media, Inc. is getting recognition from Arch Grants. Arch Grants' mission is to ignite ingenuity and innovation in St. Louis with its $50,000 Global Startup Competition. Lean Media is among the 2017 recipients. The …

Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

On Thursday, November 16, the Danforth Center hosted a Conversations Series event, “Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges,” featuring three teams of Danforth Center scientists. The teams engaged in a friendly competition to communicate their …

Community Sunscreen Dispensers Provide Sun Protection and Awareness (Arch Grants)

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The PUCK Smart Remote Controls Devices Using Smartphones

A Springfield, Illinois father says his frustration having to replace damaged remote controls led to his innovation, PUCK! PUCK is a patented wireless bluetooth low-energy to infrared bridge. Attach PUCK on or near a device …

Exercise in a Pill May One Day Help with Obesity and Diabetes

With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers are tackling the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity by tapping into the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism. The scientists will …

clEAR Games for Hearing Impaired Engage Ears for Auditory Brain Training (Arch Grants)

They aren't trying to develop a new hearing aid, the professionals with clEAR are trying to develop a better brain! After years of research at Washington University in St. Louis, new software is helping many …

The National Weather Service is Searching for Meteorologists

It is a field that can be exciting and maybe even a little glamorous. You might not associate those adjectives with meteorology, but it's all there. And there may be some huge opportunities …

Benefits of a Protein-Packed Breakfast Fuels Ideas for Start Right Foods

Two University of Missouri graduates teamed up with food and nutrition experts on a formula for high-protein waffles that they say will curb your appetite, decreasing unhealthy snacking. So they launched Start Right Foods in …

Telehealth Reduces Wait Times, Improves Care for Children with Autism

Long wait times have been a persistent issue for families waiting to see an autism specialist, with waits often exceeding a year. Additionally, children with autism living in rural areas have added costs associated with …

Having A Blast: World Champion Festus High School Rocket Club

The 10-student team from Festus High School in Festus, Mo., bested the world’s best rocketry teams and took first place in the International Rocketry Challenge (IRC). Sponsored by The Raytheon Company, the team represented the …

Geniecast Gives Businesses Live, Interactive, Two-Way Video with Top Speakers and Experts

The days of dry corporate meetings with convenient speakers may be coming to an end for some companies. Geniecast is a St. Louis-based company that is taking corporate meetings to the web and upping the …

Key to Muscle Regeneration Discovered at Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University researchers say the nuclear receptor REV-ERB appears to play a key role in muscle regeneration, suggesting the receptor may be a good target for new drugs to treat a variety of muscle …

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am