“Research is creating new knowledge.” — Neil Armstrong
Sense Neuro lands $2.4M military contract
Sense Neuro Diagnostics is being awarded $2.43 million to advance technology to diagnose and monitor traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a field environment. TBI is a signature wound of recent wars, with roughly 420,000 documented incidents of service members sustaining at least one TBI in the last two decades. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) Combat Casualty Care Research Program is funding the research.
Awards for health information
PatientPoint earned a total of 86 National Health Information Awards (NHIAs) for its patient engagement platform that creates more effective doctor-patient interactions across a patient’s healthcare journey. PatientPoint has earned more than 800 NHIA awards since first entering the competition in 2004.
P&G Ventures creates culture of innovation
Fast Company scored and identified more than 100 organizations, leaders and teams that have created cultures of innovation in 2021. It's no surprise that P&G Ventures made the top 20 on the list.
Preparing workers for cybersecurity roles
TechCred, an Ohio-funded program that reimburses companies up to $2,000 per each credentialed worker, allowing employers to retrain current and potential employees in tech-related jobs, is now preparing workers for cybersecurity positions. New employees can take state-paid training online as they learn new skills and receive various certifications to protect companies from cyber threats originating locally and from around the world.
A better drug delivery system
A University of Cincinnati researcher is working on a better drug delivery system for eye diseases. Yoonjee Park invented and patented a biodegradable drug delivery device that would allow for on-demand dosing. Park and her team are testing the safety and efficacy of the device with funds from the National Institute of Health and Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation.
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FEATURED TECH EVENT
With TALK Louisville and TechFest
Create enthusiasm for future technology leaders
at TechFest Louisville, Aug. 26-27
TALK will host high school teachers interested in implementing cybersecurity curricula with a session on Teach Cyber. This FREE event at Spalding University, “Why Cybersecurity Matters,” runs both Thursday, Aug. 26 & Friday, Aug. 27 (4PM-7PM). A dinner is included onsite for qualified high school teachers attending. Click here to register and find additional details.
TechGirlz, in partnership with TALK, is offering STEAM professional development for middle school teachers and tech professionals interested in teaching tech coursework to middle school girls. Join Alicia Park, National Outreach Manager at TechGirlz, as she reviews the nonprofit and their TechShopz in a Box program (Thursday, Aug. 26 between 4PM & 5PM). Click here to register and find additional details.
Rad Science Skateboard Build
TALK will also host a Rad Science Skateboard Build in conjunction with Marwood Veneer at the University of Louisville Engineering Garage. This course that takes place over 2 half-days, Aug. 27-28. All participants will build a working skateboard. The 2021 Techfest Louisville Skateboard Build Instructor is Topher Paterno who is a designer, maker, teacher, skater, and presently teaches Tech Ed and Robotics at Gunston Middle School in Arlington,VA. Click here to register and find additional details.
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