NSF

Distinguished North Dakota Leader Named CSO of New Federal Award-Winning Coalition

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240215979111/en/
    Dr. Hollie J. Mackey of North Dakota State University today was named Chief Strategy Officer to lead the regional National Science Foundation North Dakota Advanced Agriculture Technology Engine partnership, Food systems Adapted for Resiliency and Maximized Security (FARMS) (Photo: Business Wire)
    “Dr.
  • Mackey has been a core partner of our team effort to secure these federal funds,” said NDSU President David J. Cook.
  • She has a track record of inclusion and building healthy collaboration from every corner of North Dakota.
  • The NSF Engines: North Dakota Advanced Agriculture Technology Engine is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation under Award #2315315.

Canaery-led Research Team Funded by US National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Canaery , the neurotech company revolutionizing the detection of important scents in real-world settings, today announced it has secured $650,000 in Phase 1 funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator leading an interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers and operators.

Key Points: 
  • Canaery , the neurotech company revolutionizing the detection of important scents in real-world settings, today announced it has secured $650,000 in Phase 1 funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator leading an interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers and operators.
  • Teams that successfully complete Phase 1 may qualify for up to $5 million in Phase 2 funding.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240213816441/en/
    The NSF Convergence Accelerator prioritizes projects with potential for positive societal and economic impact.
  • “For Phase 1 of the NSF Convergence Accelerator program we have assembled an expert team to demonstrate multiple simultaneous detections of critical odors in real world environments,” said Peter Ledochowitsch, PhD, CTO and co-founder, Canaery.

University of Oklahoma Joins National Artificial Intelligence Safety Consortium

Retrieved on: 
Monday, February 12, 2024

Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium led by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Key Points: 
  • Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium led by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • This consortium aims to bring together the largest group of AI developers, users, researchers and affected groups worldwide to promote the creation of safe and trustworthy artificial intelligence.
  • Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium.
  • Learn more about the Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium and see the complete list of consortium participants from NIST .

Innosphere Ventures Leads Hiring Initiative to Propel Climate Innovation: Two Key Leadership Positions Open

Retrieved on: 
Monday, February 12, 2024

With the recent acquisition of grant funding for the Colorado-Wyoming Climate Resilience Engine, Innosphere Ventures is poised to expand its team and deepen its impact across the Colorado-Wyoming region.

Key Points: 
  • With the recent acquisition of grant funding for the Colorado-Wyoming Climate Resilience Engine, Innosphere Ventures is poised to expand its team and deepen its impact across the Colorado-Wyoming region.
  • The Colorado-Wyoming Climate Resilience Engine (CO-WY Engine), a collaborative initiative focused on driving innovation in climate resiliency and sustainability across the Colorado-Wyoming region, is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • The Use-Inspired R&D Director will play a central role in steering the direction of the CO-WY Engine's innovative climate research and solutions program.
  • This visionary leader will drive strategic roadmaps for climate science and technology projects, facilitate multidisciplinary research teams, and cultivate partnerships with key stakeholders.

Record Year Detailed in ISS National Laboratory® Annual Report

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

These successes and many others are highlighted in the ISS National Lab Annual Report for FY23 released today by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space™ (CASIS™).

Key Points: 
  • These successes and many others are highlighted in the ISS National Lab Annual Report for FY23 released today by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space™ (CASIS™).
  • CASIS has served as manager of the ISS National Lab for 12 years through a Cooperative Agreement with NASA.
  • Some highlights of FY23 accomplishments:
    Last year, 113 ISS National Lab-sponsored payloads were delivered to the space station—the most ever in a single fiscal year.
  • This brings the total number of peer-reviewed articles related to ISS National Lab R&D to more than 350.

Country Life® Vitamins Unveils Ageless Theory™: A Revolutionary Approach to Healthy Aging

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Country Life® Vitamins, a pioneer in nutritional supplements, introduces Ageless Theory™, a groundbreaking line of health supplements representing the latest scientific advances in healthy aging. As demographics shift, with projections indicating that the world's population aged 60 and older will nearly double by 2050(1), Ageless Theory™ emerges as a proactive solution to nourish, support, and renew individuals' whole body health as they age.

Key Points: 
  • "At Country Life, we believe that everyone deserves the benefits of healthy aging.
  • Ageless Theory™ represents the latest scientific advances in healthy aging supplements, with a proven commitment to purity, efficacy, and sustainability.
  • The new line encapsulates the cleanest, most effective, natural ingredients to support healthy aging from within.
  • Sharon Paguio, senior director of marketing for the Country Life brand, says, "At Country Life, we believe that everyone deserves the benefits of healthy aging.

Ascent® Protein Announces Partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation

Retrieved on: 
Monday, February 5, 2024

DENVER, Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ascent Protein, a leading sports nutrition company committed to providing premium products, is proud to unveil their partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) to support our nation's heroes. In conjunction with this partnership, Ascent is also thrilled to announce the addition of its fan-favorite flavor, Mocha Cold Brew, into its full-time product line.

Key Points: 
  • Ascent Protein, a leading sports nutrition company committed to providing premium products, is proud to unveil its partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) to support our nation's heroes.
  • Ascent will donate $1 per bag from Mocha Cold Brew sales to the Navy SEAL Foundation.
  • DENVER, Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ascent Protein, a leading sports nutrition company committed to providing premium products, is proud to unveil their partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) to support our nation's heroes.
  • "Our partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation reflects our deep respect for the dedication and courage exhibited by these elite warriors," said Kirsten Karlsson, Head of Marketing at Ascent Protein.

NEC joins Columbia University-led National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3)

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has concluded a membership agreement with the U.S.-based National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3), a Columbia University-led initiative supporting the development of a rich ecosystem of streetscape applications.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has concluded a membership agreement with the U.S.-based National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3), a Columbia University-led initiative supporting the development of a rich ecosystem of streetscape applications.
  • NEC and CS3 will continue to address Smart Streetscape challenges through collaboration with diverse organizations, contributing to the future of research and innovation.
  • (*) NFS: The U.S. National Science Foundation advances fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering.
  • NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation.

Innovate Illinois Celebrates NSF's Award to Propel Great Lakes ReNew and Advance Water Innovation

Retrieved on: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

Innovate Illinois , a pioneering public-private coalition dedicated to bolstering state innovation, celebrates the substantial federal award granted to the Great Lakes Water Innovation Engine, also known as Great Lakes ReNew .

Key Points: 
  • Innovate Illinois , a pioneering public-private coalition dedicated to bolstering state innovation, celebrates the substantial federal award granted to the Great Lakes Water Innovation Engine, also known as Great Lakes ReNew .
  • Great Lakes ReNew, directed by Current , Chicago's premier water innovation incubator, is positioned to revolutionize water and resource recovery.
  • The initiative aims to turn waste into wealth, exemplifying the mission of Innovate Illinois to foster economic growth through groundbreaking innovation.
  • “The Great Lakes are a vital natural resource for the health, wealth, and security of our entire nation,” said Illinois Gov.

ZOA Energy Announces Sponsorship of UFC Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, Themba Gorimbo

Retrieved on: 
Friday, February 2, 2024

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ZOA Energy , the better-for-you energy drink company, is proud to announce its partnership with UFC professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Themba "The Answer" Gorimbo.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ZOA Energy , the better-for-you energy drink company, is proud to announce its partnership with UFC professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Themba "The Answer" Gorimbo.
  • Gorimbo is the first Zimbabwean fighter to win in the Octagon at UFC Vegas 73 and a passionate philanthropist who embodies the values of ZOA Energy.
  • "Themba is a prime example of who we want on our team at ZOA Energy to activate the world's potential and inspire others," said ZOA Co-founder and Chief Energy Officer Dwayne Johnson.
  • As part of the sponsorship, Gorimbo will appear in ZOA Energy's social media, point of sale in-store and additional marketing efforts.