Innovation

Power Technology's Illumina Laser Projection System on Full Display

Power Technology's Illumina Laser Projection System on Full Display
PTI hopes to break into the movies with its Illumina laser projection system.

The Illumina laser projection system from Power Technology Inc. of Alexander represents a potential win-win for movie-goers and theater owners, and that double score was on full display Monday at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock's River Market District.
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Supporting Homegrown Innovation (Michael Singleton Commentary)

In reality, innovative research with world-changing implications happens every day in our universities and private companies. But what good is the best research discovery, technology or innovation if it never leaves the lab?
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Nancy Gray Named New Director of UAMS BioVentures

Nancy Gray, the new director of UAMS BioVentures, has more than 30 years of experience in biomedical industries, including medicinal chemistry research, management of pharmaceutical research and development, and business operations.
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