Tagged: arkansas science & technology authority

Ascendant Diagnostics Receives ASTA Investment for Breast Cancer Detection

by Mark Carter 7/25/2013 12:11 pm

Fayetteville biotech firm Ascendant Diagnostics has received a $300,000 investment from the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority for development of its MelodyDX product that uses tear samples to screen for breast cancer.

Movista Receives $82,000 Investment from ASTA

by Mark Carter 7/16/2013 02:08 pm

Bentonville retail software firm Movista has received an $82,959 investment from the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority. The funds will be used to commercialize Movista's proprietary technology, which provides retail tracking, verifying and reporting activities.

Tim Atkinson Named ASTA President

by Mark Carter 6/28/2013 09:00 am

Atkinson, 45, will begin his duties on July 1. He most recently served as Assistant Provost and Director for Sponsored Programs at the University of Central Arkansas.

ContourMed Moves From Bankruptcy, Changes Business Model

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2013 12:00 am

ContourMed Inc. of Little Rock surfaced from Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month. CEO Barry Corkern says he expects to have $500,000 in revenue by the end of this year.

Arkansas' Role in Research and Development

by John Ahlen 7/9/2012 12:00 am

Today, nearly 30 years after Arkansas took the first steps to replicate home grown job creation, there are certainly jobs to count, but it's perhaps more important to recognize that Arkansas is well positioned for the future because it has formed a globally competitive, technology-based economic development ecosystem driven by multi-organizational investments, know-how and collaboration.