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Wireless Heart Monitor Fine-Tunes Cardiac-Failure Treatment, Scientific American, Feb 2011. For the 5.8 million people in the U.S. faced with chronic heart failure, trips back to the hospital can be frequent, costly and dangerous. This new implanted electromechanical pressure sensor reduced hospital readmissions by 30 percent.
New Class of Implantable Monitoring Devices for Heart Patients, Feb 2011.  Atlanta-based CardioMEMS is pioneering a new class of monitoring devices for heart patients. The company is based on Georgia Tech technology and is located in Technology Enterprise Park.
St. Jude Medical Pays CardioMEMS $60M For Stake, Exclusive Purchasing Rights, Sep 7, 2010.  The agreement provides St. Jude Medical an immediate 19% ownership in CardioMEMS and the exclusive option to acquire the Company for an additional $375 million.
Altea Therapeutics’ Transdermal Delivery Technology to Be Tested with KAI Pharma  Peptides, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, Jan 2010.  Continuing to apply transdermal technology to approved drugs that previously were administered by needle injection or infusion, new partnership allows Alttea to apply technology to the new peptide drugs.
Downtown Atlanta May Get Bio Corridor, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Dec 11, 2009. The potential 100-acre development in downtown Atlanta could become a biosciences corridor. Atlanta’s economic development agency will commission a feasibility study for the project - an expansion of the 11-acre Technology Enterprise Park at Georgia Tech.
A New Powerhouse, Senior R&D, 2009. Kemira's tissue expertise is set to expand at new research center at Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta.
Research Parks for the Knowledge Economy, Business Week, June 1, 2009. Nations are constructing lavish science parks, often with big city amenities, to gain a competitive edge in the global economy.
Georgia Tech, Partners Plan Med Device Prototyping Center, Genoneweb, May 28, 2009.  Four of Georgia's top research and healthcare institutions are launching the first initiative in a broader collective effort to spin out medical device companies. The initiative allows prototype development of medical devices focused on cardiology, orthopedics, and pediatrics.
Global Center for Medical Innovation launches, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 19, 2009. The center will be housed at Technology Enterprise Park, alongside Georgia Tech. Gov. Sonny Perdue unveiled the plans this afternoon at the huge — and hugely important to Georgia — 2009 BIO International Convention at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Altea Inks Agreement With Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Atlanta, Ga., April 1, 2009. Companies will commercialize Altea Therapeutics proprietary PassPort® Transdermal Delivery System in Technology Enterprise Park. Altea Therapeutics, supported by Lilly and Amylin, recently completed a Phase 1 clinical study of the exenatide transdermal patch in people with type 2 diabetes.
Device Tracks Heart Disease, KOLN Television News, Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb 24, 2009.  CardioMems device in clinical trials looking to prevent heart disease patients from fluid builds up.  Doctors implant the device between the heart and lungs of the patient which automatically tracks fluid pressure.
Proximity to Georgia Tech Helps Seal Big Deal, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Nov 7, 2008.  Having the right kind of specialized facility next to Georgia Tech helped seal a major deal with a global company seeking research and development space in Atlanta.
The Academic Connection - Nationwide, strong institutional support is creating a vital breeding ground for medical device companies, Medical Device Link, October 2008. Technology Enterprise Park (Atlanta) is in the process of building an 11-acre park that will include a biotechnology complex just outside Georgia Tech University.
Kemira consolidates North American R&D in Technology Enterprise Park, Atlanta Journal Constitution,  Sep 24, 2008.  The Finnish company, which develops technologies for pulp and paper, water treatment and other industries, currently has six locations in Georgia and more than 100 worldwide. The company will move 85 jobs into 37,000 SF in Midtown Atlanta.
Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition Receives Tech Park Community Service Award, Atlanta, GA. September 10, 2008.  The award is given annually to recognize outstanding service by local organizations to the benefit the neighborhoods adjacent to the Park.
Research Park Collaborations Sparking Medical Innovation, Modern Healthcare, July 28, 2008.  The art of carrying a concept through to a tangible, profitable product is a hot topic among medical centers that would like to see the science developed in their laboratories brought to the next level.
Atlanta's CardioMEMS Receives $2M Grant, March 20, 2008, LocalTechWire. With a $2 million infusion, Atlanta-based CardioMEMS has plans to occupy over 40,000 square feet at Atlanta’s Technology Enterprise Park, next to Georgia Tech.  The money, awarded by the Georgia Life Sciences Facilities Fund, will purchase laboratory equipment to develop wireless technology for medical devices.
New Technology Enterprise Park Key to Atlanta’s Bioscience Future, Global Atlanta, November 5, 2007.  The ribbon cutting for the first of four planned buildings in Technology Enterprise Park off of North Avenue Oct. 15 drew a delegation of representatives from Ireland’s bioscience sector as well as a large group of officials from the city and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Technology Enterprise Park Opening Celebration, October 15, 2007.  Attended by about 300 persons, the ribbon cutting was presided over by President Wayne Cluff of Georgia Tech and Mayor Shirley Franklin, City of Atlanta. 
13th Annual ULI Development of Excellence Awards - Technology Enterprise Park Project Winner, Atlanta, GA. September 12, 2007. The Development of Excellence Award recognizes an outstanding real estate development project that provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities.
Postcards From School -  Learning how higher ed can foster corporate location, Site Selection Magazine, July 2007.  Georgia Tech's Technology Enterprise Park, established on an 11- acre (4.5- hectare) parcel in midtown Atlanta in order to serve the needs of biotech firms, is the latest in a large portfolio of economic development oriented facilities and programs at the school.
Altea Therapeutics moving to Technology Enterprise Park, January 19, 2006, Atlanta Business Chronicle. Tucker, Ga.-based Altea Therapeutics' new headquarters will be at the Technology Enterprise Park, which, as first reported by Atlanta Business Chronicle, is set to be built on North Avenue near the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta.
Tech park planned near Georgia Tech, Aug 19, 2005, Atlanta Business Chronicle. A new hot spot for emerging technology and biomedical companies is being planned near Georgia Tech.  The 11-acre "Technology Enterprise Park" is being developed by Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures Inc., an organization working in cooperation with Georgia Tech.
 
 
 


 

 

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