The proportion of land used to cultivate shade grown coffee, relative to the total land area of coffee cultivation, has fallen by nearly 20 percent globally since 1996, according to a new study by scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions.Read more
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin was recently awarded a federal Economic Development Administration grant to develop a public-private partnership to support an Austin-area wet laboratory incubator. The project is a result of an earlier ATI feasibility study that quantitated demand for a wet laboratory space in the Austin vicinity.Read more
A start-up company established by a Nobel Laureate chemist is the first tenant in the UTech Dorm Room, a cooperative research laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy.Read more
Austin Technology Incubator Receives Federal Grant to Study Feasibility of Laboratory for Life Sciences Firms
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), a not-for-profit arm of The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $140,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) to determine the feasibility of developing wet-lab space for life-sciences companies.
A wet lab is where scientists test and analyze chemicals and biological materials and it requires a special facility with running water, ventilation and specialized utility access.Read more