Life Sciences Venture Firm Emergent Technologies, Inc. Selects UT Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers Gnade and Cadeddu to Receive Opportunity Texas Proof-of-Concept Award
6/18/2008 9:58:21 AM
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergent Technologies, Inc. (ETI), life sciences venture firm, announced today that the firm’s first Opportunity Texas Proof of Concept Award will be bestowed on The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), with co-principal investigators Bruce Gnade, Ph.D. (UT Dallas) and Jeffrey Cadeddu, M.D. of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern), for their StoneMag System Kidney Stone Magnetic Retrieval System. The award consists of a $25,000 check and another $25,000 worth of technology commercialization management services that ETI will provide to the UT researchers. The business services will include strategic planning for both technology and business implementation pathways for the StoneMag System invention.