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Science Start-Ups Gain Momentum at the Prince William Science Accelerator

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County congratulated three science start-ups – ISOThrive, LLC, Virongy, LLC and Ceres Nanosciences, Inc., – on recent business successes leading from the Prince William Science Accelerator. All three start-up enterprises have gained significant momentum, leading to expansion into new commercial lab space, increased R&D and the potential for new employment opportunities.  ISOThrive recently expanded …

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Over 100 Serious Game Design Industry Leaders to gather in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County Department of Economic Development is proud to sponsor this year’s industry-leading Serious Play Conference taking place on July 18-20, 2017, at the George Mason University Science & Technology Campus. More than 100 thought leaders driving the adoption of game-based and simulation learning will gather to share experiences in implementing serious …

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Three Prince William County-based Enterprises Recognized at Greater Washington Innovation Awards

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates three Innovation Park enterprises on being recognized at this year’s Greater Washington Innovation Award Ceremony.  Scriyb LLC, a Virginia Serious Game Institute-based startup, won the ‘Public Service Innovator of the Year’ award and George Mason University (Mason) and Ceres Nanosciences were recognized as finalists in Public Service and Health & …

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Prince William County grants $50,000 to Caerus Discovery, LLC, to Boost Zika Virus Research

Provided by Prince William Department of Economic Development The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced today that it has authorized a $50,000 public-private performance agreement with Caerus Discovery, LLC, to work with George Mason University, the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to discover an antibody for the Zika virus. Caerus Discovery, LLC, a biotechnology company …

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Ceres Nanosciences May Change the Medical Landscape with $3 Million Investment in Nanotrap®

Provided by Prince William Department of Economic Development Ceres Nanosciences, Inc., a Prince William Science Accelerator startup company, recently announced the completion of a $3 million Series A financing as part of a larger $9 million Series A round.  GreyBird Ventures, an early-stage venture fund firm, is leading the round with a commitment of up to $5.5 million over the …

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Prince William County Logs $1.3 Billion of Intended Capital Investment

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today announced it logged $1.3 billion in intended capital investment, added 596 new jobs and retained 80 existing jobs from 23 economic development projects in calendar year 2016. The 23 projects consisted of 18 new business attractions, three expansions of …

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Over Forty Prince William County Businesses Top the 2017 Washington Business Journal Book of Lists

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, congratulates more than 40 of its local businesses, world-class amenities and golf destinations that topped this year’s Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists.  The year’s theme celebrates Innovation, a recognized growth area in Prince William County. Dr. Àngel Cabrera, President of George …

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Prince William County-based ATCC selected to join the Human Cancer Models Initiative

Provided by Prince William Department of Economic Development Prince William County-based ATCC, a global leader in biological materials management and standards headquartered in Innovation Park, was recently awarded a contract valued up to $32 million to manage and operate one of the world’s largest repositories of biological specimens.  Under a separate contract, the company was also selected by the National …

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Prince William County Accepts SBA Grant for Science Accelerator

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently accepted a $50,000 grant from the Small Business Administration for the Prince William Science Accelerator. The accelerator bested more than 830 applications nationwide to win the grant. The money will go toward dividing the last available lab at the accelerator, which is home to six life-science companies that fill the other …

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Prince William County Awarded $50,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today welcomed the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at its Prince William Science Accelerator in Innovation Park. The SBA presented a $50,000 check to the County as a grant award to the Prince William Science Accelerator, being one of only two Northern Virginia winners …

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