Partners and friends of ACIR
The Alliance for Commercialization and Innovation Research is dedicated to promoting economic development and growth through practical commercialization and innovation. Our Alliance is made up of organizations and individuals from both the private and public sectors who share our mission of promoting entrepreneurship, commercialization and innovation worldwide.
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The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin has long been a pioneer and leader in establishing research partnerships and innovative educational programs in technology. Researchers from the undergraduate level to the Nobel Prize explore, discover and innovate in the arts, humanities and sciences and across disciplinary boundaries. The impact of the university’s research ripples through Texas and around the world.
The National Agency of Technology Development
The NATD was created by the government of Kazakhstan in 2003 to promote innovation and commercialization of research in the country. Although created as a separate company, it is wholly owned by the government of Kazakhstan and works in close coordination with the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies. NATD has set up 15 technology transfer offices in universities throughout Kazakhstan and is the main administrator of government grants and credits to innovators and scientists looking to commercialize their research.
The Innovations and Technologies Fund
ITF’s purpose is to promote the development of innovation and commercialization of intellectual property in the scientific and research communities in Kyrgyzstan. Their goal is to act as a liaison between the business community, academia, government agencies and other stakeholders. ITF works with over 45 academic institutions, scientific research centers and universities, including the National Academy of Sciences.
Landes Bioscience is a bioscience book and journal publishing company. The company publishes an array of journals and books that cover a range of topics, from our most popular journal, Cell Cycle to Genetically Modified Crops. LB utilizes an online submission and tracking system designed to provide efficient service to authors. Through the online system, author files are automatically converted to PDFs, submissions are acknowledged by email, and authors can track their manuscript through the stages of the peer review process.
700 for Science
700 for Science is comprised of an elite group of proven professionals willing to leverage their expertise and influence to support compelling biotech and cleantech projects emerging worldwide. Our members are experts in scientific research, lP law and management, regulatory affairs, capital raising, commercialization, global business development and marketing. We are interested in technology from universities, research institutions and companies in the earliest stages of commercialization.
The Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities
The Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities is a non-profit funded by the state of Texas to develop global competitiveness in “Clean Tech,” the world’s fastest growing industry, a $7 trillion global opportunity. TFIC's initiatives are designed to be replicable across all of Texas’ strategic industries.
CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training and services. CRDF Global is based in Arlington, Virginia with offices in Moscow, Russia; Kyiv, Ukraine; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Amman, Jordan.