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Texas Emerging Technology Fund

Texas Emerging Technology Fund - News & Announcements

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Nanofiber Production Technology
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the state is investing $1.5 million through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) in FibeRio Corp. for the development of proprietary equipment for the fabrication of nanofibers.
  • Monday, August 30, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry: TETF Investment to Help Those With Kidney, Liver Disease
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced a $2 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) in ZS Pharma, Inc., for the development of its therapeutic solution for the treatment of complications associated with liver and kidney failure.
  • Friday, July 30, 2010 • Laredo, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry: Emerging Technologies Will Help Texas Meet Future Energy Challenges
    Gov. Rick Perry today highlighted the importance of pursuing new technologies to find sustainable solutions for Texas’ growing energy needs. The governor announced a $2.75 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) in Terrabon Inc. for the commercialization of its technology to convert non-food biomass into bio fuels.
  • Monday, July 26, 2010 • Lubbock, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry: Wind Power Will Help Address Texas’ Growing Energy Needs
    Gov. Rick Perry today discussed the importance of diversifying the state’s energy portfolio in order to protect our environment, reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources and grow our state economy. The governor announced an $8.4 million research superiority investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) in the Texas Tech University System for the development of a collaborative wind energy project.
  • Thursday, June 10, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Savara Inc.
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing $1.9 million in Savara Inc. of Austin for the development of their innovative product that improves lung cancer diagnostics and treatment delivery.
  • Friday, June 04, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investments in Four Houston Area Companies
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing in four Houston area companies for the development and commercialization of their innovative technologies.
  • Tuesday, May 25, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Editorial
    Small Business Drive Ecomony, Innovation
    The next chapter in the Story of Texas isn’t necessarily being written around a boardroom table somewhere. Instead, it’s being scripted in small pieces, over kitchen tables and on living room couches, as inspired people dream and plan, gathering the money and the courage to make the leap from employee to owner of their own small business.
  • Thursday, April 29, 2010 • Richardson, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in AgileMesh Inc.
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing $2 million in AgileMesh Inc., of Richardson, for the commercialization and development of its specialized mesh-networking video surveillance technology.
  • Thursday, April 22, 2010 • Austin, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Nanotechnology
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing $250,000 in Nanotailor Inc., of Austin, for the commercialization of their single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT).
  • Wednesday, April 07, 2010 • Lubbock, Texas • Press Release
    Gov. Perry Announces TETF Investment in Modern Agriculture Technology
    Gov. Rick Perry today announced that the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is investing $250,000 in Smartfield Inc., of Lubbock, for the commercialization of their crop irrigation management technology.