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Gov’t picks tech to incubate

Publication: msnbc.com   Date: October 6, 2011   View Article

A web app that will ease the decision-making process and a hand-held device that sniffs out bombs are among the first crop of potential products from a program that aims to turn basic science research into marketplace successes.

A total of 21 awards were handed out today to the inaugural class of the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or Iā€”Corps, a public-private program that was announced this July to help researchers make the leap to entrepreneurship.

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