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Ben Franklin seeks high-tech projects

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Innovation Works (IW), the Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southwestern Pennsylvania, will award up to $800,000 in technology commercialization funding to universities, early-stage and-or established companies based in Pennsylvania.

Funding will be awarded for projects up to $100,000 each that address engineering design challenges, show a high degree of innovation, and identify a clear path to commercialization with the potential to impact digital and-or robotics-related companies in Pennsylvania.

Deadline for final proposal submissions is Sept. 7.

KidsPeace sites win web awards

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two websites supported by KidsPeace received 14th annual Web Health Awards.

TeenCentral.Net received a bronze award in the Interactive Content-Rich Media division for the Anti-Bullying League. ParentCentral.Net received a general award recognizing it as a web-based resource.

"There is a tremendous need to make children, teens and parents aware of what bullying is and how it affects everyone involved," said Julius Licata, Director of TeenCentral.Net and ParentCentral.Net.