Company Worth Watching: Stand2Learn Acquired by VariDesk

By | March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Stand2Learn, a current participant in Larta’s NIH Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) and a pioneer in the research and development of standing desks for K-12 students, was acquired by VeriDesk. Today, [...]

Companies Worth Watching: Lucigen acquired by LGC

By | March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

“Simplifying Genomics.” In 1998, David Mead founded Lucigen as a spinoff from Promega.  The idea, simple yet potentially disruptive was to develop a diagnostic technology to quickly test people for [...]

Companies Worth Watching: Sharklet Technologies acquired by Peaceful Union

By | July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

When Dr. Anthony Brennan was conducting research for the U.S. Navy at the University of Florida, he had no idea that his work with manipulating surface texture in biomaterials would [...]

Apple acquires personal medical data startup and Larta graduate Gliimpse

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Apple made a move into the mHealth and digital health space with the acquisition of an early startup called Gliimpse. Founded in 2013, Gliimpse is a graduate of Larta’s 2014 [...]

New beginnings at Larta

By | February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta Institute would like to welcome one of our newest members, Sharon Senko. Sharon was hired in January as a Programs Associate to support our expanding programs. She is inspired [...]

Celdara Medical wins $1.7M Fast Track SBIR grant

By | November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Kicking off 2015 with an acquisition, followed up by a Tibbetts Award and most recently a $1.7M NIH grant, Celdara Medical has been on our radar all year long. We recently [...]

How to get Google to notice you

By | October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Our friend, Lance Manning, CEO of Language MAPS (a Department of Homeland Security company), wrote an article on the value of federal programs for science-based funding which was published last [...]