In Honor of Women’s Equality Day- Women Speakers of the 2018 Ag Showcase

By | August 30th, 2018|0 Comments

We on the organizing team for Ag Innovation Showcase were struck by Land O’Lakes’ re-imagining of the classic nursery rhyme about “Old MacDonald”, into the “She-I-O” version to honor female [...]

Ideas Energized Ep. 8: Alumni August

By | August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Ep. 8 of the Ideas Energized podcast is live! We were delighted to chat with two of our most esteemed AgShowcase Alumni as we look forward to celebrating the 10th [...]

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 [...]