News

Wednesday
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Medical robotics - Regulatory, ethical, and legal considerations for increasing levels of autonomy

From minimally invasive surgery, targeted therapy, and hospital optimization to emergency response, prosthetics, and home assistance, medical robotics represents one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices industry.

Monday
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‘World’s best restaurant’ co-founder uses food for social change

WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.

Wednesday
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This Kenyan start-up is reinventing the family farm for the 21st century

To most American shoppers, there's nothing remarkable about a red onion in the produce aisle at the closest big box retailer.

Monday
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Why S&R Foundation is spinning off Halcyon

A new nonprofit was just launched in Washington. But it’s not starting from scratch.

Friday
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Announcing Halcyon: A New Nonprofit Organization Devoted to the Power of Human Creativity

WASHINGTON, DC – February 24, 2017 – Co-Founders Dr. Sachiko Kuno and Kate Goodall are delighted to announce the launch of Halcyon, a new public nonprofit* evolved from S&R Foundation, a private foundation that supports a diverse group of changemakers in art, science, and social enterprise.

Thursday
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Meet the social impact startups moving to DC for Halcyon Incubator’s sixth cohort

The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator program revealed its picks for cohort number six, which will begin in spring 2017, in a recent monthly email newsletter.

Thursday
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Business Rx: This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow

This week, a start-up that helps farmers in emerging economies find markets for their goods seeks advice on how to assemble an advisory board.– Dan Beyers

Thursday
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D.C. Food Startup Connects Refugee Chefs To Home, A New Culture

From the lobbies of Dulles airport to the privacy of family living rooms, the Trump administration’s ban on travel for some immigrants and refugees has had powerful ripple effects in the D.C. region.

Friday
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5 startups tackling urban America's biggest issues

In 2016, the Rockefeller Foundation teamed up with the Unreasonable Institute to challenge entrepreneurs to tackle issues like homelessness, food access and education.

Wednesday
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Misty Copeland to kick off new D.C. arts series

Septime Webre is launching his first season as artistic director of the brand-new Halcyon Stage arts series in Washington with fanfare. On Jan. 23, he’ll sit down with Misty Copeland, celebrity ballerina and icon of glamour and grit, for a public conversation about her career, her fame and her art.