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Oct 13, 2014, 08:35 ET
"I look forward to engaging in dialogue with a great group of members." (PRNewsFoto/Larta Institute)

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Appoints Larta CEO Rohit Shukla to Serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 Rohit Shukla, Founder & CEO of Larta Institute, has been selected to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and...

May 06, 2014, 08:45 ET

Larta Institute Energizes Technology Ideas: Applying a Network-Centric Model to Generate Societal Impact in 2013, Annual Report Released

 For 20 years, Larta Institute has worked closely with entrepreneurs across the globe. Its work, in brief "energizes" innovations that have the...

Mar 18, 2014, 08:35 ET

Los Angeles Based Global Innovation Hub Larta Institute Celebrates 20 Years Transforming Technology Ideas that Make Lives Better

Larta Institute marks a milestone as a global hub of innovation: it's 20 years young!   Larta ( was founded in 1993 amidst...

Sep 04, 2013, 08:45 ET
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Emerging Technologies in Ag-Bio, Food, Biofuels, and Sustainability to be Presented at Fifth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase

What:     Established in 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase is the leading annual global event for agriculture's industry...

Jul 31, 2013, 08:45 ET
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"Outside-the-Box" Entrepreneurs to Address Resource Constraints, Crop Shortages at Fifth Ag Innovation Showcase

The fifth annual Ag Innovation Showcase will be held Sept. 9-11, 2013 at the Danforth Plant Science Center ( ...

Apr 24, 2013, 08:30 ET

Larta Institute Generates Impact through Innovation: The Work of a Global Innovation Hub in 2012

 In developed and emerging economies alike, policy makers and practitioners recognize the undeniable significance of technology-based...

Jan 30, 2013, 08:35 ET

Larta Institute Fosters Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development with New Partnerships in Romania, South Africa

 Larta Institute (, a global leader in technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, today announced two global...

Mar 12, 2012, 08:15 ET

Cluster-based Programs Not Aligned With Times and Needs: Larta Institute

 Larta Institute, the Los Angeles-based commercialization assistance hub, says that the current, localized and cluster-based models of...

May 06, 2011, 07:40 ET

Larta Institute Receives Award for National Institutes of Health Commercialization Assistance Program at 2011 Acquisition, Grants, and Small Business Symposium

Last week in Alexandria, VA, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability (OGAPA)...

Feb 14, 2011, 08:10 ET

Larta Institute NIH Success Stories Featured in 2011 California Biomedical Industry Report

A report on the California biomedical industry published last week by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) highlights success stories from...

May 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Betting on Change - The Venture Forum in 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Shining a spotlight on the ever-growing field of life sciences, Larta Institute's 14th Annual...

Apr 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Larta Institute Partners With Burrill & Company to Present the 14th Annual Life Sciences Venture Forum

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicating this year's Venture Forum to the life sciences industry, Larta Institute and Burrill...

Apr 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Loma Linda University Partners With Larta Institute for Technology Marketing Program

LOS ANGELES, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Loma Linda University a three-year Partnership for...