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Robotic Baby Products Innovator 4moms Receives Small Business Impact Award; Expands in Pittsburgh, Creates 120 New Jobs

by on June 2, 2014

Congratulations to 4moms – Pittsburgh-based innovator of robotic baby gear – on receiving the 2014 Governor’s ImPAct Award for Small Business Impact in southwestern Pennsylvania region during the May 30 Governor’s ImPAct Awards ceremony in Hershey, Pa. The award is given to small businesses that are innovators within their industry and who demonstrate revenue/profit growth […]


Pittsburgh’s Astrobotic Advances “One Giant Step” for Opening Up Moon’s Potential

by on February 21, 2014

Pittsburgh’s innovation-led economic renaissance continues to capture the attention of influential news outlets. Recently there was Politico’s “What Works,” a year-long series focused on transformative technologies, polices and strategies that chose Pittsburgh for its debut article. This week the emerging-technologies blog GIGAOM made a splash with its story about Strip District-based Astrobotic and its lunar ambitions. A spinout of Carnegie Mellon University, Astrobotic […]


Newest Idea Foundry Accelerator to Help Solve Water Challenges

by on February 6, 2014

Pittsburgh, with its trifecta of natural water sources, could be a natural fit for water-related innovation. It is exactly because of our immense water resources that we at Idea Foundry have launched the first regional accelerator dedicated to commercializing water technologies, named Innovate H2O. Innovate H2O has been developed in partnership with the Water Economy […]