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Top Innovators From R & D Centers in New Zealand, Taiwan, Korea, and Russia/Ukraine Will Showcase Cutting-Edge Products/Services

18 Companies From the Leading Global R & D Institutes to Present at the 2007 Venture Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, CA | Posted on April 6th, 2007

Close to 1,000 high technology and life science innovators, venture capital firms, government agency representatives and corporate investors will meet in San Francisco May 1-2 at The Venture Forum's ( http://www.theventureforum.com/ ) annual event to connect early stage innovators with funding sources. Since its inception 13 years ago, The Venture Forum has facilitated $600 million in venture capital, corporate and government investment, thereby helping innovators move high-value technologies closer to commercialization.

The 2007 forum will feature companies that are part of Larta's Global Bridge Program, a fully customized and comprehensive executive training and networking creation program that fosters scientific, technological, and economic cooperation between the U.S. and other countries. Participating Global Bridge companies are organized by pavilions. Highlights include:

New Zealand

New Zealand's Foundation for Research, Science & Technology (FRST), will feature seven outstanding Kiwi companies in the fields of biotechnology, software, nanotechnology, wireless, pharmaceuticals, and physiological monitoring products. The New Zealand companies include Living Cell Technologies Limited, Methodware, Nano Cluster Devices Ltd., Roam AD, and Zephyr Technology Ltd. The New Zealand Pavilion also features research institutions like Auckland UniServices, Canterprise, Otago Innovation, and Waikato Link.

The Foundation for Research, Science and Technology is the largest of the public sector investment agents for research, science and technology (RS&T) in New Zealand. FRST's mission is to stimulate prosperity and improve the well-being of New Zealanders and the environment through investing in innovation and fostering the creation of new knowledge.

Korea

Techno Value/Business Network & Systems Development International (bnsD), in collaboration with Larta Institute will feature 3 companies in the fields of energy, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. They are Innovation & Ventures, Inc., Panagene, and Polypeptide.

BnsD, headquartered in the U.S., is a technology commercialization firm providing wide spectrum of services and programs, including technology scouting, auditing, assessment, licensing, and partnership development. TechnoValue, located in Korea, is BnsD's Korean affiliate with in-depth knowledge and experiences in technology innovation management consulting services to both the public and private sector clients.

Russia and Ukraine

Larta in collaboration with the United States Industry Coalition (USIC) and the Foundation for Russian American Economic Cooperation (FRAEC) launched Russia-Ukraine-US Global Bridge program in 2006. The program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy is aimed at emerging entrepreneurs from the Russia/Ukraine defense complex. Innovations for this program come from technology institutes' spin-outs and other technology companies that have been funded by the Global Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention Program (GIPP) of the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.

Six companies are being featured in the fields of diagnostics, nanotechnology, software, and materials. They are Attometrix Ltd., BIOCHIP-IMP Ltd., International Center for Electron Beam Technologies, Kinetic Technologies Ltd. (Kintech), Nanocenter, and Sarov Laboratories.

Taiwan

The Institute for Information Industry (III) partnered with Larta Institute in their mission to grow and strengthen Taiwan's information industry development and promote their most innovative spin-outs.

Five Taiwan Pavilion companies will be showcased at this year's Venture Forum. They are in the fields of wireless, media technology, software, and biotechnology. The companies are AirDio Wireless Inc., IAdea Corporation, OleMap Inc., United Biomedical, Inc., and XCome Technology Ltd.

The Institute for Information Industry (III) was established in 1979 as a non-profit organization, jointly sponsored by the Taiwan government and dozens of prominent private enterprises, for the purpose of growing and strengthening Taiwan's information industry development. Since its inception, III has been a source of vision, creativity and technological advancement, and a major contributor to Taiwan's development into a world-class player in the ICT global market.

Forum Overview

Now 13 years strong, The Venture Forum is the largest -- and longest running -- showcase of early stage innovation and entrepreneurship on the planet. It is the must-attend event for those seeking access to untapped quality deal flow from around the world.

Venture Forum presenting companies are drawn from Larta's robust pipeline, and prepared by Larta's world-class mentors to deliver presentations focused on a solid business proposition, excellent science, and strong growth potential for an audience of investors, partners and customers.

Venture Forum Advisory Committee members include top technology sourcing, investment, and licensing executives from Samsung Ventures, Johnson & Johnson, Burrill & Company, Intel Corporation, Technology Partners, Allergan, Unilever Technology Ventures, BASF Venture Capital America Inc., Research Corporation Technologies, Inc., DuPont, Advent Technologies, Yahoo! Inc., Lilly Accelerators, Pfizer, Boston Scientific, Cargill Ventures, Genzyme Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc., Sharp Corporation, BD Ventures, and Siemens TTB.

Attendee Registration

Registration for the two-day event is $995. Register early to receive a 40% discount. To register, go to http://www.theventureforum.com/registration.asp .

Credentialed Media: To register for a press pass, please contact Abigail Pohlman at or 213-765-4836.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on sponsorship opportunities contact Carlos Gutierrez at 213-765-4833 or email at .

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About Larta Institute
Larta Institute's mission is to increase economic development through the improved transition of scientific and technological breakthroughs from the laboratory to the marketplace, where they can solve problems, enhance economic opportunities, advance medical care, and better people's lives. Larta Institute is an independent, private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation registered in the State of California.

Since 1993, companies helped by Larta Institute have raised over $1.5 billion in capital. Its programs serve thousands of businesspeople each year. Larta accelerates the transition of cutting-edge technologies to the marketplace by connecting innovators to investors and companies, and leveraging its extensive network of relationships and resources.

Larta Institute was originally formed in 1993 through legislation enacted by the State of California to assist small companies developing innovative technologies. The Institute has expanded dramatically since then to serve thousands of clients in a wide variety of technology sectors globally.

For more information contact Rohit Shukla, CEO & Founder, at

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