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Translational health science, broadly speaking, is the process of understanding disease, discovering therapies and new approaches, developing and validating those advances, and moving them to patient benefit. This process spans health care and research and development organizations, and has a significant impact on organizational structure and facilities. In order to design facilities that foster success in accelerating the movement of ideas to application, planners must ...

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IIDA Emerging Professional Award Deadline April 1
The new IIDA Emerging Professional Award seeks to expand the experience and leadership opportunities of budding professionals, encourage dialogue in the community and share knowledge from the interiors practice with members in the Northern Pacific Chapter. Through a $2,500 grant, the scholarship supports an educational experience for the purposes of research, community service, education or collaboration.
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Ceramic Tiles of Italy Announces 2011 Design Competition Winners
The 18th annual Ceramic Tiles of Italy Design Competition showcases the work of North American architects and designers who use Italian tile in their projects. An international jury scored projects based on functionality, visual appeal, original use of tile and overall design, and selected winners in commercial/hospitality, institutional and residential categories.
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National Office Furniture Announces Third Annual Gift of Inspiration for Education Environments
National Office Furniture has announced its third annual $25,000 Gift of Inspiration for Education Environments. As education funding remains challenged, National is pleased to offer the Gift of Inspiration to enhance the learning experience and provide new opportunities for student and educator advancement. The donation can be used for technology needs, scholarships, training and development programs, facility enhancements or any other worthwhile endeavor.
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Skyline Design Opens Showroom in Chicago Merchandise Mart
Merchandise Mart Properties is proud to announce that Skyline Design is opening a showroom on the 15h floor of The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart. The new showroom will feature a variety of collections such as the Bishan and Topaz for deep seating. The popular Miha chaise and Mercy hanging chair will also be featured.
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March 29, 2011

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