Our Founding Sponsors together provide an exceptional foundation of intellectual capital and service infrastructure at The Commons. We are extremely grateful for their financial generosity and many in-kind, material and resource donations.
Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. Airgas is a leading U.S. producer of atmospheric gases with 16 air separation plants, a leading producer of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products, and a leading U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. More than 16,000 employees work in approximately 1,100 locations, including branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production facilities and distribution centers. Airgas also markets its products and services through e-Business, catalog and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base. Airgas was founded in 1982 by Executive Chairman Peter McCausland with the purchase of Connecticut Oxygen Corporation in Stratford, CT.
American Laboratory Trading
Your Trusted Source for Used Lab Equipment! With more than 12,000 items in our 30,000 square foot facility in East Lyme, Connecticut, ALT is the largest provider of pre-owned laboratory instrumentation in North America. The company specializes in HPLC, GC, Spectroscopy, FTIR and other biopharma and analytical lab equipment. Our in-house technical engineers are amongst the most qualified in the industry and they are responsible for testing and servicing each and every item before it leaves our facility. Over the last 14 years, ALT has earned the business of more than 20,000 customers worldwide including universities, private labs of all sizes, and large global pharmaceutical companies. It is our job to recognize the needs of our customers and importance of providing high quality lab equipment at affordable prices. It is our pleasure to offer our industry leading warranty on everything we sell to ensure that our customers have peace of mind when investing in their lab.
Cantor Colburn LLP
Cantor Colburn, the fastest growing patent law firm in the United States over the last 10 years (Juristat), offers the full range of intellectual property services to clients around the world, including patent, trademark, and copyright portfolio development and management, litigation, and transactional services.
Our pharmaceutical and life sciences attorneys handle litigation, patent prosecution, inter partes reviews and other Patent Office review proceedings, opinions, landscapes, competitive intelligence, licensing and other transactional services, portfolio management, and more. Our attorneys have extensive experience in a wide variety of pharmaceutical and life science technologies including chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals including small molecule, pharmaceuticals, proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, biopharmaceuticals, bioinformatics, personalized medicine, polymorphs, pharmaceutical, formulations, methods of treatment, methods of manufacture, diagnostic methods, molecular biology, materials science.
Cantor Colburn attorneys operate as a team, in which all members excel at their distinct areas, and provide a seamless one-stop shopping experience for clients seeking comprehensive IP services. We serve clients around the world in a wide variety of industries and technologies from our offices in Hartford, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston and Detroit.
As a Founding Sponsors of CURE Innovation Commons, we will keep office hours and mentor entrepreneurs on patent law matters.
Comcast Business is the Founding Technology Sponsor and Internet Provider of The Commons! Comcast Business offers Internet, Ethernet, Voice and TV for businesses with Internet speeds up to five times faster than DSL, super fast Ethernet, a variety of Voice options and TV. Built for business, customers value the diverse, private network and 24×7 dedicated business support.
At Dilworth IP, we listen to our clients well to better understand their businesses, technologies, people, and vision for success. We appreciate how these factors interrelate. By paying close attention, we can provide the legal counseling, worldwide portfolio management, transactional and agreement support, patent and trademark prosecution, and litigation services our clients need to protect their businesses. Our clients have broad interests. They manufacture products that make our daily lives better, and their businesses span the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical, polymers, material science, renewable energy, agricultural, and other industries. Dilworth IP’s attorneys have strong academic credentials; several have advanced technical degrees. Most of us worked in industry as research scientists or engineers before studying law. Some have co-authored scientific papers and been inventors on multiple patents. With an average of 20+ years of experience practicing IP law, often as in-house counsel at world-class chemical companies, Dilworth IP’s practitioners understand technology and the importance of protecting it well. Dilworth IP is lean and flexible. We leverage technology to thrive in the fast-paced global marketplace and deliver world-class legal services to our clients while keeping costs low. We offer competitive rates and alternative fee arrangements without sacrificing performance. Our offices are strategically located in the New York and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas and in Atlanta, Georgia.
Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP
Hydro Service and Supplies, Inc.
Hydro Service and Supplies, Inc. provides a versatile range of quality ultrapure water systems and products, from large scale central production systems to point-of-use laboratory systems. Since 1967, Hydro has been an industry leader by combining synergistic engineering and innovative designs with high-performance component selections, superior materials of construction, and precision manufacturing that result in high quality ultrapure water systems. Hydro is dedicated to providing quality products and professional support from our experienced sales, engineering and service teams. Our products are available nationwide with service support to the entire East Coast. Hydro serves Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Microelectronics, Research, Academic, Medical/Clinical, Food and Beverage, and Industrial applications. In addition, Hydro offers engineering services, turn-key installation, start-up and commissioning, validation support, PLC programming, water testing services and reliable service support 24/7/365.Visit Website
Environmental, Health & Safety Solutions for Demanding Organizations
Triumvirate Environmental (TEI) is a leading provider of enterprise waste management and environmental services to Healthcare, Education, Life Sciences, and Industrial markets. Whether you’re seeking to broadly reduce environmental waste, implement safer and more compliant waste management practices, or develop green and sustainable solutions – we can help you.
The Triumvirate Difference
We offer highly educated, expertly trained consultants with years of experience whose guidance allows your environmental operations professionals to be more effective and productive in their daily jobs. Our mission is to build the most-productive, long-term, customer-intimate, environmental services firm by “WOWing!” each employee, and each customer, every day. That’s why the most demanding universities, hospitals, biotech firms, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and industrial companies choose Triumvirate Environmental.Visit Website
VWR headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a leading, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions. VWR helps accelerate scientific innovation by providing the most effective and efficient solutions — products, equipment and services — for the life science industry so our customers can focus on what’s truly important: discovery. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR offers a well established network that reaches thousands of specialized laboratories and facilities spanning the globe. VWR associates work everyday to streamline the way scientists, medical professionals and production engineers stock and manage their businesses. In addition, VWR supports its customers by providing other value-added service offerings, research support, laboratory services and operations services. VWR enables those solutions and eliminate process complexities through their value proposition of Product Choice, Differentiated Services, and Operational Excellence.
Wiggin and Dana
Wiggin and Dana is internationally recognized as one of the leading law firms in the life science industry. Wiggin and Dana’s multi-disciplined Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice Group provides integrated services to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and health care clients. Whether assisting a multi-national pharmaceutical company, an emerging biotechnology firm engaged in innovative medical research or an individual entrepreneur trying to commercialize the latest laboratory discovery, Wiggin and Dana provides the necessary expertise and experience to serve the specialized needs of the biotechnology industry.