Where next year's ad dollars will flow

Don Roy says companies plan to ramp up their marketing spending on new products and services in 2010, suggesting a greater risk appetite and faith in an economic rebound.
Dec 15, 2009 12:12 PM

Auto supplier rolls out new products

Vista-Pro, the roll-up automotive supplier that set up its HQ here this year, has this month introduced a range of new products for various Big Three models.
Nov 24, 2009 2:03 PM

Canadian OK for BioMimetic

Canada's health regulators have given BioMimetic Therapeutics the go-ahead to market its Augment Bone Graft product via an Ontario-based distributor. It'll be for sale in time for Christmas.
Nov 4, 2009 7:27 AM

Chrysler, Nissan break up pact

Six months after saying so in code, Nissan and Chrysler have ended their vehicle-development partnership wherein Nissan supplied small cars and Chrysler built full-size trucks.
Nissan spokesman Fred Standish said Fiat wasn't involved in any of the discussions. Standish stressed that the company was committed to stay in the North American truck market. "We are looking at a variety of options," he said.
Aug 27, 2009 7:28 AM

BioMimetic does its paperwork

The Franklin-based maker of regnerative tissues has submitted several parts of its application to bring Augment Bone Graft to market. Investors are rewarding that by pushing up its shares (Ticker: BMTI) by 7 percent in pre-market action this morning.
Jun 18, 2009 8:03 AM

Incubator teams with UT foundation

Downtown's Cumberland Emerging Technologies and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation will further explore a "promising" arthritis treatment.
"Licensing this technology is an important milestone for CET," said A.J. Kazimi, Chief Executive Officer of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals and CET. "Not only are we adding a promising new product candidate to our development pipeline, we are also providing researchers with the resources necessary to advance this important work. This is precisely what we envisioned when we created CET to bridge the gap between the research laboratory and the commercial marketplace."
Feb 10, 2009 11:07 PM

Life sciences venture ramps up in Franklin

Venture Nashville reports on Nodality, a biotech product development company preparing to launch its operations in April.
Parkinson said researchers in the Nashville lab will primarily be "taking the information we develop out of our discovery labs" in the Bay Area and will be "working to convert [what is learned] into laboratory tests that could eventually be used to inform patient care."
Feb 3, 2009 11:32 AM