Risk is a four-letter word for companies scouting new technology to acquire and develop. So Arizona State University aims to take away some uncertainty for investors looking to buy into the university's technology, reports the Arizona Republic. ASU plans to raise $5 million to invest in its own technology. The idea is that the money will help the university develop its own promising ideas for biosciences or renewable energy, rather than immediately shopping projects to outside investors. "We are going to do what a venture-capital firm does," said Alan Nelson, executive director of ASU's Biodesign Institute. "When you dig down,...

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