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Putting innovation to work

From flying cars to tidal turbines, area’s entrepreneurs break new ground

ANNA MRACEK DIETRICH Her company in Woburn, Terrafugia, is designing a flying car for which she hopes buyers would pay $200,000 to $250,000. Dietrich was educated at MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. ANNA MRACEK DIETRICH Her company in Woburn, Terrafugia, is designing a flying car for which she hopes buyers would pay $200,000 to $250,000. Dietrich was educated at MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. (Dina Rudick/Globe Staff)
By Scott Kirsner
Globe Correspondent / October 4, 2010

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This is ordinarily a busy month for conferences, schmooze-fests, and seminars. But cramming the calendar even more this year are two new mega-events: FutureM Boston (starting today) and Boston Region Entrepreneurship Week (starting Oct. 13). One will spotlight Boston-area companies helping to shape the future of marketing, and the other is planned as a celebration of “the entrepreneurial spirit.’’ With ... (Full article: 1222 words)

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