Harris & Harris Group Supports Global Vision Forum

Harris & Harris Group Supports Global Vision Forum

Forum Brings Innovative Ideas to Healthcare Challenges

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:TINY), an early-stage, active investor in transformative companies, is
pleased to work with Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Research Triangle Foundation
to support new thinking in the healthcare space. The Global Vision Forum was
initiated by a group of Eisenhower Fellows interested in bringing global
leaders to the United States in an effort to drive new ideas into critical
issues. The two-day event included meetings with leading healthcare officials
and innovators.The inaugural event was held on October 3^rd and 4^th in
Research Triangle Park, NC.

The discussions focused on the major challenges of the United States'
healthcare system and potential learning from outside the United States.Dr.
Kongkiat Kespechara from Thailand was invited to join the discussions.Dr.
Kespechara is a global thought leader in integrating medical diagnostic data
with novel approaches in agriculture to produce major improvements in patient
outcomes."As innovators in early-stage technology, we believe it is important
to be on the leading edge of this discussion," stated Douglas W. Jamison, the
CEO of Harris & Harris Group."Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Research Triangle
Foundation are leading organizations in the healthcare field, and we are
pleased to work with them in initiating this important dialogue," added Rob
Burns, Senior Vice President at Harris & Harris Group.

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www.facebook.com/harrisharrisvc.

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