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New Manufacturing Facility for Electrochemical Machines Opens in Ufa, Russia

Ufa in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan is home to a new manufacturing base for high-precision electrochemical machining stations. Opening ceremonies were held today. The technologically advanced equipment produces a range of items, from the common to extremely complex, using nanostructured materials and nanometrically structured surfaces.

Posted: Dec 29th, 2010

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SPTS Ships APS Etch System To Fraunhofer ISIT

SPP Process Technology Systems (SPTS), a supplier of advanced capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, today announced that it has shipped an APS etch system to Fraunhofer ISIT (FhG-ISIT). The system will add new process capability to ISIT's MEMS manufacturing line to fuel next generation development of devices such as actuators, sensors and energy harvesters.

Posted: Dec 29th, 2010

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RUSNANO Funds Project for Detectors of Explosives and Narcotics

RUSNANO has executed its first investment in a project that will mass produce detectors of explosives and narcotics. Labeled neutrons are employed in the technology of the detectors. The first tranche released for owners' equity of Neutron Technologies, the company founded to realize the project, was 50 million rubles.

Posted: Dec 23rd, 2010

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Advanced Energy Announces Creation of Strategic Business Units

The two business units, Thin Films and Renewables, will enable improved execution and a strategic focus on two distinct markets. Both business units will leverage the deep competencies in power conversion and energy management that Advanced Energy has developed in the last 25+ years.

Posted: Dec 23rd, 2010

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Dais Analytic Granted Economic Incentive by Pasco County

Dais Analytic Corporation was granted an economic incentive award by Pasco County. The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved $254,500 to speed Dais's progress developing a new generation of energy efficient, environmentally friendly heating, cooling, and refrigeration products called NanoAir.

Posted: Dec 23rd, 2010

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Electrovaya Completes Cdn $5 Million Financing

Electrovaya Inc. today announced that it has completed a financing for Cdn $5 million. The funding is in consideration of a 6% secured promissory note in the aggregate principal amount of Cdn $5 million and 500,000 common share purchase warrants issued to the lender.

Posted: Dec 23rd, 2010

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RUSNANO to Become an Open Joint-Stock Company

On December 17, 2010, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed order No. 2287-r for the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies, a state corporation.

Posted: Dec 22nd, 2010

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New NYSERDA Program Applies Nanostructured Optical Coatings to Enhance Light Trapping in Thin Film Solar Cells

Magnolia Solar Corporation announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary has recently received a new, second product development contract from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). This innovative product development contract is to improve the performance of thin film solar cells by incorporating advanced light trapping techniques and nanostructured optical coatings.

Posted: Dec 22nd, 2010

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