The activities performed in the Material Research Center include research and development work on innovative liquid crystals for flat panel displays in televisions and computer monitors as well as materials for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Further research areas are materials for mobile energy storage systems, for example for use in hybrid or electric vehicles, as well as microbiological test systems for detecting pathogenic bacteria in food.
Ghent University and imec today announced the creation of Caliopa, a spin-off from their world leading Photonics Research Group. An initial 2 million Euro in funding was raised from Baekeland, Fidimec, PMV-Vinnof, a private investor and the founders. Caliopa will develop and market advanced silicon photonics based optical transceivers for the data and telecommunications markets.
Beneq, provider of novel industrial coating equipment and technology based on aerosol technologies, and Glaston, international glass technology company and global market leader in glass processing machines, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.
Professor Lauri Niinistoe, Member of the Board of Directors of Picosun, was honoured with the first ever GerALD-award at the 2010 Baltic ALD conference, which was held in Hamburg, Germany from September 16 to September 17.
Asylum Research announces its AFM in Biology Class to be held November 3-5, 2010 in Santa Barbara, California. The class is open to all Atomic Force Microscopy users that want to increase their knowledge of AFM in biology and life sciences.
Ecology Coatings, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of nanotechnology-enabled, ultraviolet-curable advanced coatings, today announced that its Board has accepted conditional term sheets from a number of individual investors for an investment totaling $2.4 million.
The NanoBusiness Alliance, the world's leading nanotechnology trade association, today announced the keynote schedule for next week's NanoBusiness 2010 conference, which will be held at the McCormick Place, from September 27-28.
EV Group, a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced it has shipped an EVG520IS semi-automated wafer bonding system and two EVG6200 automated alignment systems to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.
This step follows recent milestones achieved by Calando, including several notable first accomplishments in RNAi technology. These include proof of the first definitive systemic siRNA delivery and first to show RNAi mediated knockdown of target mRNA and protein in humans.
Graphene Devices, a Niagara Falls-based start-up, has secured more than $600,000 in state and federal awards to explore novel uses for graphene, a carbon nanomaterial, and ways to optimize its production using processes a University at Buffalo research team invented.
Illuminex, a nanotechnology company developing processes to manufacture functional nanomaterials for sustainable energy applications, is applying recent advancements in its patented anodic aluminum oxide nanowire array production process to fabricate crystalline silicon nanowire array photovoltaic materials for commercial solar devices.
Professor Ricardo Garcia's group at CSIC will use the new Cypher system for high resolution imaging /detection of biomolecules and processes, as well as fundamental studies of nanomechanical systems in liquids.
JEOL offers a whole new electron microscope experience with the introduction of the InTouchScope, an analytical, low vacuum Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) featuring integrated Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) with the latest Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) technology.