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Neo-Neon Places Initial Order for Veeco K465i MOCVD System

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced today that Neo-Neon Holdings Ltd., a leading lighting company listed on the Hong Kong exchanges, has ordered its first Veeco TurboDisc K465i Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system to support its LED manufacturing capacity ramp at its JiangMen, China factory.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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Tekmira Awarded up to $140 Million U.S. Government Contract to Utilize Lipid Nanoparticle Technology Against Ebola

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leader in RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, has announced that it has been awarded a new contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) through the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), to advance an RNAi therapeutic utilizing Tekmira's lipid nanoparticle technology, SNALP (stable nucleic acid-lipid particle), to treat Ebola virus infection.

Posted: Jul 16th, 2010

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Microfluidics Proof of Concept Testing Optimizes Nanomaterial Processing

Microfluidics, the exclusive developer of scalable Microfluidizer high shear fluid processors for uniform particle size reduction, robust cell disruption and bottom-up nanoparticle creation, offers professional Proof of Concept testing for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, energy, cosmetic and nutraceutical/food companies worldwide interested in leveraging the benefits of nanomaterials.

Posted: Jul 14th, 2010

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Vorbeck Materials And PNNL to Develop Graphene Product for Batteries

Vorbeck Materials Corp., in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), operated by Battelle for the Department of Energy, announces a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to develop Li-ion battery electrodes using Vorbeck's unique graphene material, Vor-x.

Posted: Jul 14th, 2010

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