Domtar Corporation and FPInnovations today announced that they have formed a new joint venture company to build the world's first one metric ton per day commercial-scale nanocrystalline cellulose demonstration plant at the Domtar Windsor, Quebec pulp and paper mill site.
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.
Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC is partnering with Entegris Inc.'s TEGO Polymers unit to develop and market advanced carbon nanotube-enhanced PEEK products suited for a range of emerging applications in the medical, aerospace, automotive, and oil and gas industries.
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.
A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate lithium ion batteries and systems, today announced it has received TS 16949 certification which validates that A123's product design and manufacturing processes meet the highest standards for excellence in the automotive industry.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that STMicroelectronics, a global leader in integrated circuits for communications, consumer, computer, automotive and industrial applications, has standardized on Cadence QRC Extraction for their 40-nanometer custom/analog designs.
Anasys Instruments is pleased to announce that their nanoIR platform, a powerful new measurement tool that reveals the chemical composition of samples at the nanoscale, has been selected to receive a prestigious R+D 100 Award.
A new HemiPleat Nano dust collector filter from Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control offers higher filtration efficiencies, longer service life, and lower pressure drop than competitive nano fiber filters, for energy savings and enhanced performance.
Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT) received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop the next generation of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) pad conditioners for the semiconductor industry.
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.
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.