ExxonMobil Chemical's affiliate TonenGeneral and Toray Industries have agreed to establish a global joint venture for the battery separator film business. It will develop, manufacture and sell lithium ion battery (LIB) separator film and introduce next-generation films to the market.
Just three weeks after G24 Innovations (G24i) successfully launched the world's first commercial application of Dye-Sensitive Solar Cells (DSSC), the global pioneer of DSSC announced that it has signed a formal agreement with three of China's most prestigious institutes to accelerate industrial development of the technology.
While neckties have been worn by medical professionals for centuries, they have been clinically proven to harbor enough harmful bacteria to transmit illness. Well before the swine flu outbreak, Florida-based SafeSmart developed a line of antimicrobial ties that has been widely accepted in healthcare, food service and other industries.
This week, NanoSight, providers of unique nanoparticle characterisation technology, attended the fourth annual UK NanoForum and Emerging Technologies conference and exhibition which brought together over 100 senior international delegates and 350 UK delegates to network and identify potential business and collaboration opportunities in the world of nanotechnology.
Ampulse Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of solar cell solutions based on proprietary and patented crystalline-silicon (c-Si) thin-film technology, today announced it has closed an $8 million Series A funding co-led by Globespan Capital Partners and El Dorado Ventures, and joined by existing investors Battelle Ventures and its affiliate fund, Innovation Valley Partners.
NanoLogix, Inc. announces that the company has recently filed BNP (BioNanoPore) national patent applications in China, Japan, India, Brazil, Russia and the EU. These applications were filed in order to obtain intellectual property protection for the company's technology in countries viewed as representing the largest potential international market for BNP rapid detection, a revolutionary sandwiched-membrane Petri-based technology that can reduce microorganism detection times by 100-400%.
Marco Beckmann, CEO of Nanostart AG, the global nanotechnology investment company based in Frankfurt, will be presenting the company and its portfolio holdings to an audience of approx. 80 selected investors and analysts on November 5 in New York City's Manhattan Club.
Novellus Systems announced today that it has developed a new tungsten deposition process, called LRWxT, that can effectively reduce contact and line resistance at the 3Xnm technology node compared to conventional tungsten chemical vapor deposition (CVD-W) technology.
Ultratech, Inc., a leading supplier of lithography and laser-processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices, today announced that it has received a follow-on order for its AP200 lithography system, which features an innovative dual-side alignment (DSA) system for through-silicon via (TSV) applications.
As well as presenting a technical paper and exhibiting from its range of Zetasizer light scattering solutions and Viscotek size exclusion chromatography systems, Malvern Instruments is sponsoring the 'Protein Aggregation' track at the next Cambridge Healthtech Institute PepTalk conference (January 11-15, 2010, San Diego, California).
Nanocomp Technologies, Inc. today announced it has been awarded an extension to its existing development contract with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts. The new contract modifies one signed in August 2008 between the parties to develop carbon nanotube materials for the purpose of improving body armor.