ApNano Materials, Inc., a cleantech company and provider of nanotechnology-based products, today announced that vehicle tests carried out by independent automotive test centers and car fleets, including field tests of cars and heavy trucks, show that NanoLub, the company?s proprietary nanotechnology-based lubricant, led to an enhancement in compression efficiency and a reduction of over 5% in fuel consumption of the vehicles.
Building on last year's successful workshop on the regulation of nanotechnology, NanoReg, Keller and Heckman have announced Nanotechnology Today, a series of webinars designed to address the current industry outlook for nanotechnology under the new Administration and the challenges associated with the safe development of nano-enhanced products.
Arcxis Biotechnologies, a privately held biomedical device firm, today announced a strategic partnership and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel to accelerate availability of the Arcxis nucleic acid sample preparation platform and diagnostic consumable product line.
CombiMatrix Corporation announced today that it has received a four year contract for $858,298 from NASA's Ames Research Center to design and test a microfluidic system that incorporates CombiMatrix's semiconductor microarray as part of an integrated genetic analysis platform that can be deployed in satellites.
Advance Nanotech, Inc. today announced that the Company's majority owned subsidiary, Owlstone Nanotech, Inc., has received an initial purchase order from Genzyme Corporation one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, for its Lonestar detection system.
Nanoptek Corporation has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,485,799 'Stress-Induced Bandgap-Shifted Semiconductor Photoelectrolytic, Photocatalytic, Photovoltaic Surface and Method for Making Same' for a more efficient way of making hydrogen from water and sunlight using Nanoptek's improved photocatalyst and photoelectrolytic cell.
The UK's national metrology institute, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), is commencing a one-year evaluation program of NanoSight's nanoparticle characterization technology, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis.
PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, and Zyvex Performance Materials, a recognized worldwide leader in carbon nanotube-enhanced applications, today announced a joint development agreement to provide carbon nanotube-filled polymer materials for structural and electrically conductive applications.
Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading supplier of advanced process control metrology equipment, today announced the release of its latest NanoCD Suite of solutions for optical critical dimension metrology.
Nicast, developer of medical devices made of electrospun nanofabric, announced today that it will exhibit the AVflo vascular access graft for hemodialysis, its flagship product which received CE certification in October 2008, at the Charing Cross 31st International Symposium in London, April 4-7, 2009
Nanotherapeutics, Inc. announced that it has it has submitted an Investigational New Drug application to the FDA for a Phase I clinical studies to assess the safety and pharmacokinetics of NanoBUP buprenorphine / naloxone capsule for the treatment of opiate addiction.