DuPont India today announced the opening of the first research facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center (DKC) in Hyderabad. The Biotech Research Center begins its operations with more than 80 scientists working on a variety of global research programs on plant and industrial biotechnology.
GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company, announced a two-year cooperative research and development agreement with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to accelerate the development of cutting-edge nanoparticle based imaging agents that have the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and heart disease.
NanoH2O, Inc., developer of next generation reverse osmosis membranes for desalination and water reuse, today announced that it has secured $15 million in funding from Oak Investment Partners and Khosla Ventures.
BioAlliance Pharma SA, the specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of opportunistic infections in cancer and AIDS, today announced that Madame Dominique Costantini, President of the company's Executive Board, had been awarded the Knight of the Legion of Honor insignia.
Applied Nanoscience Inc. today announced that it has committed to fully assist its future merger partner Emergency Filtration Products, Inc. (EFP) in the response to comments issued by the FDA in relation to the 510(k) pre-market notification filed by EFP in connection with the NanoMask.
A key focus of this Consortium is on developing tools and protocols that bridge the gap between atomistic simulations and engineering applications in the area of reaction kinetics. In particular, the software toolset is being extended to provide chemical engineering parameters such as rate constants, and enable engineering and molecular approaches to connect via methods such as Kinetic Monte Carlo.
Zecotek Photonics Inc. today announced the latest performance parameters of its 3D2D Display System and that the Company is preparing for negotiations with selected OEMs. The enhancements to the 3D technology include significant improvements in overall clarity, increasing concurrent perspectives twofold (from 40 to 80) and increasing the effective 3D viewing angle from 25 to 40 degrees.
IBM today launched a Global Service Delivery Center based in Egypt and signed agreements with the government to create a nanotechnology research center and develop a services science university curriculum.
The contract is aimed at creating lightweight, high-performance battery solutions for real-time tracking of military assets in harsh climates, and creating high-energy batteries to power miniature unmanned aerial vehicles.
Next week, at Nanotech Northern Europe in Copenhagen, Anthony Kongats, CEO for Australia-based CAP-XX Ltd. will share lessons learned while developing his company?s nano-structured supercapacitors from government laboratory to today?s deployment in space-constrained electronics devices worldwide.