Akrion, Inc., a supplier of advanced surface preparation equipment, and CEA-Liten (Laboratory of Innovation for New Energy Technologies and Nanomaterials), a French public technological research organization, have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of silicon-based heterojunction solar cells until at least the end of 2009.
The European Commission today has given its green light for the funding of the Genesis program, which is opening the way for the development in Europe of an innovative and competitive sector in nanostructured materials.
Nanobiotix, an emerging nanomedicine company focused on cancer therapy, announced today that its chief executive officer, Laurent Levy, has been elected as co-president of the French Technology Platform on Nanomedicine, effective immediately.
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated today announced results of a study that demonstrates that a novel diagnostic testing technique it has developed is the first to provide direct, accurate and reproducible physical measurement of both the size and concentration of a broad range of lipoproteins in blood plasma.
Managers and researchers from Rohm and Haas Company presented the 4th annual Rohm and Haas New Faculty Award to Alfred J. Crosby, Ph.D. during his award lecture, 'Wrinkling, Crumpling, and Snapping Polymer Surfaces,' at the Rohm and Haas Spring House Technical Center last week.
At the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show held in Boston, Massachusetts, Finnish Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) reactor manufacturer Picosun Oy today announced three new orders for its flagship SUNALE R-series Advanced ALD research reactors from three leading U.S. universities.
NanoHorizons Inc. today announced that it has raised approximately $6.7 million in a second round of funding from Penn Venture Partners, L.P., Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania, and a number of private investors.
Two early stage cancer therapy companies, Oncologic and Triton BioSystems, have merged to create Aduro BioTech. Aduro, which is privately held, will be headquartered at the former Oncologic facility in Berkeley, California.
EI Company, a leading provider of high-resolution imaging and analysis systems, announced today that it has selected Shimadzu Corporation, developer of analytical measuring and technology systems, as a sales agent in Japan.