Hill-Rom and NanoHorizons, Inc. today announced an agreement to incorporate NanoHorizon's antimicrobial technology into Hill-Rom's patient support surfaces. This technology, to be branded as 'nanoAg+ with SmartSilver', will bring new levels of protection against institutionally-borne pathogens.
NanoBio Corporation has received its third $10 million tranche of equity funding from Perseus LLC, after having successfully met three critical development milestones: validating the efficacy and safety of its two topical treatments for skin infections and demonstrating the strength of its influenza vaccine in ferret studies.
PrimeGen Biotech LLC and Unidym Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation, announced a corporate alliance focused on exploring new applications for carbon nanotubes in stem cell medicine.
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today that Dr. Christopher Anzalone, Arrowhead's Chief Executive Officer and President, will present the Company's strategic plan and objectives for 2008 at 10:30 am PT on March 13, 2008, following the scheduled Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. announces that it will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2007. The call, scheduled for March 12, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).
GE announced it is ramping up its efforts to enable global electrification of transportation by investing in Norwegian electric car manufacturer Think, which unveiled a five-seat crossover concept car in Geneva today. To power its vehicles, Think has signed a commercial supply agreement with lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123Systems. GE is in a unique position to help both companies commercialize technology to make electric transportation practical and affordable.
MFIC Corporation announced today that it expects to release fourth quarter 2007 and year end results on Wednesday, March 12, 2008, before the opening of the U.S. financial markets. A conference call will be held at 8:30 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 to review the financial results and to outline key 2008 strategic initiatives.
On March 12, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will feature a keynote address by Dr. George Whitesides, life sciences pioneer, successful entrepreneur and currently the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor at Harvard University. Dr. Whitesides' presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with experts in life sciences, focusing on the challenges of collaborating on product development and commercializing technology.
Liquidia Technologies announced today that it has appointed Neal F. Fowler as Chief Executive Officer. Founded in 2004, Liquidia is developing precisely engineered nanoparticles for novel therapeutics, and designing nano-featured films for optics and displays applications.
The directors of the state-owned corporations Rosatom (nuclear power generation) and Rosnanotekh (nanotechnology) have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of nanotechnology, nanomaterials, scientific-technological forecasting and promising markets.
Luna Innovations Incorporated today announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2007. As compared to the same quarter last year, revenues grew by 23%, from $8.0 million to $9.9 million, gross profit increased from $2.5 million to $3.7 million, and net loss per share declined from $0.27 to $0.11.
The University of Pennsylvania has selected the architectural design firm Weiss/Manfredi along with M+W Zander, an engineering and construction firm that specializes in projects with a scientific focus, to design the Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology.
Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in development and commercialization of Power Plastic, a material that converts light to energy, today announced the company successfully conducted the first-ever demonstration of manufacturing solar cells by highly efficient inkjet printing.
Fujifilm Life Science, a leading provider of scientific imaging systems, today introduced FLA-9000, the first modular image scanner capable of unparalleled proteomic applications in radioisotopic, fluorescent, chemiluminescent, and digitized imaging.