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.
Over NT$300 billion (US$9.68 billion) in nanotechnology production value has been amassed by Taiwan's manufacturers in the last five years, thanks to a six-year developing program that combines efforts from academia and industry, a Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) official said Sunday.
Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire TILL Photonics GmbH and has completed the acquisition of Colloidal Dynamics. Both companies will join the recently created Materials Science Solutions Unit within Agilent's Life Science and Chemical Analysis business. Financial details were not disclosed.
FEI Company and Malvern Instruments Ltd. have released Quanta Morphologi, a powerful new solution combining the performance of FEI's Quanta FEG scanning electron microscope and Malvern's proven Morphologi particle characterization software. For the first time ever, Quanta Morphologi users, including pharmaceutical quality control method development labs, will have direct analysis methods to obtain both size and shape information on sub-micron particles.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the successful formation of a new nano-scale carbon composite featuring a self-organizing structure, by combining carbon nanotubes and graphene which are both nano-scale carbon structures.
The Intel Atom processor will be the name for a new family of low-power processors designed specifically for mobile Internet devices and a new class of simple and affordable Internet-centric computers arriving later this year.