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Luna Hires Krishan Kumar as Vice President of R&D for Nanotechnology

Luna Innovations Incorporated announces Krishan Kumar, Ph.D., has joined the company as Vice President of Research and Development at its Luna nanoWorks division in Danville, Va. In this role, Kumar will be providing strategic and tactical leadership to the R&D team of Luna nanoWorks.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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DuPont First to Participate in U.S. EPA Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program

DuPont today submitted documentation related to DuPont Light Stabilizer 210, a new titanium dioxide product with a sizeable percentage of particles in the nanoscale, as a demonstration of its support for the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program. This submission is the first received by the EPA under the new program, which was launched Monday.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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dermaCM Completes Study on Nanotechnology Taste-Masking for Use in Beverage and Pharmaceutical Applications

dermaCM, announces successful findings of a double blind human taste test using proprietary nanolipidic particles to mask the taste of sodium chloride in distilled water preparations. Taste-masking nanotechnology can be used to mask unpleasant tastes in beverage, pharmaceuticals and nutricuetical preparations, vastly improving consumer acceptance, patient compliance and user satisfaction.

Posted: Jan 29th, 2008

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pSivida Pancreatic Cancer Study Results Released

pSivida Limited today announced the results of the Phase IIa clinical trial of BrachySil for the treatment of advanced, inoperable pancreatic cancer presented at American Society of Clinical Oncolgy-GI. The trial, designed as a safety study, successfully showed that BrachySil, in combination with standard chemotherapy (gemcitabine), was well tolerated with no clinically significant adverse events related to BrachySil.

Posted: Jan 28th, 2008

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Cummins Filtration Enhances Capabilities Through Agreement with Elmarco, a Nanofiber Technology Com(...)

Cummins Filtration, a leader in filtration, exhaust, coolant and chemical technology for all engine-powered systems, announced that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Elmarco s.r.o, a Czech nanotechnology designer. The strategic objective of the agreement is to develop innovative solutions in nanofiber media technologies to allow Cummins Filtration to better serve global application needs in motor vehicle and related filtration systems.

Posted: Jan 28th, 2008

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Arrowhead Announces the Appointment of Dr. Mauro Ferrari to Its New Board of Advisors

Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today the appointment of Dr. Mauro Ferrari to its newly established Board of Scientific Strategy. He is one of the most well-known experts in leveraging nanotechnology to treat and diagnose cancer. Dr. Ferrari will serve as a Director of Scientific Strategy and will be integral in building out the new advisory board and guiding Arrowhead's operations and strategic plan.

Posted: Jan 28th, 2008

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AMI Semiconductor and IMEC Enter Into Development Collaboration for Next Generation Smart Power Technologies

AMI Semiconductor (NASDAQ: AMIS), a leading designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art mixed-signal and digital products for the automotive, medical, industrial, aerospace, and high-voltage communication markets, has entered into a new two-year collaboration program with IMEC - Europe's leading independent research center in the field of nanoelectronics - to develop AMI Semiconductor’s future Smart Power Technologies.

Posted: Jan 28th, 2008

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