nCoat, Inc. announced it has completed the consolidation of the production plant of its subsidiary, High Performance Coating, Inc. located in Chandler, Arizona, into the larger and more automated facility of sister company, JET-HOT located in Tempe, Arizona. The new joint facility increased production capacity for both operating companies, resulting in higher volume throughput and reduction in direct labor and product costs.
Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation, a leading Taiwan-based memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips and Flash memory chips, has entered into a partnership with IMEC, Europe's leading independent nanoelectronics research center, to perform research and development for the sub-32nm memory process generations.
Cellix Ltd., an international provider of microfluidic systems in the emerging field of nano-lifesciences, announced today its worldwide launch of its VenaFlux Platform. The VenaFlux, the first semi-automated, high throughput microfluidic cell- based assay system, measures cell adhesion to antibody-coated or endothelial- cell cultured microchannels, producing IC50 curves under shear stress conditions mimicking physiological flow.
Pacific Fuel Cell Corp., a specialty component manufacturer for the fuel cell industry, said today that it is experiencing a surge in its mold-to-size programs, working with five customers on six projects that range from 50 watts to multi-kilowatt.
Nanowater: Nanotechnology is the key to improve costs, efficiency and offer new functionality, products and systems as a emerging technology in water and waste water worldwide. New study by Helmut Kaiser Consultancy.
Clinical trial results from human study using novel nano-structured silicon doped with P32 for treatment of inoperable pancreatic cancer in patients also undergoing chemotherapy, with median survival of 309 days and 82 percent response rate.
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.
Representatives from the Colorado BioScience Association and six of the state's economic development entities are marketing Colorado as a desirable medical device manufacturing hub at the 24th annual Medical Device & Manufacturing West Expo.
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.
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.
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.