A needle-free vaccine platform that elicits a robust immune response against a wide array of viruses and bacteria has been awarded a U.S. patent. The University of Michigan holds the patent and NanoBio Corporation, a spin-off from the university, licenses the patent and its associated technology.
Third-Order Nanotechnologies, Inc., a technology company focused on the development of electro-optic polymer materials for applications in high-speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, has retained TangibleFuture, Inc., a San Francisco based technology analysis and business development consulting company that has substantial expertise in photonics and fiber optic telecommunications.
Surface Technology Systems plc, a leader in plasma process technologies for manufacturing MEMS and advanced semiconductor devices, today announced that it has sold a 'Pegasus' deep reactive ion etch tool to the Institut fur Mikroelektronik Stuttgart.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc., a leading provider of advanced nanomaterials technology used in power and energy systems, life sciences and industrial applications, today announced the signing of a $2.5 million contract with the United States Navy for the development of battery backup power systems in Naval applications.
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.