Electrovaya (EFL:TSX) announced today that it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with New York based Visionary Vehicles (VV) to produce batteries for VV's full line of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). The agreement will result in a Joint Venture to develop, manufacture and provide Electrovaya's Lithium-Ion SuperPolymer batteries and intelligent battery management systems to Visionary Vehicles for use in its PHEVs.
Veeco Instruments Inc., a leading provider of instrumentation to the nanoscience community, announced that on-line registration and call for papers are now open for the 'Seeing at the Nanoscale VI' conference to be held in Berlin, Germany at the Maritim proArte Hotel on July 9-11, 2008.
Forbes carries a story about Altair Nanotechnologies' plans to make batteries that can power an electric car for 150 miles and recharge in the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas tank and grab a Big Gulp.
Saint-Gobain and Novaled have demonstrated the feasibility of large area OLEDS, based on a new high-performance metallic anode, with Saint-Gobain Recherche technology and Novaled OLED proprietary developments.
Third-Order Nanotechnologies, Inc. announced that effective today its common stock now trades on the over-the-counter bulletin board. Its trading symbol remains TDON. Third-order is a technology company focused on the development of electro-optic polymer materials for applications in high-speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing.
Malvern Instruments has issued the following statement in response to announcements from Wyatt Technology Corporation that it is filing a lawsuit against the company. Wyatt alleges copyright infringement and false advertising in relation to Malvern’s Zetasizer Nano system.
The nanotechnology company NIL Technology has recruited Mr. Peixiong Shi, a senior master within the field of nanofabrication, to its management team. Mr. Shi will take up the position of Chief Production Officer (CPO).
AT&T Inc. has announced that, in 2007, philanthropic giving in North Carolina exceeded $2.5 million. Nearly 350 organizations in North Carolina received a contribution or grant from AT&T or the AT&T Foundation, the company's corporate philanthropy organization.
First Nano, a division of CVD Equipment Corporation, announced today the shipment of an ET3000-BN Chemical Vapor Deposition System to the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The ET3000-BN system was configured specifically for Boron Nitride Nanotubes and is the first commercial system offered for this type of material growth.
Green Earth Technologies today announced receipt of initial testing data from a leading independent third-party testing facility indicating G-Oil, its brand of environmentally-friendly motor oil, thus far meets the relevant standards and is comparable in quality to those of commercially available synthetic and crude oil based motor oil.