Yissum Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, announced the formation of Nanolymf, a biotechnology start up company dedicated to advancing a nanotechnology controlled release drug delivery platform that increases the bioavailability of orally administrated lipophilic drugs.
According to a new technical market research report, the global market for nanoparticles in electronic, magnetic and optoelectronic applications will be worth $521.9 million in 2007. This is expected to increase to over $1.7 billion by 2012, a compound average annual growth rate of 16.5%.
Nasdaq-listed Flamel Technologies said it has entered into a collaboration with Merck KGaA unit Merck Serono to investigate the applicability of Flamel's Medusa technology for the extended release of a therapeutic protein of Merck Serono's portfolio.
The New York Times today carries an article describing how nanotechnology companies, nurtured on billions of dollars in government grants and venture investments through most of this decade, are getting ready to go public.
Aviza Technology, Inc., a supplier of advanced semiconductor capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, announced today that Jerry Cutini, President and CEO, and Patrick C. O'Connor, Executive Vice President and CFO, will provide a company overview at the Needham and Company, LLC 10th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at The Palace Hotel in New York.
Medtech Insight has announced that almost 40 promising early- to late-stage medical device companies seeking funding and/or strategic partnership are now confirmed to present at its 'Investment In Innovation (In3) West' conference, being held February 27-29, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading supplier of advanced metrology equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced that it will prsent at the 10th Annual Needham & Co. Growth Stock Conference in New York City.
Establishing an effective process for identifying and understanding the broad implications of nanotechnology for society will play a central role in making nanotechnology a success, as it will certainly affect the decisions of policymakers and regulatory agencies alike.A new book examines these very issues.
Amtech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today reiterated its strong business fundamentals, order growth, and outlook for fiscal year 2008.
The high electron mobilities of selected III-V compounds make them prime candidates for future NMOS channel materials, with an indium-based gallium-arsenide likely to be the material of choice, industry experts agreed during a SEMATECH-led workshop at the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting.
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and piezo-based precision motion-control equipment for bio-nanotechnology, photonics and semiconductor applications - has extended the S-330 high-dynamics piezo tip/tilt platform family by several new large-angle models.