Xerox Corporation was granted 584 U.S. utility patents in 2007, adding to its extensive intellectual property portfolio. Many of the patents are already fueling new technologies embedded in products and services Xerox brought to market within the last year, while others provide the foundation for the next generation of products, services and software.
eFoodSafety.com, Inc. has entered the bio- and nanotechnologies industry and has initiated research on nanoparticle ingredients that may be incorporated in whole foods, nutraceutical products and cosmeceuticals.
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).