The Greater Houston Partnership announced Monday it plans to focus more of its efforts on economic development and said it has raised $30 million to generate leads on companies interested in moving to the Houston area.
NanoGram Corporation, a leading developer and licensor of core process technology for the manufacture of unique nanostructured materials for optical, electronic and energy applications, today announced that it has closed on a third equity round of $32M to date to expand its solar technology and nanomaterials solutions businesses.
Robert J. Ratliff, founder and retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of AGCO Corporation in Duluth, Ga., is the new chairman of The Manufacturing Institute, the research and education arm of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation's largest industrial trade association.
NVE Corporation announced that it plans to release its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 after the close of the NASDAQ Regular Market. The company will hold its quarterly conference call later that day at 4:00 p.m. Central Time.
Enable IPC Corporation today announced the company will be presenting on its business plans next week at the NewMarket Technology, Inc. Annual Town Hall meeting. The Town Hall is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 3:30 pm CST at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas.
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.