Unidym, a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corp., announced that Unidym's founder, Professor George Gruner, has been selected as a visionary Technology Pioneer for 2008 by the World Economic Forum and has been invited to speak at the upcoming WEF Technology Pioneers Conference in Davos, Switzerland, this January.
CANEUS has announced that the CANEUS Organization has partnered with the French Space Agency - CNES to host the international 'MNT Reliability for Aerospace' Workshop in Toulouse, France, from March 6-7, 2008.
Ener1, Inc., an alternative energy company, announced that the United States Senate approved funding of $1 million to its EnerDel subsidiary for research to develop, produce and evaluate superior battery technology for mass transit hybrid electric buses.
US demand for biocompatible materials will increase 6.6 percent annually to $3.7 billion in 2010. Gains will match the overall upward pace of end-use product shipments as stricter FDA pre-market approval and production standards mandate the upgrading of materials used in medical and dental implants and drug delivery systems.
Cymbet Corporation today announced that Dr. Stephen W. Downey, director of technology at Cymbet, presented at the Semiconductor Research Council/National Science Foundation Forum on Nano-Morphic Systems: Processes, Devices and Architectures.
ASML Holding NV and Carl Zeiss SMT today announce that each has signed an agreement with Canon Inc. for the global cross-license of patents in their respective fields of semiconductor lithography and optical components, used to manufacture integrated circuits.
BIND Biosciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing 'smart' therapeutic targeted nanoparticles capable of controlled drug delivery to diseased tissue, announced today the appointment of Jim Wright, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer.