GE Global Research and GE Healthcare today announced a three-year collaborative research agreement with Eli Lilly and Company to discover and develop advanced in vitro diagnostic assays that may predict cancer treatment response to targeted therapies.
NaturalNano, Inc., a developer of advanced nanocomposite materials and additive technologies, today announced that it has hired Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Inc. to direct the Company's investor relations activities.
Japan's Mazda Motor Corp (7261.T: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Monday it has developed the world's first catalyst for cars that employs nanotechnology to create a material structure that slashes platinum and palladium use by 70 to 90 percent.
AVS holds its annual International Symposium and Exhibition in Seattle October 14-19, 2007. Formerly called the American Vacuum Society, AVS is a professional society devoted to scientific research in a number of technology fields, such as surface science, nanotechnology, and controlled environments, including the creation and manipulation of vacuum or plasmas.
BioNanomatrix, Inc., a company developing breakthrough nanoscale whole genome imaging and analytic platforms, and Complete Genomics Inc. (CGI), a high- performance genome sequencing company, today announced that they have formed a joint venture that has received an $8.8 million grant award from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Technology Program (NIST-ATP) to develop a system capable of sequencing the entire human genome in eight hours at a cost of less than $100.
Nanomaterials have established an appreciable market presence - $1 billion - mainly in the United States, Western Europe and Japan. By 2011, world demand for nanomaterials is forecast to reach $4.2 billion.