The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected a University of Pennsylvania team as a member of its inaugural class of NSF Innovation Corps awards. The I-Corps Awards recognize research that has the potential for commercial applications and connects scientists to entrepreneurial resources.
University of Missouri officials announced today a five-year agreement with K.S.R. Educational Institutions of India that will promote advanced research and training in nanomedicine and nanotechnology.
Various German leading institutions worked out a stragety paper adressing the challenges of exposure measurement and assessment of nanoscale aerosols released from engineered nanomaterials in the workplace.
Forscher am INM - Leibniz-Institut fuer Neue Materialien haben ein Verfahren entwickelt, bei dem sie TCO (transparent conducting oxides) Nanopartikel durch Tiefdruckverfahren direkt auf Kunststofffolien aufbringen koennen. Damit wird das strukturierte Drucken von transparenten Leiterstrukturen auf Folien moeglich.
The National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) has signed a collaborative agreement with the United Nation Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to promote training and capacity building for the development of nano-safety pilot project in Thailand.
ITRI's i2R e-Paper is an award-winning, green breakthrough re-writable and re-usable electronic paper technology to reduce paper consumption and save trees. It is the first fully recyclable e-paper medium alternative to paper and ink in business environments.
Scientists from UCLA, led by Xiangfeng Duan have developed the fastest graphene transistor to date. Its performance is comparable to the speediest transistors including gallium arsenide and indium phosphide.
The Dow Chemical Company has awarded UC Santa Barbara up to $15 million to establish a collaborative research initiative that will help shape the future of technology in areas that will benefit society. The Dow Materials Institute at UCSB will educate future scientists and engineers and advance the discovery of revolutionary new materials with applications that range from novel drug delivery systems to next-generation microelectronics.
Imec has signed a new agreement with ASML for a period of 5 years (2011-2015). The agreement enables imec and the world's leading semiconductor players which are part of imec's advanced IC technology scaling program, to stay at the forefront of next generation technologies.