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Nanotechnology companies in Massachusetts

Nanomaterial Suppliers
ACS Material is a high-tech enterprise involved in advanced nanomaterials development and production.
The company manufactures various nanoparticles.
A global supplier of nanomaterials.
A developer of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles used in pharmaceutical products.
Graphene Laboratories, Inc. is focused on developing methods and processes that allow graphene, a novel nanomaterial with unique combination of electrical, thermal, chemical, and structural properties, to be employed in a variety of practical applications, such as next generation solar batteries, flexible electronics, gas storage, energy storage, electronics, biosciences, solar energy harvesting, and composites and ultrafiltration.
Carbon nanotube development and commercialization.
Producer of carbon nanotubes and fullerenes.
Produces carbon nanotubes using the CVD growth process. The process produces arrays of aligned carbon nanotubes on substrates.
The company produces high quality one-dimensional ceramic nanomaterials including titania nanotubes, titania nanowires, alumina nanowires, magnesia nanowires etc. Their flagship technology is Bendable Ceramic Paper Membranes.
Colloidal dispersions and inorganic oxides for applications involving translucency, transparency, flame retardants, abrasion resistance, catalyst binders and refractory binders.
Phosphorex develops and supplies various types of microspheres and nanospheres for a broad range of scientific applications. In addition to supplying ultra pure polystyrene nanospheres and microspheres, we encapsulate fluorescent, phosphorescent, near-infrared and color dyes in polymers to form particles with sizes ranging from 20 nm to over 20 µm.
The company is a manufacturer of boron and silicon carbide fiber products used primarily to reinforce advanced composite materials, and boron nanopowder for conversion to magnesium diboride.
Manufacturer of metal nanoclusters, nanocolloids, nanopowders and magnetic fluids.
An international corporation that designs, manufacturers and markets equipment and materials for industrial applications of vacuum technology. The company also produces nanoparticulate pastes and nanometal inks.
Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine Companies
The firm commercializes a family of self-assembling nanoscale scaffolds called PuraMatrix. 3DM's materials assemble upon injection into nanofibers, serving as a scaffold for tissue regeneration.
The company has developed a proprietary formulation technology called HDDS that converts drugs that do not dissolve well in water, or hydrophobic drugs, into microparticles or nanoparticles of the drug embedded in small microspheres, such that the drug can more rapidly dissolve in water.
The company has developed enabling nanotechnologies for the production of protein nanoparticles, polymer nanospheres and phospholipid nanosomes for the enhanced delivery of drugs.
BIND Biosciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic targeted nanoparticles.
BioPAL provides products and methods to measure in vivo organ function and to track compounds-of-interest in in vivo systems. Products developed for neutron activation technology include nanocolloids for labeling, tracking and quantifying cells in in vivo models.
The company develops revolutionary microliter and nanoliter scale technology platforms for life sciences and drug discovery research.
Blend Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat debilitating diseases. The company is pioneering an integrative way to discover molecular entities with new mechanisms of action purposely designed for our proprietary nanoparticles. By synergistically developing both the molecule and the nanoparticle together they can make medicines more targeted, more effective and more tolerable.
A leading provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in the life sciences to create life-saving and enhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently. Caliper has compiled numerous best-in-class solutions and is aggressively innovating new technologies to bridge the gaps that exist in bringing in vitro assays to in vivo results and ultimately into cures for human disease.
Covaris, Inc. is a life science instrument company. Its proprietary instrument platform, based on patented Adaptive Focused Acoustic (AFA) technology brings unsurpassed speed and efficiency to biological and chemical sample preparation. The AFA process, based on shock wave physics, delivers controlled, precise and accurate energy to biological and chemical samples.
Digilab offers a wide range of sample preparation and liquid handling tool, and a imaging and spectroscopy products for sample identification for the Life Science, Analytical Chemistry and Diagnostic markets.
Ensemble Therapeutics is utilizing DNA Programmed Chemistry (DPC), an innovative method for creating new chemical bonds. Ensemble integrates DPC into a nanoscale selection system that combines chemistry, biology and informatics to discover novel compounds.
One of the world's foremost biotechnology companies, the company's products and services are focused on rare inherited disorders, kidney disease, orthopaedics, transplant, cancer, and diagnostic testing.
The company utilizes its proprietary nanotechnology platform to transform existing and experimental anti-cancer agents into new, patentable drugs with superior pharmaceutical properties.
Develops nanobiotechnology platforms that address global healthcare needs.
The comapny develops nanotechnology and microfluidics for DNA analysis in clinical, forensic, and genomic applications.
Develops, manufactures and commercializes medical products based on nanocrystalline silver technology.
Quanterix Corporation is developing a novel platform for single molecule analysis that will bring an unprecedented level of sensitivity, precision, and assay robustness to clinical diagnostics, drug development, and life science research.
RXi Pharmaceuticals is a discovery-stage biopharmaceutical company pursuing the development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics based on RNA interference (RNAi) for the treatment of serious human diseases. The company has developed novel and proprietary nanotransporters that have been shown to deliver RNAi compounds to target tissues in animal models.
Selecta Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company developing the first generation of nanoparticle immunomodulatory drugs for the treatment and prevention of human diseases.
Develops, manufactures, and sells a broad range of biological based materials and services essential for the manufacture of diagnostic tests, commercial bioproduction of therapeutic drugs,including clinically annotated DNA and RNA.
The company develops biosensor technology that incorporates a proprietary nanostructured optical grating,
T2 Biosystems is creating a new generation of lab-quality diagnostic tools. Its technology is based on superparamagnetic nanoparticles. NanoDx particles have a superparamagnetic metal core surrounded by a polymer layer decorated by multiple analyte-specific binding agents. This nanoparticle platform can be used with a variety of binding agents such as antibodies, nucleic acids and small molecules.
Tempo is focused on significantly improving the efficacy and safety profile of existing and new drugs employing advances in nanotechnology. The Company utilizes its proprietary Nanocell™ technology to develop multi-compartmental, nanoparticle-based therapeutics in which two drugs with varied release rates are packaged within a single nanoparticle.
The company has leveraged its experience with magnetic nanomaterials and magnetic field energy to make antibodies tumoricidal and more therapeutically selective, without the side effects of conventional therapies.
The company is developing Drug-Coated Balloons (DCB) that are designed to be a more precise delivery vehicle and be the standard treatment of choice for vascular atherosclerosis as well as non-vascular applications.
Nanotechnology Products, Applications & Instruments Companies
10 Angstroms is dedicated to bringing innovative systems and equipment to the nanotechnology R&D market. The company provides both sales representation and service for advanced instrumentation companies.
Metrology, inspection and process control applications.
Advance Reproductions Corporation is one of the largest high precision photomasking and phototooling service organizations in the United States.
Advanced Diamond Solutions is currently engaged in a number of innovative projects related to the development of thermionic solar cells using amorphous diamond nanostructures.
Advanced Electron Beams (AEB) enables the green factory of the future by making sustainable manufacturing possible and profitable. AEB's compact electron beam emitters replace thermal and chemical processes for cleaner, more efficient, lower-cost manufacturing. For industries such as pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and beverage, printing, and plastics, AEB emitters sterilize products and packaging, improve the performance of plastics and other materials, cure inks and coatings and eliminate pollution.
The company develops physical vapor deposition (PVD) tools.
Alliance Test is a trusted source providing sales, rentals and leasing of refurbished electronic test and measurement equipment to the R&D, manufacturing and quality assurance industries. A commitment to product selection, competitive prices and dedicated customer service is our hallmark. We carry a full range of used test equipment from manufacturers such as Advantest, Agilent / HP, Ando, Anritsu, Fluke, Keithley, Lecroy, Rohde & Schwarz and Tektronix.
Alpha Szenszor is a provider of advanced e-nose technology for a wide range of life science applications. The Company's proprietary Carbon Nanotube BioSensor technology has demonstrated direct, digital, state of the art sensitivity and selectivity that rivals most desktop units, but with the added benefit of consumer electronics price points and miniaturization.
Positioning technology and systems for carbon nanotube and nanowire applications.
Angstrom Advanced Inc. is a leading supplier of scientific instruments for academic and industrial fields. The company provides several product lines including Spectrophotometers, High Performance Liquid Chromatography Systems (HPLC), Element Analyzers, X-ray Diffractometers, Gas Generator, Atomic Force Microscope/Scanning Probe Microscope, Hydrogen Generating Plant and Nitrogen Generating Plant.
Applies advanced MEMS and nanotechnologies to develop value add sensing solutions for the measurement industry.
The company manufactures research-grade Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems for a variety of coating applications . Our systems, such as the GEM-D2, are designed to deposit defect free resistive and emissive coatings that are perfectly uniform in thickness, even deep inside high aspect ratio (HAR) structures such as Microchannel Plates or Channel Electron Multipliers. The ability to deposit such high quality films on substrates with ultra-high aspect ratios is a key feature of ARRADIANCE systems.
Manufacturer of aerogels for thermal insulation products.
Benchmark Technologies and its fabrication partner, Holographix LTD have teamed up to provide a complete solution for delivering replicated nano imprint templates.
Brooks is a worldwide provider of semiconductor and factory automation wafer handling robots and systems, vacuum instrumentation, cryopumps and life science storage systems and devices.
Bruker Daltonics is a leading manufacturer of mass spectrometry instruments and accessories for pharmaceutical, biochemical and chemical research.
Bruker Optics is a leading developer and provider of research, analytical and process analysis instruments and solutions based on infrared and Raman molecular spectroscopy technology.
Busek specializes in electric space propulsion and materials processing. Materials activities include deposition of coatings by ion beam deposition, sputtering, and by other methods. They have on-going development programs investigating DLC coating, the growth of carbon nanotubes, and other materials.
Offers several Nanogel® aerogel insulation products to meet the insulation needs of the oil and gas market.
Manufactures Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems for many coating applications.
The company commercializes novel concepts for ceramic membrane modules. The base technology includes multiple ceramic membranes for microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, pervaporation and elevated temperature gas separations.
Edwards is a leading supplier of equipment and services to the world's most advanced industries. The company offers an extensive range of vacuum systems and accessories for the analytical instruments, chemical, pharmaceutical, metallurgical, environmental and power industries.
Develops unique carbon nanotube formulations for coatings.
Energetiq is a developer and manufacturer of short wavelength light sources for use in advanced scientific and engineering applications. Its light sources are based on new technology that generates high brightness light in the 1nm to 250nm range with high reliability in a compact package.
GMZ Energy is a pioneer in nanotechnology-based materials, a building block for a new generation of cleaner and more energy-efficient products. The company was founded in 2007 to make a new thermoelectric material widely available for use in consumer and industrial products, contributing to a more sustainable future.
Manufactures antibacterial and antimicrobial textile fibers coated with bamboo-carbon nanoparticles.
GVD Corporation is a surface technology company that has pioneered nanoscale engineered polymer coatings that are unattainable using conventional technologies.
Holographix replicates structures with pitches and depths ranging from less than 10 nm to more than 100 microns. Using proprietary cold-forming replication technology, virtually any surface structure can be replicated onto a variety of substrate shapes, sizes and materials.
Develops polymeric and inorganic - organic nanostructured materials for a variety of applications in the fuel cell and environmental area.
Software that enables the design of nanostructures and MEMS combined with nanostructures such as CNTs.
Manufactures nanostructured heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) wafers for wireless power amplifier circuits for cell phones.
Lambda Solutions, Inc. (LSI) focuses on innovative laser-based spectroscopic and optical solutions for commercial quality and process control, environmental monitoring, material identification in industry, security, and law enforcement, and research laboratories.
Develops zone-plate-array lithography (ZPAL) which replaces the 'printing press' of traditional lithography with a technology more akin to that of a 'laser printer.'
Magnolia Solar is seeking to commercialize its nanotechnology-based, high efficiency, thin film technology that can be deposited on glass and other flexible structures. This technology has the ability to capture a larger part of the solar spectrum to produce high efficiency solar cells, and incorporates a unique nanostructure-based antireflection coating technology to further increase the solar cell's efficiency, thereby reducing the cost per watt.
MEARS Technologies develops advanced CMOS solutions and associated manufacturing technology for leading-edge semiconductor chip producers and contract foundries to achieve competitive advantages at sub-micron levels.
Designs and manufacturers homogenizers for processes including particle size reduction to nano-sized particles for dispersions, emulsions, liposomes, and deagglomerations.
Micro Magnetics is a leader in commercial applications of spintronics, a new technology which combines the fields of magnetism, electronics, and nanotechnology.
A development-stage technology company creating photolytic, photovoltaic, and photocatalytic products arising from its technology platform, in which nano-structured plastic templates cause high local stresses in applied thin film semiconductors, thereby shifting their bandgap for more efficient solar absorption.
Nanotrons Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Agiltron Inc. Nanotrons' vision is to leverage its proprietary advanced nano-engineering technologies to develop solutions to various 21st century challenges confronted by mankind related to energy, water, environment, and terrorism.
Develops Scanning Probe Position Encoder (SPPE) technology.
Uses carbon nanotubes for the development of next-generation semiconductor devices.
The inspiration for NBD came from the Namib Desert Beetle, a beetle that has the ability to harvest water every morning in the Namibian desert. Based on years of research coming from elite university laboratories, NBD focuses on thin film coatings that enhance heat transfer through condensation, de-misting and anti-scaling characteristics.
Colloidal dispersions and inorganic oxides for applications involving translucency, transparency, flame retardants, abrasion resistance, catalyst binders and refractory binders.
Developed two material platforms for energy, security and communications applications: nanoporous membranes and organic semiconductor materials.
Prior Scientific, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of microscopes, programmable motorized stages, fiber optic microscopy inspection equipment, and microscopy accessories for a variety of applications.
Designs and manufactures unique thin film deposition systems and components for material scientists and process engineers.
QD Vision is working on quantum-dot materials advancements and manufacturing process development for the next-generation of displays.
Qualtré Inc. is commercializing the next generation of motion sensors, further broadening their applicability in CE devices like cellular handsets, personal navigation devices, and gaming controllers. Using a proprietary high-performance, low-cost technology platform, Qualtré aims to be the leading supplier of inertial sensors for these devices.
The company is dedicated to using their advanced nanomechanical semiconductor technology for the design of Radio Frequency and other components that will dramatically improve the performance and increase the capabilities of wireless devices.
ScienceGL develops leading edge 3D and 4D visualization software for science, health care, technology and business applications including nanometrology, nanotechnology, and nanomanipulation.
SEMTech Solutions is a provider of reconditioned scanning electron microscopes (SEMs), both thermionic and field emission, as well as SEM service, parts, equipment, and accessories.
SiEnergy Systems is a Harvard spin-off company commercializing novel solid oxide fuel cells using nanometer scale oxide thin films.
SiOnyx is the leading innovator in shallow junction photonics, a patented semiconductor process that dramatically enhances the performance of the light sensing devices commonly used in consumer, industrial, medical and defense related applications.
Skyray Instrument is the largest Xray Fluorescence Spectrometer supplier worldwide.
Manufacture of specialized technology for the safe and economic removal of heavy metal contaminants using polymer based bead with hydrous iron oxide nano-particles impregnated throughout the bead.
A developer and manufacturer of innovative nanomaterials, acoustic devices, transducers, sensors and precision microphones used in a variety of health, entertainment, industrial, energy and scientific fields.
Sun Catalytix is an energy storage and renewable fuels technology company founded to commercialize groundbreaking science from the research lab of Professor Daniel Nocera at MIT. With Nature as their inspiration, they seek to combine sunlight and water to provide affordable, highly distributed renewable energy.
Thermo Scientific supplies analytical instrumentation, lab equipment, automation technologies, reagents and consumables, and LIMS solutions, including spectrometers suited for nanotechnology.
Threellop is the first non-American MIT start-up, developing the first silicon artificial DNA. This is an artificial DNA-based electronic circuit based on the Inchrosil technology (Inorganic Chromosome based Silicon) that will emulate the structure of organic DNA.
Triton's area of interest and expertise in nanotechnology includes materials such as additives (Functionalized Nanoparticles for High-end Resin Applications, Nanoaddtives for Transparent Ballistic Materials) and barriers (O2 and H2O Barrier Films for Packaging Industry).
A developer and producer of the MMA - MEMS Motion Analyzer™ product family. These tools enable researchers to visualize and quantify three-dimensional surfaces and motions from millimeters to Angstroms.
Xtalic is focused on providing unique nanostructured alloys that provide corrosion resistance, wear resistance and exceptional appearance across a wide range of metal coating applications including decorative, functional and electronics.
Nanotechnology Services & Intermediaries
A research and development laboratory with a broad array of programs for government and commercial sponsors. The lab has expertise in nanofabrication technologies.
A research and development corporation serving government and industrial clients, with capabilities in organic and polymer synthesis and synthesis of nanomaterials, such as dendrimers, star polymers, colloids, quantum dots, and nanostructured thin and thick films.
A law firm with expertise in IP law relevant to nanotechnology.
Nano-Terra is a nanotechnology development company commercializing the inventions of its co-founder and Chairman Professor George Whitesides at Harvard University and a world-wide network of complementary innovators.
A nanotechnology development company commercializing the inventions of Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University and a worlwide network of complementary innovators.
Physical Sciences Inc. focuses on providing contract research and development services in a variety of technical areas to both government and commercial customers. New materials developments include nanoparticle-derived constructs.

Nanotechnology research organizations in Massachusetts

There are 56 universities in Massachusetts with nanotechnology research activities.
There are 3 initiatives and networks in Massachusetts with a nanotechnology focus.
Here is a complete list of all non-commercial nanotechnology organizations in Massachusetts, sorted alphabetically.
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