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Posted: Mar 07, 2013

Nanotechnology in Michigan - companies, research, and degree programs

(Nanowerk News) Currently, there are 25 companies in Michigan involved in nanotechnology-related business activities.
In addition, there are 22 nanotechnology and nanoscience-related research and community organizations in Michigan.
There are 2 academic nanotechnology degree programs in Michigan.

Nanotechnology companies in Michigan

Nanomaterial Suppliers
Produces mixed-metal oxide spherical nanopowders.
A technology and solutions company, focused on producing specialty chemicals and performance nanomaterials for a wide array of environmentally focused products.
XG Sciences develops and produces multifunctional materials that are based on their xGnP brand graphene nano-platelets. The company manufactures these nano-platelets through proprietary techniques that allow them to control their size and surface characteristics.
Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine Companies
ApoLife has developed platform yeast expression technologies for accelerated development of therapeutic antibodies (glycosylated and aglycosylated), antibody fragments, fusion proteins and next generation antibodies and subunit vaccines through its proprietary Twin Cassette yeast system.
A biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing anti-infective products and mucosal vaccines, based on its nanotechnology platform.
nanoRETE, Inc. provides real-time detection of pathogens using customized nanoparticle biosensors. The company has developed a platform that has the ability to test for numerous pathogens (anthrax, E. Coli, salmonella, tuberculosis, etc.) using a simple-to-use handheld device which generates screening results in about one hour.
Pioneer Surgical Technology is a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of spinal and orthopaedic implants and instruments. The company's proprietary nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite technology - NanOss™ Bone Void Filler - is the first ever nanotechnology medical device to receive clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). NanOss™ is an innovative structural biomaterial that is highly osteoconductive and remodels over time into human bone with applications in the sports medicine, trauma, spine and general orthopaedics markets.
Nanotechnology Products, Applications & Instruments Companies
The company develops and markets a nanoparticle ceramic conditioner for metal surfaces that result in reduced friction.
Dendritech is a specialty polymer company focused on the development of dendritic, hyperbranched and tailor-made polymer products.
A developer and provider of advanced dendritic polymers.
Works on various nanotechnology applications such as for instance a plasma processing technology that allows for the development of a wide range of super-functional, high molecular weight, and even bio-functional, nanocoatings that can be deposited on materials by room temperature plasma without the need for vacuum equipment.
A clean technology company, positioned to replace petroleum-based industrial products with nanobiomaterials.
The company's ovonic cognitive computer technology incorporates nanostructural Ovonic materials deposited as a thin film.
Ultrafast and short-pulsed fiber laser technology for commercial and research applications, enabling a multitude of new applications in microscopy, high-speed testing, metrology, medical imaging, micromachining and pulsed laser deposition for nanoparticles and thin-films.
k-Space Associates is a leading manufacturer of in-situ thin-film and wafer characterization technologies to monitor and control MBE, CVD, PLD, PVD, sputtering and evaporation systems.
The company commercializes nanocoating and nanocomposite technologies.
Developers and manufacturers of nanofillers and nanocomposites.
Nanovere Technologies specializes in the research and development of self-cleaning and car key resistant coatings based on nanotechnology.
Nikon Metrology offers a complete range of metrology solutions including Coordinate Measuring Machines(CMMs), Optical CMMs, 3D laser scanners, X-ray and Computed Tomography (CT), Optical CNC measuring systems , Laser Radar, iGPS /iSpace systems, and metrology software for 3D scanning, 3D digitizing, 3D inspection and reverse engineering.
Develops and manufactures high-performance nanocomposite resin compounds and plastics solutions.
Develops cognitive computer technology with nanoscale devices.
A technology and solutions company, focused on producing specialty chemicals and performance nanomaterials for a wide array of environmentally focused products.
PICOCAL is a technology-based venture whose objective is to provide novel measurement solutions to its customers. The company's first product is a MEMS scanning thermal probe that enables users to quickly and clearly view and measure thermal properties at the nanoscale.
Develops and manufactures a complete line of scanning probe microscopes.
Tellurex delivers high performance thermoelectric products to both large and small volume customers. The company performs primary research in chemical metallurgy in collaboration with major universities.
XG Sciences develops and produces multifunctional materials that are based on their xGnP brand graphene nano-platelets. The company manufactures these nano-platelets through proprietary techniques that allow them to control their size and surface characteristics.
Nanotechnology Services & Intermediaries
A consulting company specialized in nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology research organizations in Michigan

There are 20 universities in Michigan with nanotechnology research activities.
There are 2 initiatives and networks in Michigan with a nanotechnology focus.
Here is a complete list of all non-commercial nanotechnology organizations in Michigan, sorted alphabetically.
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Source: Nanowerk Nanotechnology Company and Research Database
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