Ener1, Inc. has announced that it has reached agreement with its primary investors and lenders on a restructuring plan that will significantly reduce its debt and provide up to $81 million to recapitalize the Company to support its long-term business objectives and strategic plan.
Pepric, a spin-off of imec, successfully concluded a EURO 1.4 million capital round. This financial injection will be used for the commercialization of Pepric's ex-vivo molecular analysis tool and the development of the following generation of in-vivo imagers.
Imec and Genalyte announce that they have successfully developed and produced a set of disposable silicon photonics biosensor chips to be used in Genalyte diagnostic and molecular detection equipment. The chips combine imec's standard silicon photonic waveguide devices with bio-compatible modifications jointly developed by imec and Genalyte. These chips allow for high levels of multiplexed biosensing due to the high integration level of Si photonics.
Kitware, one of the nation's fastest growing software companies, has been awarded $730,000 in Phase II SBIR funding from the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC.) This funding will be used for the continued development of an end-to-end workbench solution aimed at a wide range of chemists, from students to computational chemists.
Precitech, a global leader in ultra precision manufacturing, now offers the UPx Remote Device Interface - a powerful suite of approximately 100 commands that open up a host of new possibilities for data sharing and process automation of Precitech's ultra precision machine tools.
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. announced that it had succeeded in the joint development of ruthenium material able to form a film up to six times the normal depth for capacitor electrodes used in semiconductor memory DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) with Professor Seiji Ogo of the Graduate School of Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry at Kyushu University.
Dr. Andrei Pavlov, President and Founder of ScanNano Tek announced further progress in its R+D Program, demonstrating the validity of its Deep Vacuum Gap Technology for the production of new MEMS devices.
IMS Nanofabrication AG announced today that Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Intel Corporation, Photronics Inc. and IMS are commencing a joint electron multi-beam mask writer tool collaboration to advance development of IMS' electron multi-beam projection technology.
Nano Med Tech researchers are developing multi-chambered nanoparticles that are attracted to infected cells but harmless to healthy tissues. When integrated into antibiotics, they will make the drugs much more effective by ensuring that they reach only those cells in need of treatment.
KLA-Tencor Corporation announced three new wafer defect inspection systems for leading-edge chip manufacturers: the 2900, Puma 9650 and eS800 systems. This new flagship suite is designed to address the wide range of defect issues that new materials, structures and design rules have imposed on manufacturers of advanced chips.
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. announced that Bombardier Transportation, a leading producer of rail vehicles and rail transportation equipment, systems and services, has selected Maxwell ultracapacitors as the energy storage element of the BOMBARDIER EnerGstor braking energy recuperation system.
Heidelberg Instruments announced the sale of an advanced DWL 4000 maskless laser lithography system to the Division of Nano and Biotechnology Research at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Airbus Americas Chairman Allan McArtor, and Lisa Novelli, President of the National Composite Center announced the establishment of a new aerospace research and development consortium.
The Tetra Series low pressure plasma surface modification equipment from Henniker Scientific is now available with a range of chamber sizes suitable for both laboratory development and industrial scale plasma surface treatments.