Ufa in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan is home to a new manufacturing base for high-precision electrochemical machining stations. Opening ceremonies were held today. The technologically advanced equipment produces a range of items, from the common to extremely complex, using nanostructured materials and nanometrically structured surfaces.
SPP Process Technology Systems (SPTS), a supplier of advanced capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, today announced that it has shipped an APS etch system to Fraunhofer ISIT (FhG-ISIT). The system will add new process capability to ISIT's MEMS manufacturing line to fuel next generation development of devices such as actuators, sensors and energy harvesters.
Royal Philips Electronics announced that it has initiated a German public-private partnership that aims to advance the development of whole-body Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) systems and preclinical hybrid systems that combine MPI with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
The NEC Group announced today that the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's 'Regional Development Subsidy for Enterprises Creating Employment and Adding to a Low-Carbon Society' is supporting the Group's capital investment in reinforcing its production capacity of electrodes for rechargeable high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.
Meeting in regular session, the Supervisory Council of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies approved the corporation's participation in seven new investment projects. Aggregate budgets of the projects exceed 26 billion rubles and include cofinancing from RUSNANO of more than 12 billion rubles.
RUSNANO has executed its first investment in a project that will mass produce detectors of explosives and narcotics. Labeled neutrons are employed in the technology of the detectors. The first tranche released for owners' equity of Neutron Technologies, the company founded to realize the project, was 50 million rubles.
The Nanotech Innovations SSP-354 CNT system is affordable, easy to use, and is small enough to fit in a fume hood. The device uses a process developed at NASA to quickly produce research-quality, multi-wall carbon nanotubes.
The two business units, Thin Films and Renewables, will enable improved execution and a strategic focus on two distinct markets. Both business units will leverage the deep competencies in power conversion and energy management that Advanced Energy has developed in the last 25+ years.
Particle Sciences Inc. (PSI), a leading pharmaceutical CRO has formulated a series of wax nanoparticles that, when coupled with an antigen, enhanced its immunogenicity, increasing both systemic and the mucosal immune response.
Dais Analytic Corporation was granted an economic incentive award by Pasco County. The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved $254,500 to speed Dais's progress developing a new generation of energy efficient, environmentally friendly heating, cooling, and refrigeration products called NanoAir.
Electrovaya Inc. today announced that it has completed a financing for Cdn $5 million. The funding is in consideration of a 6% secured promissory note in the aggregate principal amount of Cdn $5 million and 500,000 common share purchase warrants issued to the lender.
Picosun Oy, Finland-based global manufacturer of state-of-the-art Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems predicts 2011 to become a year of major breakthroughs for many industrial scale applications of ALD.