The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), has inked a series of agreements with leading Japanese companies to engage in research and development of microelectronics technologies. These Japanese companies include Fujikura Ltd, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Seiko Instruments Inc (SII). The agreements augment A*STAR's initiatives to jump-start new industries leveraging on Singapore's well established semiconductor industry infrastructure through partnerships with local and overseas partners.
The 'Commercialising Nanotubes 2011' conference attracts leading players in this rapidly expanding market Applied Market Information is holding the first global conference on Commercialising Nanotubes to coincide with a massive expansion in carbon nanotube capacity. The event will take place on 8-11 March 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
CVD Equipment Corporation announced today that their CVD/First Nano Division has received orders during the month of September, 2010 for approximately $2.5 million from a number of institutions including the University of Illinois, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory for products sold under our EasyTube, EasyGas and EasyExhaust brand.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it is taking the Global Technology Conference on the road. On the heels of the inaugural GTC 2010 in California, the company is planning two additional events in October in the Asia Pacific region.
The fund will have a target capitalization of US$100 million of which RUSNANO and 360ip will each raise US$50 million. EDB will additionally support Singapore-based business of the fund's portfolio companies with grants aggregating to US$20 million. No less than 50 percent of the fund will be invested in the Fund's Russia-based projects.
Applied Materials today launched its new Applied Centura Tetra X Advanced Reticle Etch system - the only system capable of etching the photomasks needed for customers' most challenging device layers at 22nm and beyond.
The activities performed in the Material Research Center include research and development work on innovative liquid crystals for flat panel displays in televisions and computer monitors as well as materials for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Further research areas are materials for mobile energy storage systems, for example for use in hybrid or electric vehicles, as well as microbiological test systems for detecting pathogenic bacteria in food.
Ghent University and imec today announced the creation of Caliopa, a spin-off from their world leading Photonics Research Group. An initial 2 million Euro in funding was raised from Baekeland, Fidimec, PMV-Vinnof, a private investor and the founders. Caliopa will develop and market advanced silicon photonics based optical transceivers for the data and telecommunications markets.
Beneq, provider of novel industrial coating equipment and technology based on aerosol technologies, and Glaston, international glass technology company and global market leader in glass processing machines, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.
Professor Lauri Niinistoe, Member of the Board of Directors of Picosun, was honoured with the first ever GerALD-award at the 2010 Baltic ALD conference, which was held in Hamburg, Germany from September 16 to September 17.
Asylum Research announces its AFM in Biology Class to be held November 3-5, 2010 in Santa Barbara, California. The class is open to all Atomic Force Microscopy users that want to increase their knowledge of AFM in biology and life sciences.