Dr Thierry Bontoux has stepped down from his position of Deputy Director of the LCN in charge of Business. His decision will be effective from the 31st of December 2009 and he will then focus on his new venture, TBx-Consulting.
Arrowhead Research Corporation today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Tego Biosciences, has completed a definitive asset purchase agreement for the sale of its non-cash intellectual property to Luna Innovations, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of new-generation products that include pharmaceutical nanomedicines.
Emerald BioStructures (formerly deCODE biostructures) announced today a publication in the December 27, 2009 advance online issue of Nature Biotechnology, detailing the application of structure-based drug design (SBDD) to engineer new allosteric small molecule modulators of the enzyme phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4), with reduced side effects
Ecology Coatings, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of nanotechnology-enabled, advanced coatings, has developed UV-cured coatings specifically to address opportunities within the paper and packaging industry. These opportunities include the need for increased water and chemical resistance, along with solutions to important application and environmental issues, such as lower energy use, sustainability, solvent-free materials, and increased productivity.
The funding is in support of research and development programs that focus upon methodologies to attain the cost-effective production of high-purity, high-quality metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotube (CNT) inks. These advancements will enable production of a wide variety of high-performing electronic devices incorporating CNTs.
Governor Edward Rendell has appointed Dr. Robert J. Kumpf to serve on the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) board of directors for a period coinciding with the remainder of the governor's term.
Applied Materials, Inc. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Semitool, Inc. This acquisition expands Applied's capability to address emerging opportunities in the high-growth wafer packaging market and provides complementary systems and technology for advanced semiconductor manufacturing.
Leading liquid repellent nano-coating technology company, P2i Inc., has expanded its growing presence in the US market with the appointment of Joy Gruver as Sales Manager for Footwear and Performance Textiles, based on the West Coast.
Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) Taiwan announced a broad business and technical collaboration agreement to build, integrate, test and commercialize a series of new solar products and solutions.