The medical technology provider Carl Zeiss Meditec closed its financial year (end: 30 September 2009) on a high. In spite of difficult general conditions, the Company increased its revenue and earnings.
AOptix Technologies, a leading edge developer of ultra-high bandwidth laser communication solutions, and NuCrypt, a provider of technology for ultra-high security over optical communication networks, disclosed today the recent completion of a first-of-its-kind quantum encryption test over free space optical links for the United States Air Force Research Laboratory.
SPP Process Technology Systems and its parent company Sumitomo Precision Products Co, leaders in plasma process technologies for manufacturing micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) and advanced semiconductor devices, today announced that they have sold their 300mm-compatible DRIE production tool to CEA-LETI in France.
With this acquisition, and in line with its strategy, Soitec is entering the fast-growing solar industry; capturing value through the system level; and expanding its revenue base as worldwide demand for CPV systems is anticipated to ramp up strongly in the coming years.
Hexagon has recently acquired all outstanding assets and intellectual property of two German companies within the vision metrology industry. The acquisitions will further enhance Hexagon's worldwide product offering in multisensor vision technology.
Azaya Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its lead product ATI-1123, a novel and improved formulation of Taxotere (docetaxel), a leading chemotherapy drug.
Professor Wolfgang Heckl has been newly appointed as a supervisory board member of MagForce Nanotechnologies AG, following the election of Dr. Peter Heinrich, until now deputy chairman of the supervisory board, as the new chief executive officer of MagForce effective January 1, 2010.
The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating silicon-on-insulator (SOI) innovation into broad markets, announced today that Mentor Graphics Corporation ( MENT) has joined the worldwide organization.
Amtech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., has received approximately $9 million in solar orders for its diffusion processing systems from several new and existing customers in Asia.
MagForce Nanotechnologies AG, the Berlin-based medical technology company majority owned by Nanostart AG, has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Heinrich as its new chief executive officer effective January 1, 2010.
Nano Mask, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a three year agreement with Wein Products, a manufacturer of disposable respirators, to distribute that company's products as it continues to complete the development of its own proprietary disposable NanoMask respirator and to obtain regulatory approval for the NanoMask.
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT), leader in producing systems and processes for etch, deposition and growth, has recently received an order from IMB Barcelona for its System100 cluster platform with two ICP-RIE process modules. The systems will be used for Aluminium etching, one of Oxford Instruments areas of expertise.
Under the terms of the agreement between NPH and UCLA, NPH will have an exclusive worldwide license of a system composed of a ternary mixture of modular components that self-assemble into supramolecular nanoparticles.