Nanotechnology has huge potential to take the consumer goods sector to new level of technological advancement. Resultantly, the total value of nanotechnology inputs used in manufacturing consumer goods worldwide is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.4% to 2010, says 'Nanotechnology Market Forecast to 2011', a new research report from RNCOS.
Atmel Corporation today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the Company's wafer fabrication operation in Heilbronn, Germany to Tejas Silicon Holdings (UK) Limited, enabling Atmel to achieve its goal of reducing the number of its manufacturing facilities from five to two in 2008.
Advanced lithium-ion battery manufacturer Ener1, Inc. has applied for $480 million in low-interest loans under a new federal program to spur development of the next generation of U.S. fuel-efficient vehicles.
Millipore Corporation and Guava Technologies announced they will jointly award a Guava flow cytometer instrument valued at over $100,000 USD to a scientist whose innovative research proposal will advance the understanding of cell biology.
3M and EV Group (EVG) have agreed to settle the patent infringement litigation brought by EVG against 3M in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York relating to systems for temporary wafer bonding.
EAG, Inc., a leading global provider of surface analysis and materials characterization services, and microelectronic 'release to production' and failure analysis services, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nano Integrated Solutions, Inc.
Following its debut at the 2008 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston (December 1-5) and its second exposure to the public during the 2008 ASCB Annual Meeting in San Francisco (December 13-17), Nanosurf officially announced the release of its latest atomic force microscope (AFM), the easyScan 2 FlexAFM.
Fluxion Biosciences announced today an exclusive distribution agreement with IUL Instruments GmbH. IUL will handle sales and service in Germany and Austria of Fluxion's BioFlux research tools for live cell image analysis in drug discovery.
The AxioVision Physiology software module from Carl Zeiss enables image capture with a camera and the measurement of physiological parameters in living cells both during microscopic observation (online) and afterwards (offline).
In a series of programs spotlighting innovative local companies, Dutch regional TV has recently featured Almelo-based analytical X-ray specialists, PANalytical. In one program, students were set a seasonal challenge - to identify which Christmas chocolate had been contaminated with a sleep-inducing drug.
The Sysmex Flow Particle Image Analyzer FPIA-3000 from Malvern Instruments is proving to be the ideal tool for monitoring the deterioration of abrasive slurries used in the wire saw cutting process in solar cell production.
nLIGHT Corporation announced today the availability of very large mode area, low numerical aperture, all erbium fibers manufactured using its proprietary Direct Nanoparticle Deposition active fiber production technology.