Nanosys, Inc. today announced the expansion and extension of its collaborative agreement with Sharp Corporation, of Osaka, Japan, for the development of nanostructured device technologies for use in large area electronics products incorporating Nanosys' proprietary nanotechnology. Under the terms of this agreement, Sharp will support increased development efforts at both Nanosys and Sharp.
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the New Drug Application for ferumoxytol in chronic kidney disease has been accepted for standard review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Company is seeking marketing approval for ferumoxytol as an intravenous treatment of iron deficiency anemia in patients with CKD, including dialysis dependent and non-dialysis dependent patients.
Raymor Industries Inc., a leading developer and producer of single-walled carbon nanotubes, nanomaterials and advance materials, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Raymor Aerospace Inc. has purchased SE Techno Plus Inc., a company specializing in the manufacturing, repair and precision grinding with super finishing of industrial and aerospace components.
GuardIN Fresh, one of several start-up companies getting its footing at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park in Fayetteville, is courting investors to pay for third-party safety tests demanded by buyers.
Oxonica plc, a leading international nanomaterials group, today is pleased to announce an important further validation of its Envirox fuel borne catalyst by Stagecoach Group plc as well as positive test results and significant commercial progress in mainland Europe and Russia.
Zenith Dental, a company with a 25-year tradition of introducing dental products and the exclusive distributor of DMG-manufactured products, will introduce a complete system designed for post and core restorations during this year's 143rd Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
State Bank of India's subsidiary SBI Capital Markets plans to set up a USD 100 million (about Rs 400 crore) venture capital fund to invest in knowledge-based sectors in the country, including nanotechnology.
Roche Holding Ltd remains the leader for the Biotechnology Scorecard, with an unprecedented Science Strength that grew by almost 100% this past quarter. Their lead is primarily due to majority owned subsidiary and biotech, Genentech, who account for approximately 80% of the patents represented.
In what appears to be further bad news for nanotechnology companies and their investors, Nanodynamics has filed a voluntary delisting notice for its planned IPO in Dubai. No reason for the abandonment of the Nanodynamics IPO was given in a statement to the exchange. But this was to have been the first listing of a US company on the DIFX and in a nanotechnology area that appears not to have appealed to local investors.