A year ago, the microtechnology, nanotechnology, and advanced materials industry looked out on the year 2012 with quite positive expectations. As it turned out, the unstable economic situation has left its mark on these industries, too. For 2013, at least, the companies expect a slight upwards trend.
Quantum Materials Corporation has recently developed and delivered customized tetrapod QD samples for applications being developed by Department of Energy National Lab researchers. QMC has also agreed to supply customized tetrapod quantum dots to a U.S. government defense related agency in support of a nano-biological project.
Nano-C, Inc., a leading developer of nanostructured carbon for use in energy and electronics applications, today announces a growth financing round, which was led by Fontinalis Partners and saw continued participation from existing investors. Terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
FPI Innovation Fund LP, the seed and venture capital fund targeting high return investments in the scientific, engineering and entrepreneurial sectors, today announces it has attracted and arranged a co-investment of EUR10m into ANF Technology, the producer of NAFEN. NAFEN is the first ever superior-grade aluminum oxide nanofiber to be produced at commercially viable industrial volumes.
The TM 2nd World Immunology Online Conference, held March 19-21, 2013, included sixty (60) international speakers over the three (3) day conference, providing speakers and attendees with in-depth discussion, collaboration and networking.
ABL Medical, LLC has officially launched their new SilvrSTAT® Antibacterial Wound Dressing Gel into the United States market. SilvrSTAT® is the first of a new class of medical products based on the company's patented nano-molecular silver technology.
Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, who together founded BlackBerry, announced today that they have partnered again to establish Quantum Valley Investments, a $100 million private fund that will provide financial and intellectual capital for the further development and commercialization of breakthroughs in Quantum Information Science.
Fully roll-to-roll printable organic photovoltaic energy cells have been produced by the Technical University of Denmark, Department of Energy Conservation and Storage using printed Clevios PEDOT:PSS from Heraeus Conductive Polymers Division rather than traditional vacuum processed Indium Tin Oxide.
Brewer Science, a leader in lithography enhancement materials for semiconductor manufacturing for over 30 years and commercial supplier of electronics-grade carbon nanotube (CNT) materials, announces the installation of a scale-up reactor to increase production of its CNTRENE C100 family of electronics-grade CNT materials by tenfold.