The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it does not intend to challenge a proposal by a group of petroleum producing and oil field service companies and the University of Texas at Austin to engage in joint research and development concerning the application of nanotechnology to the exploration and production of oil and gas.
The following press release from the National Science Foundation is not about nanotechnology - there is not enough commercialized nanotechnology in devices yet to hit the statistics - but the writing is on the wall.
Yamaha today unveiled the world's first line of personal watercraft hulls, decks and liners manufactured with a proprietary nano-engineered material called NanoXcel that significantly increases performance by decreasing weight by 25 percent.
Nanotherapeutics has entered into a two year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Vaccine Branch of the National Cancer Institute to produce HIV peptide oral vaccine nanoparticles using the company's proprietary technology.
API Nanotronics Corp., a supplier of electronic components to the defense and communications sectors, announced that it has acquired all of the assets of NanoOpto Corp., a nanotechnology pioneer specializing in processes for next-generation optical components.
Headwaters Incorporated today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with the Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. for the development and commercialization of carbon nanospheres, a new carbon nano-material.
Last week, Hewlett-Packard announced that it is beginning to reap returns from its 10-year investment in nanoscale electronics with the licensing of technology that could enable the fabrication of semiconductor chips significantly more powerful than those available today.