Researchers at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology and Cornell University have capitalized on a process for manufacturing integrated circuits at the nanometer level and used it to develop a method for engineering the first-ever nanoscale fluidic (nanofluidic) device with complex three-dimensional surfaces.
To deal with the increasing dynamism in (networked) embedded systems, IMEC launches a new research program. This program will focus on moving the management of the system's resources from the design phase to runtime software solutions.
TAPPI and Alberta Ingenuity Fund are co-sponsoring the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, scheduled for June 23-26, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The theme of this year's event is 'Unlocking the Potential of Nano-Enabled Biomaterials'.
The Rheology and Materials Processing Centre (RMPC) of RMIT University is organising an international symposium on 'Recent Developments and Applications in Polymer Nanostructured-Materials' in Melbourne, Australia.
The Times Union reports today that IBM is expected to announce today a five-year extension of its research and development partnership with the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
European companies will remain world leaders in developing green technologies even in times of economic recession, but Europe must work on attracting more venture capital to bring these products to the market, business leaders told a European Business Summit session last week.
Two large construction projects at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory - the U.S. ATLAS Detector Project and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials - have been named winners of the DOE Secretary's Award for Achievement.