Posted: November 11, 2009

Y-Carbon Named as 2009 'Company to Watch' by the Eastern Technology Council Enterprise Awards

(Nanowerk News) Y-Carbon, Inc. announced today that it was chosen as a 2009 Company to Watch by the Enterprise Awards of the Eastern Technology Council. The award is sponsored by the University City Science Center and will be presented at 2009 Enterprise Awards. "Companies to Watch" were chosen from nominations around the Greater Philadelphia region. Y-Carbon will be recognized on December 3 at the Eastern Technology Council's black-tie gala, which will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue.
James Horan, Y-Carbon's CEO, notes, "The companies recognized at the Enterprise Awards are the ones that have a real chance to become fast growing firms. We are happy to receive this recognition and are very proud of the success Y-Carbon has achieved so far," added Ranjan Dash, co-founder and CTO of Y-Carbon, Inc.
"This year, we had such an outstanding array of nominees from the leading technology and life sciences companies in the region," said Dianne Strunk, CEO of the Eastern Technology Council. "These companies and their leaders represent the very finest that Greater Philadelphia has to offer. I believe that we have a very powerful and competitive group of finalists for the 2009 Enterprise Awards."
About Y-Carbon, Inc.
Y-Carbon is a materials science company which has obtained broad and exclusive rights to intellectual property related to tunable nanoporous carbon, a high-precision nano-porous material with high specific surface area. Y-Carbon, Inc. operates from its corporate headquarters and research labs in King of Prussia, PA. Y-Carbon's products provide the world with clean energy, safe drinking water, and improved health care. Y-Carbon is a portfolio company of Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center and The Nanotechnology Institute of Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
About the Enterprise Awards
The Enterprise Awards are the region's most prestigious business honors for Technology and Life Sciences companies, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Attracting more than 1,200 prominent business leaders, the Enterprise Awards black-tie gala celebrates achievement, innovation, and success in the Greater Philadelphia region.
About the Eastern Technology Council
The Eastern Technology Council, an association representing more than 450 technology and life sciences companies, supports the growth and success of start-ups, emerging, and established companies by promoting, supporting, expanding, funding, and rewarding entrepreneurial activities in the region.
Source: Y-Carbon (press release)
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