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Posted: December 27, 2007
Arrowhead and Subsidiary, Unidym, to Present at 10th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference
(Nanowerk News) Arrowhead Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ARWR ChartNewsNews) announced today that its President & CEO, Christopher Anzalone, will present at the 10th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at 3:00 pm ET in New York City. Dr. Anzalone will highlight how Arrowhead´s unique business model leverages university nanotechnology into capital efficient nanotech companies making products for electronics, energy and life sciences.
In addition, Arthur L. Swift, President and CEO of Unidym, Inc., will be giving a presentation entitled "Nanotechnology in the Post-Silicon Era." Unidym is one of Arrowhead´s five majority-owned subsidiaries and produces a conductive, transparent film using networks of carbon nanotubes. This film has immediate application and advantages in touch screens and flat panel displays, as well as potential for thin film solar, fuel cells and printed electronics. Unidym owns the leading patent portfolio for carbon nanotube technology and production and is a leading manufacturer of pure carbon nanotubes that are supplied to a variety of researchers and product developers.
The presentation will be available via webcast and can be accessed at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham21/arwr.
About Arrowhead Research Corporation
Arrowhead Research Corporation (www.arrowheadresearch.com) (NASDAQ:ARWR) is a leading nanotechnology company commercializing new technologies in the areas of life sciences, electronics and energy. Arrowhead is building value for shareholders through the progress of majority owned subsidiaries founded on nanotechnologies originally developed at universities. The company works closely with universities to source early stage deals and to generate rights to intellectual property covering promising new nanotechnologies. Currently, Arrowhead has five subsidiaries commercializing nanotech products and applications, including anti-cancer drugs, RNAi therapeutics, fullerene anti-oxidants, carbon-based electronics and compound semiconductor materials.
About Unidym, Inc.
Unidym (www.unidym.com) is a leader in the manufacture and application of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), a novel material with extraordinary electrical, thermal and mechanical properties. Unidym provides bulk materials, CNT-enabled products and intellectual property to a wide range of customers and business partners. As a result of its recent merger with CNI, Unidym possesses a foundational patent portfolio that covers nearly every aspect of CNT manufacturing and processing, as well as multiple product applications.
Unidym is focused on the electronics industry where its initial products include transparent electrodes for touch screens, flat panel displays, solar cells and solid state lighting; electrodes for fuel cells; and thin film transistors for printable electronics. Unidym is also pursuing a cross-industry partnership strategy to capture value from the wide ranging uses of CNTs. Unidym´s licensing program, technical expertise and manufacturing facilities can enable partners to rapidly develop CNT solutions for their specific applications.
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