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December 2011 Nanotechnology Press Releases


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190 press releases posted this month

December 31st, 2011

Dog Gone Smart, a Global Household Name in Nanotechnology-based Pet Products to Debut New Beds and Apparel at the Global Pet Expo (ORLANDO, FL)
Announcements, Home, News and information

December 30th, 2011

Iran holds medical laser congress (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Videos/Movies, News and information

Graphene offers protection from intense laser pulses: Researchers from Singapore and the UK have jointly announced a new benchmark in broadband, non-linear optical-limiting behavior using single-sheet graphene dispersions in a variety of heavy-atom solvents and film matrices (SINGAPORE)
Discoveries, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, Thin films, News and information, Graphene

December 29th, 2011

Army enlists joint nano school for $3.5M in contracts (PIEDMONT TRIAD, NC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military, News and information

Two-dimensional networks from boron acids: The art of molecular carpet-weaving (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

“Nano-frost” is the best image of the month (MOSCOW, RUSSIA)
Announcements, Tools, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Imaging

December 28th, 2011

Badwater Basin: Death Valley Microbe Thrives There: Discovery may lead to novel biotech and nanotech uses (ARLINGTON, VA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Iran to Hold Int'l Workshop on Nanotechnology Principles, Applications (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Imaging

December 27th, 2011

Richard Branson named 2011 Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award Winner (MINDEN, NV)
Announcements, Environment, Energy, Aerospace/Space, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Research and Innovation Driving Global RNAi Market Finds RNCOS (NOIDA, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Best Technologist Unit Active in Nanotechnology Awarded in Iran (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

December 26th, 2011

Six Nanotechnology News Stories to Watch in 2012: Nanofilm CEO Forecasts Risks and Opportunities (VALLEY VIEW, OH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Self Assembly, Environment, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, Thin films, News and information

December 25th, 2011

Nanotechnology extending the operating life of any motor presented in Dagestan (DAGASTAND, RUSSIA)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Industrial, News and information

December 24th, 2011

Islamic Azad University to Hold National Confab on Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

INIC Planning Different Nanotechnology Contests in Iran (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 23rd, 2011

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology Exhibits Superlative Growth (NOIDA, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

“Reversing the problem" clarifies molecular structure: Noise-free spectroscopy (ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS)
Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

Enable IPC Issues Update on National Science Foundation Project, New Board Member Dan Finch and S/Cap RFID Tag® Products (VALENCIA, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, RFID, News and information

December 22nd, 2011

Penn engineers develop more effective MRI contrast agent for cancer detection (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

New device could bring optical information processing (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Optical Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

New technique makes it easier to etch semiconductors
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Solar/Photovoltaic, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information

'Nanoantennas' show promise in optical innovations (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Optical Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging

Senior Distinguished Research Fellowship: Professor Brian Meenan (BELFAST, IRELAND)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Targeted immune stimulation based on DNA Nanotechnology (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Iranian, American Researchers Produce Nano-Cellulose Drug Carriers (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

Registration for 2nd National Nanotechnology Competition Starts in Iran (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Coal Waste Could Provide Eco-Friendly Option to Cement (TUSCALOOSA, AL)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Environment, Construction, News and information

NanoSpain 2012: the 9th edition of the leading N&N event in Spain Call for abstracts announced (MADRID, SPAIN)
Nanoelectronics, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Industrial, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, NEMS, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Chemistry, News and information, Graphene

December 21st, 2011

Notre Dame researchers develop paint-on solar cells (NOTRE DAME, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Home, Industrial, Solar/Photovoltaic, Videos/Movies, News and information

University research scoops Innovation Awards (ST LUCIA, AUSTRALIA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Carbon nanotubes best for 3D electronics (GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

How to build doughnuts with Lego blocks: Complex polymer rings with breathtaking nanoscale architecture revealed (NEW YORK / HEIDELBERG)
Memory Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Self Assembly, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information

CNST Collaboration Demonstrates Nanoscale Focused Ion Beam Employing Laser-Cooled Lithium Atoms (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, News and information, Laboratories

Prototype NIST Device Measures Absolute Optical Power in Fiber at Nanowatt Levels (BOULDER, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Laboratories

Flamac and imec combine expertise to develop new materials for solar cells (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Announcements, Energy, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

Consumer Safety Groups File First Lawsuit on Risks of Nanotechnology (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Announcements, Environment, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Personal Care, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information, Legal

Nanoceramic coating of Nanostart-holding ItN Nanovation AG passes field trials at the world’s largest aluminium smelter RUSAL (FRANKFURT / SAARBRüCKEN, GERMANY)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Industrial, News and information

December 20th, 2011

NREL Licenses Technology to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency: Natcore to develop ‘black silicon’ solar cells based on award-winning innovation (GOLDEN, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Energy, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Laboratories

A single cell endoscope: Berkeley Lab researchers use nanophotonics for optical look inside living cells (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Quantum Dots/Rods, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

Arrowhead Reports Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results (PASADENA, CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, News and information

Nanometer-Scale Growth of Cone Cells Tracked in Living Human Eye (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Imaging

DSM invests in nanotechnology company NanoHoldings, LLC (HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS AND ROWAYTON, CT)
Announcements, Energy, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Boron nanoribbons reveal surprising thermal properties in bundles (CHARLOTTE, NC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Self-healing electronics could work longer and reduce waste (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Videos/Movies, News and information

SEMATECH's enablement center focuses on addressing challenges facing future high volume 3D applications: Enablement Center Identifies Top Technical Challenges for Future “Killer Apps” to Motivate Eco-system Readiness, Research and Development in Next Generation 3D Integrated Circ (ALBANY, NY)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Researchers discover a way to significantly reduce the production costs of fuel cells (FINLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Fuel Cells, Chemistry, News and information

NPL models the extracellular matrix: UK scientists create a functional model of the extracellular matrix which could lead to advances in regenerative medicine (TEDDINGTON, UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

Uson Videoconferencing for Custom Nanotech Leak Detection Systems Announced (HOUSTON, TX)
Announcements, Tools, Automotive/Transportation, Industrial, Events/Classes, News and information

CNSE Hosts 5K Students & 50K Community Members During 2011: Participation in growing complement of CNSE educational and public outreach programs and initiatives rises 30 percent from 2010 (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

KIT Researchers Transfer the Concept of an Optical Invisibility Cloak to Sound Waves (GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Military, News and information, Physics

December 19th, 2011

NANOTEC exhibit eco-friendly nano home cleaning solutions at nanotech 2012 in Japan (PATHUMTHANI, THAILAND)
Products, Announcements, Home, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Quantum Computing Has Applications in Magnetic Imaging, Say Pitt Researchers: Pitt physicists able to obtain higher-precision measurements with “single-electrons in-diamond” approach (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Quantum Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

UCF nanotechnology may speed up drug testing (ORLANDO, FL)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Quantum Dots/Rods, News and information

Researchers measure nanometer scale temperature: Nanometer scale temperature (URBANA, IL)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Military, News and information

Prestigious Journal Highlights Paper Published by Scientists from Masdar Institute (ABU DHABI, UAE)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Iranian Researchers Introduce Optimum Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Global Market for Nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Nanoclays, and Nanotubes (WELLESLEY, MA)
Possible Futures, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information, Powders

Beneq selected a 2011 Red Herring Global Top 100 Winner (FINLAND)
Announcements, Tools, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Arrowhead Appoints Michael S. Perry, DVM, Ph.D. to Board of Directors (PASADENA, CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information

CNSE and Ultradian Diagnostics Partnership to Ramp up Research and Pilot Prototyping: Flexible, band aid-like patch for continuous glucose monitoring demonstrates great promise to enable pain-free treatment of people with diabetes (RENSSELAER, NY)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Research partnerships, News and information

SEMATECH and Dainippon screen collaborate to advance techniqes for achieving ultra-shallow junctions: Partnership combines strengths to enable steep and ultra-shallow junction formation for sub 14 nm semiconductor manufacturing (ALBANY, NY)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

December 18th, 2011

IMEC announces awards (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Tools, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Imaging

Demonstrating the versatility of electrochemical sensors (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Sports, News and information

New Invention for Improving Quality of Microscopic Images of Herbal Tissues (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information, Imaging

A 50-year quest to isolate the thermoelectric effect is now over: Magnon drag unveiled (BELLATERRA, SPAIN)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Physics

NSS Hails Stratolaunch Initiative – A Pioneering Investment in Space Transportation (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Aerospace/Space, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Trojan Horse Causes Nanoparticle Allergy (GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Vorbeck Materials Closes Series 3 Round of Financing (JESSUP, MD)
Announcements, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information, Graphene

Research partnership to focus on infrared imaging (BOSTON, MA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Military, Energy, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information, Imaging, Graphene

Thailand to host NanoThailand 2012 (PATHUMTHANI, THAILAND)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, Preparing for Nano, Environment, Events/Classes, News and information

December 17th, 2011

19 New Knowledge-Based Companies Admitted to Tech-Market Services Corridor (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Tools, Industrial, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Battelle-R&D Magazine Annual Global Funding Forecast Predicts R&D Spending Growth Will Continue While Globalization Accelerates: 2012 Funding Forecast Shows Promising Global Growth but High Expectations for Commercial Payoff (COLUMBUS, OH)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Energy, News and information

UCLA physicists report nanotechnology feat with proteins (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Molecular Machines, Discoveries, Announcements, Nanobiotechnology, News and information, Physics, Imaging

December 16th, 2011

Novel method for fabricating corrugated 3D carbon nanotube microstructures (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information

Dolomite launches new microfluidic system enabling Nanoparticle Synthesis (CAMBRIDGE, UK)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Microfluidics/Nanofluidics

RBCC Plans to Make the Impossible, Possible with n3D Nanoparticle Technology (NOKOMIS, FL)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Acquisitions/Mergers/Splits, News and information

Proposed EU biocidal products regulation addresses nanomaterials (WASHINGTON, DC AND MANCHESTER , UK)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

2011 Steacie Prize awarded for nanotechnology-enabled disease diagnosis: Pharmacy's Shana Kelley third consecutive U of T professor to win prestigious science and engineering award (TORONTO, CANADA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

December 15th, 2011

NREL Scientists Report First Solar Cell Producing More Electrons In Photocurrent Than Solar Photons Entering Cell (GOLDEN, CO)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Quantum Dots/Rods, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Physics, Laboratories

Almost noiseless nanomechanical microwave amplifier (HELSINK, FINLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, NEMS, News and information, Physics

Seven Los Alamos Scientists Earn AAAS Honors (LOS ALAMOS, NM)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Thin films, Chemistry, News and information, Laboratories

Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results: Conference call Scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, 2011 (PASADENA, CA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Financial Reports, Events/Classes, News and information

The Sixth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics (ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

NanoBio Europe 2012 Conference (VARESE, ITALY)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Future Markets, Inc. launches Nanotech, an industry and business focused monthly online magazine (UK)
Announcements, Energy, Automotive/Transportation, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information, Graphene

Harris & Harris Group Notes Recent Portfolio Company Accomplishments (NEW YORK, NY)
Quantum Computing, Announcements, Military, Energy, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, Videos/Movies, News and information

Cerulean Pharma Closes $15 Million Series D Financing: New Investor CVF, LLC Joins Venture Syndicate (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Imec, Polyera and Solvay set 8.3% efficiency record for organic solar cell with inverted device architecture (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

December 14th, 2011

Research and Markets: Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology, Five-Volume Set (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Aerospace/Space, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information, Imaging

Research and Markets: Medical Nanotechnology: Industry Overview and Potential (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, News and information

Understanding how cancer spreads: Nanotech single-cell monitoring technique could give insights (ANN ARBOR, MI)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Videos/Movies, News and information, Imaging

New method for enhancing thermal conductivity could cool computer chips, lasers and other devices (NASHVILLE, TN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Military, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, Research partnerships, News and information

Research and Markets: Medical Nanotechnology: Industry Overview and Potential (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Announcements

ResearchMoz: Mid Infrared (IR) Sensors Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, Nanotechnology, 2012 to 2018 (ALBANY, NY)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, News and information

Solar Markets Continued Growth Could Benefit Solar Nanotechnology (NEW YORK, NY)
Investments/IPO's/Splits, Announcements, Energy, Home, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

CEA-Leti and Caltech Alliance for Nanosystems VLSI Announce First Startup: Analytical Pixels Launched to Design, Manufacture, and Commercialize Analysis Systems Based on New Concept of Miniaturized Chromatography (PARIS, FRANCE)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Tools, Sensors, Environment, Energy, Industrial, NEMS, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, Chemistry, News and information

Nanostart-holding MagForce signs Letter of Intent with leading Russian Medical Product Distribution Company Delrus (FRANKFURT / BERLIN, GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

December 13th, 2011

Nanoparticles help Mayo Clinic researcher deliver steroids to retina: Research offers potential treatment for macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa (ROCHESTER, MN)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information

Nanocrystals Go Bare: Berkeley Lab Researchers Strip Material’s Tiny Tethers (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Solar/Photovoltaic, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Laboratories

Diamonds and Dust for Better Cement: Structural studies at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source could point to reduced carbon emissions and stronger cements (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Research partnerships, Construction, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories

In memoriam, Clyde Taylor, 1930-2011 (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths, News and information, Laboratories, Superconductivity

New Path to Flex and Stretch Electronics: Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Solution-based Fabrication Technique (BERKELEY, CA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Textiles/Clothing, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information, Laboratories, Flexible Electronics

Growth in Printed Electronics (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Energy, Events/Classes, Solar/Photovoltaic, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, News and information

Synthetic cricket pricks up its ‘ears’ (THE NETHERLANDS)
Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, News and information

NanoMarkets Announces New Upcoming Report "Nanometals in Electronics and Energy Markets -2012 and Beyond" Set for Release on December 21, 2011 (GLEN ALLEN, VA)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, Thin films, News and information

CelluForce plant gets rolling (MONTRÉAL, CANADA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information

Novel Gold-Nanoparticle-Based Assay for Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease (GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Insiders to help create industrial park of Baku State University (BAKU, AZERBAIJAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

INIC Displays Nano Products in 6th Int'l Iran Auto Parts Exhibit (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Events/Classes, News and information

FibeRio Announces Shipment of Cyclone FE 1.1 Nanofiber Production System to Kertak Nanotechnology for Ceramics Applications (MCALLEN, TX)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

Zeolite synthesis made easy: Possible applications in chemistry and industry (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Industrial, Thin films, Chemistry, News and information

December 12th, 2011

Colossal Conducting Variation at the Nanoscale: Colossal magnetoresistance phenomenon occurs when nanoclusters form at specific temperatures (UPTON, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Spintronics, Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

Featured MULT-EU-SIM workshop celebrated at the Trends in Nanotechnology Conference, TNT2011 (MADRID, SPAIN)
Nanoelectronics, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

MM, MEMS & NANO Live UK 2012 (BIRMINGHAM, UK)
MEMS, Announcements, Events/Classes, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

The smallest conceivable switch Targeted proton transfer within a molecule (MUNICH, GERMANY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Molecular Machines, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, News and information

Study of South Carolina Panel Reveals Few Concerns with Nanotechnology (WASHINGTON, DC)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

New Multi-Functional Labels For Brand Authentication And Thermal Monitoring Applications (BOLOGNA, ITALY)
Announcements, Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention, News and information

New series of Innovative Hydroxyapatite Biomaterials Developed at Ceram (STOKE-ON-TRENT, UK)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information

Multi-purpose photonic chip paves the way to programmable quantum processors (BRISTOL, UK)
Quantum Computing, Optical Computing, Discoveries, Announcements, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

DNA damage across a cellular barrier depends on barrier thickness (BRISTOL, UK)
Discoveries, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

Carbon nanotubes best for 3D electronics (GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

Iranian University to Hold 4th Nat'l Entrepreneurship, Business Development Festival (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

December 11th, 2011

Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN) have successfully demonstrated a new method for producing a wide variety of complex hollow nanoparticles (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
Molecular Machines, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Research partnerships, Chemistry, News and information

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology Drug Delivery Training Programs- Nanopharmaceuticals (NOIDA, INDIA)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

INIC to Provide Special Support for Academic Dissertations Based on Industrial Needs (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

December 10th, 2011

Quantum Tunneling Results in Record Transistor Performance (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA)
Chip Technology, Discoveries, Announcements, Events/Classes, Quantum nanoscience, News and information

Iran Starts Exams for Nanotechnology Teachers (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2011 Award Winners (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Printing/Lithography/Inkjet/Inks, Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs, News and information, Flexible Electronics

December 9th, 2011

Six Rice University professors elected AAAS fellows: Aazhang, Alvarez, Bennett, Mikos, Palem, Tapia honored by scientific society (HOUSTON, TX)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Energy Department Announces New Initiative to Remove Barriers for Industry to Work with National Labs, Commercialize Technology (WASHINGTON, DC)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Environment, Energy, News and information, Laboratories

Crocus and SMIC Sign Technology Development and Wafer Manufacturing Agreements (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

December 8th, 2011

Iran Nanotechnology Laboratory Network Qualifies to Receive ISO9001:2008 (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Laboratories

Iran's Nano Club to Organize Educational Programs of 'Nano Week' in 3 Provinces (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, News and information

Ecology Coatings Develops UV-Curable Coatings for Medical Wristbands (WARREN, MI)
Nanomedicine, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, News and information

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Use NMR to Determine Whether Gold Nanoparticles Exhibit "Handedness" (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Chemistry, News and information

Online course on fundamentals of nanotechnology offered (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Nanoelectronics, Academic/Education, Events/Classes, Videos/Movies, News and information

Yale engineers making solar power more efficient (NEW HAVEN, CT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Researchers link patterns seen in spider silk, melodies: Analogy could help engineers develop materials that make use of repeating patterns (CAMBRIDGE, MA)
Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

A starring role for graphene: Rice University's functionalized graphene oxide plays part in next-generation oil-well drilling fluids (HOUSTON, TX)
Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information, Graphene

JPK reports on how graphenes are being studied using AFM to better characterize their properties at the Humboldt University in Berlin (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Graphene

Imec presents MEMS energy harvester suitable for shock-induced energy harvesting in car tires (WASHINGTON, DC, AND LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
MEMS, Discoveries, Announcements, Automotive/Transportation, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Events/Classes, News and information

December 7th, 2011

MasterPlan and CodeMeter for the EU-CoC for N&N now published (ST.GALLEN, SWITZERLAND)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, News and information

EPA Grants first Approval for Nanopesticide - Nanosilver from Swiss Company (ST.GALLEN, SWITZERLAND)
Products, Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, News and information

Novel nanoparticle mimicking virus offers new route to gene therapy (NEW HAVEN, CT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information

GreenHunter Energy President & COO to Present Today at Livingston Securities Water Innovations Conference (GRAPEVINE, TX)
News and information

Asahi Kasei Orders IQ Aligner UV-NIL System From EV Group for Advanced Materials Development for High-Resolution Wafer-Level Optics: System to Include EVG's Monolithic Lens Molding (MLM) Technology to Support Production of More Compact, Higher-quality Lens Stacks (CHIBA CITY, JAPAN)
MEMS, Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers, News and information

Fraunhofer CNT Signs Joint Development Framework Agreement with Major Equipment Supplier (DRESDEN, GERMANY)
Nanoelectronics, Announcements, Tools, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

The NanoChemistry group at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) uses NanoSight's NTA system for nanoparticle characterization. (SALISBURY, UK)
Announcements, Tools, Academic/Education, Chemistry, News and information, Imaging

Researchers develop one of the world’s smallest electronic circuits: Discovery is of a fundamental interest for the development of future electronics (MONTREAL, CANADA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information, Laboratories

Voltage increases up to 25 percent observed in closely packed nanowires at Sandia Labs: Findings may impact next-generation handheld devices, solar arrays, and basic science (ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information, Laboratories

CNST-Led International Collaboration Reveals Magnetization Textures in NiPd Nanostructures (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Spintronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Laboratories, Superconductivity

Elusive ultrafine indoor air contaminants yield to NIST analysis (GAITHERSBURG, MD)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Environment, News and information

December 6th, 2011

NanoViricides, Inc. Announces That It Has Submitted a Pre-IND Meeting Request to the US FDA For Its Anti-Influenza Clinical Drug Candidate, FluCide™: Submission Represents a Major Advance for the Company (WEST HAVEN, CT)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

SouthWest NanoTechnologies' CEO Dave Arthur Participating in Seventh Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference (NORMAN, OK)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Teens Claim Top Prizes in 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology For Designing Nanoparticle to Fight Cancer and Applying Gaming Technology to Human Health (WASHINGTON, DC)
Nanomedicine, Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Videos/Movies, News and information

Stretching electrical conductance to the limit (TEMPE, AZ)
MEMS, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Files IND Application with U.S. FDA for SPI-014 (HENDERSON, NV)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Nanomedicine, Announcements, News and information

New '3-D' transistors promising future chips, lighter laptops (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Research partnerships, News and information

Hybrid Exercises Option for Safe Sealants and Adhesives: Receives Exclusive Perpetual World-Wide License (SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing, News and information

EV Group Boosts High-Volume Manufacturing Performance Across Product Lines With New XT Frame Equipment Platform (ST. FLORIAN, AUSTRIA)
MEMS, Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, Events/Classes, News and information

December 5th, 2011

Chemists Become Molecular Sculptors, Synthesizing Tiny, Molecular Traps: Tube-shaped traps carved from bottle-brush molecules could be used to capture and purify nanomaterials, proteins (BUFFALO, NY)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Water, Chemistry, News and information

NanoFusing LLC, a subsidiary of APV Engineered Coatings® and Zyvex Technologies announce new partnership for nano-enhanced products (COLUMBUS AND AKRON, OH)
Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Automotive/Transportation, Sports, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Marine/Watercraft, News and information

Imec presents 17 papers at IEDM 2011 (WASHINGTON, DC AND LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Chip Technology, Memory Technology, Announcements, Events/Classes, News and information

Agilent Technologies Expands Capabilities of 6000ILM AFM for Micro- and Nanoscale Life Science Research (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging

Desmet Ballestra Receives Research Grant to Study Sustainable Oil Refining Using CTI Nano Neutralization™ Process (LOS ANGELES, CA)
Announcements, Food/Agriculture/Supplements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

CNSE graduates bolster NY's nanotechnology workforce through new positions with leading global companies:More than 75 percent of CNSE’s largest-ever graduating class will remain in New York to pursue educational and career opportunities (ALBANY, NY)
Announcements, Jobs, Academic/Education, News and information

'Label-free' imaging tool tracks nanotubes in cells, blood for biomedical research (WEST LAFAYETTE, IN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Chip Technology, Nanotubes/Buckyballs, Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Tools, Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information, Imaging, Graphene

FEI Introduces New Correlative Workflow Solution for Life Sciences: MAPS software combines the advantages of both light and electron microscopy for cellular biology research. (DENVER, CO)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Imaging, Software

Extrel MAX-UF Series, Ultra-Fast Scanning Mass Spectrometers (WARRINGTON, UK)
Announcements, Tools, News and information

The first molybdenite microchip: Surpassing the physical limits of silicon (SWITZERLAND)
Possible Futures, Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, News and information, Flexible Electronics

International Conference in Nanotechnology (COLOMBO, SRI LANKA)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Environment, Events/Classes, Nanobiotechnology, News and information

December 4th, 2011

INIC Provides Support for Purchase of 9,880 Volumes of Nanotechnology Books (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Academic/Education, News and information

Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Zeolite Conference in July 2012 (TEHRAN, IRAN)
Announcements, Events/Classes, Chemistry, News and information

GC Green Carbon Makes Sustainable Nano Diamonds (KAMLOOPS, BC)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Tools, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, Blog sites

December 3rd, 2011

Science Alberta Foundation: A Winning Organization With A Winning CEO: Dr. Arlene Ponting and Science Alberta Foundation recognized for multiple prestigious awards (CALGARY, CANADA)
Announcements, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, News and information

Thailand seeking partnership for natural disaster mitigation at nanotech 2012 (PATHUMTHANI, THAILAND)
Possible Futures, Nanomedicine, Announcements, Water, Events/Classes, News and information

December 2nd, 2011

4th Bangalore Nano during 8th and 9th December 2011, Focal Theme: “Nanoscience and Technology at the Cutting Edge”: Global Experts to Deliberate on Nanotechnology & Its Applications for the Betterment of Humanity. (BANGALORE)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Events/Classes, Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records, VC/Funding/Angel financing/Loans/Leases/Crowdfunding, News and information

Research and Markets: Energy Harvesting Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, Nanotechnology, 2012 to 2018 (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
Announcements, Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals, Sensors, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, News and information

Pitt Researchers Invent a Switch That Could Improve Electronics (PITTSBURGH, PA)
Chip Technology, Nanoelectronics, Discoveries, Announcements, Molecular Nanotechnology, Research partnerships, News and information

Instant nanodots grow on silicon to form sensing array: New methods for creating 3D nanostructures deposited on an array of regularly spaced indentations on the surface of silicon films opens the door for innovative nanosensors (HEIDELBERG, GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Sensors, News and information

December 1st, 2011

Del Stark Technology Solutions Launched (GLASGOW, UK)
Possible Futures, Announcements, Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion, News and information, Consulting

Agilent Technologies’ New Nanoindentation Technique Enables Faster, Easier Evaluation of ‘Creep’ for Materials Science Applications (SANTA CLARA, CA)
Announcements, Tools, News and information, Software

Graphene for Energy (GERMANY)
Nanomedicine, Discoveries, Announcements, Energy, Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics, Nanobiotechnology, Solar/Photovoltaic, Chemistry, News and information, Physics, Graphene

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Begins Business in China: Announces Beijing Woven Energy Efficiency Technologies as New Nansulate® Distributor in China (NAPLES, FL)
Materials/Metamaterials, Announcements, Energy, Industrial, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, News and information

Interdigitated back-contact silicon solar cells above 23% efficiency (LEUVEN, BELGIUM)
Announcements, Energy, Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships, Solar/Photovoltaic, News and information

Multi-functional Talyrond 500 Series from Taylor Hopson combines roundness, surface finish and contour on a single platform (LEICESTER, UK)
Chip Technology, Announcements, Tools, News and information

National Workshop on Nanotechnology for Defence Applications (INDIA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Announcements, Military, Events/Classes, News and information

Penn and Brown researchers demonstrate earthquake friction effect at the nanoscale (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy, Discoveries, Announcements, Environment, News and information

Scientists use laser imaging to assess safety of zinc oxide nanoparticles in sunscreen (WASHINGTON, DC)
Discoveries, Announcements, Personal Care, Photonics/Optics/Lasers, News and information

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