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October 3rd, 2006

Spire to Develop Nanotechnology Coating

Abstract:
Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR) today announced that it has been awarded a $399,243, two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Arthritis and Muskuloskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIH-NIAMS) to develop a new type of nanotechnology coating for wear-resistant orthopedic devices, with specific applications for spinal implants. This program will develop superlattice coatings, which are nano-structures composed of alternating layers of dissimilar materials.

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