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Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR) announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary, Unidym, Inc., a developer of carbon nanotube electronics, has established a 7,000 sq. ft. office and lab facility in Menlo Park, California in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Arrowhead Subsidiary, Unidym, Establishes Headquarters in Silicon Valley
PASADENA, CA | Posted on February 8th, 2007
"This move puts Unidym in close proximity to many of its potential customers and collaborators," said R. Bruce Stewart, Arrowhead's Chairman. "The Silicon Valley is a global center of the electronics industry and Unidym can draw from the local talent pool of expertise and experience in the development and commercialization of cutting edge electronics applications."
Unidym's initial product is a thin, transparent film of carbon nanotubes designed to replace the expensive, failure-prone materials currently employed by manufacturers of devices such as touch screens, flat panel displays, and solid state lighting. Unidym's technology is also useful for the production of novel carbon nanotube-based transistors and conductive inks for the printable electronics industry which could enable the replacement of today's complex and capital intensive semiconductor manufacturing processes with inexpensive, solution-based printing processes. Unidym differentiates itself through its emphasis on low-cost materials and processes, in-house carbon nanotube production, aggressive partnership strategy, and a significant intellectual property portfolio that includes foundational IP in both transparent electrodes and thin film transistors.
Arrowhead has an 88% stake in Unidym.
About Arrowhead Research Corporation
Arrowhead Research Corporation ( http://www.arrowheadresearch.com ) is a publicly-traded 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 four subsidiaries commercializing nanotech products and applications, including anti-cancer drugs, RNAi therapeutics, carbon-based electronics and compound semiconductor materials.
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