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Nanosys, Inc. today announced the expansion and extension of its collaborative agreement with Sharp Corporation, of Osaka, Japan, to develop nanotechnology enabled fuel cells incorporating Nanosys' proprietary nanostructure technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Sharp will fund the joint development efforts at Nanosys and Sharp towards developing high performance fuel cells for use in portable consumer electronics such as laptop computers, cell phones, and multimedia devices. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

Nanosys and Sharp Expand Collaboration on Nanotechnology-Enabled Fuel Cells

PALO ALTO, CA | Posted on October 17th, 2007

"Sharp and Nanosys have made exceptional progress towards developing fuel cell technology for use in portable electronic products," said Dr. Kenji Ohta, Sharp's Chief Technology Officer. "This expanded collaboration underscores our successful working relationship and Sharp's confidence in Nanosys' technology to address the exciting opportunities in the portable power market."

"As portable electronic devices continue to expand in capability, the need for increased battery power within smaller and lighter packages will be critical to their success," said Calvin Chow, Nanosys' Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to be expanding our collaboration with an industry leader like Sharp to address this market opportunity."

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About Nanosys, Inc.
Nanosys, Inc. is a leader in the development of nanotechnology enabled products utilizing high performance inorganic nanostructures. Nanosys has built one of the broadest technology platforms in the industry with over 500 patents and patent applications covering fundamental areas of nanotechnology. Based in Palo Alto, California and privately held, Nanosys collaborates with industry leaders to develop revolutionary high-value, high-performance products for computing, optoelectronics, communications, renewable energy, defense and the life sciences. Additional information on Nanosys can be found at http://www.nanosysinc.com .

About Sharp

Sharp Corporation is a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies that play a key role in shaping the future of electronics. As a leader in liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and digital technologies, Sharp offers one of the broadest and most advanced lines of consumer electronics, information products and electronic components, while also creating new network businesses. For more information, please visit Sharp's Web site at http://sharp-world.com/index.html .

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Peter Garcia
Chief Financial Officer
(650) 331-2154

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