Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center now Accepting Proposals for Product Development Projects

Abstract:
The Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center has announced its third call for proposals from companies throughout Pennsylvania to apply for grants available for the development of nano-related products.

Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center now Accepting Proposals for Product Development Projects

PITTSBURGH, PA | Posted on December 22nd, 2007

The Center targets partnerships of researchers from universities, small companies, large companies and entrepreneurs in the growing field of nanomaterials, and it funds projects that have commercial or defense applications. The Center requests pre-proposal idea submissions prior to formal proposals. Each proposer received feedback from the Center on the suitability of their idea submission and adherence to the Center's guidelines, along with advice on submitting a full proposal. The deadline for proposals in this round is January 31, 2008.

All proposals are judged by the Center's technical advisory committee that recommended the most promising ideas to the Center's governing board for funding. The advisory committee is made up of 19 leading researchers in the field of nanotechnology from Pennsylvania universities, small and large technology companies and federal laboratories.

Companies that previously won awards include Plextronics Inc., Illuminex Corporation, NanoRDC LLC, Crystalplex Corp., Integran Technologies USA and HydroGen Corporation. Awards to date have totaled in excess of $1 million.

The grants were made possible as a result of funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Air Force. A grant totaling $1 million from the state's Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority to the Center was announced by Governor Rendell in August, 2006. This state support is part of the Pennsylvania Initiative in Nanotechnology (PIN) which is intended to capitalize on the exciting new field of nanotechnology to create new companies and high technology jobs throughout the commonwealth. To date, the Center also has received total funding in the amount of $1,743,424 from the Air Force Research Labs through the Wright Brothers Institute in Dayton, Ohio, in addition to Heinz Foundation grants.

####

About Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center
The Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center was established through the efforts of its founding members: Alcoa, US Steel, PPG Industries, Bayer MaterialScience, Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh Technology Council. In addition, The Center is closely aligned with the state's PIN program and has partner relationships with The Pennsylvania State University and The University of Pittsburgh.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
2000 Technology Drive
Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
P: 412.687.0200
F: 412.687.5232

Copyright © PR Newswire Association LLC.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Springer and Tsinghua University Press present the second Nano Research Award: Paul Alivisatos of the University of California Berkeley receives the honor for outstanding contributions in nanoscience July 30th, 2015

European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine and ENATRANS European Consortium Launch the 2nd edition of the Nanomedicine Award: The Award to be presented at BIO-Europe conference in Munich, November 2015 July 30th, 2015

Take a trip through the brain July 30th, 2015

This could replace your silicon computer chips: A new semiconductor material made from black phosphorus may be a candidate to replace silicon in future tech July 30th, 2015

Announcements

Take a trip through the brain July 30th, 2015

This could replace your silicon computer chips: A new semiconductor material made from black phosphorus may be a candidate to replace silicon in future tech July 30th, 2015

Sol-gel capacitor dielectric offers record-high energy storage July 30th, 2015

Controlling Dynamic Behavior of Carbon Nanosheets in Structures Made Possible July 30th, 2015

Grants/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Springer and Tsinghua University Press present the second Nano Research Award: Paul Alivisatos of the University of California Berkeley receives the honor for outstanding contributions in nanoscience July 30th, 2015

European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine and ENATRANS European Consortium Launch the 2nd edition of the Nanomedicine Award: The Award to be presented at BIO-Europe conference in Munich, November 2015 July 30th, 2015

Publication on Atomic Force Microscopy based nanoscale IR Spectroscopy (AFM-IR) persists as a 2015 top downloaded paper July 29th, 2015

UT Dallas nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers July 24th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project