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April 13th, 2008
Five firms battling it out for Genesis award
Glantreo is focused on the emerging area of nanotechnology and already holds a number of patents in the area of nano-particle synthesis. It believes its technology will have particular application in the water filtration and chemical separations market.
For the first time this year, a special award will be presented to an alumnus of the programme, Kieran Moynihan, one of the founders of Comnitel Technologies. After completing the Genesis programme, the Cork company went on to merge with two US firms to become Vallent, which employed 120 people in Ireland. The company was sold to IBM last year in a deal believed to be worth $200 million.
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