Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors
Heifer International



Home > Press > BioNanomatrix Named 'Best Management Team' at the 2008 Ben Franklin Emerging Business Awards

Abstract:
BioNanomatrix, Inc. today announced that on April 22, 2008 its management team was honored at the 14th Annual Ben Franklin Emerging Business Awards, known as the "Bennies." BioNanomatrix won the Best Management Team category, competing with a strong group of growing entrepreneurial firms in the Philadelphia region. BioNanomatrix chief executive officer Dr. Michael Boyce-Jacino accepted the award on behalf of the company.

BioNanomatrix Named 'Best Management Team' at the 2008 Ben Franklin Emerging Business Awards

PHILADELPHIA, PA | Posted on April 23rd, 2008

The Bennies, co-founded in 1994 by The Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, was the first awards program in the region established for seed and early-stage companies. The competition promotes area companies in recognition of their breakthrough technologies, product innovations and management excellence.

"Ben Franklin Technology Partners gave us critical early support when they signed on as an early investor in BioNanomatrix, and we are delighted at this recognition of our highly motivated team," said Dr. Han Cao, BioNanomatrix founder and chief scientific officer.

"We consider being chosen for this award from among all the promising early stage life sciences companies in the greater Philadelphia region, along with our recent success in closing our series A financing, as a strong vote of confidence in the company," added Dr. Boyce-Jacino.

BioNanomatrix is developing breakthrough nanoscale whole genome imaging and analytic platforms for genetic diagnostics, personalized medicine and biomedical research.

####

About BioNanomatrix, Inc.
BioNanomatrix is developing breakthrough nanoscale whole genome imaging and analytic platforms. The company is applying its expertise in nanochips, nanodevices and nanosystems to develop its patented platform technology to provide fast, comprehensive, and low-cost analysis of genomic, epigenomic and proteomic information with sensitivity at the single cell/single molecule level. Its current development efforts include a federally funded project to sequence the human genome at a cost of $100. BioNanomatrix's technologies are licensed exclusively from Princeton University. Founded in 2003, the company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Since 1982, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) has served as a catalyst for stimulating entrepreneurial potential by developing systems to accelerate the transition of scientific discovery and technology development to commercialization. Part of a statewide network in Pennsylvania, BFTP/SEP provides entrepreneurs and established businesses the capital, knowledge and networks they need to compete in the global marketplace. BFTP/SEP has provided more than $130 million to over 1,600 regional enterprises. BFTP/SEP is a founding partner of The Nanotechnology Institute(TM) (NTI) and the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Alliance (MANA(R)), and is funded by Pennsylvania's Department of Community and Economic Development. For additional information, please visit www.sep.benfranklin.org.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Barbara Lindheim
GendeLLindheim BioCom Partners
212 918-4650

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

HKUST researchers develop a novel integration scheme for efficient coupling between III-V and silicon November 18th, 2022

Researchers at Purdue unlock light-matter interactions on sub-nanometer scales, leading to ‘picophotonics’ November 18th, 2022

Rice turns asphaltene into graphene for composites: ‘Flashed’ byproduct of crude oil could bolster materials, polymer inks November 18th, 2022

How “2D” materials expand: New technique that accurately measures how atom-thin materials expand when heated could help engineers develop faster, more powerful electronic devices November 18th, 2022

Nanomedicine

Cutting-edge combination shows promise in patients with chemotherapy-resistant urothelial cancer November 4th, 2022

Advanced nanoparticles provide new weapon to fight difficult cancers: Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver a bacterially derived compound that targets the STING pathway to suppress tumor growth and metastasis by disrupting blood vessels and stimulating immune response October 28th, 2022

Smart materials: metal cations-recognizable thermoresponsive polymers: Osaka Metropolitan University scientists developed a novel polymer, the thermoresponsiveness of which can easily be regulated by changing the type and mixing ratio of ionic species October 14th, 2022

Quantum-Si’s next-generation single-molecule protein sequencing technology published in Science, signaling new era of life science and biomedical research: Semiconductor chip and Time Domain Sequencing™ technology will advance drug discovery and diagnostics, enabling people to li October 14th, 2022

Announcements

HKUST researchers develop a novel integration scheme for efficient coupling between III-V and silicon November 18th, 2022

NIST’s grid of quantum islands could reveal secrets for powerful technologies November 18th, 2022

A new experiment pushes the boundaries of our understanding of topological quantum matter: The behavior of bosonic particles observed in a magnetic insulator fabricated from ruthenium chloride can be explained by a relatively new and little-studied physics phenomenon called the B November 18th, 2022

How “2D” materials expand: New technique that accurately measures how atom-thin materials expand when heated could help engineers develop faster, more powerful electronic devices November 18th, 2022

Tools

Quantum-Si’s next-generation single-molecule protein sequencing technology published in Science, signaling new era of life science and biomedical research: Semiconductor chip and Time Domain Sequencing™ technology will advance drug discovery and diagnostics, enabling people to li October 14th, 2022

ACM Research Launches New Furnace Tool for Thermal Atomic Layer Deposition to Support Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Requirements: Ultra Fn A Furnace Tool Shipped to China-Based Foundry Customer September 30th, 2022

An alternative to MINFLUX that enables nanometre resolution in a confocal microscope August 26th, 2022

Atomic level deposition to extend Moore’s law and beyond July 15th, 2022

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

A new experiment pushes the boundaries of our understanding of topological quantum matter: The behavior of bosonic particles observed in a magnetic insulator fabricated from ruthenium chloride can be explained by a relatively new and little-studied physics phenomenon called the B November 18th, 2022

An on-chip time-lens generates ultrafast pulses: New device opens the doors to applications in communication, quantum computing, astronomy November 18th, 2022

Rice turns asphaltene into graphene for composites: ‘Flashed’ byproduct of crude oil could bolster materials, polymer inks November 18th, 2022

How “2D” materials expand: New technique that accurately measures how atom-thin materials expand when heated could help engineers develop faster, more powerful electronic devices November 18th, 2022

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




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project