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May 8th, 2008

Arkansas firm gets funding to develop 'green' lighting

Abstract:
An Arkansas nanotechnology company has been awarded $224,997 from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop a green alternative to fluorescent lighting.

Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication Laboratories LLC (NN-Labs) of Fayetteville is one of seven small businesses to receive a total of $1.6 million in funding to commercialize green technologies that promise to deliver BIG results.

"These companies are showing how innovative ideas can translate into both economic and environmental success," said EPA regional administrator Richard E. Greene. "Together, EPA and small businesses are advancing research, creating jobs, and protecting the environment at the same time."

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