Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Liquidia Technologies Receives $3 Million In Funding Through U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute Of Standards And Technology

Abstract:
Funding Will Enhance Liquidia's PRINT® Manufacturing Process

Liquidia Technologies Receives $3 Million In Funding Through U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute Of Standards And Technology

Research Triangle Park, NC | Posted on December 18th, 2009

Liquidia Technologies today announced it will receive approximately $3 million in funding from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to further develop and scale‐up the company's PRINT manufacturing process. As part of its Technology Innovation Program (TIP), NIST announced it will fund new cost‐sharing projects to support innovative technologies that address critical national needs.

"We are very excited to have been selected by NIST as one of the 20 projects to receive funding through the TIP program," said Tom Templeman, Senior Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Liquidia. "This investment will support our continued development of PRINT manufacturing, which will allow us to develop clinically relevant quantities of particles for innovative vaccines and therapeutics."

The PRINT manufacturing process uses a proprietary roll‐to‐roll method that allows Liquidia to produce precisely engineered particles, which offer safer and more efficient delivery of vaccine and therapeutic drug products. The capabilities realized as a direct result of this project will support the advancement of a platform of products, including the company's initial vaccine product which is expected to enter clinical trials next year.

"As an industry, we are on the cusp of great therapeutic advancements in areas where unmet medical needs still persist," said Neal Fowler, CEO of Liquidia Technologies. "An investment such as this plays a critical role in enabling Liquidia to advance innovative products to the next stage of development where we will begin to see the true potential for patients."

####

About Liquidia Technologies
Liquidia Technologies is a privately‐held nanotechnology company that develops and manufactures precisely engineered particles for improved delivery of biological and small molecule therapeutics. The company is currently advancing products within the fields of vaccines, nucleic acid delivery, and inhaled therapeutics to address critical unmet needs in the treatment of human disease. The company was founded in 2004 and is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Elle Pishny
919‐328‐4361

Copyright © Liquidia Technologies

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

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement October 29th, 2014

Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection October 29th, 2014

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanomedicine

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl' October 27th, 2014

New nanodevice to improve cancer treatment monitoring October 27th, 2014

Announcements

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement October 29th, 2014

Nanobiotechnology

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl' October 27th, 2014

Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future: DNA-based programmable circuits could be more sophisticated, cheaper and simpler to make October 27th, 2014

NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014

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







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE