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September 20th, 2010

Dorgan Secures Investments for Defense-Related Projects in North Dakota

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A number of high-tech military initiatives in North Dakota receiving federal support next year will increase economic development activities in the Red River Valley Research Corridor and across the state, U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) announced Friday.

Bioactive Polymers and Coating Systems for Protection Against Bio-Threats $5 million NDSU's Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering and its industrial partner, Triton Systems Inc., will develop antimicrobial coatings that can be embedded on fabrics to block toxins, kill bacteria and control biological agents. The fabrics will be used in the manufacture of items such as portable shelters for the military.

Silicon Nanomaterial for Battlefield Medical Devices $5 million UND and Nanosys will develop next-generation combat field dressings, which have new anti- microbial properties to ensure battlefield wounds are clean and prevent infection.


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