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Solid State Technology
Oh Canada! Sing your praises for your nanotech successes
While I’ve never resorted to putting a Canadian flag on my luggage, I understand why Americans do it.
An elegant approach for building a business
It only takes the first three pages of “The Eye for Innovation” to understand the reasons for the successes behind Control Data and Robert Price, its former chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Letter From The Editor
Here’s some advice for 2006: Always try to anticipate who is gunning for your tailpipe.
Simple steps make complex patenting system manageable
For embryonic technologies such as nanotechnology, intellectual property (IP) has become intricately complicated, like building at the nanoscale.
Fluidigm’s fab anchors Singapore’s biotech hub
Gajus Worthington knew three years ago that he needed to find a manufacturing site for Fluidigm Corp.
European nano roadmap paves way for next decade
For investors, selecting which nanotechnologies to favor over others can be a little like looking into a marble ball to see what the future holds.
Oak Ridge: First and unfazed
Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee broke ground on its Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) in the summer of 2003.
Common guidelines become standard fare
Groups worldwide rally to bring consistency to nano
Uncovering the profits and pitfalls in five key markets
Nanoscience tries to wipe out illegal art
We may have come a long way from the graffiti-covered city subways of decades past, but illicit art is still an expensive problem for municipalities, corporations, universities and even homeowners.
From The Front
To be summa cum laude
Not long ago, it was a rarity for a university to include a program dedicated to nanotechnology on its roster.
It takes time to perfect NIST’s atomic clock
Steven Jefferts knows better than to make lofty predictions about F2.
Beleaguered Philips places its chips on nanowires
Despite changes afoot at their troubled semiconductor division, researchers at Dutch multinational Philips Electronics continue to develop technology that will enable the next generation of chips.
Motorola leads charge for portable fuel cells
In late 2004, Motorola joined in a federally supported program with Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc.(CNI) and Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Inc. to develop electrodes for micro fuel cells.
Nano financiers aim to reinvent seed funds
Can a pair of innovators get ahead of the angels and VCs?
Getting FDA’s OK to go inside the body
The challenge: Secure Food and Drug Administration approval to put a new type of device or material inside the human body.
Reverse merger lets company go public
Who says nano companies can’t go public? Maybe they just can’t take the ordinary route.
Nano VC funding hits high in 2005
Private nanotechnology funding in the United States climbed significantly in 2005.
A user’s guide to DOE’s five nano labs
The Department of Energy estimates that more than 18,000 researchers from industry, academia and government agencies take advantage of user facilities at more than a dozen major national laboratories annually.
Mergers Amp Acquisitions
Agilent Technologies acquires AFM maker
Agilent Technologies Inc., the Palo Alto, Calif.-based test and measurement company, has become a player in the atomic force microscope market by acquiring Molecular Imaging Corp. of Tempe, Ariz.
Regulatory Policy Region
Nano industry requests cash for safety studies
Nanotech sector leaders and analysts recently called for more funding for research into the environmental, health and safety (EHS) impact of nanotechnology and one group released an inventory of existing EHS efforts.
Freescale demos 24-Mbit nanocrystal memory
Freescale Semiconductor Inc., the Austin, Texas-based Motorola spinoff, announced it has proven a 24-Mbit memory array based on silicon nanocrystals - a milestone toward developing a nanocrystal memory that could compete with embedded Flash memory in years ahead.