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Platinum Sponsor

Welsh & Katz, Ltd.

Gold Sponsor

ISTC International Science & Technology Center

Ventures Enabling Sponsor

Atomic Venture Partners

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Business Wire

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Boston University
Midwest Research University Network

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(joint with Nanotech 2006) Nature
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Jennifer Rocha
955 Massachusetts Ave. #313
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (774) 249-8514

NanoSpire, Inc

Location:ME, US
Speaker:Mark L. LeClair
Title:CEO & Founder
Primary Industry:nanofabrication tools
Executive Summary:NanoSpire’s nanofabrication technology is based on cavitation, a boiling phenomenon that involves a change of phase from the liquid to the gaseous state of a particular substance. Cavitation creates small high-energy liquid bubbles, which generate supersonic microjets when their natural collapse is impeded because the bubble is collapsing next to a surface. Cavitation is very repeatable, allowing the size, force and direction of the microjet to be controlled as required. NanoSpire cavitation nanofabrication technology offers a new tool for research, product development and consulting efforts in the field of manufacture, fabrication and applications for nanotechnology and nanomaterials. Product development of fabrication tools for others in the field of nanotechnology will also benefit from this new technology. Examples of the several markets and applications include membrane/sensor area, (healthcare, automotive, aerospace, etc), fuel cells, semiconductors, MEMS/NEMS, biotech, microfluidics, microsurgery markets and many others.
Venture is:A-Round


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