Nanopoint, Inc.

Location:HI, US
Speaker:Cathy Owen
Title:President
Primary Industry:Instrumentation
Executive Summary:Nanopoint, Inc. is a privately-held nano-biotechnology company that is revolutionizing the study & treatment of diseases with its live cell imaging solutions. Nanopoint’s products have broad applications to life science research, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical production as well as other areas where live cell analysis is important. In 2006, Nanopoint introduced the world’s first live cell microarray called cellTRAY™; a microscope slide sized device with thousands of etched wells and fluidic channels to contain small groups of cells for culturing, imaging and analysis. Compared to current technology, Nanopoint’s cellTRAY-based system significantly reduces the cost per experiment from $25.00-30.00 down to $0.50-1.00. Nanopoint’s cellTRAY provides a minimum of 20 times more capacity, requires 200 times fewer cells per day, uses 900 times less reagent per experiment, generates 500 times less waste, and provides time lapse live cell imaging capabilities not found in any other product on the market today. Nanopoint’s current products are add-ons to conventional microscope platforms. Future products include an upwardly compatible “black box” system providing image resolution of 80nm or better and novel capabilities not possible with microscope-based platforms.
Venture is:B-Round

HIGHLIGHTS

Corporate Presentations:

  • Air Products
  • BASF
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Genzyme
  • Goodrich
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Honda
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Sanyo

Reserved Presentations:

  • ExxonMobil
  • IBM

Partnering Events:
(full access included)

Platinum Sponsor

University of Hawaii

Press Sponsor

Business Wire

Commercialization Partner

BusinessWeek

Sponsors

Invest Australia AzTE Technology Enterprises

Media Sponsors

(joint with Nanotech 2007) Nature
Science
Red Herring

Supporting Organizations

BirchBob
CONNECT
Boston University
Midwest Research University Network
OCTANe
AeA
LES-SVC

 

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Matthew Laudon, Co-Founder and Director of TechConnect