voice of the technology business community February 2009 Issue
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Physical Sciences:

IP Profile: Melanin-based nanoshells for protection against electromagnetic radiation and for energy conversion
We established that melanin-based nanoshells can be used in the protection of human beings and machinery from electromagnetic radiation, in particular, from ionizing radiation, and in energy conversion such as minimizing the losses during energy transfer. [more]

Venture Profile: XiGo Nanotools
Particle surface area and size are important properties of nanomaterials. XiGo Nanotools provides compact, innovative instruments to measure these and other nanomaterial properties. [more]

Life Sciences:

Venture Profile: Aphios Corporation
Aphios Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company that is developing enabling technology platforms to improve the discovery natural therapeutics, the manufacturing of rare and complex bioactive molecules and viral vaccines, the nanotechnology delivery of therapeutic proteins, sRNAi, and hydrophobic small molecules, and the pathogenic safety of biologics including human plasma and monoclonal antibodies. [more]

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TechConnect Summit News:

TechConnect Summit Announces Program for 2009
Top universities, F500 corporations, and start-up companies will be giving presentations at the fastest growing Marketplace for emerging technologies. [more]

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Features News:

Clean Technology Industry Association Launches Program to Aid Start-ups in Economic Downturn
The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) has announced the launch of its new cleanConnect program, aimed at assisting emerging cleantech companies during the recession. [more]

University of Texas' PBS series State of Tomorrow™ now available online
The State of Tomorrow series examines the research efforts of UT academia who are addressing major global challenges. [more]

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