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December 2009 Issue

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In This Issue: Event News | Innovation & Investment |Chemicals, Materials & Energy |
Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma |

  Event News TechConnect Summit and Expo 2010

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  Innovation & Investment:

North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad Partnership Achieves Commitments of $1M+ Annually To Cluster Development - The Partnership surpasses its goal of raising the initial $5M to support industry development, including nanotechnology....Read more


France Pledges $35 Billion Euros to Gain Competitive Advantage in Higher Education, Research, and Innovation - President Nikolas Sarkozy looks to strengthen France’s economic future through research, technology, and education...Read more


Singapore Invests $35M US in New Integrated Circuit (IC) Design Centre of Excellence - Centre will design integrated circuits and systems for multiple industrial applications...Read more

  Chemicals, Materials & Energy

Nanoparticle Shown to Lengthen Shelf Life of Food - Scientist from Purdue University successfully modifies the phytoglycogen nanoparticle...Read more


Lightweight composites to get trimmer and smarter - Australian researchers set goal of producing a new generation of super-strong, lightweight polymer composite materials for use in aerospace and transportation...Read more


Sopogy® Inaugurates the World’s First MicroCSP™ Solar Thermal Plant - The 2 Megawatt thermal energy project spans across 3.8 acres in the Kona, HI desert, and utilizes 1,000 Sopogy proprietary MicroCSP™ solar panels...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Scientists Use Nanosensors for First Time to Measure Cancer Biomarkers in Blood - A team led by Yale University researchers has used nanosensors to measure cancer biomarkers in whole blood for the first time...Read more


Yissum Develops New Antiviral Hand Sanitizer - EtoCleanTM, a new antiviral hand sanitizer, completely inactivates the swine flu virus...Read more


Nanotech Company Licenses Nanoparticle Technologies from UCLA - NanoPacific Holdings plans to use the technology for various biomedical applications...Read more

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