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June-July 2010 Issue

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

  Event News

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  Innovation & Investment:

Venture Capital Investments On the Rise - Data shows increase in both dollars invested and number of deals...Read more


Hawaii To Host 2010 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo - Four days of high-level speakers, workshops, exhibitions and networking will focus on the transformation to a clean energy economy in Hawai‘i and beyond...Read more


EU to Invest $8.3 Billion Towards Research and Innovation - Research organizations, universities, and small to mid-size companies are eligible for funding grants. ....Read more

  Chemicals, Materials & Energy

Boeing Announces ecoDemonstrator Program - Aerospace giant looks to accelerate environmental technologies for aviation...Read more


Dow and University of Toledo Enter into Solar R&D Collaboration- Both parties look to help reduce costs of solar energy...Read more


Vorbeck and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory To Develop Novel Graphene Product for Batteries - The cooperative R&D agreement brings together Vorbeck’s unique graphene material and PNNL’s battery materials expertise...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

University of Connecticut and Duke University Co-Develop Novel Screening Technique of Small Delay Defects - New methodology will detect SDDs and improve quality and reliability of semiconductor products...Read more


Panasonic Invests in French Company - Alchimer is a producer of nanometric films for semiconductor and other electronic applications...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Nano-Encapsulated Arsenic May Help Fight Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer - Northwestern University research team testing nano-drug to discover its maximum effectiveness...Read more


DNA Through Graphene Nanopores - Delft University of Technology announces a new type of nanopore devices that may significantly impact the way we screen DNA molecules....Read more

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