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April 2011 Issue

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

  Event News
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  Innovation & Investment:

TechConnect Summit 2011: F500 Corporate Partnering Program Announced - Nanotech, Cleantech, Biotech - Speakers Include: Applied Materials, BASF, BP, Dow, Honda, Kodak, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Novartis, Panasonic, and More!...View Speakers


NaugaNeedles Continues to Grow in Kentucky - Nanotech start-up will add seven new employees to its company...Read more


Monsanto Joins Forces with Atlas Ventures to Foster Development of New Technologies - Monsanto is looking to increase its innovations in the agricultural and human-health markets...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

TechConnect Summit 2011: Advanced Materials and Chemicals IP & Venture Program Announced - Advanced Materials, Chemicals - Presenters Include: Aeonian Bricks, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Catacel, CondAlign AS, CSIRO-Australia, KITECH-US and Korea, NDSU Research Foundation, Opalux, PUCRS-Brazil, US Department of Energy, and More!....View the Program


Cambrios and Toray to Collaborate on Transparent Conductive PET Films - Cambrios to provide its ClearOhm Coating to Toray Advanced Film...Read more


Cornell fiber science team developing gas-trapping fabric for soldiers, responders - Military-inspired mask, hooded shirts created by Cornell Fashion Collective student designer...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

TechConnect Summit 2011: Electronics and Microsystems IP & Venture Program Announced - Electronics, Microsystems, Semiconductors, and Sensors - Presenters Include: Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Arkansas Power Electronics International, ETH-Zurich, Linear Signal, mc10, McGill University, nanoLambda, National University of Singapore, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Univalor-Canada, University of Minnesota, and More!...View the Program


Fujitsu Achieves World's Smallest and Slimmest Vein Sensor- High-speed image capture and automatic verification features enable faster palm vein authentication ....Read more


Giant Proximity Effect Enhances High-Temperature Superconductivity - Sandwiched superconductors engineered to function at higher temperatures could be used in new ultra-fast superconducting electronics ....Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

TechConnect Summit 2011: Biotech, Pharma, Medical IP & Venture Program Announced - Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices - Presenters Include: Lund University, NanoMedical Systems, Quegen Biotech, Valeo Management-Canada, SOCPRA-Canada, The Ohio State University, University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), UT Health Scienc Center at San Antonio, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and More!..View the Program


S*BIO Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of its Novel JAK2 Inhibitor SB1518 in North America for Advanced Lymphoid Malignancies- Singapore’s S*BIO Pte Ltd announced it has dosed the first 10 patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial in the U.S. and Canada....Read more


IBM and Singapore Researchers Use Semiconductor Technology as New Weapon to Fight Disease and Bacteria- Industry-academic research groups team up to tailor semiconductor chemicals to build nanostructures that can fight infectious diseases...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

TechConnect Summit 2011: Energy and Efficiency, Renewable Energy IP & Venture Program Announced - Energy & Efficiency, Water Technologies, Solar Power, Transportation - Presenters Include: AgroSci, Angstron Supercapacitor, Arizona State University, Enerize, Energy Compression, ICN-Institut Catala De Nanotechnologia-Spain, Imperial Innovations-UK, IL Fuels, MountainLogic, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, MSBiV-Canada, Simpleafy, University of Windsor, and More!....View the Program


Wake Forest University Receives EPO Patent for Novel Solar Cell Technology - University’s solar technology could double energy and at a lower cost compared to today’s flat cell technology...Read more


Nanotech Filter Separates Oil and Water - Michigan Technological University scientists have created a filter that separates the two substances quickly and cleanly...Read more

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