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September 2011 Issue

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

Event News

Save the Date!

TechConnect Summit and Expo 2012 June 18-21,
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, US.



TechConnect will be attending and exhibiting at the
LES Annual Meeting 2011,
San Diego, CA, October 17-19.

Please look for TechConnect at the Tech Fair, Booth 326. We look forward to seeing you there!

  Innovation & Investment:

Competitive Solar Photovoltaic Solicitation Announced - $4.5 million available to support installation of solar photovoltaic generating equipment at commercial, industrial and institutional facilities in Connecticut...Read more


Department of Defense Key Investor and Driver of Clean and Renewable Energy Technologies - Report highlights DoD spending on alternative energy jumped 300% between 2006 and 2009...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Carbon nanotube composites for enzymes and cosmetics - Toyohashi Tech researchers develop a low cost and efficient method for producing electrically conducting composites...Read more


Office of Naval Research Funds Stevens Researcher to Study Nanoscale Wetting Dynamics of Superhydrophobic Surfaces - Dr. Chang-Hwan Choi recently received a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

Tufts University Researchers Create World’s Tiniest Electric Engine - The nano engine is made of a single molecule and can be operated with electricity-a groundbreaking first...Read more


Research Team at RPI Develop New Method for Self-Assembling Gold Nanoparticles - Professor Sang-Kee Eah of RPI also created 20-micron superlattice domain with the gold coatings, which is the largest ever documented in the lab...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

Quantum Dot Based Technology Alliance Targets Major Diseases- Quantum Dot Manufacturer and Biomedical Nanotech Company Technology Alliance Targets Alzheimer’s, Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Breast Cancer and Major Depression...Read more


Nuevolution Announces Collaboration in Drug Discovery with Boehringer Ingelheim - Partnership to use Nuevolution's Chemetics® Technology for Lead Discovery...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

South Korea’s SK Group and HelioVolt, US Enter Into Collaborative Research and Manufacturing Agreement - Texas-based HelioVolt manufactures high-efficiency thin film PV modules...Read more


Fulcrum Bioenergy Files SEC Paperwork for IPO - Fulcrum Bioenergy raised $75M US in early 2011 in Series C Funding...Read more

  TechConnect News

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