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November 2011 Issue

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

Event News

Submissions Now Open! Deadline February 10! TechConnect Summit and Expo 2012 June 18-21,
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, US.

TechConnect 2012 Showcase Opportunities Now Available! Special Pricing Available for Universities and Start-Ups!

2012 Corporate Partnering Speakers include:
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Innovation & Investment:

WuXi PharmaTech, China, Establishes $50 Million Venture Capital Fund for Life Sciences Investments (TC only) - WuXi is seeking both technologies and early stage companies in biotech and pharma to accelerate its research platform...Read more


Save the Date! Submit Your Venture Today! TechConnect Venture Forum Takes Place June 21, 2012, Silicon Valley - TechConnect Venture Forum is designed for young companies to showcase their technologies, market advantages, and search for corporate partners and funders...Read more

  Chemicals & Materials

Cabot Signs License Agreement with XG Sciences, Inc. for Its Graphene Technology - XG’s xGnP ® graphene nanoplatelets technology will be added to Cabot’s expanding graphene technology portfolio...Read more


Hearing Aid Company Utilizes Tiny Tech to Protect Aids from Moisture - Tulsa-based Clear-tone uses their own nanocoating applied to the surface hearing aids...Read more

  Electronics & Microsystems

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Multi Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid Completes Successful Airborne Demonstration - SNC’s Sense And Avoid sensor was able to detect and track aerial enemy intruders...Read more


Nanomanipulation & Sensing... Untethered - Mini robots invade US nanospace...Read more

  Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

CureVac, Sanofi Pasteur and In-Cell-Art Collaborate on a $33.1 Million Project Co-Funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - Collaboration validates, diversifies and further strengthens CureVac’s RNActive® technology platform...Read more


Israel’s Yissum Invests in Avraham Pharmaceuticals - Investment gives Yissum, the university research development company of Hebrew University, a 30% holding share in company...Read more

  Energy & Cleantech

Fujitsu Develops Cooling Technology That Utilizes a CPU's Waste Heat - Potential to cut power used by air conditioning at datacenters by 20%...Read more


HyperSolar Creates Technology that Uses Solar Power to Produce Renewable Natural Gas - Company announces it files patent application that makes renewable natural gas using a mixture of sunlight, water and carbon dioxide...Read more

  TechConnect News

Submissions Now Open! Deadline February 10! TechConnect 2012! June 18-21, Santa Clara, CA,


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