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Advanced Materials

Breakthrough in study of aluminum should yield new technological advances - Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon have developed a platform to study and fully understand the aqueous chemistry of aluminum, one of the world’s most important metals.

BASF obtains exclusive rights to market magnetocaloric materials - License agreement with Dutch universities under the auspices of Technology Foundation.

Electronics & Sensors

Fujitsu Develops High-Sensitivity Receiver Chip, Paving Way to Gigabit-class Wireless Communication Devices - The 240GHz band is a frequency range over 100 times wider than that used by mobile devices today (0.8-2GHz).

Using nanotechnology, Stanford University engineers create faster, more energy efficient computer - The computer uses transistors made of carbon nanotubes.

Pharma & Biomaterials

Imec and Johns Hopkins University team to expand healthcare applications for silicon nanotech - Researchers and physicians at Johns Hopkins University will collaborate with the nanoelectronics R&D center imec to advance silicon applications in healthcare.

Hair-like constructs offer drug screening platform - Laboratory-grown structures akin to hair follicles could aid the search for novel drugs to treat baldness and other hair disorders.

Energy & Efficiency

Defense Energy Summit Announces Winners of the 2013 Defense Energy and Utility Technology Challenge Programs - Companies to present novel technology solutions to address military and industry advanced energy needs at the Defense Energy Summit next month in Austin, TX.

A Grand Unified Theory of Exotic Superconductivity? - Scientists introduce a general theoretical approach that describes all known forms of high-temperature superconductivity and their "intertwined" phases.

Investment & Commercialization

Perkin Elmer Opens New Innovation Center - State-of-the-art laboratory in based in Massachusetts

Nitto Denko Opens Innovation Company in Silicon Valley - Nitto Innovations, Inc. will focus on new business collaborations in the US

Federal Funding Opportunities

National Science Foundation (NSF):

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
Deadline: January 6, 2014

Advancing Informal STEM Learning
Deadline: January 14, 2014

Coastal SEES
Deadline: January 21, 2014

National Robotics Initiative
Deadline: January 21, 2014

Department of Defense:

BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA), Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research
Deadline: December 16, 2013

BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA), Energy Conservation Applications for the US Navy
Deadline: November 30, 2014

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