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June/July 2012 Issue
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Filling the Global Innovation Pipeline

Funding Opportunity Spotlights

Department of Defense (DOD):
Advanced Drop-In Bio Fuels Production Project
Deadline: August 13, 2012

Department of Defense (DOD):
Maximum Mobility and
Manipulation (M3)

Deadline: August 21, 2012 line

Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo (View site)
August 13-15,2012
Where: Honolulu, HI

How to Participate
  - Register to Attend!
Full Program Now Posted!

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TechConnect World 2013 Corporate Partners Include:
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May 12-15, 2013
Where: Washington, DC

How to Participate
- Submissions Open Fall 2012

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Featured Organization

Park Systems

Park Systems

Surface Roughness Measurement of Media and Substrate - Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is useful for investigating the surfaces and characteristics of different materials down to nanometer detail.


Innovation Spotlights

Electronics & Microsystems

German and Swedish Researchers Develop New Way to Build Chips Using Graphene - Team creates new method of etching electrical channels into unique graphene.

Success in Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots with World’s Highest Density - Will Further Accelerate Research toward Realization of High Performance Quantum Dot Devices.

Chemicals & Materials

Dripping Faucets Inspire New Way of Creating Structured Particles - Researchers find new method for making spherical particles, from nanoscale to pinhead-sized — including complex beach-ball-like shapes.

Tokyo Institute of Technology Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly, Blue-Fluorescent Molecular Nanocapsules - Nanocapsules created through a simple mix of ‘green-environmentally friendly’ metal ions and bent organic blocks.

Energy & Cleantech

Continental AG and SK Innovation Sign Agreement to Develop Battery Technology for Electric Cars - Continental AG is a German car part and tire manufacturer; SK Innovation is third-largest company in South Korea.

Zyvex Marine’s Proprietary Nanocomposite System Incorporated into Long Range Vessel LRV-17 - LRV-17 is designed for maximum fuel efficiency and sea stabilization.

Health Sciences & Biotech/Pharma

UGA researchers develop rapid diagnostic test for pathogens, contaminants - Diagnostic test was created using nanoscale materials.

Man-made Pores Mimic Important Features of Natural Pores - Inspired by nature, researchers design tiny, synthetic pores that mimic important features of cellular ion channels and other molecular channels.

Innovation & Investment

CTSI Announces Top 17 Defense Energy Technology Solutions - Companies to Present in Honolulu at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, August 13-15.

I2BF and RUSNANO Capital Announce Strategic Resources Fund to Invest in Later Stage Nanotechnology Companies - Fund has $50 Million+ Commitment from Partners, with a Total Fund Number of $150M.


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