News - 1 Aug 2003
BASF have commissioned production facility for the manufacture of methanesulfonic acid (MSA). The facility is located at BASF’s main plant in Ludwigshafen and took only 20 months to...
News - 25 Jul 2003
Cree Inc., specialist semiconductor manufacturers have purchased a portfolio of patents from ABB.
The portfolio of 44 US patents cover silicon carbide technologies for semiconductor and power...
News - 29 Apr 2003
Tyre manufacturer Michelin are taking a new range of tyres to Barcelona for the next round of the Formula 1, to be held in Barcelona this weekend. The tyres feature the same construction as previously...
News - 29 Apr 2003
American Superconductor has been selected as the prime contractor by the US Department of Energy to supply high temperature superconducting (HTS) power transmission cable. The cable will be supplied...
News - 5 Dec 2002
Portable, poster-like television screens and monitors made from a single polymeric sheet are a step closer thanks to research performed by Xerox Research Centre in Canada.
In a presentation given...
News - 18 Nov 2002
HP has just received another patent for a nanotechnology development. This U.S. Patent adds to their existing portfolio of inventions in molecular electronics.
The patent, (US 6,459,095),...
News - 8 Nov 2002
DuPont have announced the completion of their acquisition of ChemFirst for approximately $400 million.
The acquisition includes:
EKC Technology – A semiconductor fabrication...
News - 28 Oct 2002
IBM Scientists have built and operated the world's smallest working computer circuits using an innovative new approach in which individual molecules move across an atomic surface like toppling...
News - 2 Oct 2002
Nanolayers have just closed their round of seed financing. While details were not released, investors included Millenium Materials Technology Fund, Intel Capital and Summit Technology.
News - 19 Apr 2002
Plastic Logic has successfully raised £6.3 million in first round funding. Investors include PolyTechnos Venture Partners, Amadeus Capital partners and the Dow Chemical Company. The company is...