BIND Biosciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing 'smart' therapeutic targeted nanoparticles capable of differential delivery and controlled drug release to diseased tissue, announced today that it has secured a $16 million Series B financing.
VESTA Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of production proven thermal process systems and an industry innovator in atomic layer deposition (ALD), today announced it received a multi-chamber order for its VULCAN Single wafer High-k and Metal ALD system from the largest leading foundry based in Taiwan.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. announced today that the Agricultural University of Athens has confirmed that the Company’s patented Nansulate coatings save energy with no detriment to plant growth in commercial agricultural greenhouse applications.
Applied Materials, Inc. today unveiled its Applied UVision 3 system, the industry's highest productivity DUV1 Brightfield wafer inspection tool with the critical-defect detection sensitivity required for 45 nanometer (nm) FEOL2 and immersion lithography.
Lloyd's, the world's leading insurance market providing specialist insurance services to businesses, carries an article on its website trying to explore what nanotechnology mean for the insurance industry.
According to a new technical market research report, 'Molecular, Nanoscale and Atomic Imaging', the U.S. market for molecular, nanoscale, and atomic imaging was worth $1.6 billion in 2006 and is expected to increase to $1.8 billion in 2007 and $4.2 billion by 2012.
The four emerging risks facing insurers moving forward are nanotechnology, climate change, aging infrastructure and 'the unknown,' Robert Landry, president and CEO of Zurich's Canadian operations told delegates of the Property Casualty Underwriters Club luncheon.