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Oxtex takes next step towards production of intelligent tissue expander

Oxtex takes next step towards production of intelligent tissue expander

Oxtex Limited, a recent spinout from the University of Oxford, has taken the next step towards full scale production of its novel hydrogel tissue expanders. Its quality management systems have been certified to ISO 13845:2003 for the “design, development and... (Continue reading)

Collaboration Agreement Announced Between Oxford Instruments and ITRI, Taiwan

Collaboration Agreement Announced Between Oxford Instruments and ITRI, Taiwan

Oxford Instruments and the Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan (ITRI) are delighted to announce that they have just signed a research-based collaboration agreement. The agreement is based on Oxford Instruments providing an HBLED related process research centre staffed by... (Continue reading)

Vanderbilt Shows No Increased Cancer Risk for Cleanroom Workers

Vanderbilt Shows No Increased Cancer Risk for Cleanroom Workers

An exhaustive, five-year epidemiological study conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt University covering more than 100,000 semiconductor industry workers found no association between overall cancer mortality and working in wafer fabrication cleanrooms, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported. The $7.5 million... (Continue reading)

Imec EUV Mask Cleaning Program On Track Towards EUV Mass Manufacturing

Imec EUV Mask Cleaning Program On Track Towards EUV Mass Manufacturing

Imec today reports promising results in its Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography (EUV) mask cleaning program for defect-free EUV masks which are crucial in achieving high chip manufacturing yield. The research program was initiated in collaboration with mask cleaning experts of HamaTech... (Continue reading)

Microfluidic Systems Receives New Key Patents in the Area of Automated Airborne Pathogen Identification

Microfluidic Systems Receives New Key Patents in the Area of Automated Airborne Pathogen Identification

Microfluidic Systems (MFSI), a privately-held company, announced it has been awarded a series of new patents covering both the components and integrated systems that perform fully automated sample collection through identification of air-borne pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and toxins.... (Continue reading)

Shrink Unveils Proprietary NanoShrink(TM), The Advanced Plastic Material Used In All Shrink Products and Technologies

Shrink Unveils Proprietary NanoShrink(TM), The Advanced Plastic Material Used In All Shrink Products and Technologies

Shrink Nanotechnologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its proprietary advanced shrinkable plastic material which is being branded under the name NanoShrink(TM). Shrink exclusively owns the licensing rights to numerous patent-pending technologies which are based on its proprietary... (Continue reading)

Circuits, LLC demonstrates best practices for Clean Manufacturing

Circuits, LLC demonstrates best practices for Clean Manufacturing

Circuits, LLC, a manufacturer of highly reliable flex and rigid flex printed circuit boards announced today their clean manufacturing strategy resulted in improved product quality and reduced operating costs. The manufacture of flexible printed circuits is particularly sensitive to adverse... (Continue reading)

Less is more! Nanopatch is 100 times better than needle and syringe

Less is more! Nanopatch is 100 times better than needle and syringe

This discovery has implications for many vaccination programs in both industrialised and developing nations, which must overcome issues with vaccine shortages and distribution. Being both painless and needle-free, the nanopatch offers hope for those with needle phobia, as well as... (Continue reading)

SEMATECH Technologists Detail Process Advances to Accelerate 3D Manufacturing Readiness

SEMATECH Technologists Detail Process Advances to Accelerate 3D Manufacturing Readiness

With a focus on providing cost-effective and reliable solutions to speed manufacturing readiness of 3D technology options, experts from SEMATECH’s 3D Interconnect Program based at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s (CNSE) Albany NanoTech Complex outlined new developments in... (Continue reading)

Bionanotechnology has new face, world-class future at Florida State

Bionanotechnology has new face, world-class future at Florida State

Imagine the marriage of hard metals or semiconductors to soft organic or biological products. Picture the strange, wonderful offspring — hybrid materials never conceived by Mother Nature. The applications in medicine and manufacturing are staggering, says biologist Steven Lenhert, the... (Continue reading)