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late 2009, that is providing access to superior com- mon and rare variant content as it is deployed from the 1kGP.
Furthermore, the Broad Institute has purchased 51 HiSeq 2000s, Illumina‘s market leading high- throughput next-generation sequencing system. The HiSeq 2000s will replace an equal number of Genome AnalyzerIIx systems in the current installed base as the Broad upgrades and expands its sequen- cing capacity. http://www.illumina.com
ndustrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets: INTK) has been approved as a member of the U.S. Depart-
ment of Energy’s (DOE’s) Industrial Technologies Program Save Energy Now as an ALLY organization. Save Energy Now is a national initiative that aims to drive a reduction of 25% or more in industrial energy intensity in 10 years. To achieve this ambitious goal, DOE’s Industrial Technologies Program is partnering with Save Energy Now LEADER Companies and Save Energy Now ALLY Organizations. http://www.industrial-nanotech.com
nternational Battery, a U.S. manufacturer and developer of large-format lithium-ion rechargea-
ble batteries, has been awarded certification for the International Organizations of Standards (ISO) 9001:2008. In addition, the company’s large-format 160Ah, iron phosphate lithium-ion battery cells have passed thorough and rigorous abuse testing in ac- cordance with UN Transportation Testing (UN/DOT 38.3).
Furthermore, Kopin reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2010:
to an “extremely successful year 2009 with visible re- sults regarding the repositioning and restructuring of the business”. They could set up important business guiding strategies that might help the year 2010 to become the best year in the company’s history ever and to ensure long-lasting, profitable growth. Sales in fiscal year 2009 were about EUR4.5 million com- pared to sales in the previous year totalling EUR6.3 million. The division for ceramic filters managed to considerably increase sales from EUR0.7 million in 2008 to EUR1.8 million in 2009. The company’s equity ratio increased to 54.6% as of December 31, 2009, compared to previous year with 48.3%. http://www.itn-nanovation.com
A K opin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), the largest U.S. manufacturer of micro-displays for
consumer, industrial and military applications, has been named to the The Boston Globe‘s 22nd annual Globe 100, a list of top performing public companies in Massachusetts, USA. The Globe 100 list is based on a composite score derived from financial data for the four quarters ending December 31, 2009. Kopin was ranked 26th among Massachusetts-based companies whose stock is publicly traded on NAS- DAQ, New York Stock Exchange or American Stock Exchange. “Companies on the Globe 100 list represent the very best in Massachusetts business. These companies show vision and set examples for how to adapt to a tough economic climate,” said Shirley Leung, busi- ness editor of The Boston Globe.
ccording to ItN Nanovation AG (ISIN: DE000A0JL461) itself, the company looks back