10-09 :: September 2010
hrink Nanotechnologies, Inc. (OTCBB: INKN) has leased laboratory space (the “NanoShrink Lab”)
inside the TechPortal, an innovative and brand new technology facilitator center for commercial biosci- ence research companies which are in most cases based on University of California, Irvine research.
“As Shrink gets ready to launch its first commercial products, NanoShrink and the StemDisc family of products, Shrink has decided to adopt a unique development and product marketing and distribution plan, especially for our NanoShrink product,” stated Mark L. Baum, CEO of Shrink. “NanoShrink is a pro- duct that has so many applications, and our goal is to demonstrate (with robust and rich audio and video content) how we believe this product can make a difference – in areas as diverse as printed electronics to microfluidics and diagnostics sensor prototyping. We believe that the best way to highlight these ‚apps‘ is to open an office, and do the app development internally, alongside commercial users – once the product is launched – and to use an integrated web platform to actually show how the product can save innovators worldwide, time, money and at the same time give them increased performance and design flexibility. We will do this for NanoShrink as well as StemDisc.” Shrink‘s unique NanoShrink™ material is a pre-stressed polymer which is used in a patent pending manufacturing platform with numerous applications in the solar energy, human and animal diagnostics, and biotechnology research and deve- lopment tools industries. http://www.shrinknano.com
iemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation
(NYSE:NSM) announced a wide-ranging strategic © Silicon Genesis
alliance to advance ultrasound technology, creating ultrasound imaging systems that produce enhanced image quality and advanced 3D/4D imaging capabili- ties, while consuming less power.
The strategic alliance brings together Siemens’ leadership in ultrasound technology with National’s energy-efficient analog semiconductor capabilities. http://www.siemens.com/healthcare
ilicon Genesis, a leader in process and technology for engineered substrates has started production
of solar wafers using its new high volume manufac- turing PolyMax system. In an industry first, SiGen has produced 85µm thick, 156mm square kerf-free monocrystalline silicon wafers. Kerf is the material converted into saw dust, inherent in all sawing pro-