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ce a dermal treatment based on Starpharma’s den- drimer drug delivery technology. The funds will be used to support Starpharma’s synthesis of dendrimer- based drug candidates which will then be tested by Stiefel, a GSK company with a view to further de- velopment towards a dermal product. The funding has been provided under a grant program run by the Victorian Government.
Starpharma’s dendrimers are a type of precisely- defined, branched nanoparticle. In pharmaceuticals dendrimers have applications in enhancing drug half- life, solublising drugs, and targeting drugs to specific destinations in the body.
hyssenKrupp Steel Europe (Color/Construction Unit) announced the company is working with
Konarka Technologies, Inc., to develop steel roof and other construction elements for building-integra- ted photovoltaics (BIPV). The joint solar solution will be based on Konarka’s Power Plastic®
replaces conventional building materials in roofs, sky- lights and facades.
riton Systems, Inc. (Triton) has launched the Invexus™ brand of high performance, durable,
conformal, nanothin coatings. The ASSET – Advan- ced Solutions in Surface Engineering Technology – division at Triton developed Invexus™ brand for li-
quid repellent, primer and anti-microbial applica- tions. Invexus™ can be used on variety of products without changing their bulk properties or general characteristics. Webs (such as textiles and films) and rigid substrates (including complex 3D geometries; temperature and solvent sensitive components) can be transformed into highly functional products with invisible Invexus™.
Moreover, Kaman Specialty Bearings (Kaman) a division of Kaman Corporation (NASDAQ-GS:KAMN) and Triton have signed an exclusive teaming agree- ment to develop, fabricate, and market products that use Triton’s Fiber Reinforced Aluminum (FRA™) composite material. FRA™ is an exceptional, paten- ted aluminum composite material that has excellent wear resistance, high compressive strength, enhan- ced strength at elevated temperatures and good machinability.
niversal Display Corporation (NASDAQ: PANL) announced advances in the company’s white
OLED lighting technology and showcased a potential application using white OLED lighting panels. The