Eau Claire, Wis
. - Given the potential of nanotechnology to impact a range of industries and societal challenges, the state and federal governments and private donors have made very wise investments in the new NanoRite Center for Innovation
, according to a noted authority on all things small.
NanoRite, part business incubator and p......Full article >>>
tudents who have been exposed to nanoscience curriculums and instrumentation.
The problem with previous business incubators is they have not been tied to educational institutions, Ihlenfeldt said.
We talked with Mark Bugher (director, University Research Park
) and people at the Full article >>>
funding partner of NanoRite, and each educational institution brings its own niche. In addition to the capstone program, CVTC has strengths in fabrication and lithography; Eau Claire contributes strong chemistry and physics departments, and a Materials Science Center focused on material characterization; and Stout is strong in polymer technology.
In addition, the biotechnology program a......Full article >>>
pel liquids and new versions of sunscreen that feature new coatings to block the sun's rays.
It may not be called nano, but it's embedded in a lot of products already, she said.
Uldrich thinks nanotech ultimately will be used to help solar panels capture more of the sun's energy and make solar energy a more cost competitive way to heat homes and businesses.
He noted that......Full article >>>
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