Navigation Links
Astute Nanotechnology celebrates first year of success
Date:4/30/2008

est to overcome existing environmental problems and prevent further degeneration is greater than ever. We are pleased to support Astute Nanotechnology in bringing commercial partners closer to finding solutions that will enhance the value of their products for consumers and the environment.

One of the innovations developed by Professor Lu's team is Lightanate, a technology which uses photocatalysts to harness the energy of visible light.

Photocatalysts speed up chemical reactions when exposed to light. They are recyclable, potentially renewable, non-toxic and versatile. The Lightanate technology can harness up to nine times more available energy than existing photocatalysts and be applied to a range of processes, including water treatment and air purification. The technology has been licensed to a start-up company of the same name to attract investment. Last year, Lightanate was a finalist in UQ Business School's prestigious $100,000 Enterprize business plan competition.

Astute Nanotechnology's Manager of Innovation and Commercial Development, Dr Fouad Haghseresht, believes Lightanate Pty Ltd has the potential to become a global manufacturer and supplier of photocatalysts, with commercial sales possible within two years.

Lightanate's lower operating costs and ability to treat persistent pollutants will make adapting to clean-tech systems more appealing to many different industries. One of Astute's major objectives for our second year of business is to secure investment and manufacturing partners so we can advance the technology transfer as soon as possible, said Dr Haghseresht.

We are currently engaging with industry and seeking regulatory approvals, hoping to commence manufacturing trials for the Lightanate technology within 12 months. Other ARC CFN projects for which Astute Nanotechnology will be seeking commercial partners focus on such challenges as ethanol conversion, photovoltaics and membranes for c
'/>"/>

Contact: Leanne Wyvill
communications@uq.edu.au
61-733-654-037
Research Australia
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Hill-Rom Selects NanoHorizons to Provide Antimicrobial Protection for Hill-Rom Products Using Nanotechnology
2. Breakthroughs in nanotechnology on edge of knowledge frontier
3. Federal toxics disclosure law could help inform public of nanotechnology risks
4. Cleaner water through nanotechnology
5. Nanotechnologys future depends on who the public trusts
6. UCLA-industry partnership to develop, commercialize new nanotechnology
7. Food and Drug Law Institute, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsor Major Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy
8. Nanotechnology: not just for geeks
9. Prime Clinical Systems Celebrates Silver Anniversary
10. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Celebrates Local Moms-to-Be at Community Baby Shower
11. Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk for Women Celebrates 11 Years in New York City on Saturday, May 3
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... 2015 Leonardo J. Lozada, M.D., Saint ... executive, and William C. Daniel, M.D., Saint Luke’s Health ... invitations from the Secretary of the Air Force to ... the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. ... to senior U.S. and international officers and their civilian ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... New York (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 ... as $2.4 billion to settle thousands of Actos lawsuits ... diabetes medication increases the risk that a patient will ... on April 28th, if 95% of those eligible for ... resolve nearly 9,000 bladder cancer cases currently pending in ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... Johnson & Wales University (JWU) held a groundbreaking ... center on Wednesday, April 22. , Johnson & Wales becomes ... by the re-alignment of Interstate-195. JWU’s new academic building, which ... streets in Providence, is scheduled to be completed in July ... the university purchased in 2012. , “It has long been ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today released an update ... in coverage and reimbursement, and physician practice standards and ... Reports last September, many state regulating bodies responded by ... delivery in their state,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of ... nation, ATA reevaluated the indicators for each state and ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 04, 2015 METTLER TOLEDO ... Importance of Data Integrity in a GXP Regulated ... guest presenter. This webinar will be presented on ... , Data integrity is a critical component of ... regulatory agencies. However, in recent years an increasing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Saint Luke’s Health System Leadership Selected to Attend National Security Forum 2Health News:Actos Lawsuit Settlement: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to Pay As Much As $2.4 Billion to Resolve Claims Alleging Actos Causes Bladder Cancer 2Health News:Actos Lawsuit Settlement: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to Pay As Much As $2.4 Billion to Resolve Claims Alleging Actos Causes Bladder Cancer 3Health News:Johnson & Wales University “Breaks Ground” On New $40 Million Engineering and Science Academic Center 2Health News:Johnson & Wales University “Breaks Ground” On New $40 Million Engineering and Science Academic Center 3Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 2Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 3Health News:METTLER TOLEDO Announces Live Webinar on the Importance of Data Integrity in a GXP Regulated Laboratory 2
... spot teens prone to violence , , SATURDAY, Aug. 18 ... down fellow students in the hallways or grounds of ... This is an extreme form of shyness affecting mostly ... that seen at Columbine, Colo., or, most recently, Virginia ...
... found , FRIDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Dirty ... pointing to heart risk in young adults, a Taiwanese ... oxidative stress, and blood coagulation, according to the study, ... Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . , ...
... is 10th leading killer in United States, experts say ... they appear clinically similar, patients with potentially deadly sepsis ... U.S. researchers who conducted the first large-scale natural history ... result of the body,s inflammatory response to infection -- ...
... study finds , , FRIDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Depression ... returning from duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, placing a tremendous ... , Researchers studied the home life of 168 soldiers diagnosed ... half -- 42 percent -- of these veterans said they ...
... quickly, raising chance of morphine overdose for baby , , ... use medicines containing codeine and metabolize the drug quickly ... morphine overdose, U.S. health officials said Friday. , ... by a report of the death of a 13-day-old ...
... trouble in September, experts say , , FRIDAY, Aug. ... that establishing regular sleep habits should be included on ... their sleep schedules about two weeks prior to the ... National Sleep Foundation. Children need adequate sleep in order ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Does Pathological Shyness Make for School Shooters? 2Health News:Does Pathological Shyness Make for School Shooters? 3Health News:Does Pathological Shyness Make for School Shooters? 4Health News:Urban Smog Tough on Young Adults' Hearts 2Health News:Scientists Probe Sepsis' Deadly Secrets 2Health News:Depression Taking Toll on Returning U.S. Vets 2Health News:Depression Taking Toll on Returning U.S. Vets 3Health News:Depression Taking Toll on Returning U.S. Vets 4Health News:FDA Warns of Codeine Risk for Some Nursing Mothers 2Health News:FDA Warns of Codeine Risk for Some Nursing Mothers 3Health News:Time to Set Kids' Back-to-School Sleep Clocks 2
(Date:5/4/2015)... 4, 2015 Bayer HealthCare (Bayer) has entered ... (NASDAQ: ISIS ) on ISIS-FXI Rx, an ... of thrombosis. Under the agreement Bayer will further develop ... unmet medical need. As part of the clinical development ... ISIS-FXI Rx in an appropriate patient community. ...
(Date:5/4/2015)...  Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS ) has ... (Bayer) to develop and commercialize ISIS-FXI Rx for ... agreement, Isis is eligible to receive up to $155 ... up-front payment and a $55 million payment upon advancement ... patients with compromised kidney function. Isis is also eligible ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... , May 4, 2015  FireflySci Inc., the newest member of the cuvette manufacturing ... they have turned the cuvette industry on its head by offering scientists amazing support for their ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150501/213244 ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Bayer Licenses Investigational ISIS FXI(Rx) from Isis Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 2Bayer Licenses Investigational ISIS FXI(Rx) from Isis Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 3Isis Pharmaceuticals Licenses ISIS-FXI Rx to Bayer to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 2Isis Pharmaceuticals Licenses ISIS-FXI Rx to Bayer to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 3Isis Pharmaceuticals Licenses ISIS-FXI Rx to Bayer to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 4Isis Pharmaceuticals Licenses ISIS-FXI Rx to Bayer to Develop and Commercialize for the Prevention of Thrombosis 5New Cuvette Manufacturer Delivers Fast, Easy Solutions for Even the Hardest Cuvette Experiments 2New Cuvette Manufacturer Delivers Fast, Easy Solutions for Even the Hardest Cuvette Experiments 3
... PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX ), a ... with operations in China and the United States, today ... second quarter of 2011 after the New York Stock ... be Thursday morning, August 11, 2011 Shanghai time). The ...
... RAPIDS, Mich., July 19, 2011 ... rehabilitation and software services that benefit patients, healthcare ... to its multi-state group of outpatient clinics.  Agility ... the Company,s Michigan-based outpatient clinic presence to 23 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WuXi PharmaTech Schedules Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release 2Agility Health Expands National Outpatient Clinic Group with New Michigan Facility 2
Inquire...
... • V-shaped bottom allows easy ... or 5 per bag ,• Corner ... Pipettor Solution Basin designed for 4, 8, ... V-shaped bottom permits withdrawal of practically all ...
... Calibration Software monitors and documents the accuracy ... entire operating life. This new program was ... from gravimetric or photometric pipette tests. It ... types from various manufacturers and other liquid ...
Reservoir, Low Profile, Single Well, Flat Bottom, 90mL Available Sterile...
Medicine Products: