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Frost & Sullivan: Lower Import Duties and Rising Customer Demand to Boost Russian Electronics Manufacturing Market

LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Russia has been looked upon as an unfavourable market for electronics manufacturing by foreign electronics manufacturers in the past. This negative perception has been in spite of the country's cost-competitive advantages as well as its growing domestic market. Howev...

Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites

Troy, N.Y. A new research discovery at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could lead to tougher, more durable composite frames for aircraft, watercraft, and automobiles. Epoxy composites are increasingly being incorporated into the design of new jets, planes, and other vehicles. Composite materi...

Shire's Project Playground Gives Boost to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hailed Shire's Project Playground as a model of city-private partnership on Friday before more than one hundred children, parents and teachers from the Feltonville neighborhood at a community celebration for the $165,000 play...

Slimmer, stickier nanorods give boost to 3-D computer chips

Troy, N.Y. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new technique for growing slimmer copper nanorods, a key step for advancing integrated 3-D chip technology. These thinner copper nanorods fuse together, or anneal, at about 300 degrees Celsius. This relatively low anne...

DuPont and International Rice Research Institute Partner to Boost Rice Yields

With Yield Growth Rates Under 1 Percent Since 2000, Partnership Will Target Acceleration and Commercialization to Meet Growing Global Demand. Los Banos, Philippines (vocus) March 3, 2009 -- DuPont and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) today announced ...

Capture of nanomagnetic 'fingerprints' a boost for next-generation information storage media

In the race to develop the next generation of storage and recording media, a major hurdle has been the difficulty of studying the tiny magnetic structures that will serve as their building blocks. Now a team of physicists at the University of California, Davis, has developed a technique to capture...

Nanocoatings boost industrial energy efficiency

AMES, Iowa -- Friction is the bane of any machine. When moving parts are subject to friction, it takes more energy to move them, the machine doesn't operate as efficiently, and the parts have a tendency to wear out over time. But if you could manufacture parts that had tough, "slippery" surfa...

New nanocluster to boost thin films for semiconductors

Oregon researchers have synthesized an elusive metal-hydroxide compound in sufficient and rapidly produced yields, potentially paving the way for improved precursor inks that could boost semiconductor capabilities for large-area applications. The key to a "bottom-up" production of possibly the ...

Waters Corporation Gives Boost to Clinical Research Programs at University of Sherbrooke Hospital

QUEBEC, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fondation du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS) is proud to announce that Waters Corporation has donated a Waters(R) Synapt(TM) MS System, the latest generation of mass spectrometers. This gift -- worth a total C$1.1 million -- is the resu...

First tunable, 'noiseless' amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder, have made the first tunable noiseless amplifier. By significantly reducing the uncertainty in delicate measurements of microwave signals, the...

New Bill to Expand Promotion of Biofuels Is a Welcome Boost for U.S.-Brazil Relations According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A bill designed to strengthen energy cooperation in the Western Hemisphere, approved today by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is a positive step to expands ongoing efforts by Brazil and the United States to promote the production and use...

Cyntellect Launches CellXpress(TM) System to Boost Productivity of Biopharmaceutical Process Development

Accelerated cloning of high-efficiency production cell lines may get new protein therapeutics to the clinic sooner and reduce production costs SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyntellect, a privately-held life sciences company leading the development and commercialization of live-cell an...

ICON Medical Imaging Launches New Service to Boost Reliability of Cardiology Studies

First Commercial Imaging Lab to Offer Quantitative Coronary Angiographic Analysis With Integrated eCRF DUBLIN, August 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICON plc (NASDAQ: ICLR; ISIN:IE0005711209), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotech...

Aortic Stent Grafts Will Boost Canadian and Japanese Peripheral Vascular Markets

Japanese and Canadian aortic stent graft market to grow at CAGRs of nearly 60% and 20%, respectively, through 2012, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's Japanese Markets for Perip...

AMT's Cooperative Research and Development Agreement With NIH to Boost Production Capacity

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Production Increase Brings Large Disease Areas within Reach Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced that it obtained a Cooperative Research and Development ...

Nanowires may boost solar cell efficiency, UC San Diego engineers say

University of California, San Diego electrical engineers have created experimental solar cells spiked with nanowires that could lead to highly efficient thin-film solar cells of the future. Indium phosphide (InP) nanowires can serve as electron superhighways that carry electrons kicked loose by...

Advanced Energy Consortium will develop micro and nanosensors to boost energy production

AUSTIN, TexasThe Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austins Jackson School of Geosciences announces the Advanced Energy Consortium (AEC), a multimillion-dollar research consortium dedicated to the development of micro and nanotechnology applications to increase oil and gas pr...

Three Steps to Boost Asymchem's Investment in China

TIANJIN, China, Dec. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Asymchem, one of China's leading CMO companies, announced today the Company's investment and expansion plans in China. Apart from new plants and R & D facility, the Company will also invest heavily in training and form strategic alliances in the n...

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Acquires Haptogen Ltd. to Boost Biotechnology Drug Discovery

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which it has acquired Haptogen Ltd., a Scottish company based in Aberdeen that is focused on the discovery of biopharmaceuti...

New Scientists Boost Disease-based Research at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

Seven new hires are fruits of strategic plan WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning a new era of growth and discovery, Boston Biomedical Research Institute, an independent not-for- profit biomedical research institute located in Watertown, MA, has recruited seven ne...

Kline Study: Better Brushing Habits Boost European Oral Care Sales

- Oral care in Europe expected to outpace overall growth in cosmetics and toiletries market - LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The efforts of government agencies and product marketers to convince Europeans of the importance of better oral care appears to have...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

Wisconsins business leaders in biotechnology and genetic testing know well the importance of federal regulations on analyte-specific reagents (ASRs), essentially the active ingredients of many genetic tests. Recent efforts to reform to these regulations could provide exciting opportunities for Wis...

Manufacturers join Wisconsin partnership to boost U.S. suppliers

MILWAUKEE - Three large U.S. manufacturing companies announced Wednesday that they will work with the non-profit Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership to help U.S.-based suppliers adopt best practices for efficient product delivery. Harley-Davidson Motor Company , Deere & Company an...

To boost advertising results, consider improving your web site

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The secret to building better advertising campaigns may be to build a better web site. According to a recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, consumers use the Internet to investigate and supplement the information they get from traditional advertising. As a resu...

University center offers speed boost to manufacturers

MADISON, Wis. -- What's more important to a manufacturing company: time or money? At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Quick Response Manufacturing , ruthlessly cutting down the time it takes to get products developed and produced is seen as the best way to reduce costs and end u...

Facing shortage of U.S. scientists, UW wants to boost math enrollment

MADISON - On the surface, math may seem less glamorous than biology or engineering, but the field, which deals with abstract concepts and equations, is integral to all other scientific fields. As the United States faces a critical shortage of American scientists, the University of Wisconsin-M...

Virent receives $2 million boost for hydrogen energy research

Madison, Wis. Virent , a University of Wisconsin-Madison spinoff working on hydrogen energy sources, has received a $2 million grant from the Department of Energy for continued research. The company is trying to generate hydrogen fuel directly from water and sugar in a one-step process as ...

MIT alums boost Wisconsin high-tech businesses

Waukesha, Wis. Alumni from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are coming together to offer Wisconsin companies a helping hand. In the last few years the MIT Club of Wisconsin, an organization of MIT alumni from across the state, has begun to branch out past alumni meetings. The organiz...

Givin' it to Google: Using an XML Sitemap to Boost Your Site

Search engine experts have been hounding Google to accept XML feeds from webmasters who want to update their site information. When Google recently introduced the beta version of Google Sitemaps , they showed experts that they have been listening - at least in part. Google Sitemaps is a very ...

NameProtect partners with Oregon firm to boost fraud detection

Madison, Wis. - NameProtect , a Madison-based supplier of online security and brand protection solutions, announced on Wednesday it has entered a partnership with Corillian Corp. , an online banking security headquartered in the state of Oregon. The companies will jointly market the Corillia...

State commits $500,000 to boost bachelor's degrees

Green Bay, Wis. In a bid to increase per capita income, retain more college graduates, and give working adults more career advancement options, the state announced Thursday a commitment of $500,000 to help more residents complete baccalaureate degree programs. The announcement, made at the U...

GE acquisition may boost "early" healthcare strategy

Waukesha, Wis. - GE Healthcare's efforts to create an early healthcare model should be enhanced with General Electric Co.'s pending acquisition of Abbott Laboratories' in-vitro diagnostics and point-of-care diagnostics business units, according to GE executives. GE and Abbott announced ...

Lucigen receives $750K grant to boost biofuel yields

Madison, Wis. - Lucigen Corp. of Middleton has received a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete development and commercialization of a new DNA polymerases, or enzymes, that could boost ethanol production. The product is the company's second bioprospecting ...

Novation Technology Campus gets $3.5 million boost

Park Bank and Impact Seven use Wisconsin Impact Fund to distribute loans The site plan for the Novation Campus. Source: Novation Technology Campus Web site . MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Impact Fund has loaned $3.5 million to The Alexander Company , the developer of a commercial campus ...

"Over the Next 2-3 Years We Will Leverage Developmental Capabilities and Explore In-licensing and a Co-development Model to Consolidate Our Presence in Japan" - Dr. Kailash Sharma, President, Japan Operations, Zydus Cadila

...Ltd., a subsidiary of the Zydus group, one of India's leading integrated pharma companies & a global healthcare provider, is looking to give a big boost to its operations in the Japanese generic market which is still evolving. While the total pharma market in Japan is estimated at $ 60 bn the generic m...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...with Exelixis Exploring external growth opportunities : significant boost to our Vaccines business in Emerging Markets with the acquisition(3) of Sha... In July, our Vaccines business in emerging markets received a significant boost with the acquisition of Shanta Biotechnics in India. This acquisition follo...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Signs Biopharmaceutical Company, Lilly, as Anchor New York City Tenant at the Alexandria Center for Science and Technology

...pace they need to locate and expand. Lilly's decision to become its anchor tenant is evidence that our work is paying off. It also serves as a major boost to our efforts to diversify New York City's economy. In recent months, we have announced initiatives to promote entrepreneurship, develop green jobs,...

New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

...l power a turbine to generate electricity. To aid in efficiency, scientists have added nanostructured metal-organic heat carriers, or MOHCs, which boost the power generation capacity to near that of a conventional steam cycle. McGrail cited PNNL's nanotechnology and molecular engineering expertise as a...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...) measures it uses for rating the quality of health plans. Consequently, many health plans and providers are turning to the point-of-care test to help boost screening rates and improve their HEDIS report cards. As a CLIA-waived test, the LeadCare II system removes all the complications forme...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...ties, thereby further lowering capacitance. The sensitivity of graphene's single atomic layer geometry and low capacitance promise a significant boost for biosensor applications. Such applications are a central topic of interest for Tao, who directs the Biodesign Institute's Center for Bioelectronics...
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