Nanotech Ventures 2006 Presenter Profiles
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Company: Anchor Science LLC Investor Relations Contact: Ewa S. Kirkor Investor Relations Contact Phone: 203-231-6181 Web: anchorscience.com Date of Presentation: May 9, 2006 Branford, CT: Anchor Science LLC announces progress in developing technology for printing high conductivity inks without high-temperature curing. This patent-pending technology is employable for entirely printable antennas, physical, chemical and biological sensors, and RFID tags. Anchor Science device prototypes detect temperature and humidity. Bio- and chemical sensors are planned for the near future. A wearable health monitor consisting of a positioning device and wireless, unobtrusive sensors has potential for protecting military personnel, police, firefighters, pilots, drivers, athletes, elderly, and individuals with chronic conditions. The low cost of our sensors will drive alternative applications. For further information, contact email@example.com. Company: Argonide Corporation Investor Relations Contact: Fred Tepper Investor Relations Contact Phone: 407-322-2500 Web: www.argonide.com Date of Presentation: May 9, 2006 We were founded in 1994 to invest in a Russian process that produces nanopowders. In 1999 we invented a water filter that uses an alumina fiber only 2 nanometers in diameter that electrostatically attracts and retains small particles. The patented filter (NanoCeram(R)) has wide application for purifying industrial as well as drinking water. It features a high flowrate and high dirt holding capacity. Yet it is very efficient filter for ultra-fine particles such as bacteria and virus. In 2005 we launched the sale of water purification cartridges. Recently we developed an air filter that is more efficient than HEPA. Company: ChemNova Technologies, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: Dr. Chhiu-Tsu Lin Investor Relations Contact Phone: (815)753-6861 Web: www.chemnova.com Date of Presentation: May 9, 2006, at 17:00 p.m. ChemNova Technologies, Inc., established in 1999, is a material and analytical engineering company. A US patent #7,015,280 on conductive emulsion for preparing surface for powder coating is in negotiation for a licensing agreement. A novel CoatID: Laser-Induced Materials analyzer has been established in the global market . We will present an innovative heat-releasing device, termed molecular fan (US patent pending). Molecular fan is a nanocoating, with active molecular vibrations to work as cooling fans radiatively. It shows to lower the equilibrium system temperature by 13 oC that is a powerless and spaceless device. Both venture funding and partnership are sought. Company: Cryscade Solar Ltd. Investor Relations Contact: Dmitry Repin, CEO Investor Relations Contact Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org, +7.495.251.9998 Web: www.cryscade.com Date of Presentation: May 8, 2006 Cryscade Solar Ltd. is a global technology company that is bringing to market new cost-efficient organic solar cell material and a low-cost fabrication technology. Our material can be printed or spray-coated onto a flat or flexible substrate at room temperature. Main competitive advantages include low cost (3-4 times less per square meter than silicon cells), full coverage of sun spectrum, and direct path to scalable manufacturing. Cryscade Solar builds its business model on strong IP portfolio, efficient combination of in-house R&D capabilities in Moscow, Russia with outsourcing at leading research centers worldwide, and far-reaching strategic partnership. Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion, LLC Investor Relations Contact: Wayne Sawka, Ph.D., email@example.com Investor Relations Contact Phone: (775) 343-9191 Web: www.dsspropulsion.com Date of Presentation: 5/8/2006 DSSP LLC developed solid propellant devices are a first of their kind, capable of multiple ignitions-extinguishments with the burn-rate controlled digitally by electrical input and have no moving parts. The environmentally friendly propellant is insensitive to flame ignition, does not produce toxic combustion gases and is low in particulates. The basis for solid-state "pneumatic batteries" has now been demonstrated. Initial defense applications include microchip-based rocket thrusters, safe igniters for rocket motors and fast response ACS systems. Commercial applications include robotic actuators, FX/special-effects and circuit board mounted on-demand gas generators. Pneumatic batteries should enable many new industrial and consumer products. Company: Enable IPC Corporation Investor Relations Contact: Rich Kaiser Investor Relations Contact Phone: (800) 631-8127 Web: www.enableipc.com Date of Presentation: May 8 Enable IPC Corporation has a patent pending on a microbattery technology that lowers manufacturing costs, is more powerful than comparable products, and may be smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. There is substantial market potential for our technology in many applications. We have received some angel-level funding, but remain in the development stage. We have some exciting test results but need to continue development before licensing this technology or providing product to customers. We anticipate R&D completion by late 2007. Company: GEMIO Technologies Investor Relations Contact: Andreas Hieke Investor Relations Contact Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org +1-650-305-1390 Web: www.gemiotech.com Date of Presentation: 9. May 2006, 6pm Nano-biotech and life science strive to identify molecular patterns that correlate with disease states (biomarker discovery). The goal is to detect and treat diseases, such as cancer, on a molecular level at very early stages. GEMIO Technologies is a Silicon Valley-based company that is developing patent-pending next generation ion sources for biological macromolecules that promise to enable unprecedented sensitivity and efficiency in mass spectrometry, the principal instrument in biomarker discovery. Dr. Andreas Hieke, GEMIO's Chief Executive Officer and founder, will present aspects of GEMIO's technology, its vision and future. Company: HTS Nano-Ceramics, Ltd Investor Relations Contact: Anatoly Rokhvarger Investor Relations Contact Phone: 718-338-8515 Web: www.trogcorp.com Date of Presentation: May 8, 2006 We US patented, validated at Polytechnic University (Brooklyn, NY), eight times presented and six times published at American Ceramic, Materials Science, Chemical and Mechanical Engineering society journals and proceedings, and verified by three groups of experts an innovation comprising novel superconductor nano-structured sintered ceramic material and ceramic-silicone-polymer thermo-chemical nanotechnology of surface coated and bulk shaped superconductor leads including 3G superconductor ceramic (HTS) wire. Only an application of inexpensive 3G HTS multi-strand (round) wire can result in 5 - 10x cost reductions as well as weight and size/diameter decreases of electrical motors, generator rotors, transformers, and cables saving 15-25% energy consumption. Company: Liquidia Technologies Investor Relations Contact: Todd Pope Investor Relations Contact Phone: 919-991-0835 ext. 222 Web: www.liquidia.com Date of Presentation: Monday, May 8th, 2006 Liquidia technologies enables breakthrough applications based on novel fluoropolymer materials for the electronics, life science, medical, chemical and consumer goods industries. Fluorocur(TM), Liquidia's innovative material platform, was developed from fluoropolymers that are liquids at room temperature but cure to transparent, PTFE-like solids when polymerized. Liquidia uses Fluorcur technology to fabricate solvent resistant, elastomeric microfluidic devices as well as high performance molds for imprint lithography. Furthermore, Liquidia has pioneered a process called PRINT (Particle Replication in Non-Wetting Templates) which allows for the first time, the precise fabrication of shape-specific customized organic nanoparticles that will revolutionize applications in targeted delivery, imaging, security, and electronics among others. Company: NanoBioMagnetics, Inc (NBMI) Investor Relations Contact: Charles E Seeney Investor Relations Contact Phone: 405.844.5118 Web: www.nanobmi.com Date of Presentation: 5/8/2006 NanoBioMagnetics is a nanobiomaterials company with focus on an emerging area of nanomedicine referred to as Organ-Assisting-Device (OAD) technologies. The Company is developing an electromagnetic methodology in which magnetically responsive nanoparticles (MNP) drive a desired physiological event. NBMI's OAD technologies have significant potential for treatment of a range of human health diseases function as (1) vehicles for site-specific drug delivery, or, (2) as biostable implants for organ movement. MNP configurations are developed and evaluated in collaboration with major research institutions. Our customer targets are major pharmaceutical houses. The company is seeking investment capital to support business development and research activities. Company: NanoLambda, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: Bill Choi Investor Relations Contact Phone: email@example.com, 412-828-6266 Web: www.nanolambda.net Date of Presentation: May 9, 2006 NanoLambda is developing Spectrum Sensor chip, Spectrometer-on-a-chip. Each pixel of the Spectrum Sensor chip detects a pre-defined wavelength light. This enables not only "mobile/wearable" health monitors such as non-invasive hemoglobin/glucose monitors, but also enables miniaturized sensor devices for simultaneous detection of multiple toxic gases /hazardous materials or color changing materials. Where ever and whenever you want to see wavelengths, or wavelength changes "at a compact scale", Spectrum Sensor could be a good solution. NanoLambda was founded in 2005 as a spin-off company of University of Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh PA USA. Company: Nanomix, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: David Macdonald, CEO Investor Relations Contact Phone: 510-428-5300 Web: www.nano.com Date of Presentation: Monday, May 8, 2006 Nanomix is a leading nanotechnology company launching a portfolio of devices based on Sensation(TM) detection technology. These scaleable, nanoelectronic devices use ultra-sensitive carbon nanotube sensing elements combined with proprietary chemistries. These devices can be deployed across a broad range of industrial and medical applications where the attributes of nanodetection technology - low power consumption, small form factor, and high sensitivity offer significant performance advantages and enable unprecedented access to critical information. Nanomix is located in Emeryville, California. For additional information, please visit the Nanomix website at www.nano.com. Company: NanoSpire, Inc., Buxton, ME 04093 Investor Relations Contact: Mark L. LeClair, CEO & Founder Investor Relations Contact Phone: 207.929.6226 Web: firstname.lastname@example.org Date of Presentation: May 8, 2006 NanoSpire provides the first tool that directs and controls the energy and size of high-speed liquid cavitation microjets. Two US patents for directing microjets have been issued (6,960,307 and 6,960,307) three more are pending. The microjets perform top down processes: cut, drill, shot peen and anneal and bottom up processes: weld, coat or implant nanophase materials. The platform technology applies to a multitude of markets, including solar, sensors, fuel cells, semiconductors, MEMS/NEMS, biotech, microfluidics, microsurgery and many others. NanoSpire won the Innovation Technology Award at the Nanotech 2003 + Future Conference in Tokyo. NanoSpire is seeking investors and strategic partners. Company: NIL Technology Investor Relations Contact: Brian Bilenberg Investor Relations Contact Phone: +45 4525 5828 / +45 3171 9037 Web: www.nilt.com Date of Presentation: May 8 2006 NIL Technology produces and sells stamps for nanoimprint lithography (NIL). NIL is a nano-patterning technique combining the high precision of electron-beam-lithography with rapid production of nanostructures. NIL Technology's stamps comprise a patent pending technology which generically ensures second-to-none large area homogeneous imprints. The minimum feature size on the stamps is below 20 nm. NIL technology stamps can be used in many different applications such as: -- Solar cells and fuel cells -- Batteries -- Micro and nano fluidics -- Light emitting diodes and lasers -- Life science -- Optics -- Radio frequency components -- Data storage -- Security -- CPU's and memory Company: Nucleus Remodeling, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: Asutosh N. Sharda Investor Relations Contact Phone: 314-397-3924 Date of Presentation: 05/09/2006 Nucleus Remodeling, Inc. (NRI) is a life science discovery company developing tools and therapeutic solutions for the regenerative medicine industry. Founders Dr. Asutosh Sharda, a biomedical engineer, and Dr. Joseph Zahner, a developmental biologist, combined their talents to provide solutions to the growing demand for cell-based therapies, while avoiding stem cells. NRI holds proprietary positions in two basic technologies: (a) cells derived from skin that can be reprogrammed to generate any useful cell type or replacement tissue, and (b) novel reagents for biopharma discovery. NRI is looking for capital and management to help bring these products closer to market. Company: Orionsolar Photovoltaics Investor Relations Contact: David Waimann Investor Relations Contact Phone: 00 972 544 405 723 Web: www.orionsolar.net Date of Presentation: May 9th We, at Orionsolar, are developing very low cost solar energy cells and we maintain that our manufacturing costs will less than half existing silicon photovoltaics. Our first designs focus on solar home systems and the DIY markets and we are excited about the prospect of providing affordable solar technology to consumers worldwide. Company: Prism Solar Technologies, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: Rick Lewandowski Investor Relations Contact Phone: 845-687-2406 Web: http://www.prismsolar.com Date of Presentation: May 9, 2006 Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., (PST) is a privately held, early stage company, formed to manufacture a new type of photovoltaic (PV) module that incorporates transparent holographic optical elements within the module, producing a Holographic Planar Concentrator (HPC). This new, patented technology reduces the amount of silicon in a solar module up to 75%, thereby reducing the module cost per watt dramatically. The HPC replaces $20-per-square-foot of silicon with pennies-per-square-foot holograms. Prism Solar is currently seeking Series A financing and expects to begin manufacturing by the end of the year. Company: Progressive Cooling Solutions LLC Investor Relations Contact: email@example.com Investor Relations Contact Phone: (513) 328-4866 Web: www.progressivecooling.com Date of Presentation: May 9th 2006 at 17:00 Progressive Cooling Solutions products are based on nano/microfabrication techniques developed at the University of Cincinnati. This radical cooling technology is unique in that it does not require fans, pumps, dangerous gases, or electricity. The semiconductor industry is presented as the first market segment for launch to demonstrate this technologies ability to overcome one of the biggest barriers in developing faster computer speeds- HEAT! Company projections anticipate first commercial products to be offered by June 2008. PCS will provide a quantum leap forward to the thermal hardware industry by providing heat transfer devices with superior cooling capability at the right price. Company: ScienceGL, Inc. Investor Relations Contact: Alexander Onik Investor Relations Contact Phone: 401.323.0603 Web: http://www.sciencegl.com Date of Presentation: Monday, May 8, 2006 ScienceGL offers leading-edge 3-D and 4-D software visualization software for science and technology applications. Our unique set of interactive measurement tools was specifically developed to meet the demands of nanotechnology, nanometrology, and nanomanipulation. Data visualization is a rapidly growing field. ScienceGL aims to bring our in-depth understanding of current processes and trends to the end user. ScienceGL aims to become the industry leader in scientific and engineering 3-D/4-D visualization solutions by providing best in class products and services. We are proud to offer one of the best visualization engines on the market for an affordable price. Potential and existing customers include hardware/software manufacturers, OEMs, ISVs, research and academic institutions, and government agencies. Existing Total Customers: 15. Company: SMOLTEK AB Investor Relations Contact: David Brud Investor Relations Contact Phone: +46 (0)762-169333 Web: www.smoltek.com Date of Presentation: May 9 Smoltek is devoted to develop, validate and utilize state of the art nanoscale technologies for the semiconductor industry by enhancing performance and enabling new functionalities. By exploring the excellent thermal and current carrying properties of carbon nanofibers, Smoltek has developed a solution to integrate them into existing CMOS-technology. With its technology, Smoltek aims to offer a solution for cooler and faster microprocessors utilizing existing processes. Company: Solexant Corp. Investor Relations Contact: Damoder Reddy Investor Relations Contact Phone: 408-858-4808 Web: www.solexant.com Date of Presentation: May 9 at 3:30 pm Solexant is developing high efficiency low cost nanostructured solar cells. Solexant solar cells achieve high efficiency by incorporating nanomaterials that harvest light from the entire solar spectrum and achieve low cost by adopting roll to roll manufacturing process. Solexant IR nanostructures can be integrated into thin film solar cells to increase efficiency and reduce cost. Solexant business model is to make/sell broadband nanostructured solar cells to OEMs and make/sell IR absorbing nanomaterials and nanostructures to thin film solar cell manufacturers. Solexant is seeking Series-A funding to build prototypes and strategic partnerships with thin film solar cell manufacturers and chemical companies. Company: Telomolecular Investor Relations Contact: Matthew A. Sarad Investor Relations Contact Phone: 916-410-8681 Web: www.telomolecular.com Date of Presentation: May 8 2006 Telomolecular Corp. develops nanotechnologies capable of regenerating human tissues through the delivery of agents that therapeutically lengthen and repair chromosomal telomeres. Successful therapies based on this tactic may offset, and potentially reverse, many presently incurable age-related diseases and possibly reverse processes of human aging. Other pharmaceutical targets include nanotechnologies in the treatment of cancer. Company: U.S. Civilian R & D Foundation Web: www.crdf.org Date of Presentation: May 10, 2006 The U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF) is a nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress and established in 1995 by the National Science Foundation. This unique public-private partnership promotes international scientific and technical collaboration, primarily between the United States and Eurasia through grants, technical resources, and training. CRDF enables American and Eurasian scientists, engineers and organizations to explore new commercial research partnerships, and move the product of their collaboration to the market through a wide selection of progressive, industry-orientated grants.
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