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CompaNiEs in NaNDtechNDLDGY Research ANd DEVELOPmENt
Advanced Magnetics: http://www.advancedmagnetics.com/ Advanced Magnetics, Inc. is a developer of iron oxide nanoparticles used in pharmaceutical products.
Agilent Technologies: http://www.home.agilent.com Agilent Technologies offers a wide range of high-precision atomic force microscopes (AFM).
Alnis Biosciences, Inc.: http://www.alnis.com Alnis is a drug development company with a therapeutic technology to treat cancer as well as infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Altairnano: http://www.altairnano.com/ Altairnano is an industry in the development and manufacturing of ceramic nanomaterials.
Angstrom Medica, Inc.: http://www.angstrommedica.com/ Angstrom Medica is a life-science biomaterials company that implements nanotechnology for orthopedic applications.
Anpath Group, Inc. formerly EnviroSystems: http://www.envirosi.com/ A company that develops products designed to prevent infectious diseases without harming the environment.
Applied Materials, Inc.: http://www.appliedmaterials.com/about/index.htmlAp-plied Materials, Inc. provides, service and software products for the fabrication of semiconductor chips, flat panels, and solar photovoltaic cells.
Applied Nanoworks: http://www.appliednanoworks.com/ Applied NanoWorks is a technology company that produces additives for the coatings, plastics, ink, and adhesives industries.
ArryxInc.: http://www.arryx.com/about.htmlProvides technology that uses focused light that function like microscopic tweezers to grab small objects.
Asia Pacific Fuel Cell Technologies: http://www.apfct.com/ The company is involved with PEM fuel cell technology.
Aspen Aerogels: http://www.aerogel.com/ A manufacturer of aerogels in easy-to-apply blankets and fabricated packages, two to eight times more effective than existing insulations.
BASF, The Chemical Company: http://www.corporate.basf.com Currently produces several nanoproducts, such as nanoparticle pigments and nanoscale titanium dioxide particles.
Bayer: http://www.bayer.com/en/Profile-and-Organization.aspx Bayer is a research-based, growth-oriented global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition, and high-tech materials. Bayer is successfully exploiting the innovative potential of nanotechnology.
BioDelivery Sciences International: http://www.biodeliverysciences.com A pharmaceutical company that has patented drug delivery technologies.
Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent: http://www.alcatellucent.com/wps/portal/BellLabs New Jersey Nanotechnology Consortium (NJNC) is created by the State of NewJersey, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Lucent Technologies to conduct research, develop nanotechnology prototype devices, and to train more nanotech scientists and specialists.
Babolat® NStm Drive Tennis Racket by Babolat®R : http://www.babolat.com/ english/tennis/technology/index.php?src=tennis The company produces carbon nanotubes used to stiffen key areas of the racquet head and shaft.
Cabot Corporation: http://w1.cabot-corp.com/controllerjsp?N=21+1000 This company produces nano-structured and submicron particles that are used in the production of tires, inks, and plastics.
Carbon Nanotechnologies, Inc.: http://www.cnanotech.com CNI is a producer of Buckytubes.
Carter Wallace. First Response®® Home Pregnancy Test by Carter-Wallace®®: http:// nanopedia.case.edu/NWPage.php?page=pregnancy.tests The home pregnancy test is an example of how nanoproperties can be used.
Cima Nanotech, Inc.: http://www.cimananotech.com/products.aspx Cima Nan-oTech manufactures nanomaterials-based products for use in electronics applications.
CG2 NanoCoatings, Inc.: http://cg2nanocoatings.com NanoCoatings provides innovative and practical nanotechnology-based coating solutions.
DayStar: http://www.daystartech.com/ DayStar's goal is to provide low-cost, highvolume solar-electric photovoltaic (PV) cells.
Dendritech: http://www.dendritech.com/ The company provides antibody conjugates used in an immunoassay for rapid and sensitive detection of markers indicative of heart attacks.
Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc.: http://dnanotech.com/ DNT, Inc. and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have entered into a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to develop a new generation of targeted diagnostic and therapeutic delivery technology for the early detection and treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer.
Dockers'® Go Khaki*® by Dockers'®: http://www.popsci.com/popsci/science/ 92a80b4511b84010vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd.html The clothing company offers pants which promise to keep your legs stain-free using nanotechnology."
DuPont Titanium Technologies: http://www.titanium.dupont.com/ DuPont has been a pioneer in titanium dioxide technology for the coatings industry.
Eagle One Nanowax® by Eagle One: http://www.eagleone.com/pages/products/ product.asp?itemid=1103&cat=5010
NanoWax uses nanotechnology to fill in these scratches and conceal the swirl marks.
Eastman Kodak, Ultima®® Photo Paper by Eastman Kodak®® Company: http:// nanotechwire.com KODAK Ultima Picture Paper employs ceramic nanoparticles to resist the effects of heat, humidity, light, and ozone.
Ecologycoatings Liquid Nanotechnology: http://www.ecologycoatings.com The company uses nano-sized particles of mineral oxides to create waterproof coatings for paper.
EnviroSystems: http://www.envirosi.com The company's goal is to produce products designed to prevent infectious diseases without harming the environment.
Evident Technologies: http://www.evidenttech.com The company develops products based on proprietary quantum dot technology.
eSpin Technologies: http://www.espintechnologies.com/company.htm The company manufactures Nanofibers used in industries such as aerospace, health care, and energy storage.
FEI Company: http://fei.com FEI designs and manufactures a wide variety of electron microscopes and nanotechnology tools and components.
Filtration Technology, Inc.: http://www.filtrationtechnology.com/foodchem.shtml
Filtration Technology, Inc., are filtration and contamination control specialists that provide cleanroom facilities and air and liquid filtration.
General Motors®® Automotive Exterior by General Motors®® Inc.: http://www. azonano.com
GM is now using about 660,000 pounds of nanocomposite material per year.
Goodweaver: http://www.goodweaver.com/ Goodweaver produces nanosilver antibacterial and deodorant insole that stops itching and prevents athletic foot.
Helix Material Solutions: http://www.helixmaterial.com/ HMS provides singlewalled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) and a variety of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNT) for applications in electronics, biology, and medicine.
Hewlett Packard: http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/about/nanotechnology.html Researchers at Hewlett-Packard are focusing on the fabrication of nanometer-scale structures.
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation: http://www.hitachi-hitec.com/global/ Hitachi High-Technologies is an integrated organization that develops, manufactures, markets, and services equipment and systems in the emerging field of nan-otechnology.
Hyperion Catalysis International: http://www.fibrils.com Hyperion Catalysis International is a company in carbon nanotube development and commercialization.
IBM Research: http://researchweb.watson.ibm.com/nanoscience/ IBM uses scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) as structural probes, and, along with electron beam lithography, as tools for the modification of materials at the atomic and nanometer scales.
Innovative Skincare: http://innovativeskincare.com/ Innovative*® Skincare produces SPF 20 Sunscreen Powder that provides the ultimate broad-spectrum sun protection.
Intel: http://www.intel.com/ Develop the first 45nm processor. Intel entered the nanotechnology era in 2000 when it began volume production of chips with sub-100nm length transistors.
Isotron: http://www.isotron.net/isotron.php?style=gold The company employs protective coatings for equipment and decontamination technologies for homeland security, industrial, and military applications.
Kereos Targeted Therapeutics and Molecular Imaging: http://www.kereos.com/ Kereos Inc. develops targeted therapeutics and molecular imaging agents designed to detect and treat cancer and cardiovascular disease early.
Konarka Technologies: http://www.konarkatech.com/ Konarka builds a light-activated power plastic that converts light to energy—anywhere. The light-activated power plastic is inexpensive, lightweight, flexible, and versatile.
Lands' End: ThermaCheck® Vest by Lands' End*® Inc. http://www.landsend.com/ The company applies nanotechnology to each fiber in the fleece that resists static cling and shock, repels lint, and pet hair.
Luna nanoWorks: http://www.lunananoworks.com/ Luna nanoWorks produces high quality proprietary carbon nanomaterials, including single-walled carbon nan-otubes.
Mercedes-Benz: http://www.mercedes-benz.com The automobile company introduced nanoparticle new paint system for its Mercedes models.
MetaMateria Partners:www.metamateria.com MetaMateria Partners is a developer and manufacturer of nanopowders and ceramic manufacturing methods for energy storage such as batteries and capacitor.
Metal Nanopowders: http://www.metalnanopowders.com/ The company produces metal nanopowders that can be used in magnetic tapes and targeted drug delivery.
Molecular Imprints: http://www.molecularimprints.com Molecular Imprints design, develop, manufacture, and support imprint lithography systems to be used by semiconductor device and other industry manufacturers.
Motorola*® Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) by Motorola*®: www.motorola.com The research arm of Motorola Inc. has built a 5-inch color video display prototype using its own carbon nanotube (CNT) technology.
mPhase and Lucent Technologies: http://www.mphasetech.com mPhase and Lucent Technologies are laboratories that are developing new kinds of batteries.
Nanergy Inc.: http://www.nanergyinc.com/ Nanergy is a company that is focus on products that harness nanotechnology, and especially photovoltaic nanofilms.
Nano-C Inc.: http://www.nano-c.com Nano-C is a developer in the production of high-quality fullerenic materials including C60, C70, C84, and fullerene black.
Nanochem: http://www.nanochem.com NanoChem has developed a new chemical process that efficiently removes ammonia from wastewaters.
Nanoco Technologies: http://www.nanocotechnologies.com Nanoco Technologies manufactures fluorescent nanocrystals from semiconductor and metallic materials known as quantum dots.
Nanofilm Technology: http://www.nanofilmtechnology.com Nanofilm develops optically clear, thin coatings, self-assembling nanolayers, and nanocomposites that act as a protective layer for displays, such as computer displays and cell phone windows.
NanoDynamics: http://www.nanodynamics.com NanoDynamics provides nano-enabled solutions in the fields of energy, automotive, water processing, and consumer products.
NanoHorizons: http://nanohorizons.com/ A company that provides anti-odor/ antimicrobial protection to natural and synthetic fibers and fabrics.
NanoInk: http://www.nanoink.net/ The company's productis The NSCRIPTOR™, which allows scientists to perform experiments using Dip Pen Nanolithography®.
Nano Interface Technology, Inc.: http://www.nanointerfacetech.com Nano Interface Technology is a research organization committed to developing nanotechnolo-gies in biotechnology and the drug delivery areas.
Nanolab: http://www.nano-lab.com Nanolab is a manufacturer of carbon nanotubes and a developer of nanoscale devices.
Nanoledge: http://nanoledge.com Nanoledge provides carbon nanotubes-filled resins for high-performance equipment applications that include water sports, motor sports, and balls sports, including tennis rackets.
NanoMedica, Inc.: http://www.nanomedica.com/ The company is developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer using nanotechnology.
Nanonex Corp: http://www.nanonex.com Manufacturer of imprint, step-and-flash lithography systems.
NanoOpto Corporation: http://www.nanoopto.com NanoOpto's products have applications in optical communications, digital imaging, and optical storage (CD/DVD drives).
Nanostellar: http://www.nanostellar.com/home.htm Nanostellar is developing technology for applications that include automobile catalysts, petrochemical industry, displays, fuel cells and batteries.
Nanosolar: http://www.nanosolar.com Nanosolar has developed proprietary technology that makes it possible to simply roll-print solar cells.
NanoSonic, Inc.: http://www.nanosonic.com NanoSonic, Inc. develops revolutionary new molecular self-assembly processes that allow the controlled synthesis of material structure at the nanometer level and the manufacturing of new materials. Products include Metal Rubber and sensors and systems.
Nanophase Technologies: http://www.nanophase.com/ Nanophase is developing processes for the commercial manufacturing of nanopowder metal to be used in fuel cells, personal care, and wood preservation.
Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc.: http://www.nanospectra.com/ Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc. is developing a therapeutic medical device to destroy solid tumors.
Nanosys: http://www.nanosysinc.com The company is using thin-film electronics technology to help develop high performance fuel cells for use in portable consumer electronics such as laptop computers and cell phones.
Nanosurf: http://www.nanosurf.com Nanosurf develops scanning probe microscopes (SPM)
Nanotec. Nanoprotect Glass and Automotive Glass by Nanotec Pty Ltd.: http:// www.nanotec.com.au/ Nanoprotect Glass is a special nanotechnology product with a long-term self-cleaning effect for glass and ceramic surfaces.
Nano-Tex® Textiles by Nano-Tex®, Inc., LLC.: http://www.nano-tex.com Nano-TexTM's technology fundamentally transformed fabric at the nano-level to improve everyday clothing by being stain-resistant and static free.
NEC: http://www.nec.com NEC is developing a carbon nanohorn electrode that it claims can create 20 percent more power in fuel cells used in laptop computers and mobile phones.
Nucryst: http://www.nucryst.com Nucryst Pharmaceuticals develop medical products that fight infection and inflammation based on its patented nanocrystalline silver technology.
OptoTrack, Inc.: http://www.optotrack.com/ot_mfo/index.html Optotrack, Inc. is a company in the development of optical, imaging, biological sensors, and microsystems based on microfabrication and nanotechnology.
Owlstone Nanotech: http://www.owlstonenanotech.com Owlstone has created a complete chemical detection system a hundred times smaller and a thousand times cheaper than other currently available devices.
Oxonica: http://www.oxonica.com/index.php Oxonica Energy division is focused on the development of ENVIROX™, a diesel fuel-borne catalyst which reduces fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.
Pacific Nanotechnology: http://www.pacificnanotech.com Pacific Nanotechnology provides atomic force microscope products and services.
Pilkington: http://www.pilkingtonselfcleaningglass.co.uk Pilkington ActivTM is the world's first self-cleaning glass to use a microscopic coating with a unique dual action.
Powdermet, Inc.: http://www.powdermetinc.com Powdermet manufactures metal and ceramic nano-engineered fine powders and particulates used in many fields including electronic materials, metal cutting, and paints.
Proctor & Gamble: http://www.pg.com/enUS/index.jhtml Proctor and Gamble have been using nano-structured fluids research in consumer products.
pSivida: http://www.psivida.com/ pSivida is a bio-nanotechnology company that has developed drug delivery products in the health-care sector.
QuantumSphere, Inc.: http://www.qsinano.com QuantumSphere Develops catalyst materials and electrode devices for clean-energy applications such as batteries and micro-fuel cells for portable power.
Rosseter Holdings Ltd.: http://www.e-nanoscience.com. Rosseter Holdings Limited, located in Cyprus, is a company that specializes in large-scale production of carbon nanotubes and related materials.
Samsung®® Refrigerator by Samsung®®: http://www.samsung.com Samsung utilized nanotechnology and applied it to the interior coating of their refrigerators for effective sterilization, deodorization, and antibacterial effects.
Shemen Industries.Canola Active Oil by Shemen Industries: http://goliath.ecnext. com/ The Canola Active Oil is used to inhibit the transportation of cholesterol from the digestive system into the bloodstream.
Smith and Nephew: http://www.accuflexgolf.com/tech.asp) Acticoat® Wound Dressings by Smith & Nephew provides antimicrobial barrier protection.
Sharper Image, Antibacterial Silver Athletic and Lounging Socks by Sharper Image: http://www.sharperimagebest.com/zn021.html) The quarter-length sports socks are knitted with a cotton material containing millions of invisible silver nanopar-ticles.
Solaris Nanosciences Corporation: http://www.solarisnano.com/contactus.php The Solaris primary goal is to provide low manufacturing cost, high-efficiency, and long-life solar cells in the projected growth of the global renewable energy market.
Sony®R Corporation Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) by Sony®R Corporation: http://www.sony.com/ Made of nano-structured polymer films, the OLED screens emit their own light and are lighter, smaller, and more energy efficient than conventional liquid crystal displays.
T-2® Photocatalyst Environment Cleaner by T-2®: http://www.t-2.biz/index.php? cf=t-2_intro The company has developed a surface cleaner that can cause the breakdown of organic toxins, odors, and more.
Toshiba, Lithium-Ion Battery by Toshiba Corporation: http://www.toshiba.co.jp/ about/press/2005_03/pr2901.htm The company is developing a new kind of battery that contains nanoparticles that can quickly absorb and store vast amount of lithium ions, without causing any deterioration in the electrode.
Veeco: http://www.veeco.com Veeco is a leader in atomic force and scanning probe microscopy. Vecco produces scanning probe microscope systems (AFM/SPM).
Wilson Sporting Goods: http://www.wilson.com Wilson announced it was the first golf equipment manufacturer to strategically use nanotechnology to develop stronger and lighter materials in their sporting equipment.
Xintek, Inc.: http://www.xintek.com Xintek's major products include carbon nan-otube (CNT)-based field emission electron source, field emission grade CNT material, field emission x-ray source, and CNT AFM probes.
Zyvex: http://www.zyvex.com/ Zyvex develops nanomanipulation products that are compatible with scanning electron microscopes and standard optical microscopes.
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