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DGAP-News: Sona Nanotech Engages MRIGlobal for COVID-19 Test Validation Studies

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:03pm

Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.

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  • Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.
  • MRIGlobal is one of two partners in the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, which manages and operates the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, for the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • For more information, visit mriglobal.org
    Sona Nanotech Inc. is a nanotechnology life sciences firm that has developed multiple proprietary methods for the manufacture of various types of gold nanoparticles.
  • CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION: This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.

Nanoscience Instruments, Biolin Scientific and Cornell University Announce New Collaboration

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 12:00pm

In Cornell University's Department of Food Science , part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Abbaspourrad Lab is working on just that.

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  • In Cornell University's Department of Food Science , part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Abbaspourrad Lab is working on just that.
  • This research recently received a boost, thanks to a partnership between Nanoscience Instruments and Biolin Scientific.
  • Nanoscience Instruments provides cutting edge scientific instrumentation, supports research partners with one-on-one guidance on how to best use their instruments and offers contract analytical research services.
  • Biolin Scientific is another company that makes state-of-the-art equipment and helps scientists find smart solutions to ongoing areas of inquiry.

Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator™ Powered by NREL

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.

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  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.
  • The new companies represent the programs third cohort, and are focused on enabling more efficient and effective solar and storage solutions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200501005096/en/
    Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator(TM) Powered by NREL (Photo: Business Wire)
    The selected startups are developing perovskite solar panel materials, hybrid solar-thermal systems and large-scale energy storage solutions.
  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM powered by NREL (GCxN) is a multi-million dollar, multi-year program developed in collaboration between Shell GameChanger and the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to discover and advance emerging clean technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.

Dan Dalton Joins Wisk to Lead Global Regulatory Initiatives and Business Partnerships

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 3:00pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world's first autonomous, all-electric air taxi, announced today that it has appointed Dan Dalton as Vice President of Global Partnerships.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world's first autonomous, all-electric air taxi, announced today that it has appointed Dan Dalton as Vice President of Global Partnerships.
  • In his new role, Dan will lead Wisk's global regulatory initiatives and business partnerships.
  • "We are excited to have Dan join Wisk," said Gary Gysin, CEO of Wisk.
  • Prior to joining Wisk, Dan served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Airspace Systems, Inc. and as a visiting scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Lightbridge CEO Seth Grae Issues Letter to Shareholders

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

RESTON, Va., April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (Lightbridge, or the Company) (NASDAQ: LTBR), an advanced nuclear fuel technology company, today issued an update letter to shareholders from Seth Grae, President & Chief Executive Officer:

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  • RESTON, Va., April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (Lightbridge, or the Company) (NASDAQ: LTBR), an advanced nuclear fuel technology company, today issued an update letter to shareholders from Seth Grae, President & Chief Executive Officer:
    I hope you and your family are safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • I am not satisfied with our stock price, and dont believe it reflects the value of Lightbridge.
  • Lightbridge has recently won a voucher from DOEs Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) program, to support development of Lightbridge Fuel in collaboration with INL.
  • The scope of the project includes experiment design for irradiation of Lightbridge metallic fuel material samples in the Advanced Test Reactor at INL.

Beckett Solar Energy to offer Terra Pave high-albedo soil binding solution for Solar Industry that reduces dust-control costs in solar farms and produces albedo of snow

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.

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  • The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.
  • Terra Pave is the WINNER of the AMERICAN-MADE SOLAR PRIZE ROUND 2 SEMIFINALIST from NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy USA).
  • He brought the idea to Yetkin Yildirim (President/CTO of Terra Pave International) who said, "we've got something like you're describing"!
  • Sharon Bailey Beckett is Managing Partner of Beckett Solar Energy, a six-year-old manufacturers' representative firm, marketing such brands as Mission Solar, RenewSys India and Terra Pave.

Brookhaven Lab Mobilizes Resources in Fight Against COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:29pm

Brookhaven scientists are focused on large-scale libraries with billions of chemical structures that could be manufactured quickly for testing.

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  • Brookhaven scientists are focused on large-scale libraries with billions of chemical structures that could be manufactured quickly for testing.
  • Meanwhile, Battellewhich manages Brookhaven Lab as one entity of Brookhaven Science Associates (the other half being Stony Brook University)is hoping to meet the sterilization need.
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
  • Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers.

Qunnect, Inc. Receives $1.5M Phase-II SBIR Award From The Department of Energy

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 11:00am

STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qunnect, Inc., a deep tech company committed to globalizing Quantum Communications, received a $1.5M Phase-II Small Business Innovation Research award from the US Department of Energy.

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  • STONY BROOK, N.Y., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qunnect, Inc., a deep tech company committed to globalizing Quantum Communications, received a $1.5M Phase-II Small Business Innovation Research award from the US Department of Energy.
  • Through collaborations with Brookhaven National Laboratory and ESnet, Qunnect's products will be field-tested on fiber networks connecting Brookhaven National Lab to New York City.
  • "We champion the Department of Energy's vision to build the Quantum Internet, and we are very appreciative to have their support," said Qunnect CEO Mehdi Namazi.
  • The company is also a member of New Lab, the deep tech innovation incubator located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York City.

inTEST Announces Global Expansion and Additional Capabilities of Ambrell’s Applications Laboratory

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:30am

Ambrells Applications Laboratory, known in the industry as THE LAB at Ambrell (THE LAB), has long been considered the gold standard in the induction heating market.

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  • Ambrells Applications Laboratory, known in the industry as THE LAB at Ambrell (THE LAB), has long been considered the gold standard in the induction heating market.
  • With applications laboratory facilities in Rochester, NY, and Hengelo, the Netherlands, Ambrell is expanding its laboratory capabilities to a third location on the west coast.
  • Our applications laboratory expansion project in Hengelo and California embodies the partnership, collaboration and continued commitment to strengthen the support we provide to our global customer base.
  • THE LAB is the gold standard in the industry and is where Ambrell solves the most challenging heating applications every day.

Improved Pharma Announces Growth into New Laboratory Space

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:00am

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Improved Pharma has moved into new laboratory space in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette IN.

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  • WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Improved Pharma has moved into new laboratory space in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette IN.
  • In addition to dedicated laboratory and office space, Improved Pharma now has access to unparalleled amenities and space that is tailor-made for entrepreneurs.
  • Improved Pharma continues to use synchrotron radiation at Argonne National Laboratory for high-end X-ray analyses.
  • Improved Pharma offers services such as analytical testing, synchrotron-based formulation design, and expert consulting aiding the development and defense of intellectual property matters.