The Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center accelerates the commercialization of nanomaterials research to meet real market needs in the commercial and defense sectors. Each year, we help entrepreneurs, researchers, small and large companies in Pennsylvania transform their innovative ideas and research into new products, new companies, and growth of Pennsylvania's materials sector.
The Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center (PA NanoCenter) with the support of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development awarded $520K to fund seven new projects that accelerate the early stage technology development and commercialization of advanced materials research using nanotechnology.
The PA NanoCenter provides innovation and technology management with the goal to accelerate the commercialization of emerging materials research. “Each year, we help entrepreneurs, university researchers and industry in Pennsylvania transform their innovative research into new products, new companies that target the growth of Pennsylvania's materials sector,” says Dr. Leoné Hermans-Blackburn, Ph.D.
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The holy grail of building a better battery is to make it smaller and last longer (hold more energy). Sounds like an impossible task? EC Power, a startup in State College, PA, in partnership with Penn State University and commercialization assistance from the PA NanoMaterials Commercialization Center, is solving this conundrum. >>Read More
When Jason Gu was finishing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University in material science engineering, he had no idea that his research could have viable market potential. However, a chance run-in with friend Peter Foller to discuss his research in growing nanostructures made it apparent that there could be potential to create a toxic gas sensor for use in severe environments, such as heavy industry, chemical and power plants. >>Read More
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Copyright @2013 Pennsylvania NanoMaterials Commercialization Center
Total Investment - $6.2MProject Cost Share - $4.4MLeveraged Funds - $59.2MProjects Funded - 53Businesses Assisted - 593New Technologies - 67Commercial Products - 23Jobs Created - 106Jobs Retained - 199
*As of July 2013
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PA Nano Center on TechVibe Radio
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