Technanogy is the world’s first nanotechnology incubator. We invest capital, expertise and intellectual property into a network of related businesses dedicated to the discovery and commercialization of nanotechnology breakthroughs.
Principal Corporate Sponsor
Founded in 1982 by four idealistic young pioneers with a shared vision of decentralized, heterogenous computing systems, Sun Microsystems, Inc. has emerged as a global Fortune 500 leader in enterprise network computing, with over $8 billion in revenues and operations in 150 countries.
General Corporate Sponsors
Zyvex is the first research and development company focused on developing an assembler for molecular nanotechnology. Started in April 1997, and headquartered in Richardson Texas, the company has hired its initial researchers and is building a lab capable of the task it has set itself. In spite of being a small company, with less than $20M in funding, Zyvex plans to achieve its goal in less than 10 years.
Foley & Lardner
Founded in 1842, Foley & Lardner is one of the oldest and largest law firms in America. The firm has more than 750 attorneys in 14 offices nationwide practicing in five departments: Business Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory, and Tax and Individual Planning.
The firm’s highly skilled intellectual property attorneys and law clerks constitute one of the largest and most sophisticated technology groups in an integrated, general-practice law firm in the United States. The list of clients using Foley & Lardner to fill their intellectual property legal needs ranges from small entrepreneurial start-up companies to large international and multinational corporations. Foley & Lardner attorneys provide solutions and successfully service the needs of clients around the world.
Supporting Corporate Sponsors
JEOL Inc. is the Japan-based maker of electron microscopes, mass spectrometers, and other precision electronic equipment.
Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin
Howard Rice is a full-service law firm with creative lawyers who get results for our clients. We have built our nationwide reputation through anticipating and responding quickly to our clients’ needs while innovating solutions to problems big or small. With approximately 140 attorneys in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Irvine, we serve clients not only in California but throughout the United States and the world.