Nanobusiness

Powerful nanoengine built from coated nanoparticles

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:37+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Artificial Molecular Machines, Investment/Entrepreneuring, MEMS, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A nanoengine 100 times more powerful than known nanomotors and muscles was demonstrated using the aggregation and dispersal of gold nanoparticles coated with a polymer that undergoes a rapid transition from hydrophobic to hydrophilic.

Inexpensive transparent conductors from correlated metal nanostructures

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:40+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Economics, Energy, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Highly correlated electron motions resembling electron liquids rather than electron gases, and found in some transition metal oxides, may enable inexpensive substitution for expensive displays.

Octopodal nanoparticles combine catalytic, plasmonic functions

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:41+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Energy, Healing/preserving environment, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Eight-armed nanoparticles of gold coated with a gold-palladium alloy proved to be both efficient plasmonic sensors and efficient catalysts, even though gold alone is not normally a good catalyst and palladium is a poor plasmonic material.

Conference video: New Methods of Exploring, Analyzing, and Predicting Molecular Interactions

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:42+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Complexity, Computational nanotechnology, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Research|

Prof. Art Olson discussed how we understand what we cannot see directly, how we integrate data from different sources, and how to develop software tools to move forward.

Nanotechnology provides sensors for liver-on-chip drug testing

By | 2017-06-01T14:24:12+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Adding nanotechnology-based optoelectronic sensors to human cells cultured on a chip keeps the cells healthy long enough to replace animal testing with a human liver-on-a-chip.

Foresight co-sponsors Berkeley Bench to Market event

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:46+00:00 July 30th, 2015|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

To educate potential entrepreneurs on strategies for moving discoveries from the benchtop to successful commercialization, Foresight co-sponsored an event in the "Ph.D. to Startup" Workshop Series of the Berkeley Postdoc Entrepreneur Program.

Conference video: Regenesis: Bionano

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:48+00:00 June 9th, 2015|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Meetings & Conferences, MEMS, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

At the 2013 Conference George Church presented an overview of his work in developing applications of atomically precise nanotechnology intended for commercialization, from data storage to medical nanorobots to genomic sequencing to genomic engineering to mapping individual neuronal functioning in whole brains.

Nanoparticles shepherd DNA into cells to regulate immune response

By | 2017-06-01T14:22:09+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA sequences designed to either stimulate a specific immune response or to down-regulate an undesirable response deliver superior performance when organized on nanoparticles to reach their intended cellular targets.

Nanowires and bacteria harnessed for artificial photosynthesis

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:49+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Biosphere, Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety, Healing/preserving environment, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A prototype system to produce chemicals and fuels from sequestered carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight uses semiconductor nanowires to produce electron-hole pairs, which are then used by two types of bacteria to produce oxygen and a variety of useful chemical products.

Science and technology roadmaps for nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:49+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Found On Web, Government programs, International organizations, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications, Reviews, Roadmaps|

A European Science and Technology Roadmap for Graphene, Related Two-Dimensional Crystals, and Hybrid Systems hints at the opportunities to be harvested from, and the need for, the development of atomically precise manufacturing (APM).