Posts Tagged: nanotechnology


Nanoco acquisition of Kodak patents increases holdings in QLED display tech

On Monday, November 28th, the UK-based nanotech firm Nanoco Group announced that it had acquired a patent portfolio from Eastman Kodak in the field of quantum dot …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Swiss researchers make breakthrough in medical microrobot technology

ETHZ, one of the Swiss universities involved in the recent microbot breakthrough, received a patent in 2013 for a related technology. U.S. Patent No. 8405256, entitled Wireless Resonant …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Possibility of bomb in Russian plane crash will shift focus towards bomb detection tech

Given all of these issues with these conventional bomb detection methods, what are the innovations being developed in response? One Israeli explosive detection tech developer, Tracense Systems, …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 1

High Tech IP 2015 London IP Summit

The 4th LPS - London IP Summit, is industry leading event dedicated to bringing together IP owners, experts and investors to address key challenges and operational issues …

Recent 3M patents showcase innovative developments in nanomaterials, glass, dental devices

During 2014, 3M received 517 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, putting it in 80th place among companies petitioning the USPTO for patents that year. The …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Five years later, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill inspires advances in oil spill cleanup tech

Nanotechnologies are proving to have a major impact on oil spill cleanup innovation in recent years. Researchers at Ohio State University have pioneered a type of mesh …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 1

Samsung Patents Focus on Nanotech and Augmented Reality

As of this writing, Samsung has entered some turbulent waters in the ocean of smartphone technologies, and the company may shake-up the administration of its mobile business …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Nanotechnology Innovation Trends

These innovative technologies bring new economic opportunities. According to a recent GAO report, many experts in industry, government, and academia anticipate that nanotech innovations could match or …

Being Green: Bayh-Dole Makes Every Day Earth Day

Normally when we discuss the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act, allowing universities and small companies to commercialize inventions made with federal support, we focus on the life …
By Joseph Allen
7 years ago 5

United States Risks Losing Global Leadership in Nanotech

For now we can be thankful that the U.S. enjoys dominance in an important and growing field like nanotechnology. Even though China does not receive high …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Honorable Mention: Nanobots – An Invention of the Future

Inventors Digest, in cooperation with IPWatchdog, is showcasing several essays deserving of honorable mention.  The first in this series appears below. Inventors Digest held a youth innovation …
By Mike Drummond
10 years ago 3

MIT Develops Innovations to Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

When it comes to solving complex problems, Geoffrey von Maltzahn, MIT graduate student and biomedical engineer, looks to nature for solutions. Finding inspiration in systems that evolution …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2