Nanoparticles

Why is Nanobiotix Up Over 300% in 3 Days?

In an article last year we highlighted Nanobiotix (EPA:NANO), a company that has developed nanoparticles that interact with X-rays and maximize the effect of radiotherapy within tumor cells. These nanoparticles are designed for a single direct injection into the tumor. Since 50-60% of cancer patients receiving radiotherapy, the potential market size of this technology is huge. Just over the […]

Selecta Nanoparticles Help You to Stop Smoking

In previous articles we discussed companies such as Bind Therapeutics and pSivida that are using nanotechnology to improve the effectiveness of drug delivery. Drug delivery is just one of many applications nanotechnology has in the area of biosciences. Selecta Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company developing the first generation of nanoparticle immunotherapy drugs for the treatment and prevention of human […]

Nanobiotix (EPA:NANO) Uses Nano to Improve Radiotherapy

In previous articles, we discussed companies such as Bind Therapeutics and pSivida that are using nanotechnology to improve the effectiveness of drug delivery. Drug delivery is just one of many applications nanotechnology has in the area of biosciences. One company looking to improve the common cancer treatment of radiotherapy using nanotechnology is Nanobiotix. About Nanobiotix Founded […]

Celluforce Looks to Commercialize Nanocellulose

When discussing advancements in nanotechnology, the topic is often raised of environmental impact. This increasing awareness of the impact humankind, in particular technological advancement, has on the environment leads some investors to seek out companies that are developing disruptive technologies that are “green” or environmentally benign. One company that actively looks to understand and promote […]

Cash Burning Nanosphere Promises High Margins

When the use of the word “nano” became an attractive addition to a company’s name in 2004, many companies chose to capitalize on this. The word “Nano” started to crop up everywhere, mostly in over-the-counter (OTC) company names and products, few of which survived almost ten years later. One company that had an IPO in […]

Cima Nanotech Eyes ITO Replacement

In earlier articles we discussed various companies providing replacement alternatives for Indium Tin Oxide such as Cambrios, Unipixel, and Atmel. Another private company in this space is Cima NanoTech. About Cima NanoTech Minnesota based Cima NanoTech was founded in 2003 with the merger of two entities; Aveka’s nanotechnology unit and Nanopowders Industries. Aveka is a […]

Nanophase’s heavy reliance on BASF

In late 2003, George Bush signed into law the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act which brought the potential of nanotechnology into the sights of investors. However, a small number of investors saw the opportunities in nanotechnology well before 2003. Harris and Harris Group (NASDAQ:TINY) states their firm to be the first venture capital firm […]