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Santa Clara, CA, (June 22nd, 2009) - CNano Technology (CNano) announced today at NT09: Tenth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, that it has successfully scaled up its manufacturing technology to reach the world’s largest production capacity of 500 tons per year for multiple wall carbon nanotubes. The carbon nanotube products are already in evaluation with selected customers in several markets that include electronics, automotive and energy storage.  more...

OTTAWA, Ontario (May 21, 2009)—Cyrium Technologies Inc., a designer and producer of high efficiency photovoltaic solar cells, announced today that multi-junction solar cells produced by the company now exceed the performance of all commercially manufactured solar cells.  more...

Hillsborough, New Jersey, May 7, 2009. InMat®, the leader in environmentally friendly, high barrier nanocomposite coatings, announces its new Nanolok™ PT ADV-7 water-based coating formulation providing a more sustainable, cost effective option for transparent, high oxygen and/or moisture barrier food packaging. By reducing the amount of barrier material needed and using only non-hazardous materials, this technology enables food companies to produce long shelf life products with reduced carbon footprint and environmental impact.  more...

CAMBRIDGE, MA – December  11, 2008 – SEMPRUS BioSciences, Corp. (SEMPRUS), a privately held biomedical company,  announced today that it has secured $8 million in Series A financing co-led by 5AM Ventures and Pangaea Ventures. Semprus is the developer of an innovative technology platform aimed at reducing medical device complications in areas of infections, thrombus, restenosis and bone integration. The company had previously raised $2.5M in seed financing from private investors and 5AM Ventures.  more...

Vancouver BC:  Pangaea Ventures Ltd. announced today that Asahi Glass, Umicore and Bekaert have invested in Pangaea Ventures Fund II, LP. These strategic Limited Partners join existing strategic investors BASF Venture Capital, Solvay, Ciba Specialty Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho America.  The fund is focused on cleantech and advanced materials and has closed with US$32 million in commitments.  more...

Ottawa, Canada and San Jose, California:  Cyrium Technologies, a developer of high efficiency multi-junction solar cells for concentrator photovoltaic systems, announced today that the firm has closed a Series B round of funding for a total of $15 million.  more...

Menlo Park, CA, (July 30, 2007) - Cnano Technology Limited (Cnano) announced today that it has received $6 million in venture funding. The investment was co-led by CMEA Ventures and Pangaea Ventures, and included WI Harper. Cnano is focused on manufacturing carbon nanotubes and development of applications associated with the nanotubes.  more...

Vancouver, B.C. (May 10, 2007) - Switch Materials Inc., a spin-off company from Simon Fraser University developing energy efficient smart window technology, today announced the closing its first round of financing. Lead investors are Pangaea Ventures Ltd. and GrowthWorks (through the Working Opportunity Fund), with participation from WUTIF and Simon Fraser University.  more...

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