Nanosys, Inc. (www.nanosysinc.com) and the DuPont's Central Research & Development (CR&D;) arm have agreed jointly to research the use of Nanosys's nanotechnology-enabled high-performance thin-film technology for applications in electronics. Under the agreement, DuPont will work with Nanosys to explore how to incorporate Nanosys's technology into specific products such as thin films for electronics, according to the companies.
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. owns a 1.7 percent interest in privately held Nanosys, Inc. Nanosys is a company with broad-based intellectual property that is initially commercializing applications in macroelectronics, photovoltaics, and chemical and biological sensing. These applications incorporate novel zero and one-dimensional, nanometerscale materials, such as nanowires and nanocrystals as their principal active elements.
Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The Company's last 12 initial private equity investments have been in tiny-technology enabled companies.
Harris & Harris Group is a business development company with 13,798,845 common shares outstanding.
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