Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. may be interested in reading the article on Optiva in the Monday, March 24, 2003 edition of the Nanotech Business Update. The Nanotech Business Update is a biweekly subscription newsletter published by the San Francisco Consulting Group. Optiva is developing and commercializing a new class of nanomaterials for advanced optical applications, initially for the flat panel display industry. Optiva is the largest tiny-technology investment in Harris & Harris Group's portfolio. Harris & Harris Group has invested a total of $1,250,000 in Optiva.
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