U.K. Nanotech Firm Wins More Funding | August 31, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 35 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 35 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 31, 2009

U.K. Nanotech Firm Wins More Funding

Department: Business
Keywords: carbon nanotubes, semiconductors, Surrey
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Surrey says its NanoGrowth equipment yields carbon nanotubes at low temperatures.
Credit: Surrey NanoSystems
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Surrey says its NanoGrowth equipment yields carbon nanotubes at low temperatures.
Credit: Surrey NanoSystems

Surrey NanoSystems, a 2006 spin-off from the University of Surrey, in England, has secured about $4.2 million in its second round of venture capital funding. Investors include Octopus Ventures, IP Group, and the university. Surrey says the funding will help it commercialize a low-temperature growth process for carbon nanotubes. According to the firm, adoption of nanotubes as a semiconductor circuitry material has been hindered by the high temperatures required for their growth.

 
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