Monthly Archives: September 2016

Preparing pharmaceutical and medical technology for the future.

Production environment requirements in the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors are very high and producers need to keep abreast of current industry trends. Such trends include; process optimisation for the purpose of increasing overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), effective asset life cycle management and predictive maintenance using enterprise mobility and intelligent solutions (smart apps). Increasing networking [...]

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Treating wastewater as a resource.

A number of British landfill operators are turning wastewater into a resource by utilising OTT monitoring and control systems to manage the irrigation of Willow crops (for renewable energy generation) with pre-treated effluent. Background Leachate from landfill sites represents a significant potential environmental liability, extending long into the future after a landfill site has closed. [...]

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GETec and Nanosurf Now Offer Self-Sensing Conductive Cantilevers for AFSEM™

GETec and Nanosurf now offer self-sensing conductive cantilevers for AFSEM™ that enable conductivity probing in the vacuum environment of the SEM The scanning electron microscope is an... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Primoceler Brings Expertise to Micro-Optics, Microfluidics Markets Through Privanet’s VC Investment

Microfabrication leader Primoceler (www.primoceler.com) is preparing for a surge in production volume, all thanks to a venture capital (VC) investment from Privanet (http://www.privanet.fi/en/), An... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Society goes to the polls.

Irish candidate goes forward for most senior role in Automation Society The polls were opened recently for the election of leadership positions for 2017 in the International Society of Automation (ISA). The ballot is for election of new leaders by direct vote of eligible ISA members. This year for the first time a candidate from the [...]

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Study Suggests New Method for Producing Catalytically Active Gold Nanoparticles

An ultra-high-vacuum chamber with temperatures approaching absolute zero—the coldest anything can get—may be the last place you would expect to find gold. But a group of researchers from... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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New Bionanotechnology Device Could Detect DNA Amplification at Nanoscale

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a ubiquitous and simple technique used in molecular biology to amplify DNA segments into millions of copies. PCR is a significant method not only for basic... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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