Inc. and ETH Zurich, ThalesNano today announced collaboration
with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) on
flow chemistry applications. The agreement will focus on the
application of chemistries and technologies utilizing ThalesNano's
products to solve difficult chemistry applications.
Dr. Laszlo Urge, CEO of ThalesNano Inc., said, "We are
extremely pleased to be able to collaborate with one of the top
research universities in the world. This collaboration will enable us
to utilize our technology and to jointly develop novel applications
that will serve the entire scientific community. Our products are in
use at all major pharmaceutical, agrochemical and chemistry companies
and also support in-house scientists in developing their own novel
applications. The technology developed as part of this collaboration
may result in spin-off opportunities in future."
Professor Peter Seeberger whose laboratory at ETH Zurich is
leading the project said, "We are delighted to have this collaboration
with the foremost company in flow chemistry instrument and application
development. This is a very exciting area of technology, and in it we
anticipate being able to contribute to the development of novel
chemistries. There are a lot of scientific and technical advantages in
this field. We are looking forward to the combined exploration."
Professor Ferenc Darvas, president and chairman of ThalesNano
Inc. said: "This agreement again highlights the interest that the
academic world has shown in using our products, such as H-Cube, H-Cube
Tutor and X-Cube, to develop applications. ETH Zurich and other leading
universities are proactive, taking the lead in application development.
Our work with ETH Zurich underscores that academic collaboration with
industry is key to the full implementation and utilization of novel