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2009-06-16 06:00:00

PORTLAND, OR, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT) and Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP (GP) entered into a Joint Development Agreement to explore applications of technology licensed by NAT from the National Research Council (Canada). About Georgia-Pacific Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose, building products, and related...

2009-06-05 07:00:00

SASKATOON, SK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc. announced today it has renewed its strategic alliance with the National Research Council Plant Biotechnology Institute (NRC-PBI) of Saskatoon for an additional five-year term. This research agreement builds on previous agreements over the past 10 years. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "This third five-year term of the alliance further leverages PBI and Dow AgroSciences research and product development,"...

2009-05-20 05:00:00

Icron Repays Technology Research Loan and Gains Additional 2% Margin on Product Sales BURNABY, BC, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Icron Technologies (TSX Venture: IT), the leading provider of USB extension solutions, announced today that it has sold over $40 Million in USB Extension products since the commercialization of its patented ExtremeUSB(R) USB Extension technology. This market success has allowed Icron to complete the $750,000 repayment of its National Research Council of...

2009-05-20 08:00:00

HALIFAX, May 20 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, has announced a collaboration agreement with the National Research Council Institute for Biodiagnostics (NRC-IBD) Atlantic. This collaboration will develop new 3-D MRI technology to track the effect of IVT's DepoVax(TM) technology on reducing tumour growth. "This research has the potential to deliver extremely sensitive MRI analysis, down to the individual cell level, and we will see, for the...

2009-05-14 08:35:00

SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) with the goal of advancing Mantra's Electro-Reduction Technology (ERC) towards commercialization. This agreement will provide research and development financial support of up to $75,000, in addition to business and technical advisory...

2009-05-13 15:29:00

SEATTLE, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) with the goal of advancing Mantra's Electro-Reduction Technology (ERC) towards commercialization. This agreement will provide research and development financial support of up to $75,000, in addition to business and technical advisory...

2009-05-04 07:00:00

OTTAWA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading global provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals used in molecular medicine, TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, and the University of British Columbia, today announced that they have entered into a three-year research-and-development partnership to pursue the development of new diagnostic imaging agents - medical isotope products using technology based on radiometals and chelates....

2009-04-28 07:00:00

Collaboration Examines New Technology Alternative for Medical Isotope Supply OTTAWA, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading global provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals used in molecular medicine, and TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, today announced they have signed an agreement to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo fission-produced molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) used globally for...

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2009-04-24 15:30:00

The recipe for New Orleans to prevent a catastrophic storm like Hurricane Katrina is not bigger and sturdier levees, according to a new report. The report marks the fifth to recommend new changes to the Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force (IPET), formed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to examine the levee failures during Hurricane Katrina, which resulted in the deaths of about 1,500 people and caused $80 billion in damages. "The risks of inundation and flooding never can be...

2009-02-06 14:02:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronomers celebrated today the formal acceptance of the first North American antenna by the Joint ALMA Observatory. ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, is a gathering armada of short-wavelength radio telescopes whose combined power will enable astronomers to probe with unprecedented sharpness phenomena and regions that are beyond the reach of visible-light telescopes. The observatory is being assembled high in the Chilean...