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Amorphyx at Pacific Northwest SID Event

Dr. Sean Muir, VP Device Technologies and co-founder of Amorphyx, wil present the company's progress with commercialization of its patented Amorphous Metal Nonlinear Resistor (AMNR) technology for manufacturing large-area LCD backpanes at the September 16 meeting of the Pacifc Northwest Society for Information Displays, hosted by Planar Systems in Beaverton.  

Amorphyx awarded prestigious National Science Foundation grant

CORVALLIS, OR, Jan 21, 2013 ‚Äď Amorphyx, an early-stage startup developing a new type of electronic device that reduces the cost of LCDs through simplifying the backplane manufacturing process, today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded the company the prestigious Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant.¬† This grant supports the commercialization of Amorphyx‚Äôs amorphous metal nonlinear resistor (AMNR) device and manufacturing process.

Amorphyx presents at the 2013 Nanomanufacturing Summit

Amorphyx will be presenting at the 2013 Nanomanufacturing Summit. 

As stated by the program, "the summit will highlight regional and state initiatives fostering the commercialization of nanotechnology research, and will further provide an opportunity to learn about initiatives and topics in nanomanufacturing including emerging processes, scaled manufacturing platforms, advancements in innovative products and applications, nanoinformatics, and legislative and regulatory activity overviews impacting the broader nanomanufacturing community." 

Amorphyx researchers and former Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry fellows, Dr. Sean Muir and Dr. Wei Wang, have been invited to participate in a panel titled From Technology Push to Market Pull: The Role of Research Centers in the Nanotechnology Innovation Ecosystem.

CTO Presenting at DisplaySearch Conference

Amorphyx CTO Dr. Bill Cowell has been invited to present and participate in a panel discussion on "Novel Display Technologies" at the DisplaySearch Emerging Display Technologies Conference at the Hilton San Jose in Silicon Valley on 6 August, 2013.  The Conference is in its fifth year of showcasing the latest in display and related technologies from around the world.

Amorphyx on KVAL/Eugene

Eugene TV station KVAL features Amorphyx in evening news broadcast (video included)

Amorphyx Secures Investment at WAC

Amorphyx has secured an undisclosed amount of investment commitments from a number of Willamette Angel Conference members as a result of Amorphyx's participation in the 5th annual Willamette Angel Conference.  The members are investing through a "sidecar", a vehicle through which individual members of the WAC can leverage the diligence work done on Amorphyx to their benefit as individuals.

Amorphyx Featured in Corvallis Gazette-Times

Amorphyx was featured in a Corvallis Gazette-Times article on the Willamette Angel Conference to be held at on 9 May 2013 at the CH2M Hill Center on the campus of Oregon State University.  The company is a finalist in the WAC competition for the second consecutive year.

ONAMI Gap Award includes Amorphyx

The Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) has awarded Dr. Douglas Keszler, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Oregon State University and Director of the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC), a $250k Gap grant for commercialization of research into a revolutionary device and material system that redefines the cost and performance of displays for devices ranging from smartphones and tablets to large-format flat-panel TVs.  Amorphyx has been chosen as the commercialization partner for the Gap program and will work with Dr. William Cowell of CSMC in execution of the program.  Dr. Cowell, also a co-founder of Amorphyx, recently completed his doctoral work at OSU under Dr. John Wager, the Michael and Judity Gaulke Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at OSU.  

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