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NC Nanotech Accelerator reports funding of a second resident.
Greensboro, NC March 9, 2007: DentalSafe, Inc., one of the initial firms in the new Greensboro-based NC Nanotech Accelerator, today announced that it has achieved initial funding sufficient to launch several innovations in 2007.
DentalSafe will focus on the application of Nanotechnology to create breakthrough innovations in several fields of dentistry:
Dr. Reyad Sawafta, CEO of the NC Nanotech Accelerator and CEO of DentalSafe said, “Discussions have been held with dentists who are actively seeking breakthroughs in these areas. We expect quick commercialization of several products in 2007 with longer term developments, in concert with a Fortune 500 size partner, commencing next year as well. A number of patent applications are being filed.
We are very excited by the potential of DentalSafe and the momentum this provides to the North Carolina Nanotech Accelerator. We believe the funding of two initial residents, DentalSafe and PhazeTek will be followed soon by funding of more firms anxious to benefit from the facilities, synergies and staff of the Accelerator, making it a primary engine of job creation in the Triad.”
Founding members of and
investors in DentalSafe include three prominent Triad
dentists, Dr. W. R. Price, Dr. M. Puckett and Dr. J. Odeh. Additional investment will come from IMAF
(Inception Micro Angel Fund of
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