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Our startup has been able to exploit the availability of fabrication equipment in both cleanrooms at the Minnesota Nano Center. Using the Center has allowed us the option of evaluating what is most suited to our processes without diverting money to capital equipment too early in the game.
Joe Ousley, Lead Development Engineer, Crossfire Technologies

The MaSC (Materials Synthesis and Characterization) facilities at Oregon State University have enabled Amorphyx to innovate faster.  By providing a full suite of tools for microelectronics research, from photo-mask creation to device fabrication and test, Amorphyx has been able to rapidly test ideas and develop new amorphous metal based flat panel display electronics.
Sean Muir, CTO, Amorphyx, Inc.

NNF (NCSU Nanofabrication Lab) is not only a research platform, it's a culture, society and the world under a building. Friendly environment, smiling faces, along with access to the state-of-the-art facilities boosts the confidence to adapt in this ever-changing world.
Biplab Sarkar, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology

We tend to take it for granted how much work is involved with just keeping these instruments running at their best. The team at the AIF (Analytical Instrumentation Facility) takes on that responsibility, and still lets us use their instruments in new and creative ways. This pay-per-use facility is a critical asset for a small startup company. We couldn't exist here in Raleigh without it.
Dr. Stephen Furst, Founder and CEO, Smart Material Solutions, Inc.

As a graduate student at the University of Washington, I have had the opportunity to conduct several experiments at the Molecular Analysis Facility...This facility has provided invaluable access to instruments for acquisition of data for my thesis project, and the knowledgeable staff have been very helpful with regard to designing and performing successful experiments.
Dennis Goulet, Graduate Student, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington

Our work with SDNI has been instrumental in developing our technology as it enables access to equipment and processing technologies otherwise unobtainable to small, developing technology businesses. The economics of accessing this shared infrastructure have really allowed us to focus our resources elsewhere, namely on technical innovation and otherwise growing the business.
David Pain, Founder and CTO, Fabric8Labs

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