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STATE COLLEGE, PA — Ben Franklin Technology PArtners of Central and Northern PA, Inc., part of a statewide network that promotes innovation, job opportunities, and economic growth, recently invested nearly $1 million in nine Pennsylvania companies. The BFTP/CNP Board of Directors approved the investments at the December 18, 2008 meeting which was held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Energy Wall, LLC (Centre County) received $75,000 for the further development of high efficiency air-to-air energy recovery exchangers that have no moving parts. For more information, see www.energywall.com
Expansyn Technologies, Inc. (Centre County) was awarded $90,000 to continue research related to developing biofuel applications for a variety of novel plant proteins. For more information, contact Mr. Tim Hurley at email@example.com
Indigo BioSciences, Inc. (Centre County) will use the $200,000 investment to help provide toxicologists, drug developers, and researchers with frozen, single-use, whole cell nuclear receptor assay products. For more information, contact Dean Bunnell at firstname.lastname@example.org
SilcoTek Corporation (Centre County) was awarded $125,000 to help further develop a market for the company’s coating technologies which improve the properties of stainless steel and decrease the likelihood of corrosion. For more information, contact Sabah Dabby at Sabah.Dabby@restek.com
Advanced Wall Forms Corporation (Clearfield County) received $100,000 to help manufacture, market, and sell the Snap Block Wall Form System. Snap Blocks are stay-in-place insulated concrete wall forms that reduce construction costs. For more information, contact Robert Kitchen at 814-845-7799.
Integrity AG Systems (Franklin County) was awarded $125,000 to continue providing a wide array of customizable clean-tech products, equipment and technologies for manure and herd management. For more information, see www.integrityagsystems.com
Air Dynamics (York County) received $75,000 to further design and develop state-of-the art Air Pollution Control Devices such as the Kitchen Sentry â„¢ for industrial and commercial applications. For more information see www.airdynamics.net
Dynasty Software LLC (Crawford County) will use its investment of $57,500 to create a web-based application that provides hospitals with the ability to easily organize, modify, and verify all surgical equipment and tray inventories. For more information, contact Ms. Sheila Wood at 814-807-0066.
Pioneer Energy Products, LLC (Venango County) will receive $75,000 to help develop a fully integrated, more efficient renewable energy system for radio communication equipment located in extreme conditions and remote sites. See www.peprollc.com