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Applied Ventures Portfolio Company, Tera-Barrier, Receives Additional Investment

Applied Ventures Portfolio Company, Tera-Barrier, Receives Additional Investment

Applied Ventures welcomed another investor in one of its portfolio of companies, Tera-Barrier. As a spin‐off company from the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering/A*STAR, the company has a strong patent portfolio (29 patents) on transparent gas barrier technology, encapsulation and gas permeation measurement system has been transferred to the company. The Announcement
Strange Bedfellows: Coal and Clean Energy?

Strange Bedfellows: Coal and Clean Energy?

The demand for coal-powered electricity generation continued to grow, especially in Asia, during the 2009 global recession. Over 1 gigawatt of coal-powered electricity generation was added in China per week. With no signs of slowing, what can be done to change this pattern? One idea being discussed with friends is the creation of an America-China Energy Trust to help build a new green energy economy in China.