Chris Moran

Served as CVP, GM Business Systems & Analytics Group.
Applied Materials

Applied Ventures Invests in BT Imaging

Yesterday it was announced that Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, made an investment in BT Imaging, the world’s leading supplier of luminescence-based inspection and quality control systems for the photovoltaic manufacturing industry. The investment was part of its Series A2 financing round totaling US$ 3.8 million.
What is the Future of Cleantech?

What is the Future of Cleantech?

As the climate change and energy policy bills meander their way through the U.S. Congress, interest in when, where and how to build a renewable energy future is still up for debate—and funding. And, a lively debate it is.
Cleantech Special Interest Group Hosted by Applied Ventures

Cleantech Special Interest Group Hosted by Applied Ventures

Applied Ventures recently hosted the Cleantech Special Interest Group (SIG), a cadre of cleantech investors, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and Eric Wesoff of Greentech Media. The group toured Applied's facility and viewed the Sunfab PECVD tool chamber, the world’s most powerful solar glass module as well as got a peek at the AKT Gen 10 display glass – the largest in production today.
Moisture-Resistant Films Investment

Moisture-Resistant Films Investment

Last week we announced that Applied Ventures, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, made a strategic investment in Tera-Barrier Films, a newly incorporated spin-off from the Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE).