Entries by Michael Kelly

Nanofiber Separations

In this tech-driven age, universities increasingly serve as spawning grounds for promising startups. One example is Nanofiber Separations, founded in 2011 by Hao Fong and Todd Menkhaus, chemical engineering professors at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City. The researchers have developed a “hyperefficient” filtration system made of nanofibers about 1,000 […]

Making a Big Impact on Modern Medicine

Two professors at the South Dakota School of Mines are behind the technology for the start-up company “Nanofiber Separations,” and the research they are conducting at the school could ultimately have a big impact on modern medicine and the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Todd Menkhaus and Dr. Hao Fong are behind this technology, using tiny nano […]

Nanofiber Separations, LLC wins 1st Place in 2014 Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition

PRESS RELEASE Nanofiber Separations LLC CEO Craig Arnold is awarded $20,000 by Governor Daugaard and David Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce. Nanofiber Separations, LLC wins 1st Place in 2014 Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition Sioux Falls, SD – As host of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Awards Program, South Dakota Chamber […]

Tech companies dominate Giant Vision competition

Tech companies took top honors in the annual Governor’s Giant Vision competition. The first-place $20,000 winner was Nanofiber Separations, the creation of Craig Arnold and Dr. Todd Menkhaus of Rapid City. Nanofiber Separations produces cutting-edge separation media composed of functionalized nanofibers. The nanofibers provide the opportunity to enhance process efficiencies and read more

Rapid City, South Dakota (PRWEB) April 10, 2014

Nanofiber Separations, LLC Receives a $710,000 National Science Foundation SBIR Phase II Award to Develop Nanofiber Filters for Lower Cost Production of Pharmaceuticals Nanofiber Separations, LLC announced today that it has been awarded a $709,849.00 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the efficient and scalable production […]

2014 Governor’s Giant Vision winners announced

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As host of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Awards Program, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry President David Owen announced the top winner of the 2014 business and student business competitions during the Governor’s Office of Economic Development conference banquet in Sioux Falls, S.D. read more