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Saint Paul, MN, United States

Cortec Group is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout transactions. The firm targets specialty middle-market manufacturing, distribution and service companies, particularly family-controlled companies and corporate spin-outs.The firm is based in New York City and was founded in 1984. Since inception, the firm has raised over $1.5 billion of capital across five investment funds and has completed more than sixty transactions. Wikipedia.

Pipeline integrity management programs are being expanded to include assessment and control of carrier pipe corrosion within cased pipeline crossings. The application of vapor phase corrosion inhibitor (VCI) chemistry, combined with a corrosion rate monitoring system, provides an excellent method to mitigate and monitor corrosion within the annular space of cased pipeline sections. Source

Agency: National Science Foundation | Branch: | Program: SBIR | Phase: Phase I | Award Amount: 150.00K | Year: 2010

This SBIR Phase I project will evaluate the feasibility of producing bio-based, environmentally benign, products for the prevention and treatment of corrosion and scale from low-value agricultural by-product streams. These by-products are generally available in large quantities and fairly uniform composition. The broader/commercial impact of the proposed project will be introduction of a line of relatively high value biodegradable corrosion and scale inhibitors that make use of agricultural by-products that are currently used in low-value applications. These products will also provide environmental benefits to both producers and users due to the use of renewable feed stocks and the environmentally benign nature of the materials.

The invention relates to an implantable nerve electrode (

Disclosed are a housing for a medical implant, a medical implant for a human or animal organism, a method for manufacturing a medical implant, and a system comprising a medical implant and a transceiver unit that can be coupled to the medical implant.

Cortec | Date: 2013-10-14

The invention relates to a neural electrode. It relates in particular to such an electrode which is able to withstand high mechanical forces, and to a method of fabrication of the same. The invention discloses an elastic neural electrode, having at least one planar metal layer which comprises conductive material and which is bi-laterally covered by an protective elastomer layer, wherein, for reinforcement of the electrode, an additional reinforcement layer comprising reinforcement material is present between the outermost protective elastomer layers.

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