NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by its portfolio company, Molecular Imprints, Inc. ("MII"), that it has signed an agreement to sell its semiconductor imprint lithography equipment business to Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan. Canon began conducting research into nanoimprint technology in 2004 to enter the market for lithography equipment for leading-edge high-resolution patterning. Since 2009, Canon has been carrying out joint development with MII and a major semiconductor manufacturer for mass production using MII's Jet and Flash TM Imprint Lithography (J-FIL TM) technology. The press release announcing the acquisition can be found at http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/molecular-imprints-semiconductor-business-acquired-210000231.html.
Harris & Harris Group Notes Molecular Imprints' Semiconductor Business To Be Acquired By Canon
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