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University Of Houston’s Energy Research Park Changes Name, Focus

The newly named UH Technology Bridge focuses on commercialization of early-stage technology developed here

UH physics professor Shay Curran shows off the nanotech coating he has applied to a piece of fence. The coating shields it from environmental influences.

The Energy Research Park is only a few years old but it already has a new name: It’s now the UH Technology Bridge.

It’s part of a five-year plan to better align the park with Houston’s growing innovation ecosystem.

UH physics professor Seamus “Shay” Curran has successfully used the facilities to commercialize a nanotechnology product he developed: Integricote.

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters and the Houston Press Club. Florian is a native of Germany. His studies...

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