Nidus News & Events

Nidus Partners Launches Next Phase of Growth; Agribusiness Veteran Larry Clarke Joins Team


St. Louis, MO — Nidus Partners announced today the formation of Nidus 2.0, the next stage of growth for the partnership that has successfully driven market development and value creation for portfolio companies in the agriculture, biotech and...

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GlucanBio Announces Research Collaboration with Sarawak Biodiversity Center, Malaysia


PRESS RELEASE Glucan Biorenewables Research Collaboration and Sarawak Biodiversity Centre    St. Louis, MO; December 3, 2014. Glucan Biorenewables is pleased to announce a research collaboration with the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre, Sarawak, Malaysia...

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Electrochaea Closes Series A Venture Round Led by German, Swiss and US Investors


The cleantech start-up Electrochaea has successfully closed a Series A venture round and is receiving several million Euros for further developing its power-to-gas technology and for financing the future growth of the company. The consortium consists...

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Electrochaea in Consortium to Launch Commericial Power-to-Gas Demonstration Project in Denmark


Electrochaea LLC’s Danish subsidiary ApS is a member of a pan-European BioCat Consortium that has launched a commercial scale power-to-gas demonstration project in Denmark.  The 1-MW facility will use excess wind energy to...

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AeroValve Inventor Michael Goldfarb Named by ‘Popular Mechanics’ as one of “Ten Innovators Who Changed The World” for 2013


Nidus portfolio company AeroValve LLC’s inventor and CTO receives recognition by Popular Mechanics who named Michael Goldfarb, H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering, one of its “Ten Innovators Who Changed The World” for...

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AeroValve LLC Receives $750k National Science Foundation SBIR Phase II Grant


AeroValve LLC, St. Louis, MO has been awarded an SBIR Phase II Grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $750,000.  The grant will enable AeroValve to extend their research and development efforts of the company beyond the initial...

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Electrochaea Commissions World’s Largest Power-to-Gas Demonstration Facility Based on Biological Methanation


Electrochaea was one of the original portfolio companies of Nidus Partners and the company continues to advance their proprietary technology.  Electrochaea is pleased to announce the commissioning of its power-to-gas demonstration facility...

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Duke Leahey participates in ADVANCE STL event, “Dealing with University Technology Transfer Offices”


Nidus Founding Partner Duke Leahey participated on May 15th on a panel of Technology Transfer professionals, entrepreneurs and legal advisors to discuss how to work with technology transfer offices of research institutions, including the opportunities...

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Nidus Portfolio Company Electrochaea awarded 2 European grants for power-to-gas projects totaling USD500,000


Electrochaea is pleased to announce that the company has been chosen as the recipient of two independent grants to further develop its novel power-to-gas technology from Danish grid operator and the UK Department of Energy and Climate...

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Lowell Jones, Ph.D. Joins Aerovalve LLC as Lead Engineer


Lowell D. Jones, Ph.D. has joined Nidus Partners portfolio company AeroValve LLC as the Lead Engineer, responsible for designing the market-ready prototypes of the energy savings pneumatic valves currently being developed by the company. Lowell is...

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