August 25, 2004 – Molecular Imprints Inc. has reached an investment agreement with Tokyo Electron Ltd (TEL). TEL has agreed to make an equity investment in MII as a contributor to MII’s Series B funding round. TEL joins KLA-Tencor, Carl Zeiss SMT, Motorola and others as a strategic investor in Molecular Imprints.
“TEL is investing in Molecular Imprints in accordance with our policy of accelerating innovations in semiconductors and nanotechnology,” said Ken Sato, president and CEO of TEL.
Molecular Imprints is currently selling its nanolithography systems to a broad range of markets, including semiconductor devices, displays, photonics structures, and data storage.