Nalas Awarded another SBIR Phase I Contract!

October 1, 2014

Congratulations to our engineers Matt Jorgensen and Brian Amato on their successfully funded SBIR proposal for a research project to address IM requirements for rocket motors for the US Navy.  Multiple approaches exist for actively responding to thermal stimuli, which incorporate mechanical, chemical, and electrically controlled systems. An existing technology for mitigating such an event … >More

NALAS President Dr. Dave am Ende presents on Innovations & Breakthroughs in ResonantAcoustic® Industrial Mixing

August 20, 2014

This week Dave is attending the 2014 Resodyn 4th Annual Forum on Innovations & Breakthroughs in ResonantAcoustic® Mixing. Dave was invited to give a talk on our breakthrough work “Development and Scale-Up of Cocrystals using Resonant Acoustic Mixing.”  The presentation is based on his recent paper co-authored by Dr. Stephen Anderson and Nalas CEO Jerry Salan, “Development and Scale-Up of Cocrystals using Resonant Acoustic Mixing,” … >More

Nalas Receives Two SBIR Phase I Awards!

August 18, 2014

Nalas was recently awarded two Phase I SBIR Contracts with the US Navy; the main objective of the project is to develop a low-cost process to CL-20, the most powerful explosive known to man.  The proposals were written by Dr. David Ford and Dr. Pascal Dube in response to Navy SBIR Solicitation 2014.1 Topic N141-017; each project was awarded in … >More

Nalas CEO Jerry Salan Meets with CT DECD!

August 5, 2014

Nalas CEO, Jerry Salan, hosted members from Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development yesterday, August 4th, 2014.  The meeting included a discussion of our proposed plan for expansion to include a kilo lab facility to support our customers’ demands for scale-up of various materials of interest.  DECD’s Peter Lent, Assistant Executive Director, and Ms. Toni Karnes toured the … >More

Trinity College Dept. of Chemistry Students Visit Nalas

May 14, 2014

Nalas recently hosted students from Trinity College Chemistry Department.  Members of the Nalas team presented talks on various topics including synthesis, kinetics, energetics, process safety, and scale-up.  It was a pleasure hosting these students who will soon be part of our industry’s workforce!  Read more here.

Nalas “making sound waves” in Chemical & Engineering News!

February 11, 2014

Check out the February 6, 2014 article “Sound Waves Shake Pharmaceuticals into Cocrystals”  in C&EN!   “Over the past decade, pharmaceutical companies have realized that cocrystallization could offer a way to make better medicines, says Mike Zaworotko of the University of Limerick, in Ireland. “This paper addresses one of the major hurdles of how to make cocrystals on … >More

Nalas publishes cutting-edge cocrystallization work in the American Chemical Society (ACS) Organic Process Research & Development (OPRD) Journal!

Congratulations to Dr. David J. am Ende, Dr. Stephen Anderson and Nalas CEO Jerry Salan on the release of their ACS publication in OPRD!  Nalas is proud to be on the cutting edge of developing innovative technologies for manufacturing cocrystals; cocrystals demonstrate viable applications in both the pharma and defense industries.  Check out the publication here.

Meet our 2013 Employee Award Recipients!

January 4, 2014

The Nalas team recently celebrated the end of another great year for our company.  The Nalas team expanded to 20 employees and successfully ventured into new markets.  The success of our growing company is attributed to our talented team of chemists and engineers that work hard to provide innovative “solutions that scale” for our customers. … >More

Nalas Owner and CEO Jerry Salan in the News!

December 18, 2013

Check out the article featured in The Day! Jerry graciously acknowledged the support received from the state of CT and discussed the various resources, programs, and financial support available to small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Nalas team is very proud of our CEO! Read more.  

CEO Jerry Salan to speak at the next CURE Bioscience Network meeting

December 16, 2013

Nalas CEO Jerry Salan will be the guest speaker at the CURE network’s next meeting, Monday 16 December in New London. Jerry’s talk will focus on  accelerated business development in CT utilizing the Technology Incubation Program (TIP). CURE (Connecticut United for Research Excellence) is the bioscience cluster of Connecticut, a diverse network of small and … >More