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Nanotechnology-Based Solar Cell Partnership

December 6, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. (MEW) entered into a contract with Nanosys Inc. on joint development of nanotechnology-based next-generation solar cells for the construction-oriented solar cell market. The collaboration will combine the nanocrystal, nanocomposite technologies owned by Nanosys and MEW’s proprietary nanotechnology and mass production technology accumulated through its businesses such as electronic and plastic materials. It is expected to result in development of higher-performing next-generation solar cells with significant cost reduction.