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Penn Celebrates Opening of Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Oct. 2013- The University of Pennsylvania will officially open the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4. The 78,000 square-foot Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology will serve as the University’s focal point for groundbreaking work in the emerging field of nanotechnology, which involves the manipulation of ...

Nanotechnology Hits the Rushing, Roaring Mainstream

Oct. 2012- As the nano-knowledge base expands crowd-source thinking makes it clear that connecting more resource partners is the key.The quest for knowledge across so many audiences shows that nanotechnology is in the rushing, roaring mainstream of our thinking. And I believe that’s the beginning of feedback loop in which answers come from everywhere and all kinds of people -- a crowd-sourcing ...

Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry Awarded $20M for Phase II Expansion

Sep. 2011- CORVALLIS and EUGENE, Ore.—(Sept. 8, 2011)—A collaborative Oregon State University-University of Oregon Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry, born under a National Science Foundation grant in 2008, is moving into a second phase under a new five-year, $20 million NSF grant.ONAMI, a state-designated signature research center, is a major supporter of the Center for Sustainable ...

Nanotechnology Education in the US

Feb. 2011- There is a concerted effort underway to bolster education and training in nanotechnology in the US as an essential component of National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). To achieve substantial and lasting impact this activity necessarily reaches across all audience levels: K12, two-year college, four-year college, graduate degree level, professional, and public. Education and training is ...

Challenges for Sustaining Leadership in Nanotechnology in the U.S.

Aug. 2010- The U.S. investment in nanoscience and technology since 2001 through the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) has provided a “catalytic and substantial impact” according to the recent report by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), which offered an assessment of the first ten years of the NNI along with recommendations for future investments ...

Call for Abstracts: New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010

May. 2010- The New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010 is accepting abstracts for papers and posters on topics emphasizing nanomanufacturing approaches, applications, and research challenges. Submit your abstract online today!

New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010

May. 2010- The New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010 will be held on June 22 - 24 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The event is a showcase for high-quality technical contributions by scientists, experts, and businesses in the field of nanomanufacturing. It will include topical papers on emerging technologies, applications, and fundamental research for academic institutions and industries ...

New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010: June 22 - 24

Apr. 2010- The Northeast Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010 is a showcase for high-quality technical contributions by scientists, experts, and businesses in the field of nanomanufacturing. The event will include topical papers on emerging technologies, applications, and fundamental research for academic institutions and industries in the Northeast, along with national and international contributions.

2010 Nanomanufacturing Summer Academy: Undergraduate Research Experience in Nanomanufacturing

Apr. 2010- SINAM, the NSF-funded Center for Scalable and Integrated Nanomanufacturing, is accepting applications for their 2010 Nanomanufacturing Summer Academy at the University of California Berkeley from June 21 to July 30. The deadline for applications is May 3rd. 

Principles of and Recent Advances in Laser Micro/Nano Manufacturing Processes

Mar. 2010- An NSF-sponsored Summer Institute on Laser Micro/Nano Manufacturing Processes will take place from June 1 - 4, 2010, in Evanston, IL. Deadline for Fellowship applications is March 31; deadline for registration is April 1.

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and the School of Business of the University at Albany Develop First MBA Program with Nanotechnology Track

Oct. 2009- The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering ("CNSE") and the School of Business of the University at Albany announced a further expansion of the pioneering Nano+MBA program, highlighted by the development of the world's first Masters of Business Administration ("MBA") program to include an elective track in nanotechnology.

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Advancing the Science of Science and Innovation Policy: Current Approach and Next Steps

The U.S. scientific enterprise is often cited as being a critical factor contributing to the creation of high wage jobs and firm competitiveness. Yet our scientific understanding of the functioning of the scientific enterprise is extremely limited, which in turns limits our understanding of the consequences of different policy interventions. The Science of Science & Innovation Policy program at ...

America Competes Reauthorization Fosters Nanomanufacturing Research, Innovation, and Public-Private Partnerships

The America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (COMPETES) Reauthorization Act of 2010 (America Competes Act -H.R. 5116) recently signed into law has extended the oversight activities of several government agencies to coordinate appropriations and expenditures made in several areas aimed to bolster U.S. competitiveness in science and ...

EPA and Nanotechnology: Oversight for the 21st Century

This paper focuses on the need for an oversight system for nanotechnology that will identify any potential adverse health or environmental effects of the technology and prevent them from occurring. It analyzes the steps that must be taken to create such a system, particularly emphasizing the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Green Nanotechnology: It's Easier Than You Think

Green nanotechnology can proactively influence the design of nanomaterials and products by eliminating or minimizing pollution from the production of nanomaterials, taking a life cycle approach to nanoproducts to estimate and mitigate where environmental impacts might occur in the product chain, designing toxicity out of nanomaterials and using nanomaterials to treat or remediate existing ...

Manufacturing at the Nanoscale

Report of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Workshop 2002-2004

Nanotechnology Training for K12 Science Teachers at the NSEC Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

The CHM conducted its sixth annual Nanotechnology Summer Institute for K12 science teachers at UMass Amherst, July 9-13, 2012. Twenty-seven teachers learned from an array of nanotechnology modules with many hands-on activities for the classroom, including a lesson on self assembly. A second Institute was added this year on July 17-19, 2012 for twenty-three teachers in Albany, NY. The teachers ...

The Culture of the American University in the Age of Neoliberalism

Universities in the United States and across the globe are changing. What is the nature of this change? For nearly twenty years, much of the scholarship and work by journalists on the United States has highlighted increases in conflict of interest, secrecy, proprietary research, loss of unbiased public interest analysts, and distortion of research agendas associated with university-industry ...

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ADA Technologies, Inc.

ADA Technologies, Inc.

ADA Technologies, Inc., specializes in the successful creation and conversion of innovative technologies to commercial successes. Our knowledge of federal research programs, especially the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR), enables us to perform early stage research while retaining intellectual property rights to the technology. By creating and adapting methodologies we have ...

Air Control, Inc.

Air Control, Inc.

Air Control, Inc. has been a leader in the controlled environment industry since our founding in 1959 as a division of publicly traded NARCO Scientific. Since the beginning Air Control has been an innovator in the industry, working with our clients to introduce proprietary laboratory and clean solutions.

CardioMEMS, Inc.

CardioMEMS, Inc.

CardioMEMS is a medical device company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body. Our technology platform is designed to improve the management of severe chronic cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure and aneurysms. Our miniature wireless sensors can be implanted using minimally invasive techniques and ...

Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems

Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems

University of Illinois
Research in the Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems (Nano-CEMMS) at the University of Illinois addresses a central problem in the development of nanotechnology: how to assemble structures at sizes smaller than can be seen (or transduced) and manipulated (or transcribed). The Center's goal is to develop a reliable, robust and ...

Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance

Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance

The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance is not-for-profit economic development organization governed by a strong board of directors whose core represents nanotechnology companies in the state. The Alliance provides a common, cohesive and unified voice on behalf of nanotechnology. It serves as the catalyst organization to connect, coordinate, facilitate, promote, educate, and unify industry, ...

Foresight Nanotech Institute

Foresight Nanotech Institute

We are focusing on advancing beneficial nanotechnology. Our efforts are turned to guiding nanotechnology research, public policy and education to address six major challenges that humanity faces.

Graphene Stakeholders Association

Graphene Stakeholders Association

The Graphene Stakeholders Association (GSA) was founded in the U.S. as a 501(c)6 non-profit organization in 2013 to help promote the responsible development of graphene-based products. Graphene is emerging as one of the most promising materials ever discovered – one that has the potential to play a vital role in the development of advanced technologies in key industry segments, including ...

International Association of Nanotechnology

International Association of Nanotechnology

The International Association of Nanotechnology (IANT), is a non-profit organization with the goals to foster scientific research and business development in the areas of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for the benefit of society.

International Nanotechnology and Society Network

International Nanotechnology and Society Network

The International Nanotechnology and Society Network (INSN) is a coalition of organizations and individuals involved in advancing knowledge, promoting institutional innovation, engaging policy processes, and improving decisions related to the societal impacts of nanotechnologies and other areas of innovation that nanotechnology may help to enable.

JC Nabity Lithography Systems

JC Nabity Lithography Systems

NPGS is the top selling SEM lithography system at research institutions in North America and its use has become widespread around the world. Nanometer Pattern Generation System (NPGS) for electron beam and ion beam lithography using a commercial SEM, STEM, FIB, or dual beam microscope.

Keithley Instruments, Inc.

Keithley Instruments, Inc.

Keithley Instruments, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets complex electronic instruments and systems geared to the specialized needs of electronics manufacturers for high-performance production testing, process monitoring, product development and research. Nanotechnology research is advancing so rapidly that many scientists find that their existing measurement tools simply lack ...

Micronarc

Micronarc

FSRM
MICRONARC – The communication PLATFORM OF A unique HUB OF COMPETENCE. Micro. Nano. Arc. Three key concepts condensed into a single name and representing a unique region. They incorporate an economic and socio- cultural reality: the outstanding scope of competencies in micro and nanotechnologies located in the region encompassed by the twin mountainous arcs of the Jura and the Alps. ...

Nano/Bio Interface Center

Nano/Bio Interface Center

University of Pennsylvania
The Nanoprobe Network a free, non-profit, web-based community for scanning probe microscopy scientists, researchers, educators, and students in industry, academia, and research labs around the world. Our goal is to provide an interactive web space for the exchange of information, ideas, techniques, protocols, images, software, and discussions.

NanoDiode

NanoDiode

NMP Cooperation Work Programme of the 7th Framework Programme
Stakeholder engagement and dialogue are essential to the responsible development of nanotechnologies in Europe. The European FP7 project NanoDiode, launched in July 2013 for a period of three years, establishes an innovative, coordinated programme for outreach and dialogue throughout Europe so as to support the effective governance ...

NanoInk, Inc.

NanoInk, Inc.

Illinois Science + Technology Park
NanoInk, Inc. is an emerging growth technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life sciences, engineering, pharmaceutical, and education industries. Using Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®), a patented and proprietary nanofabrication technology, scientists are enabled to rapidly and easily create ...

NanoSpective

NanoSpective

NanoSpective provides advanced materials characterization services. Our scientists use cutting edge technology and state-of-the-art equipment to perform nanoscale evaluation of products made from semiconductor, metal, ceramic, composite, and polymer materials. We have industry and research experience in a broad spectrum of materials. We offer complete solutions for intellectual property ...

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) provides technical and administrative support to the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee, which mananges the National Nanotechnology Initiative--the program established in fiscal year 2001 to coordinate Federal nanotechnology research and development. The NNI provides a vision of the long-term ...

Ocean Optics, Inc.

Ocean Optics, Inc.

Since 1992, Ocean Optics has been developing and manufacturing the highest quality, most innovative products for optical sensing and more. Our spectrometers and complementary technologies have traveled to the Moon, inside active volcanoes, through rain forests and to the top of Mount Everest. Finding your answer begins with Ocean Optics.

SAFENANO

SAFENANO

Institute of Occupational Medicine
SAFENANO exists to help industrial and academic communities identify, assess and control the risks to their workforce, consumers, the general population and the environment, through both information provision and scientific services.

Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative

Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative

Materials Science Institute
The Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative (SNNI) is the leading green nanotechnology effort in the world and ONAMI’s largest research collaboration. ONAMI, the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute is Oregon’s first Signature Research Center created for the purpose of growing research in the areas of nanoscale science and ...

Seattle's Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education

Seattle's Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education

North Seattle Community College
SHINE: Seattle's Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education is the regional center for nanotechnology in the Pacific Northwest, serving students, educators, industry and communities. SHINE is a National Science Foundation Advanced Technical Education (ATE) Center at North Seattle Community College (Award No. 1204279). Mission: Seattle's Hub for ...

TERC

TERC

TERC is committed to achieving this vision by improving mathematics and science teaching and learning. Our work in mathematics and science education includes research, curriculum and technology development, and implementation support in the form of professional development and assistance to districts and schools.

The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology

The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology

Rice University
The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology was originally named the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology. In 2005 after the passing of Professor Smalley, the Rice University Board of Trustees renamed the Institute in his honor. In this historical account, the Institute will be referred to as the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology ...

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Ammar Jangbarwala

Ammar Jangbarwala

Catalyx Nanotech Inc

Angela R. Hight Walker

Angela R. Hight Walker

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Stacey Frederick

Stacey Frederick

Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness (CGGC)
Duke University

Professor Dr. Y. M. Haddad, P. Eng. Haddad

Professor Dr. Y. M. Haddad, P. Eng. Haddad

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Ottawa

Kam N Nedev

Kam N Nedev

University of Sofia, Physical Faculty