Early Stage Company Awards Presented at Nanotech 2005 Anaheim, CA
NSTI Announces Top Picks For Early Stage Companies Reviews at Nanotech Ventures 2005For the second year in a row, the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) successfully organized and ran the Nanotech Ventures 2005 Early Stage Company Review. Nanotech Ventures ran concurrently with Nanotech 2005, which celebrated its 8th year as the nation’s largest nanotechnology conference. The four-day conference and trade show saw attendance exceed 2,600 and featured more than 180 exhibiting companies from around the world. The third annual Nanotech Ventures will return to Boston in 2006 to run concurrently with Nanotech 2006 May 7-11, 2006, at the Hynes Convention Center.
This year’s Conference “TOP PICK” awards at Nanotech Ventures 2005 went to: NanoOpto Corporation (Electronics), Molecular Imprints, Inc. (Instrumentation) and ViaLogy Corporation (Biotech). Nanotech Ventures featured early stage companies representing diverse industry segments, including Biotech, Electronics, Energy, Healthcare, Instrumentation & Tools, Materials, and Sensors. More than 100 companies submitted business plans, with just over 50 selected to present in front of conference attendees and vetting teams comprised of some of the top names in nano business.
This year’s vetting team included representatives from such firms as: IBM, Intel Capital, Mohr, Davidow Ventures, Burns Doane, DuPont Ventures, ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Motorola Investments, Echelon Ventures, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, Harris and Harris Group, Greenberg Traurig, 3i, UBS and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
To view the full press release and list of all presenting companies from Nanotech 2005, please visit: http://www.nsti.org/press/PRshow.html?id=161
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI; www.nsti.org) is chartered with the advancement and integration of nano and other advanced technologies through education, collaboration and research services. NSTI accomplishes this mission through its offerings of continuing education programs, conventions, scientific and business publishing and custom research services. NSTI produces the annual Nanotech 2006 conference and trade show, the most comprehensive international nanotechnology event in the world. NSTI also produces BioNano, Nanotech Ventures and NanoMaterials conferences. NSTI was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger between various scientific societies, and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with additional offices in California and Switzerland.