Hundreds of Leaders in Nanotechnology Investment and Business to Convene in Silicon Valley to Discuss Global Market Opportunities in Nanotech
April 16, 2007 12:09 PM US Eastern Timezone
Exclusive Nanotech for Investors Summit runs as part of Nanotech Ventures.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) and NanoDimension and are pleased to announce that the third bi-annual Nanotech for Investors Summit will be held with the Nanotech Ventures 2007 meeting May 21st at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. The Nanotech for Investors Summit is an elite one-day conference that will bring together representatives from leading financial institutions with top business and technology executives of nanotechnology growth companies.
Nanotech for Investors provides institutional and private investors with an overview of investment opportunities available on the market today and helps to define investment guidelines in the field of nanotechnology. Financial industry executives, fund managers, investors and analysts interested in how nanotechnology will be changing their markets on a short and long-term basis are invited to participate in this event.
The Nanotech for Investors Summit will be jointly hosted by NanoDimension, a leading global venture capital firm in nanotechnology, and the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI). NanoDimension recently closed $60 million in committed capital to create one of the largest private venture funds for nanotechnology. NSTI is the largest industry and scientific organization focused exclusively on nanotechnology and organizer of the largest nanotechnology event in North America, Nanotech 2007.
"We are pleased to be partnering with NanoDimension and to host the Summit in Silicon Valley. Investors want to learn more about nanotechnology and its many investment opportunities. The Summit will include valuable dialogue of how nanotechnology is and will be impacting global investments across numerous markets," said Bart Romanowicz, Executive Director, NSTI.
The program for the Nanotech for Investors Summit features representatives from leading financial institutions and nanotech companies including: Cary Gunn, Co-Founder & CTO, Luxtera, Inc., David F. Moxam, Co-Founder & CEO, Authentix, Inc., Jean-Pierre Braun, Founder, CEO & Board Member, Crocus Technology SA, France, Thomas Schluep, Chief Scientific Officer, Insert Therapeutics, Alexandre Gauthier-Jaques, Director, UBS Wealth Management, David Macdonald, President & CEO, Nanomix, Inc., Stéphane Robert, Chairman & CEO, Raymor Industries, Aymeric Sallin, Founder and Managing Partner of NanoDimension AG and many others.
"By bringing together insights from world leaders in nanotechnology business and investment, we look forward to presenting a unique program that focuses on where the opportunities and risks lie in the nanotech future," noted Romanowicz.
To register and learn more about the program, please visit: http://www.nsti.org/NanoInvestor2007/.
NanoDimension is a venture capital firm supporting top entrepreneurial teams to build nanotech companies with the potential to become world leaders in their field. The investment activities focus on IT/Electronics and Life Sciences and on the convergence of these areas, in Europe as well as North America. NanoDimension pursues an active and comprehensive investment approach by providing the companies with financial resources, strong entrepreneurial and managerial experience and extensive scientific expertise through its team of experts.
For more information: www.NanoDimension.com
About The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI)
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 200x conference and trade show. the world’s largest event to focus on nanoscience and nanotechnology, attracting more than 3,000 industrial, academic, business and governmental attendees from around the world. http://www.nsti.org/Nanotech2007/