The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) is Pleased to Announce the First Annual Nano Impact Summit and the Fall 2005 Nanotechnology Courses October 17-19, in Washington, D.C.
August 17, 2005
NSTI Nanotechnology Course Series 2005 NSTI Nano Impact Summit 2005CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2005--The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) is proud to announce their Fall Nanotechnology Course Program and Nano Impact Summit, which will run October 17-19, 2005, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia. The Nanotechnology Course Program will take place October 17 and 18 and will feature 6 2-day courses taught by expert instructors renowned in their respective fields. These introductory- to intermediate-level courses are ideal for: technology managers, practicing engineers in R&D, industrial scientists, executives seeking strategic planning insight, policy makers and academic researchers.
NSTI Fall Nanotech Courses include:
Nanoparticulates: Synthesis and Applications
Soft Nanotechnology: Applications into Pharma, Personal Care, Energy, and Food
Carbon Nanotubes: Fundamentals and Applications
Polymer Nanotechnology: Synthesis and Applications
Nanotechnology for Bio Materials and Tissues
Nanotechnology for Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment
New for 2005 is the launch of the NSTI Nano Impact Summit which will take place October 19. NSTI, in alignment with the US government initiatives in Nanotechnology, is presenting an exclusive one-day showcase of the top commercial and technology advancements impacting business and society stemming from nanotechnology. The program will decisively illustrate funding program benefits to participants in the emerging IP and venture communities, the National Nanotech Initiative, the numerous participating funding agencies, academia, Congress, and the Administration in general.
Industry segments included at the NSTI Nano Impact Summit are: Electronics, Materials & Integrated Products, and Health & Personal Care. Presenting companies at the Nano Impact Summit include: IBM, Nantero, Molecular Imprints, Inc., Nanophase, Hybrid Plastics, Altair Nanotechnologies, and other industry leaders. Each company will present their nanotechnology based commercial programs that are currently being implemented to Summit attendees. Their programs are the leading industrial efforts breaking the commercialization waterline, moving from research to fabrication to products. Attendance and participation will include leaders from funding agencies, public and private corporate executives, venture capitalists, licensing executives and leading technology providers and users.
Registration is now open and space is limited. An early registration discount is being offered for a limited time. To register online and learn more about the course offerings, instructors please visit: http://www.nsti.org/courses/, and for information on the Nano Impact Summit, please visit: http://www.nsti.org/NanoImpact2005/.
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.