Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2008 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2008: Materials, Fabrication, Particles, and Characterization - Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1

Initiatives, Education & Policy Chapter 7

Welcome to Nanotech Germany, Research in Germany - Land of Ideas
F. Sicking
Nanotech Germany, DE

Highlights of the R&D activities in the nanotechnology area performed by the Italian Interuniversity Consortium on Materials Science and Technology (INSTM)
D. Gatteschi, T. Valente
INSTM - University of Florence, IT

The importance of R&D alliances to sustain a nano-biotechnology ecosystem
J. Wauters
Flanders Investment and Trade - Consulate General of Belgium, US

Leveraging the Nation’s Nanotechnology Research Centers: True interdisciplinary buildings foster a seamless transition from lab bench to consumer
A. Soueid, G. Adams, M. Schaeffer, S. Riojas
HDR Architecture, Inc., US

Bridge a Gap between Nanotechnology R&D, Business and Public
M. Sekiy, S. An, S. Ishizu
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST, JP

Europe’s First Institute of Piezoelectric Materials & Devices
M.G. Cain
National Physical Laboratory, UK

NanoEnergy- Technological and economical impact of nanotechnology on the energy sector
W. Luther
VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH, DE

MEMS and NEMS research for education
M. Husak, J. Jakovenko
Czech Technical University in Prague, CZ

Designing the new engineer and scientist
J. Wauters, J. De Wachter
Flanders Investment and Trade - Consulate General of Belgium, US

Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical Education In USA
Y.V. Pathak, A. Koomer
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, US

Partnering in Nanotechnology Ventures: Critical Decision Factors
J.L. Woolley
Santa Clara University, US

Why Does One Nano Lab Cost More Than Another?
W. Wilson, A. Gregg
Wilson Architects, US


ISBN: 978-1-4200-8503-7
Pages: 1,118
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