NSTI Nanotech 2009

About NSTI Nanotech

Nanotech 2009 — 12th Annual!

Nanotech Conference History

The first Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 1998 - was held at the Santa Clara Marriott, California. A group of 250 scientists and researchers gathered to discuss and share developments, innovations and research in the growing, but still emerging science of Nanotechnology. The event, sponsored and organized by Matthew Laudon and Bart Romanowicz of the Nano Science and Technology Institute, was such a success that it became an annual event, attracting over 3,500 attendees in 2008.

Every year since those humble beginnings, the conference has grown in both scope and audience. It now ranks as the largest international nanotechnology conference in the world. The conference no longer exclusively focuses only on scientists and researchers, although sharing research and developments remains a cornerstone of the conference. Nanotech now reaches out to investors, venture capitalists and business executives interested in how nanotechnology can drive business in the 21st century.

Nanotech has continued to add vendors, a broader array of speakers and a diverse set of programs aimed at both scientists and business leaders. NSTI Nanotech 2009 is expected to be the largest conference to date.

Nanotech Timeline

1998 Santa Clara, California
1999 San Juan, Puerto Rico
2000 San Diego, California
2001 Hilton Head, South Carolina
2002 San Juan, Puerto Rico
2003 San Francisco, California
2004 Boston, Massachusetts
2005 Anaheim, California
2006 Boston, Massachusetts
2007 Santa Clara, California
2008 Boston, Massachusetts
2009 Houston, Texas

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will attend?

More than 250 featured exhibitors and an expected crowd of more than 5000 attendees, which will include business executives, venture capitalists, politicians, scientists and researchers from 67 countries.

How does Nanotech 2009 differ from other nanotechnology conferences?

Nanotech 2009 is the largest international nanotechnology conference and trade show in the world. Unlike single-discipline events, Nanotech brings together specialists from a wide range of fields of science, technology and business.

What is nanotechnology?

Nanotechnology is the science of designing and building on the atomic or molecular level. The nanoscale is one billionth of a meter ~ 80,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.

What fields will nanotechnology transform?

Nanotechnology is already revolutionizing medicine, science, pharmaceuticals, robotics, electronics, manufacturing and computer technology.

Do products exists that use nanotechnology?

Nanotechnology products or embedded enabling technologies are permeating into most every industrial sector. Products currently using nanotechnology science range through materials, electronics and medicine, with a few examples including; advanced computer chips, clothing, tennis balls, foods, ski wax, digital cameras, automotive plastics, chemical sensors, drugs, medical therapies.

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