Nanotechnology, or “Nanotech”, indicates a field whose theme is the control of matter on an atomic scale, deals with structures 100 nanometers or smaller, and involves developing materials or devices within that size. Nanotechnology is extremely diverse, ranging from novel extensions of conventional device physics, to completely new approaches based upon molecular self-assembly to developing new materials with dimensions on the nano scale, even to speculation on whether we can directly control matter on the atomic scale. Nanotechnology plays a significant growing role in the daily life, adding that its effect could affect the international community and economies of many countries. Nanotechnology bears huge potential that can effect changes in the fields of energy, technology, medicine, communications, food industry, military strategies and national security. UAE through its universities is engaged in developing Nano engineering centers in order to enhance research activities in this field. The UAE is expected to require 500,000 skilled workers in nanotechnology and their education and training will be a challenge for the country. In Italy there is an important opportunity for people dealing or willing to deal with nanotechnology:
NANOFORUM 2014 – X EDITION, ROME (ITALY)
When: 22nd – 25th September 2014
Location: Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, ITALY
Nanoforum (official website www.nanoforum.it) is the main Italian expo-conference born in 2005 with the purpose to foster the transfer of knowledge from Research (public or private) to Business (in particular SMEs) in the field of micro, nano and advanced technologies.
The entrance is completely free of charge for all visitors, prior subscription to http://www.nanoforum.it/registration-form
It is not only a scientific meeting but a concrete moment to update on the latest applications in the nanotech field, to get in touch with Italian and foreign experts and to develop relationship with potential commercial and scientific partners.
The tenth edition of the event wants to give the best researches in micro, nano and advanced technologies the right opportunity to be known. By communicating products and solutions during the two-days conference sessions and by realizing posters and exhibition booths, Italian and foreign companies, universities, research centres and science parks will have the opportunity to show their projects for innovation to interested companies and potential commercial partners.
Dedicated meetings will improve contacts among participants: if companies have a research department, they will find the right answers to their needs by questioning the experts in the field; on the contrary, if companies do not have a research department, they will be able to understand “what” and “how” to use micro, nano and advanced technologies.
The main topics of this edition are: addititive manufacturing, aerospace & robotics, cultural heritage, energy & environment, nanomedicine, nanotoxicology and much more.
Check the complete conference program.