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Pira International two day conference, 29 – 30 June 2005 and half day workshop, 28 June 2005, Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK

Nanotechnology applications in print, paper and packaging are given centre stage at Pira conference

April 26, 2005

Pira International has published the programme for its third Future of Nanomaterials conference which takes place on Wednesday 29 June and Thursday 30 June 2005 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK. The conference will showcase innovative practical applications through a combination of end-user case studies, research and development from each element of the supply chain as well as industry analysis.

The conference programme has sessions covering: market opportunities; improving barrier properties through nanotechnology; enhancing material performance through nanotechnology; enabling biodegradable plastics; nanomaterials in the supply chain; and nanotechnology in printing.

Twenty-five papers will be presented over the two days including seven case studies from Alcan Packaging; Coca Cola Company; Philip Morris; Heidelberger Druckmaschinen; Harman Technology Ltd; Huhtamaki Oyi; Ilford Photo, and TTP.

A pre-conference interactive half day workshop Achieving Nanotechnology Scale-up will take place on Tuesday 28 June between 14.00-17.30 at the conference venue.

For further information and copies of the full programme please contact Issy Catalao at Pira International on +44 (0) 1372 802164 or or visit


About Pira International
Pira International is a strategic and technical consultancy for the printing, publishing, paper and packaging industry with major conference and publishing activities. Pira organises over 100 events each year.

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