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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and piezo-based ultra-precision motion-control equipment for photonics, semiconductor and lifescience applications offers its 4th annual NanoInnovation™ Grant. Winners can select $25,000 worth of cutting-edge nanopositioning products from PI's product lines.

$25,000 PI NanoInnovation Grant™

Auburn, MA | Posted on April 5th, 2007

The deadline for proposals is April 30.
The $25,000 PI NanoInnovation Grant™ supports North American researchers developing innovative processes or products that benefit from nanopositioning devices; the program reinforces PI's commitment to the scientific community.

PI was established by optical scientists 35 years ago and has worked closely with research ever since. Today, PI is the world's leading manufacturer of nanopositioning components and systems for science and OEM applications.

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2006 NanoInnovation Grant™ Winner
The 2006 winner was Ashley R. Carter, University of Colorado and National Institute of Standards and Technology for the submission "An Ultrastable Scanning Probe Microscope"

The PI NanoInnovation Grant™ Advisory Board.
This board evaluates each proposal. It consists of three scientific advisors with leadership in their respective technology fields that use and advise the use of nanopositioning equipment and instruments for their research and development activities. The Advisory Board consists of the following distinguished researchers:

Dr. Bharat Bhushan, Ohio State University
Dr. Martin Culpepper, MIT
Dr. Erik Sanchez, Portland State University.


About Physik Instrumente
PI is a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for photonics, nanotechnology, semiconductor and life science applications. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoelectric and electromagnetic drives for 35+ years. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eight subsidiaries and total staff of 400+.

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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.
16 Albert St.
Auburn, MA 01501

Tel: 508-832-3456,
Fax: 508-832-0506

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