Home > Press > Italian Trade Commission Announces Its Sponsorship of the 2007 NanoBusiness Alliance Conference
The Italian Trade Commission of New York is sponsoring the NanoBusiness Alliance Conference taking place April 15-17, 2007 in New York City.
Italian Trade Commission Announces Its Sponsorship of the 2007 NanoBusiness Alliance Conference
New York, NY | Posted on April 10th, 2007
The Conference, in its sixth edition, will feature presentations by business leaders from several sectors where nanotechnologies are playing an increasingly important role, i.e. advanced materials, next-generation electronics, medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, clean energy and water filtration.
Scientists, investors, venture capitalists and business executives will be in attendance and the topics discussed will span several issues pertaining to nanotechnology and investing, commercialization, health and safety and global opportunities.
The Italian Trade Commission, which will have an exhibit space at the conference, aims to raise awareness about the Italian market, which has been rapidly developing and gaining attention. Italy has been witnessing intense R&D activities in nanotechnology, spanning wide-ranging applications: from structural and functional materials to instrumentation, from energy to life sciences and biomedical applications.
In addition, the Italian government, in its 2007 fiscal budget, has earmarked significant funding for technology districts and in support of R&D activities. Although government funded institutions and research centers still account for most of Italian nanotech activities, the contribution of the private sector has grown substantially, as the number of private companies in nanotech has grown to over 60, a 200% increase over the number surveyed in 2004. Moreover, to facilitate the commercialization of research, over 60% of Italian universities have established technology transfer offices.
The Trade Commission's exhibit space will feature informational material from Nanotec IT, a branch of the Italian Association for Industrial Research (AIRI) serving as a focal point for Italian nanotechnology, as well as from organizations such as Veneto Nanotech, ITP Invest in Turin and Piedmont and other member firms of Nanotec IT that are carrying out significant nanoscale research activities.
About Italian Trade Commission
The Italian Trade Commission is the Italian government agency entrusted with the promotion of trade, business opportunities and industrial cooperation between Italy and the rest of the world. It supports the internationalization of Italian firms and their consolidation in foreign markets and it operates through 100 branch offices in over 80 countries.
For more information, please click here
Italian Trade Commission
Investments Desk, 212-980-1500
Copyright © Business Wire 2007
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
UT Dallas engineers twist nanofibers to create structures tougher than bulletproof vests March 27th, 2015
Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing March 27th, 2015
Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami March 27th, 2015
Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity: Los Alamos explores experimental path to potential 'next theory of superconductivity' March 27th, 2015
State-of-the-art online system unveiled to pinpoint metrology software accuracy March 27th, 2015
LAMDAMAP 2015 hosted by the University March 26th, 2015
SUNY POLY CNSE to Host First Ever Northeast Semi Supply Conference (NESCO) Conference Will Connect New and Emerging Innovators in the Northeastern US and Canada with Industry Leaders and Strategic Investors to Discuss Future Growth Opportunities in NYS March 25th, 2015
NNI Publishes Workshop Report Assessing the Status of EHS Risk Science: Report examines progress three years after the release of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy March 23rd, 2015