Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Lockheed Martin hosts small business nanotechnology day

Abstract:
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will host 22 small business nanotechnology enterprises on Friday, April 13, to showcase a wide range of nanotechnology products as well encourage networking on this emerging science.

Lockheed Martin hosts small business nanotechnology day

Orlando, FL | Posted on April 12th, 2007

"While nanotechnology implies processing materials or making devices at the molecular level, this area of science is truly in its infancy," said Dr. Les Kramer, director and chief technologist at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "There is tremendous potential in nanotechnology and related disciplines to have a very positive impact on our future. For example, weapons will become smaller, lighter, and smarter. Electronics will shrink in size, but have greater capabilities and memory. Sensors will see farther, with greater resolution."

The small businesses will have the opportunity to share their development and production experience with Lockheed Martin designers and manufacturing engineers with the intent to encourage collaboration and foster partnerships where innovations and technologies align with each others products and solutions. Many of the small businesses are working on research and development programs with funding from Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, enabling them to develop next-generation nanotechnologies.

####

About Lockheed Martin
“Lockheed Martin has long been recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in the area of small business utilization,” said Cathy Usztan-Bedford, director of Supplier Diversity for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “The company continues to embrace the development and growth of small businesses. Technology is our future, and involving the small business community early in the development process will ensure opportunities for partnering and mutually beneficial discovery and advancement.”

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Jennifer Allen
(407) 356-5351

Copyright © WebWire®

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Products

Iran Unveils 6 Knowledge-Based Products April 11th, 2015

Toronto-based Environmental Technology Pioneer Green Earth Nano Science Expands in EU February 6th, 2015

DELSEY by Philippe Starck DELSEY Launches New Collection by Philippe Starck February 4th, 2015

NEI introduces NANOMYTE® SuperAi, a Durable Anti-ice Coating December 4th, 2014

Announcements

Testing Facility for Graphene Enhanced Composite Pipes May 5th, 2015

Arrowhead Completes Dosing Healthy Volunteers and Initiates Transition to Patients in Phase 1 Study of ARC-AAT May 5th, 2015

Silicon Storage Technology and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Qualification of Automotive Grade 55nm Embedded Flash Memory Technology May 5th, 2015

Iranian Scientists Present Model to Study Mechanical Vibrations of Structures Containing Nanocomposites May 5th, 2015

Events/Classes

Arrowhead to Report Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results May 4th, 2015

Nanometrics to Present at the B. Riley & Co. 16th Annual Investor Conference May 2nd, 2015

No Hogwarts invitation required: Invisibility cloaks move into the real-life classroom: A new solid-state device can demonstrate the physical principles of invisibility cloaks without special equipment or magic spells April 30th, 2015

A phone with the ultimate macro feature: New attachment turns a smartphone into a microscope that can image and size DNA molecules 50,000 times thinner than a human hair April 29th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project