Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > New Partnership: Nano-oriented but not Nano-sized

The Aker Partners—one of the first firms to address the communications challenges facing the nanotechnology sector—has joined forces with one of nanotech's preeminent scientific consultants to offer an unprecedented array of communications, risk management, and public affairs services.

New Partnership: Nano-oriented but not Nano-sized

Washington, DC | Posted on September 25th, 2007

Aker is teaming up with NanoReg, a professional services firm founded by John DiLoreto, a career chemical engineer who created and directed the American Chemistry Council's Nanotechnology Panel; and publishes one of the industry's top sources for nanotechnology news (NanoReg News.)

"Blending the Aker team's combined experience of nearly 100 years in media outreach, direct communication and marketing with John's background in the chemical industry creates a powerful new ‘compound'—one that can benefit companies that both produce and use nanotechnology," said Colburn Aker, managing partner of The Aker Partners.

"Our partnership will help nanotech companies monitor, address and resolve the growing environmental, health and safety issues concerning nano-engineered products," DiLoreto said. "It would be a tremendous loss to our society's future if misconceptions about nanotechnology were the basis of government standards that could limit benefits offered by this sector."

Together, the two firms will offer a range of services including reputation management; investor relations; public affairs; plus crisis and marketing communications.

For details, or examples of previous successes, please log on to or contact Sanda Pecina (202-367-1622, .)


About The Aker Partners
Since its inception in 1983, Washington-based The Aker Partners has represented more than 500 clients, providing public affairs, health care and marketing communications, plus its trademarked NetPR® Internet communications service. It is the nation’s only Partner-Directed Communications and Marketing® firm and also serves as the Washington office of the Public Relations Global Network Inc., which offers clients more than 50 offices worldwide. For more information, visit .

About NanoReg
A career chemical engineer and chemical industry consultant, John DiLoreto founded NanoReg—a professional services firm specializing in environmental, health and safety issues related to the development, production and use of nanoscale materials—in 2006. NanoReg publishes the NanoReg Report ( ,) a subscription e-newsletter providing up-to-the-minute nanotechnology news culled from weekly review of nearly one thousand peer-reviewed journal articles on nanotechnology. The creator and director of the American Chemistry Council’s Nanotechnology Panel (a consortium of major producers and users of nanomaterials that advocates a variety of regulatory, environmental, health and safety issues), DiLoreto is recognized by Lux Research as a key player in the nanotechnology arena and he may be contacted directly for additional information (301-987-0924, ).

For more information, please click here

Sanda Pecina

Copyright © The Aker Partners

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.

Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press


Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, computing devices March 17th, 2018

Imaging technique pulls plasmon data together: Rice University scientists' hyperspectral method analyzes many plasmonic nanoparticles in an instant March 16th, 2018

Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells: Rice, Tokyo Metropolitan scientists create platform for unique near-infrared devices March 16th, 2018

Jim Barnhart Joins Nanometrics as Senior Vice President of Operations March 15th, 2018


'Sweet spot' in sweet material for hydrogen storage: Study IDs 'white graphene' architecture with unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity March 12th, 2018

Converting CO2 into Usable Energy: Scientists show that single nickel atoms are an efficient, cost-effective catalyst for converting carbon dioxide into useful chemicals March 1st, 2018

Ultra-efficient removal of carbon monoxide using gold nanoparticles on a molecular support: New method and mechanism for state-of-the-art gas purification February 9th, 2018

New filters could enable manufacturers to perform highly-selective chemical separation January 23rd, 2018

Safety-Nanoparticles/Risk management

NIOSH Releases New Nanotechnology Workplace Design Recommendations March 13th, 2018

How harmful are nano-copper and anti-fungal combinations in the waterways? October 27th, 2017

Do titanium dioxide particles from orthopedic implants disrupt bone repair? September 16th, 2017

Tests show no nanotubes released during utilisation of nanoaugmented materials June 9th, 2017

Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships

New era in high field superconducting magnets – opening new frontiers in science, nanotechnology and materials discovery January 9th, 2018

Leti Field Trials Demonstrate New Multicarrier Waveform for Rural, Maritime Broadband Radio: Field Trial in Orkney Islands Used New Filtered Multicarrier Waveform at 700MHz Band with Flexible Bandwidth Usage (Fragmented and Continuous Spectrum) December 18th, 2017

A new product to help combat mouldy walls, thanks to technology developed at the ICN2 December 14th, 2017

JPK Instruments announce partnership with Swiss company, Cytosurge AG. The partnership makes Cytosurge’s FluidFM® technology available on the JPK NanoWizard® AFM platform December 8th, 2017

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project