Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > UK firms highlight the best of British at Nanotechnology show

Abstract:
Eighteen British companies at the cutting edge of science are to attend a world-leading trade fair thanks to UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

UK firms highlight the best of British at Nanotechnology show

UK | Posted on February 16th, 2008

For the fourth consecutive year, UKTI, the government's international business development organisation, is helping to promote the UK's expertise in nanotechnology at Tokyo nano tech 2008, the world's premier show for the nanotechnology industry.

The firms coming to the show will be looking for other companies with which to collaborate.

UKTI's involvement comes after the success of UK NanoForum 2007 in November last year when British firms working in this ground-breaking field were able to meet potential commercial partners from all over the world.

The 18 companies that will be on the UK's pavilion are some of the most innovative in the UK and include Intrinsiq (formerly QinetiQ Nanomaterials), which at NanoForum 2007 announced they had completed trials on a nanotechnology compound that could kill MRSA, H5N1 and e-Coli when put on surfaces.

Andrew Cahn, chief executive of UK Trade & Investment, said: "These firms are a fantastic example of British business success. They are high-tech firms, closely integrated with the strong UK research and development base. It is no surprise that many of the UK companies are university spin-outs or are attached to university science departments in some way.

"Nanotechnology continues to be a growing and exciting field and the possibilities are huge. British firms are conducting world class ground-breaking research, and, with. UKTI help, are able to market their capabilities and products worldwide. My organisation has a strong team of specialists dedicated to supporting British involvement in the nanotechnology industry and our support to firms at this show is evidence of that. I wish these firms well."

Tokyo nano tech 2008, held between 13 and 15 February, is the world's largest nanotechnology event with more than 500 companies exhibiting. It is expected to attract some 50,000 visitors to the show.

Dr Michael Edelman, chief executive of Nanoco spoke of the importance of Tokyo nano tech to their firm.

He said: "Nanoco has participated in nano tech Tokyo for the last three years. The show, which has expanded each year, has been invaluable to Nanoco's business development. We are grateful for UKTI's support of Nanoco's attendance to this key nanotechnology trade show."

####

About UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment is the government organisation that helps UK firms succeed in a global economy. It also provides support for UK overseas companies wishing to invest in the UK. UK Trade & Investment has a wide range of services, backed-up by a network of trade advisors worldwide who can provide market intelligence, advice on regulations, sales leads, and financial and practical support. www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk.

For the latest press releases from UK Trade & Investment register on our on-line newsroom www.newsroom.uktradeinvest.gov.uk.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
James Clements
UK Trade & Investment
020 7215 2491

Copyright © UK Trade & Investment

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

News and information

Renishaw receives Queen's Award for spectroscopy developments November 25th, 2014

JPK reports on the use of AFM and the CellHesion module to study plant cells at the University of Queensland November 25th, 2014

Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria: In mice, therapeutic nanoparticles dampen H. pylori bacteria and inflammation that lead to ulcers and gastric cancer November 25th, 2014

Research yields material made of single-atom layers that snap together like Legos November 25th, 2014

Announcements

Renishaw receives Queen's Award for spectroscopy developments November 25th, 2014

JPK reports on the use of AFM and the CellHesion module to study plant cells at the University of Queensland November 25th, 2014

Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria: In mice, therapeutic nanoparticles dampen H. pylori bacteria and inflammation that lead to ulcers and gastric cancer November 25th, 2014

Research yields material made of single-atom layers that snap together like Legos November 25th, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers

Lawrence Livermore researchers develop efficient method to produce nanoporous metals November 25th, 2014

Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria: In mice, therapeutic nanoparticles dampen H. pylori bacteria and inflammation that lead to ulcers and gastric cancer November 25th, 2014

Research yields material made of single-atom layers that snap together like Legos November 25th, 2014

Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance: Data storage pattern transferred to solar cell increases light absorption November 25th, 2014

Events/Classes

Professional AFM Images with a Three Step Click SmartScan by Park Systems Revolutionizes Atomic Force Microscopy by Automatizing the Imaging Process November 24th, 2014

3rd Iran-Proposed Nano Standard Approved by International Standard Organization November 22nd, 2014

Sustainable Nanotechnologies Project November 20th, 2014

Leica Microsystems Presents Universal Hybrid Detector for Single Molecule Detection and Imaging at SfN and ASCB: Leica HyD SMD - the Optimal Detector for Precise and Reliable SMD data November 20th, 2014

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







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE