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August 5th, 2009

Exploiting commercial opportunities for nanotechnology

Abstract:
A one-day workshop for entrepreneurs will encourage partnerships for the successful commercial exploitation of micro and nanotechnology in Southern England.

To be held on 8th September 2009 at the Millbrook Technology Campus, Southampton, the event is hosted by the Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN) and South East Business Innovation & Growth.

NanoKTN is one of the UK's primary knowledge-based networks for Micro and Nanotechnologies and says that the event is aimed at supporting the development of nanotechnology and encouraging partnerships between companies, focussing on the challenges and opportunities in the South. The NanoKTN hopes to stimulate interaction and networking between the nanotechnology community and sources of investment, partnership and funding relief.

The one-day workshop will feature presentations from current CEOs of companies giving their perspective on their own company histories and outlining some of the challenges they have faced and overcome. There will also be an update from the NanoKTN on funding opportunities in the public sector.

Highlights from the day include presentations from the CEOs of micro- & nano-technology market leaders NanoSight, Stratophase Ltd and Ilika Technologies.



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