Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > NanoBusiness Commercialization Association Teams with Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology and NC Department of Commerce for Groundbreaking Event: Hundreds of Global Innovators Expected at the Nanotechnology Commercialization Conf. April 4-5, 2012 in NC’s Research Triangle

Abstract:
The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association has joined the N.C. Department of Commerce and the Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN) to co-host the Nanotechnology Commercialization Conference a groundbreaking event for international nanotechnology stakeholders. Preeminent nanotechnology innovators, cutting edge start-ups, leading researchers, and visionary investors are expected on April 4-5, 2012 at the American Tobacco Campus in Research Triangle, N.C.

"North Carolina is a hotbed for nanotechnology, particularly in the biotechnology sector. There are over 40 NanoBio companies located in North Carolina with leading research undertaken at Duke, UNC, NC State, Wake Forest and the region's other universities."

NanoBusiness Commercialization Association Teams with Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology and NC Department of Commerce for Groundbreaking Event: Hundreds of Global Innovators Expected at the Nanotechnology Commercialization Conf. April 4-5, 2012 in NC’s Research Triangle

Durham, NC | Posted on January 11th, 2012

Over the last decade, the nanotechnology field has turned the corner from science fiction to multi-billion dollar business, rapidly becoming the center of the materials science field, and has made major game-changing innovations in clean energy, electronics and biotechnology.

"We are very pleased to be teaming with COIN on this exciting event," noted Vincent Caprio www.vincentcaprio.org, Executive Director of the NanoBCA. He added, "North Carolina is a hotbed for nanotechnology, particularly in the biotechnology sector. There are over 40 NanoBio companies located in North Carolina with leading research undertaken at Duke, UNC, NC State, Wake Forest and the region's other universities."

"For several years, North Carolina has been recognized as a top state for nanotechnology research and practical application," said John Hardin, Executive Director of the Office of Science & Technology in the North Carolina Department of Commerce. "This conference, which focuses on moving nanoscience from the lab to the global market, will both highlight North Carolina's pioneering role and help participants turn emerging nanotechnologies into skilled, high-wage jobs."

"Having the founding business organization of the nanotechnology sector, the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association, choose to partner with COIN and N.C. Department of Commerce on this event is most gratifying and demonstrates North Carolina's leadership in the nanotechnology field," said Griffith A. Kundahl, Executive Director of COIN.

This event comes on the heels of last summer's Commercialization of Micro-Nano Systems Conference (COMS) in Greensboro, North Carolina, which was hosted by COIN, and included participants from 18 countries.

####

About NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association was founded in 2001 as the “NanoBusiness Alliance,” the first nonprofit association focused on the commercialization of nanotechnologies. Through its extensive network of leading start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Association shapes national nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association is based in Washington, D.C. and Shelton, CT.

About N.C. Department of Commerce: N.C. Commerce is the state’s lead economic development agency, developing and implementing strategies around job creation and investment, community and workforce development, and innovation. For more information, see: www.nccommerce.com.

About COIN: Established in 2009, COIN is a nonprofit, virtual center of innovation for nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine based in North Carolina. COIN supports those organizations that are most-impacted by the convergence of nano (advanced materials) and bio (life sciences) by ensuring that they have immediate structured access to all relevant resources and a conduit to key regulatory agencies impacting the field. COIN is a premier source of networking opportunities, information, and tailored innovation services that address client needs and catalyze and advance commercialization of nanobiotechnology. Through a network of academic and emerging company researchers, COIN provides access to a myriad of nano-biotechnologies that may be applied across a range of life science sectors. COIN provides a single point of entry to the nanobiotechnology community, connecting key players at the intersection of advanced materials and life sciences.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Schwartz Public Relations
Steven Wright-Mark
212-677-8700 ext. 101

Copyright © Business Wire

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

Magnetic wormhole connecting 2 regions of space created for the first time: The device could have applications in medicine, opening up ways to make MRIs more comfortable for patients September 4th, 2015

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Catena Partner to Provide Next-Generation RF Connectivity Solutions for Growing Wireless Markets: Catena Wi-Fi and Bluetooth RF technologies available on GLOBALFOUNDRIES 28nm Super Low Power Process technology September 3rd, 2015

Making nanowires from protein and DNA September 3rd, 2015

Making fuel from light: Argonne research sheds light on photosynthesis and creation of solar fuel September 3rd, 2015

Announcements

Magnetic wormhole connecting 2 regions of space created for the first time: The device could have applications in medicine, opening up ways to make MRIs more comfortable for patients September 4th, 2015

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Catena Partner to Provide Next-Generation RF Connectivity Solutions for Growing Wireless Markets: Catena Wi-Fi and Bluetooth RF technologies available on GLOBALFOUNDRIES 28nm Super Low Power Process technology September 3rd, 2015

Making nanowires from protein and DNA September 3rd, 2015

Making fuel from light: Argonne research sheds light on photosynthesis and creation of solar fuel September 3rd, 2015

Events/Classes

Tongfang Global and QD Vision Partner to Bring Wide Color Gamut to Global Television Lines: Color IQTM quantum dots help boost company’s focus on superior color reproduction September 3rd, 2015

STMicroelectronics Keynotes on the Next MEMS Wave at MIG Conference Asia September 2nd, 2015

JEOL Introduces New Best-in-Class Field Emission SEM September 2nd, 2015

TCL and QD Vision Demonstrate the Future of Wide Color Gamut Television at IFA: Color IQ Based Display is the First Commercially-Branded Television to Present Over 90% of ITU Rec. 2020 Color Gamut September 2nd, 2015

Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships

Tongfang Global and QD Vision Partner to Bring Wide Color Gamut to Global Television Lines: Color IQTM quantum dots help boost company’s focus on superior color reproduction September 3rd, 2015

QEOS and GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Offer Industry’s First CMOS Platform for MillimeterWave Markets: GLOBALSOLUTIONSSM Partnership will enable next-generation wireless technologies for applications in IoT, 5G and automotive September 3rd, 2015

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Catena Partner to Provide Next-Generation RF Connectivity Solutions for Growing Wireless Markets: Catena Wi-Fi and Bluetooth RF technologies available on GLOBALFOUNDRIES 28nm Super Low Power Process technology September 3rd, 2015

TCL and QD Vision Demonstrate the Future of Wide Color Gamut Television at IFA: Color IQ Based Display is the First Commercially-Branded Television to Present Over 90% of ITU Rec. 2020 Color Gamut September 2nd, 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







Car Brands
Buy website traffic