Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

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

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM December 6th, 2016

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: 3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors December 6th, 2016

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors December 6th, 2016

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating December 5th, 2016

Announcements

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM December 6th, 2016

Tokyo Institute of Technology research: 3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors December 6th, 2016

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors December 6th, 2016

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating December 5th, 2016

Events/Classes

IEDM: Leti CEO Marie Semeria to Give Opening-day Keynote on Impact of ‘Hyperconnectivity’ and IoT: Speech to Portray Key Role Nonprofit Research and Technology Organizations Play in Making Technology More Efficient and Ensuring Safety and Security November 29th, 2016

Leti and Grenoble Partners Demonstrate World’s 1st Qubit Device Fabricated in CMOS Process: Paper by Leti, Inac and University of Grenoble Alpes Published in Nature Communications November 28th, 2016

Cutting-edge nanotechnologies are breaking into industries November 18th, 2016

IEDM: CEO Marie Semeria to Deliver Opening Day Keynote at IEDM 2016; Institute to Present 13 Papers November 17th, 2016

Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships

Infrared instrumentation leader secures exclusive use of Vantablack coating December 5th, 2016

Leti and Grenoble Partners Demonstrate World’s 1st Qubit Device Fabricated in CMOS Process: Paper by Leti, Inac and University of Grenoble Alpes Published in Nature Communications November 28th, 2016

Mechanism for sodium storage in 2-D material: Tin selenide is an effective host for storing sodium ions, making it a promising material for sodium ion batteries October 27th, 2016

Enterprise In Space Partners with Sketchfab and 3D Hubs for NewSpace Education October 13th, 2016

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