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Abstract:
University of Ottawa Lecture - February 21, 2006

A Vision for Building Industries of the Future in Canada with Nanotechnology

Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA)

Posted on February 13, 2006

The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance in collaboration with the University of Ottawa and the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is please to announce the following lecture:

Neil Gordon
President, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance

A Vision for Building Industries of the Future in Canada with Nanotechnology
Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 2:00 pm

University of Ottawa
School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)
Room G0103
800 King Edward Ave. (Corner Mann Avenue)
Ottawa, Ontario
www.uottawa.ca/map/index.html

Abstract:

A Vision for Building Industries of the Future in Canada with Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology or "Small Tech" is a series of technologies that work at the nanometer scale, one-billionth of a meter. Not only is nanotechnology the miniaturization of semiconductors beyond “micro,” these tiny technologies are capable of interacting with living matter at the molecular scale, of producing wonder materials with vastly superior properties, and of fabricating high performance devices with unprecedented capabilities. Nanotech, in combination with innovations in biotech, info tech, wireless and new materials will enable a new generation of breakthroughs in information and communication technologies, medicine, military, energy, and environmental technologies, while at the same time create synthetic materials that reduce the need for natural resources from mines, oil fields, and forests. These breakthroughs will create new commercial opportunities and industries, while at the same time make portions of traditional industries obsolete.

Government agencies, multinationals and financiers worldwide are investing billions of dollars each year into nanotechnology research and commercialization to be part of this industrial revolution. While Canadian nanotechnology research is world-class on many fronts, Canada is one of the only industrialized countries without a National Nanotechnology Initiative and is lagging other countries in the commercialization of nanotechnology research. This presentation provides a vision for how Canada, led by Ontario, can build industries of the future with nanotechnology.

To reserve a place, please contact:
Michelle Thorman
University of Ottawa
(613) 562-5800 ext. 2124
mthorman@site.uottawa.ca

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About The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance:
The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA) is involved in developing major nanotechnology initiatives throughout the world. With an extensive network of nanotechnology leaders in business, science, finance and politics, the CNBA offers leadership and know-how for establishing commercial-oriented nanotechnology programs. With its headquarters in Canada, CNBA is committed to establishing nanotechnology activity in Canada and promoting Canadian capabilities worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.nanobusiness.ca

Contact:
Neil Gordon P.Eng, MBA
President, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
407 St. Laurent Boulevard, Suite 500
Montréal, Québec, Canada H2Y 2Y5
Tel: (514) 351-7878 ext 299
Cell: (514) 813-7936
Fax: (514) 351-7545
neil.gordon@nanobusiness.ca
www.nanobusiness.ca

Dr. Uri Sagman, MD, FRCP(C)
Executive Director
Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
446 Spadina Road, Suite 310
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5P 3M2
Tel: 416-351-0208
Cell: 416-436-6640
Fax: 416-351-0410
usagman@usagman.com
www.nanobusiness.ca

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