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Abstract:
26th March 2009
National Physical Laboratory, Teddington

Advances in micro and nanotechnology has significantly influenced the growth of the next generation sensors which are small in size, consume less power, have better specificity and low weight. The availability of novel tools and techniques and the ability to develop new materials with unique properties have facilitated the development of novel sensors.

Conference: Applications of micro and nanosensors in security, health and environmental monitoring

Teddington, UK | Posted on February 8th, 2009

The event will showcase some of the innovative sensing technologies developed by UK companies and the latest research and development work from UK Universities leading to new applications in Security, Health and the Environment. In addition to showcasing these novel innovations enabled by micro and nanotechnology, it will highlight key trends, future opportunities and provide insights on how its successful deployment can add value to your business.

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Hear from industrial leaders on future challenges and advise for sustainable growth
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Learn from top scientists on how MNT is facilitating new technology applications in security, health and the environment
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Hear from VCs on investing in MNT and best investing strategies
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Discuss your views with our panel of distinguished speakers and experts
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Meet exhibitors at the cutting edge of micro and nano sensing
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Know how micro and nanotechnology improves the performance and measurement capabilities of sensors

Attended by major industrial players, start-ups, academic organisation, investors, business analysts and consultants, this event promise to spotlight cutting-edge technologies for commercial exploitation and excellent networking opportunities.

Registration

There is NO CHARGE for attending this meeting. Please complete the online registration form to secure a place for this meeting. This will also automatically register you as a member of the MiNSIG.

Agenda

For the agenda
sensors.globalwatchonline.com/epicentric_portal/site/sensors/menuitem.5ac11d34c5bf76815736b5308380e1a0/

Exhibition

Space will be provided for a small number of trade exhibits at this meeting. Delegates will be able to visit the exhibits during the registration period and the refreshment and lunch breaks. Please contact Tiju Joseph, +44 (0) 20 8943 6594 for further information.

Confirmed Speakers

*Dr. Brent Segal, Director of Research Science, Lockheed Martin
* Dr. Mark Rahn, Investment Manager, MTI Partners
*Mr. David Lussey, CTO and founder, Peratech
*Prof. Maher Kalaji, Head, School of Chemistry, Bangor University
*Mr. Erwan Normand, Chief Scientific Officer, Cascade Technologies
*Prof. Stephen J Haswell, Dept. of Chemistry,University of Hull
*Dr. Richard Moore, Institute of Nanotechnology
*Dr. Victor Higgs, CEO, Applied Nanodetectors

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About Sensors & Instrumentation KTN


- About the Sensors & Instrumentation KTN -


The Sensors & Instrumentation KTN is a network covering the whole of the UK’s sensing community, from academics and large industries to small businesses, research councils and government departments.

The Sensors & Instrumentation KTN embraces sensing in its entirety – from the principles of measurement and novel sensor technologies to instrumentation, deployment and data analysis.

The Sensors & Instrumentation KTN is financially supported by the following organisations in recognition of the strategic importance of sensing to the UK economy and quality of life.

*Technology Strategy Board (TSB).
*Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
*Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
*The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA).

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Contacts:
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+44 (0) 20 8943 6594

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