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Nanotech 2017 Conference & Expo

March 9, 2017 - 12:50pm
ConferenceMonday, May 15, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017Washington D.C. The world’s largest nanotechnology event, Nanotech 2017, delivers application-focused research from the top international academic, government and private industry labs. Thousands of leading researchers, scientists, engineers and technology developers participate in Nanotech to identify new technology trends, development tools, product opportunities, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. Join the global community that has been working together for over 18 years to integrate nanotechnology into industry with a focus on scale, safety and cost-effectiveness.

National SBIR Conference

March 9, 2017 - 12:44pm
ConferenceMonday, May 15, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017Washington D.C. SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this conference you’ll learn how to participate and compete for funding in these two programs that encourage small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) and to commercialize your technological innovations. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES Interact with government SBIR/STTR program managers and staff, industry leaders and veteran SBIR/STTR awardees to learn how to access SBIR/STTR, build partnerships, and create successful commercialization strategies. Opportunities include Roundtable discussions, 1-on-1 meetings, and Conference sessions. SBIR Conference attendees receive online access to 1-1 SBIR Meeting Site.

TechConnect World Innovation Conference

March 9, 2017 - 12:42pm
ConferenceSunday, May 14, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017Washington D.C. Join us in Washington D.C. as the TechConnect World Innovation Conference co-locates with the largest global innovation program in physical and life sciences. The joint programs include the Nanotech 2017 Conference, the National Innovation Summit and the National SBIR/STTR Conference.

2017FLEX Japan

March 6, 2017 - 9:42am
ConferenceTuesday, April 11, 2017 to Wednesday, April 12, 2017Shinagawa, Tokyo Welcome to FLEX Japan, the first international flexible and printed electronics conference held in Tokyo, Japan on April 11-12, 2017! This conference brings together world leaders from the flexible and printed electronics industry in an environment conducive to formal and informal information-exchange, networking and business collaboration. A table top exhibition will accompany the 2-days technical sessions and will be held in the same venue. Substantial networking opportunities include an event reception for meeting and enjoying time with colleagues. The incorporation of FlexTech as a SEMI strategic partner has enabled the expansion of the FLEX Conference to Japan to promote and advance the technical and business interests of our members in flexible, printed and hybrid electronics worldwide. Program Agenda The program will cover 4 key topic areas: Tuesday, April 11th FHE & Printed Electronics Session The FHE and printed electronics session is presented by veteran technology leaders who will share insights into overall industry research and trends. Hear from experts from the Air Force Research Laboratory (US), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) (Japan), Holst Centre (Netherlands) and Samsung Electronics (South Korea). IoT Application Session  The new applications within FHE will be presented by SECOM (Japan) on home securities, ThinFilm (Norway) on retail and distribution, and Wyzart (Japan) on industrial design. Watch industry experts discuss how FHE impacts their respective fields and their outlook for the future. Wednesday, April 12 MEMS and Sensors Session Represented by Tohoku University (Japan), Goertek Technology (China), Tokyo University (Japan) and Dai Nippon Printing (Japan), these leading MEMS technology leaders will take a look at how MEMS and sensors play an integral role in the FHE field. Smart Textile Session Companies and academic institutions from the United States and Japan share their latest findings on how to utilize textiles as a FHE substrate. Speakers include: Google (US), Cornell University (US), Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) and Goldwin (Japan).

European Graphene Forum 2017

March 6, 2017 - 9:38am
ConferenceWednesday, April 26, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017Paris, France Graphene, the single layer carbon based material, is transparent, flexible, and has excellent electronic properties. As it is called “the dream material,” graphene holds innumerable application potential. It is a material that still requires consistent research and at the same time it is a material that may hold the key to future electronics revolution with unlimited industrial value. The 3rd Edition European Graphene Forum will be organized in Paris (France) from the 26th until the 28th of April 2017. This event will cover the latest technology developments, applications, commercialization progress, end user requirements and challenges for Graphene and 2D Materials. Don't miss on this great opportunity to explore the graphene potential. European Graphene Forum - EGF 2017 will feature: Plenary sessions with internationally renowned speakers, Industrial Sessions with focus on Graphene Commecialization, Extensive parallel thematic workshops, An International exhibition co-located with Smart Materials and Surfaces - SMS Europe 2017 Exhibition Brokerage event Forum Topics The European Graphene Forum - EGF 2017 topics include: Fundamental Science of Graphene and 2D Materials Beyond Graphene, Growth, synthesis techniques and integration methods, Graphene modification and functionalization, Large scale graphene production and Characterization, Chemistry and biology studies of graphene, Graphene-based nanocomposites: recent scientific studies and applications, Applications of graphene and related 2D materials in electronics/ Flexible Electronics, photonics, spintronics, Optoelectronics and sensors, Applications of graphene in energy, including photovoltaics, energy storage, fuel cells and hydrogen storage, Application of Graphene in biomedical area, Graphene-related health and environment research, Graphene: Innovation and commercialization.

International Conference on Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials & Thin Films for Energy Applications

March 2, 2017 - 2:53pm
ConferenceWednesday, July 26, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017Aalto University, Finland The potential of nanotechnology for energy related applications is enormous. The use of nanomaterials for energy applications can be addressed at almost any scale, from picowatts to megawatt size. Nanomaterials can address many unmet needs in energy applications; they can be used to improve energy densities, efficiencies, increase rates of energy transfer, and increase stabilities for example. Nanotechnology also has the potential to facilitate hitherto underdeveloped or unknown commercial applications for energy (smart clothing, flexible electronics, covert inks, energy scavenging/converting devices) as well as bring down the cost of new energy technologies and enable their mass production. Within the field of nanotechnology, new materials development will play an important role toward a sustainable energy future. The NANOENERGY conference is an offshoot from the more established NANOSMAT conference. Since 2005, “NANOENERGY” has been organized as a “Symposium” each year at the NANOSMAT conferences. As a result of the growing success of the NanoEnergy symposia held during the NANOSMAT conferences – the first ever standalone “International Conference on Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials & Thin Films for Energy Applications” was held at the University College London (UCL) in London, UK during 19-21 February 2014, which was a huge success and with attendance exceeding 200 plus. The 2nd NANOENERGY conference was held in Manchester, UK during 1-3 June 2015 and the 3rd NANOENERGY was held at the University of Liverpool (UK) in July 2016. The 4th NANOENERGY conference will address the theory, design, research, discovery and development of new materials and nanotechnologies in relation to the field of energy applications (e.g. in energy harvesting, production, storage, transfer and use, etc.). NANOENERGY aims to bring together academia, industries and policy makers interested in the application of nanotechnology in the energy sector. The conference will discuss the state-of-the-art and latest development of nanotechnology, nanomaterialsand thin filmsfor energy applications but also investigate possible avenues ahead. High-level experts both from academia and industry will address key issues relating to the topics of this conference. A wide range of disciplines will be included from theory to experiments, device development, technology demonstration, manufacture and scale-up of nanotechnology applied to energy will be covered.

CNST: Micro-LEGO Towards 3D Assembly and Nanomaterial Integration

February 28, 2017 - 10:04am
LectureMonday, March 27, 2017 - 10:30amGaithersburg, MD Seok Kim, Mechanical Science and Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Reversible dry adhesion-based transfer printing provides a highly straightforward pathway to heterogeneous material integration. The speaker presents his recent research outcomes in terms of 3D heterogeneous integration accomplished in his laboratory which has been exploring responsive materials, microassembly, and nanomanufacturing technologies. The first part introduces biomimetic engineered reversible dry adhesives made of shape memory polymers. The second part shows how his reversible dry adhesives enable LEGO-like microassemly and nanomaterial integration through transfer printing techniques. Finally, the third part demonstrates the applications of his approaches with the examples not only of devices such as a microtoroid resonator, a tip-tilt-piston micromirror, and a RF MEMS switch, but also of processes such as colloidal quantum dot film patterning and integration. The strategies presented in his talk benefit research activities in smart dry adhesives, 3D MEMS, and nano devices. Biography: Seok Kim received his B.S. from Pohang University of Science and Technology, M.S. from University of California at Los Angeles, and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, all in mechanical engineering, and joined the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. His current research interests include biomimetic engineered surfaces for reversible dry adhesion and tunable wetting, transfer printing-based microassembly and nanomanufacturing, and 3D MEMS fabrication technologies. He was a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2014, the ASME Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award in 2015, and the Young Investigator Grant Award from the Korean–American Scientists and Engineers Association in 2015. For further information please contact Robert Ilic, 301-975-2639,

2017FLEX - Flexible Electronics

February 6, 2017 - 9:20am
ConferenceMonday, June 19, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017Monterey, California Flexible Electronics – Accelerating to Manufacturing Having completed its 15th year, FLEX will return in 2017 to Monterey, June 19-22, 2017, on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula on California’s Pacific coastline. Monterey brings the fun and intimacy of a resort-setting to the professional and technology development focus of the event. Business and pleasure mix well in this beautiful location. The Flex Conference is the best flexible hybrid electronics FHE event in the industry – guaranteed to advance your technical and business interests in flexible, printed, hybrid electronics and their applications. NEW for 2017 - The FlexTech CXO Summit - June 19, 2017 Key FHE markets/applications include agriculture, automotive, medical and personal health, product packaging, and sports. End users will shape the FHE landscape with demand for these innovative products and manufacturing services. Other important industry stakeholders are FHE company executives, private and corporate venture capitalists, and market analysts. Join with FlexTech as we inaugurate the CXO Summit at 2017FLEX, bringing together prospective customers and outside experts to analyze and discuss global and industry trends that are driving the FHE industry. The half-day program and networking reception is targeted to CEOs, CTOs, CMOs, GMs and others with executive responsibility.

Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation

January 9, 2017 - 11:14am
ConferenceSunday, July 2, 2017 to Friday, July 7, 2017Sydney, Australia The NanoSPD conferences have been an important series of international events highlighting the potential of severe plastic deformation as a tool for producing bulk nanostructured and ultrafine grained materials. The conferences of this series take place every three years. The previous conferences held in Moscow (1999), Vienna (2002), Fukuoka (2005), Goslar (2008), Nanjing (2011), and Metz (2014) have been excellent forums for discussions of a wealth of challenging scientific problems associated with this field of research. NanoSPD7 will provide a platform for the NanoSPD community to present new results and exchange research ideas. Your participation in NanoSPD7 and your scientific contributions are essential for its success. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Sydney that will be hosting NanoSPD7.

New Diamond and Nano Carbons

January 9, 2017 - 11:01am
ConferenceSunday, May 28, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017Cairns, Australia The 11th International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2017 will be held in Cairns, Australia on the shore of the Great Barrier Reef. The conference spans wide research topics from fundamental physical and chemical concepts to applied technologically driven applications with carbon based materials. Those include, but not limited to single crystal diamond, nanodiamonds, carbon nanotubes, graphene and other carbon nanostructures. The meeting will be an excellent forum for both junior and senior scientists, engineers and industry leaders that can enjoy the tantalizing Queensland weather while exchanging and discussing ideas and results. The conference will include Plenary, Invited, Contributed (Oral and Poster) presentations. The topics of the conference include, but not limited to: Carbon materials in Energy Color centers in diamond Diamond and Carbon in biology Novel carbon materials Nanodiamonds for sensing Diamond growth and doping Surfaces and interfaces of carbon materials Theoretical modelling of carbon materials Electronic, spintronic and optical properties of diamond Device Structures Graphene and other 2D materials MEMs Electrochemistry of diamond and nanocarbon materials Diamond-like carbon and amorphous carbon Hybrid carbon materials

Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship Workshop for Early Career Researchers

January 9, 2017 - 10:57am
Workshop/TrainingWednesday, July 12, 2017 to Thursday, July 13, 2017University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus The aim of this workshop is to provide a forum for early career researchers (ECRs) and postgraduate students working on nanotechnology research to interact with industry leader and learn about how to commercialise Nanotechnology. Industry leaders will share experiences in commercialising technologies.

World Congress of Nano Science & Technology

January 9, 2017 - 10:28am
ConferenceTuesday, October 24, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017Fukuoka, Japan The 7th Annual World Congress of Nano Science and Technology-2017 (Nano S&T-2017) will be held in Japan during October 24-26, 2017. It covers all frontier topics in advanced nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, applications of nanotechnology, nanomedicine and biomaterials, etc. The aim of the conference is to bring together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers from multidisciplinary research and application areas to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation, to discuss the benefits of Nanotechnology and materials science in their research and development efforts to advance the networking, and collaborating between different academia, research and market leaders in the field. Participants from the top international academic, government and private industry labs of different disciplines participate in Nano S&t-2017 to identify new technology trends, development tools, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. It provides an unprecedented .opportunity and effective platform for institutions and industries to share ideas and discover innovation in the area of nanotechnology and develop new business opportunities.

The 6th International Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nano-Structured Materials

January 6, 2017 - 12:51pm
ConferenceSunday, November 12, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017Kish Island, Iran     The 6th Biennial International Conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (UFGNSM2017) will be held during 12th-13th of November 2017 in the beautiful Kish Island in Iran under the theme of “Environment-Friendly Materials For Sustainable Development”. The conference is organized by Center of Excellence for high performance Materials, School of Metallurgy and Materials, College of Engineering, University of Tehran in a joint collaboration with University of Trento, Italy. UFGNSM will feature a scientific program of Keynote lectures and invited talks by world-eminent scientists, oral and poster presentations of peer-reviewed contributions to share the most recently breaking research development in Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials. Materials scientists, physicists, chemists, biomedical scientists, mechanical and electronic engineers, as well as other researchers who are active at the frontiers of this diverse and multidisciplinary field are invited to take this opportunity to join us at this event to exchange ideas, network with scientists from around the world, and hear the latest about various disciplines in ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials.  Topics for contributing papers include but are not limited to: •    Novel processes to produce ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials•    Properties of ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials•    Ultrafine grains and nanostructures' characterization•    Simulation and modeling of nanomaterials and nano-scale devices•    Nano SPD•    Nanocoatings and thin films•    Nanoparticles processing•    Nanostructure control•    Nanocomposites•    Nanobiomaterials•    Nanoelectronic and magnetic materials•    UFGNSM for (renewable-) energy applications•    Nanotechnology and education  

14th International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

December 7, 2016 - 2:54pm
ConferenceThursday, March 30, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017Madrid, Spain

Graphene 2017

December 7, 2016 - 2:51pm
ConferenceTuesday, March 28, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017Barcelona, Spain Topics: Chemistry of 2D materials Composites for Energy applications Devices for Electronic Applications (flexible displays, high frequency devices, sensors, etc..) Growth, synthesis techniques and integration methods Health and Medical Applications Photonics and Plasmonics Quantum transport , magnetism and spintronics Spectroscopies (Optics, Raman, EELS) and microscopies (HRTEM, STM, AFM) Theory and Simulation

LOPEC 2017 (Large-area Organic and Printed EleCtronics)

December 7, 2016 - 2:48pm
ConferenceTuesday, March 28, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017Munich, Germany LOPEC (Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention) is the leading trade fair and the most important congress for the printed electronics industry. The event takes place at Messe München convention center. It is the leading global platform in the industry and provides support in every aspect of the industry, from application to research. It connects, inspires and puts ideas into practice. For today and tomorrow. This is the place where printed electronics come to life. Printed electronics is a growing industry with a promising future. LOPEC's success mirrors this development. The figures speak for themselves. Performance figures for LOPEC 2016: 148 exhibitors from 18 countries About 2,100 visitors, over half of them international guests from a total of 46 countries 196 conference presentations from 27 countries 96 percent of participants feel that LOPEC’s importance is stable and/or growing The chance to form new business partnerships has long been one of the trade fair's main focuses. LOPEC is the ideal place to establish new business contacts. 88 percent of exhibitors were very happy with the number and quality of new business contacts they made. No wonder: One of the aspects that makes LOPEC so appealing is that 82 percent of visiting trade professionals are “decision-makers”. This means that your new business contacts will be at eye level. As a trade fair that covers a cross-section of the industry, LOPEC showcases current trends, presents innovative products, highlights new market opportunities for the industry and helps foster the development of new materials, manufacturing technologies and applications. This exclusive business platform is geared towards all areas of the industry including any manufacturers or end-users of this cutting-edge technology. All relevant business areas, and thus the entire value chain, are represented at LOPEC: Materials Manufacturing processes Assembly and packaging technologys System integration Inspection and test systems Devices Applications Services

Trends in Nanoscience 2017

December 7, 2016 - 2:38pm
ConferenceMonday, March 27, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017Kloster Irsee, Germany The 5th International Symposium "Trends in Nanoscience" will bring together scientists from chemistry and physics addressing experimental as well as theoretical issues of the topics given below. The meeting aims at promoting our under­standing of the organization, interactions and control schemes of complex nanosystems and, by trying to relate structure and function, will advance knowledge leading ultimately to new technologies. Topics Nanoelectronics Nanomechanics Nanooptics Magnetic Nanostructures

World Congress and Expo on Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering

December 7, 2016 - 2:36pm
ConferenceMonday, March 27, 2017 to Wednesday, March 29, 2017Dubai, United Arab Emirates Biocore extend a warm welcome to the distinguished speakers, delegates, Nanotechnologists, pharmaceutical industry leaders and eminent personalities from all around the World to attend the World Congress and Expo on Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering during March 27-29, 2017, UAE.. This event will focus on various important disciplines of Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering. This conference will have a variety of plenary lectures, session lectures and poster presentations, Scientific Exhibitions, Panel Discussions, and the B2B meetings with World renowned speakers, Nanotechnologists, pharmaceutical professionals and leading specialists involved in Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering. This congress aims to provide a challenging forum and vibrant opportunity for researchers and industry practitioners to share their original research results and practical development experiences on specific new challenges and emerging issues. The main motto of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering. The event will be held every year for creating an ideal platform for all the researchers around the World.

Smart Materials & Structures

December 7, 2016 - 2:34pm
ConferenceMonday, March 20, 2017 to Wednesday, March 22, 2017Orlando, Florida  

World Symposium on Materials Science and Engineering 2017

December 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
ConferenceWednesday, March 15, 2017 to Friday, March 17, 2017Hong Kong The World Symposium on Materials Science and Engineering (WSMSE 2017) is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), a non-profit international association for the engineers and the computer scientists. The conference has been formerly part of The 24th International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS) 2016. The conference has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied materials science and engineering subjects. The WSMSE conference serves as good platforms for our members and the entire materials engineering community to meet with each other and to exchange ideas in small groups and to discuss the frontier topics in details. Our IMECS committees have been formed with committee members who are mainly research center heads, faculty deans, department heads, professors, and research scientists. The last IMECS conference has attracted more than seven hundred participants from over 50 countries.