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The 5th Annual Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference Science, Networking and Commercialization for the Micro- and Nano-enabled Economy

Monday, September 8, 2008 8:00 AM to
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 5:00 PM
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Location: Hilton Hotel, Vancouver, WA


This fifth annual conference has emerged as the premier nanoscience and microtechnologies research and business event in the Pacific Northwest.

Join over 300 industry leaders, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs, investors, and tech transfer professionals to discuss the issues and opportunities inherent in commercializing small tech innovation.


Presentations on:

  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanoscale Lithography
  • Printed Electronics
  • Green Nanotechnologies
  • Nanomaterial-biological Interactions, EHS
  • Nano-bio Technologies: Tools and Diagnostics
  • Nanotechnology for Energy
  • Nanomaterials for Electro-optics
  • Novel Photovoltaic & Luminescent Devices
  • Micro-Energy and Chemical Systems
  • Micropower & Batteries
  • Nanotechnology and Forest Products
  • Nanoscale Measurement and Characterization
  • Nanophotonics and Optics
  • Nanomedicine - Therapies and Clinical Applications

Special half-day parallel sessions (included in your registration fees):

  • Nanotechnology 101 for Business and Technical Professionals
  • Commercialization, Technology Transfer and IP Protection
Who should attend:

If you are involved in the transformation from discovery and development to commercialization of products this conference is for you.

  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Venture Capitalists
  • R&D Managers
  • Administrators
  • Product Development Managers
  • Government Officials
  • Policy Makers
  • Non-Government Organization Officials
  • Students
  • Technology transfer specialists
  • Strategic Planners
  • Business Development Managers
  • Product Development Professionals
  • Investors
  • Investment Analysts
  • Proposal Writers
  • Legislators
  • Academicians
  • Legislative Assistants & Analysts
  • Intellectual Property Managers



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