CLEVELAND, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Business professionals and entrepreneurs
wanting to learn the basics of nanotechnology will attend specially designed
courses at Nanotech University, the educational program track during the Nano-
App Summit October 17-19 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Summit will be at the Wyndham
Hotel at Playhouse Square in Downtown Cleveland.
The Nano-App Summit is focused on nanotechnology applications for today.
Each day of the three-day summit will feature on a different industry --
automotive, aerospace, and consumer products. Nanotech University courses will
be offered concurrently in separate conference rooms, all three days during
the Nano-App Summit.
Top instructors from nanotechnology programs at leading universities and
companies will offer courses for business professional who want to understand
nanotechnology and how it can be applied to their individual market sectors.
Nanotech University Curriculum at a glance:
- Nanotechnology 101- What You Need to Know
Case Western Reserve University
- Nanofabrication techniques
Pennsylvania State University
- Nano-Characterization Tools and Techniques
- NanoMaterials and Nanopolymer Basics
University of Akron
- Ethical Considerations in Nanotechnology
Office of Naval Research & Kent State University
- NanoPhotonics Applications
Ohio State University and the Center for Multifunctional NanoMaterials
and Devices (CMPND)
- Measurement Considerations in Nanoscale Systems
Nanotech University is designed for business executives, research and
development leaders, product and marketing specialists, and venture
capitalists interested in investing in nanotechnology start-up and portfolio
"We created Nanotech University so technology professionals can get up to
speed with nanotechnology basics in a short period of time. Our hope is that
attendees go forth to lead, advance, and drive nano-initiatives at their own
companies and organizations," said Chris Mather, Executive Director of the
Nano-Network and the Lead Organizer for NANO Week 2005.
"The Nano-App Summit is really the perfect opportunity for anyone wanting
to become engaged in the nanotechnology industry. From the main industry
sessions, to Nanotech University and the University Commercialization
showcase, this conference has something for everyone," said Mark Brandt,
Founder of the Nano-Network and Managing Director of the Maple Fund.
The Nano-App Summit is being jointly hosted by ASM International, the
society for materials engineers and scientists, and by the Nano-Network, the
Ohio-based nanotechnology educational, networking and advocacy group.
To register for the Nano-App Summit, please visit www.nanoappsummit.com.
Advance registration ends October 5.
About the Nano-Network
The Nano-Network was formed by scientists, entrepreneurs and financiers to
improve and expand nanotechnology research and commercialization activities
and capacities in Northeast Ohio, and throughout the nation. More information
about the Nano-Network is available at http://www.nano-network.org.
About ASM International
ASM International, The Materials Information Society, is the world's
leading society for reliable information and data on metals, engineered
materials and processes. The 37,000-member society is headquartered near
Cleveland, Ohio. http://www.asminternational.org