PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanosys Inc., a leader in nanotechnology-enabled systems, has won the 2004 World Technology Award in the materials category from the World Technology Network (WTN). The Award was announced at the close of the 2004 World Technology Summit. Each year, WTN honors individuals and corporations from 20 different technology related disciplines deemed by the WTN to have the greatest likely future significance and impact on their industry and society. The awards also determine the newest WTN members. "Nanosys is honored to be chosen for this prestigious award bestowed upon us by our peers and colleagues," said Larry Bock, Executive Chairman. "This award is a testament to our technology and the achievements of our team as we develop uniquely enabled nanotechnology based products across multiple industries." The 2004 World Technology Summit & Awards took place in San Francisco on October 7th and 8th, in association with Nasdaq, Microsoft, Philips, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, TIME magazine, Fortune magazine, Science magazine/AAAS, Technology Review magazine, and Business 2.0 magazine. About the World Technology Network The World Technology Network (WTN) is a cross between a global meeting ground, a virtual think tank, and an elite club whose members are all focused on the business or science of bringing important emerging technologies of all types (from biotech to new materials, from IT to new energy sources) into reality. WTN's membership is comprised of over 800 individuals and organizations from over 50 countries judged by their peers to be the most innovative in the technology world. About Nanosys Nanosys, Inc. is a leader in the development of nanotechnology based products utilizing high performance inorganic nanostructures. Nanosys has built one of the broadest technology platforms in the industry with more than 250 patents and patent applications covering fundamental areas of nanotechnology. Based in Palo Alto, Calif. and privately held, Nanosys collaborates with industry leaders including Dupont, Intel, Matsushita Electric Works and SAIC to develop revolutionary high-value, high-performance products for computing, optoelectronics, communications, energy, defense and the life and physical sciences. Contact: Peter Garcia Chief Financial Officer, Nanosys Inc. (650) 331-2154 email@example.com
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