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
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.
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.
Chief Financial Officer, Nanosys Inc.
SOURCE Nanosys Inc.