Solaris Nanosciences Selected to Participate at National Renewable Energy Laboratory Growth Forum

Oct 20, 2004, 01:00 ET from Solaris Nanosciences Corporation

    PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Solaris Nanosciences
 Corporation, Rhode Island's first nanotechnology company, today announced that
 it has been selected to participate in the National Renewable Energy
 Laboratory's (NREL) 17th Growth Forum in Orlando, Florida, October 18-20.  The
 event unites emerging clean energy technology companies from across the
 country with the nation's leading clean energy investors.  Solaris will be
 presenting its nanoantenna platform technology and its application to
 dramatically improve the performance of photovoltaic solar cells.
     "We are excited to be selected to participate in this event. NREL is a
 vital resource for promoting investment in development of our renewable energy
 technologies," said Solaris' Chief Executive Officer Dr. Nabil M. Lawandy.
 "This forum is a great opportunity for Solaris to participate in the solar
 energy marketplace on a national level as we continue on our path towards
 providing high-value nano-materials for the solar energy, display, and vision
     Solaris is pursuing the application of its scalable, consumable
 nanoantenna platform to provide unique benefits to several large industry
 sectors.  Solaris Nanosciences is applying its nanotechnology patent portfolio
 to become a leading manufacturer and licensor of nano-materials and the
 supporting technology.
     The company is pursuing three major applications of its nanoantenna
 platform technology: advanced materials for photovoltaics, additives for
 liquid crystal displays and nanostructures for improving vision for medical
 and military applications.  For additional information on Solaris and its
 technologies, visit
      Joshua J. Mandel
      Director, Business Development

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