TAPPI and Alberta Ingenuity Fund are co-sponsoring the 2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry, scheduled for June 23-26, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The theme of this year's event is 'Unlocking the Potential of Nano-Enabled Biomaterials'.
The Rheology and Materials Processing Centre (RMPC) of RMIT University is organising an international symposium on 'Recent Developments and Applications in Polymer Nanostructured-Materials' in Melbourne, Australia.
The Times Union reports today that IBM is expected to announce today a five-year extension of its research and development partnership with the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
European companies will remain world leaders in developing green technologies even in times of economic recession, but Europe must work on attracting more venture capital to bring these products to the market, business leaders told a European Business Summit session last week.
Two large construction projects at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory - the U.S. ATLAS Detector Project and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials - have been named winners of the DOE Secretary's Award for Achievement.
Building on the idea of using DNA to link up nanoparticles scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have designed a molecular assembly line for predictable, high-precision nano-construction.
Chemists at the University of Illinois have created a simple and inexpensive molecular technique that replaces an expensive atomic force microscope for studying what happens to small molecules when they are stretched or compressed.