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Posted: Jun 11, 2014
Coming soon: Nano Korea 2014 - the country's largest Nanotechnology convergence exhibition
(Nanowerk News) Nano Korea 2014, the 2nd largest cutting-edge technology exhibition in the world, will be held in the exhibition hall on the 1st floor of COEX in Seoul for 3 days from July 2 (Wed) to July 4 (Fri). This year promises to be bigger than ever with a total of 520 booths of 360 companies. Hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, and supervised by the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning, Nano Korea is the country's premier international event for the nano convergence industry that has been held annually since 2003.
For 2014, in addition to the large number of displays featuring state-of-the-art technologies and products to which nano technology can be applied, there will be 6 additional new technologies featured including micro/MEMS, advanced ceramics, lasers, 3D printers and bionics. So, there will be more attractions than ever.
In the "Nano Korea" exhibition, 360 or so companies and organizations including large domestic and overseas companies, SMEs, venture firms, research institutes and universities related to nano technology will introduce the latest nano technologies and applied products as well as their research results.
This year, large corporations such as Samsung and LG will exhibit real products that combine IT & electronics, semiconductors and displays with current nano technology. They are also planning to unveil a variety of technologies and concept products, including functional coating solutions, conductive inks and CNT solutions.
It appears that nano institutions and corporations from 13 foreign countries, including the US, Japan, China and Iran, will also participate and introduce their outstanding nano technologies and use the exhibition as an important bridgehead for making inroads into the Korean market.
"The only nano convergence exhibition in the country, Nano Korea will provide practical business opportunities to diffuse nano technology research results and exchange information," said a Nano Korea Organizing Committee official. "We will do our best to invigorate the exchange of technologies and products between Korean and foreign companies by cooperating with overseas institutions, which is the biggest strength of Nano Korea."