Nanofactory specializes in the application of nanoscale engineering to high-volume consumer products. They sign-post and showcase world-leading expertise, capabilities and facilities in micro- and nanotechnologies across the Yorkshire universities.
A cooperative effort of 8 institutions, the nanomedicine development center focuses on a model nucleoprotein machine that carries out non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) of DNA double strand breaks. This machine has a simple structure and significant clinical relevance.
The goal of the Nanomotor Drug Delivery Center is to construct a synthetic modified motor with artificial components for use in a variety of nanodevices and nanomedical applications. The center is to create liposomes and nano-structured arrays with embedded and active modified phi29 DNA-packaging motors for both passive and active transport of DNA and drugs.
A nonprofit scientific research and education foundation chartered to conceive, establish, and conduct cutting-edge technology, research, and development in the areas of aerospace, education, energy, life sciences, shipping and transportation.
The Nanotechnology Platform at the Parc Científic de Barcelona provides researchers with the facilities required for Nanotechnology research projects, particularly in Nanobioengineering. The platform is a 10000 /100 class cleanroom appropriately equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment for the manufacture of micro and nanostructures and their subsequent study and characterization.
JILA is an institute for interdisciplinary research and graduate education in the physical sciences, operated jointly by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado at Boulder, and involving NIST Quantum Physics Division 848 researchers. These NIST scientists participate in a variety of nanotechnology activities, several of which are summarized here
The research work focuses on experimental research and development in nano and bio technologies as well as on a strong complementary modeling and simulation effort that includes computational nanotechnology, computational nanoelectronics, computational optoelectronics, and computational modeling of processes encountered in nanofabrication.
The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) will develop high throughput, high yield and versatile nanomanufacturing systems to take nano-science discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. The Center is led by The University of Texas at Austin and includes two partner institutions - University of California at Berkeley and University of New Mexico. Also included are Seoul National University in South Korea and Indian Institute of Science.
Research activities of the laboratory are mainly focused on development of new methods and tools for scanning probe microscopy (SPM) and research of different types of samples (biological objects, coatings, films, carbon nanotubes, single molecules, micro- and optoelectronic components etc.) using SPM techniques.
The center is based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Partner institutions include Yale University, University of Southern California, University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, Sandia National Laboratories, Argonne National Laboratory, Oxford University, Wabash College, University of California, Davis, nanoHUB at Purdue University, and the University of New Mexico.
The National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) is one of the world's foremost centers for electron microscopy and microcharacterization.
Located adjacent to the University of California, Berkeley, NCEM was established in 1983 to maintain a forefront research center for electron-optical characterization of materials with state-of-the-art instrumentation and expertise.
The research focus of the Center is on design, modelling and synthesis of nanomaterials with specific properties and various possible applications. Initial focus is on carbon nanotubes, silicon nanoparticles and nanolayer deposition techniques.
The NEST-INFM initiative targets the creation of a world-class research centre where interdisciplinary teams of computational, experimental, and theoretical physicists together with molecular biologists and chemists can investigate key issues of nanoscale physics and exploit the new acquired knowledge to develop innovative nanobiotechnological tools, and nanoelectronic and photonic devices and architectures.
The Inorganic Nanostructured Materials Group seeks out and fabricates a variety of novel nanoscale materials, such as nanotubes, nanowires, nanosheets and nanoparticles, and elucidates their microstructures and characteristics.
The advanced characterization and measurement technologies responding to the material needs are indispensable for the innovation. The group is aiming at is state-of-the-art analytical technologies to clarify the comprehensive characteristics of materials.