INL- International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory is the first, and so far the only one, fully international research organization in Europe in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. It has an international legal framework similar to the few international laboratories in other areas located in Europe like CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research at Geneva, ESO - European Southern Observatory, EMBL - European Molecular Biology Laboratory, ESRF - European Synchrotron Radiation Facility. The new laboratory is being established by Portugal and Spain, but in the future will be open to the membership of other countries of Europe and other regions of the world.
IP3 (innovative products, intelligent particles, integrated processes) is a joint laboratory for process technology by BASP and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology to develop functional nanomaterials.
Work in IPPI's 14 research departments include: Composite and adhesives, polyurethane, fibers and nano-polymers, Novel Drug Delivery System, Polymer Science, Polymeric biomaterials, process modeling and control, polymerization engineering, polymerization catalyst, gas conversion, engineering design and construction, petrochemical synthesis.
The Nanochemistry Lab is a group of researchers dedicated to the study of new materials using weak chemical forces such as Van der Waals interactions, Hydrogen Bonds, Electrostatic forces, hydrophobicity, etc. These interactions are the same ones ruling the activity and structure of proteins and cell membranes, and allow to self-assemble small molecules and nanometric objects into complex architectures, using the principles of supramolecular chemistry. The Lab, led by Vincenzo Palermo, is part of CNR MAFO research unit.
The Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnologies establishes a large scale facility for bio-molecular and organic materials and nanoscale biomolecular interactions. The main target is the development of nanostructured materials with advanced mechanical, chemical and electronic functionalities and the investigation of the cellular toxicity of such nanostructured compounds, in view of future nano-safety standards of certification.
The research activity at CNST is in the broader context of Nanoscience and regard two platforms of the IIT scientific plan: Energy and Smart Materials. In particular, the Center operates at the forefront of science and technology of nanomaterials for optoelectronics, focusing on applications in the fields of photovoltaic conversion, photo-detection, and biomimetic systems.
The center is an interdisciplinary R&D center dedicated to the investigation and exploitation of phenomena at the nanoscale. It is organized in three Divisions: Nanomedicine, Power Nanosystems, and Nanoscale Processes and Tools.
In the area of Material, Chemical and Nanotechnology , ITRI collaborates with competitive industries in Taiwan to develop key materials and components in the field of electronics, optoelectronics and panel display. In the meantime, ITRI develops high-tech fibers and specialty chemicals, in cope with the demand for the transformation of traditional textile and chemical industries to high value-added industries.
The major fields of activity are: synthesis of nanostructured organic systems; optical and dielectrical properties of nanostructured materials; optical and electronic properties of nanolayers and photophysics of nanostructured systems
Nanosciences and nanotechnology activites at the JSI encompass a variety of research topics, ranging from nanomaterials to bionanodevices, with supporting analytical activites, such as microscopy, spectroscopy and e-beam lithography.
The objectives of the Kimmel center for Nanoscale Science is to encourage research in this burgeoning scientific discipline in general, and to help establish the links between molecular biology and nanoscale science, in particular.
The lab offers quick and comprehensive solutions matching the needs of clients applying achievements in technology in the areas of nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy-, and environment-related technologies.
The Nano-Materials Research Laboratory has a high tech specialty in sol-gel, organic-inorganic hybrid, advanced analysis/ measurements and MEMS. Using combined expertise, the lab works on the formation of thin film, particle, bulk, control of microstructure and nanostructure, as well as, development of new functional materials and key materials for devices.
This Stockholm-based research program is a collective effort of research groups with different disciplinary competencies. Basically, the development of new, innovative tools, technologies and methodologies for chemical synthesis, analysis and biochemical diagnostics, performed in nanolitre to femtolitre domains is the major goal of the programme.
The Laboratory, a fully-owned unit of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), carries out its research activities within the general context of the nanosciences, at the cross-roads of quantum optics and electronics, of physics, chemistry and biology, of materials science and device physics.
Research, development, and consulting are the main tasks of the LZH.The close cooperation between production engineers, material scientists, and physicists makes it possible that interdisciplinary solutions are found in all fields of laser applications, including nanotechnology.