The Center of Excellence in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (CE NS and NT) is the response of Slovenian researchers and industry to meet the challenges of new technology. The CE NS and NT project encompasses top-level facilities that enable researchers to achieve significant results.
CMU-RC is a not-for-profit organization established to facilitate innovative research and development opportunities between the university and high technology companies. CMU-RC is dedicated to establishing and operating a national center of excellence in the research fields of business intelligence and nanoscale sciences.
The Centre de Compétences Nanosciences Nord Ouest (C’nano Nord Ouest) gathers laboratories from Nord-Pas de Calais, Picardie, Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie, Bretagne, Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes regions.
CKMNT has been set up by the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), an autonomous grants-in-aid institute of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, with partial financial assistance from the DSTís Nano Mission. The centre aims to offer comprehensive one-stop nanoscience and technology information services to researchers, industries, policy makers, venture capitalists and funding agencies and would help in fulfilling the objectives of the Nano Mission.
Charged Particle Nanotech is an Integrated Project in the European Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), research priority NMP ('Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences, knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials, and new Production Processes and Devices'). CHARPAN is driven by industrial needs for new efficient production technologies for the fabrication of complex 2D and 3D surface structures necessary in numerous nanotechnology devices such as templates for nanoimprint applications.
chem2biz is a joint initiative by the TechnologieZentrum Ludwigshafen am Rhein GmbH (TZL) and BASF Aktiengesellschaft. Company founders and companies from the chemistry-based sectors of chemistry, nanotechnology, new materials, bio-technology and process and analytical technology can call on a modularly-structured full-service offering during the start-up and growth phases of their business.
The EU FP6 project Circles of Light is expected to increase the European competitiveness in Nanophotonics by providing new solutions to overcome technological gaps and to make silicon a leading material base also in photonics.
(Site in German) Main objective of the Cluster Nanotechnology is the set-up of a competence network in order to support the efficient transfer of the results of latest research and development into the industry. Activities of the Cluster Nanotechnology focus primarily on enterprises with application potential for nanotechnologies with special regard to small and medium-sized enterprises.
CMC Microsystems provides microsystems researchers with industry-calibre design resources, access to state-of-the-art prototyping technologies, tools for test and support services to accelerate Canadian competitiveness through nano- and microelectronics.
A non-for-profit corporation with a broad-based Board of Directors that will lead, coordinate and enable partner organizations to complete the action steps necessary to improve Colorado's competitive position in five target areas: leadership, business growth, research and technology transfer, workforce development and public education and societal change.
(Site in German) The Center of Competence in Nano-Scale Analysis is a nationwide network created to link core competences in the fields of particle and surface analysis in order to develop improved mechanisms for transferring basic research into products, manufacturing processes and services.
The Competence Centre in Applied Nanotechnology (CCAN) is an industry-led, collaborative, applied research centre enabling its member companies and research providers to work together to develop nanotechnology-enabled products and solutions for the ICT and biomedical industries. Objective: Enable Irish-based companies to increase competitiveness by finding and developing nano-enabled solutions and product that satisfy industry-defined needs.
The Consortium for Nanomaterials for Aerospace Commerce and Technology (CONTACT) is a critical part of the Smalley Institute for Nanotechnology at Rice University. The CONTACT Program provides the basis for cooperative nanotechnology research in Texas and in the Air Force Research Laboratory to provide breakthrough technological solutions. It is strengthened by cross cutting intellectual collaborations and the availability of state of the art equipment and focuses on technology transfer to aerospace, commercial, and defense sectors.
The goal of the European CONTACT project is to establish a tailored supply chain of new CNT-filled composites with enhanced mechanical and electrical properties for applications including electrodes, structural materials and windblades.
CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa. CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing through its Science Initiatives and Industry Themes investigates and develops nanomaterials and nanostructures.
The Czech Nanotechnology Cluster aims to build a strong group of closely cooperating nanoproduct suppliers, businesses using nanotechnologies in their products and research and educational institutes operating in this sphere.
The NanoOffice is part of the Center for Interdisciplinary Technology Studies (ZIT) at Darmstadt Technical University. It serves as a platform for interdisciplinary discussions, the development of joint initiatives and the pursuit of various research and outreach projects.
The materials investigated include metals, amorphous and crystalline alloys, semiconductors, oxide, nitride and carbide ceramics in the form of clusters, thin films, multilayers and bulk nanocrystalline materials. All synthesis techniques are based on vapor phase processes such as Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and DC- and RF- Magnetron Sputtering for thin films and multilayers and Chemical Vapor Synthesis (CVS) and Inert Gas Condensation (IGC) for clusters and nanocrystalline materials.